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July 8, 2013
Beyond all measure, beyond imagining, beyond any experiential comparison are the words with which we might, if we could, faithfully describe the incomparable glory of our Lord and Savior.
The root of praise and thanksgiving (as different from worship) is our recalling and giving thanks for those things the Godhead has done for us. But when worshipping our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, the interweaving of praise and thanksgiving with that worship is almost impossible to avoid.
The very existence of the Son of God as the earthly Jesus the Nazarene bespeaks less His being than His doing. Had the Son of God, second member of the triune Godhead, remained in His heavenly home He would not have died for our sins, and, absent that, we would never have gained access to worship or praise Him at all.
But He did die for us...