Matthew Henry’s “Method For Prayer”

Give Glory to God as the Creator of the World

Adoration 1.10 | NIV

I must give glory to him as the Creator of the world and the great Protector, Benefactor, and Ruler of the whole creation.

You are worthy, O Lord, to receive blessing and honor and glory and power, for you created all things, and by your will and for your praise they were created and have their being. Revelation 4:11(NIV)

I worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the springs of water; Revelation 14:7(NIV) who spoke, and it came to be; who commanded, and it stood firm; Psalm 33:9(NIV) who said, “Let there be light,” and there was light; Genesis 1:3(NIV) “Let there be an expanse,” and he made the expanse; Genesis 1:6-7(NIV) and he made all very good; Genesis 1:31(NIV) and they endure to this day according to your laws, for all things serve you. Psalm 119:91(NIV)

The day is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and moon. It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter. Psalm 74:16-17(NIV)

You sustain all things by your powerful word, Hebrews 1:3(NIV) and in you all things hold together. Colossians 1:17(NIV)

The earth is full of your creatures, so also is the vast and spacious sea. Psalm 104:24-25(NIV) The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time: You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing. Psalm 145:15-16(NIV) You preserve both man and beast, Psalm 36:6(NIV) and give food to every creature. Psalm 136:25(NIV)

You alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you, Nehemiah 9:6(NIV) whose kingdom rules over all. Psalm 103:19(NIV)

A sparrow will not fall to the ground apart from your will. Matthew 10:29(NIV)

You formed man at first from the dust of the ground and breathed into him the breath of life, and so he became a living being. Genesis 2:7(NIV)

From one man you made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and you determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. Acts 17:26(NIV)

You are the Most High, who is sovereign over the kingdoms of men and gives them to anyone he wishes; Daniel 4:25(NIV) for it is from you that man gets justice. Proverbs 29:26(NIV)

Hallelujah! The Lord God Almighty reigns, Revelation 19:6(NIV) and works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, for the praise of his own glory. Ephesians 1:11-12(NIV)

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