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1.0 | Introduction to Adoration

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SECTION 1 | ADORATION | 1.0 | Introduction to Adoration

Of the first part of prayer, which is address to God, adoration of Him, with suitable acknowledgements, professions, and preparatory requests

Our spirits being composed into a very reverent and serious frame, our thoughts gathered in, and all that is within us charged in the name of the great God carefully to attend the solemn and awful service that lies before us and to keep close to it, we must, with a fixed attention and application of mind and an active lively faith, set the Lord before us, see his eye upon us, and set ourselves in his special presence, presenting ourselves to him as living sacrifices, which we desire may be holy and acceptable to God and a spiritual service; Romans 12:1(ESV) and then bind these festal sacrifices with cords up to the horns of the altar, Psalm 118:27(ESV) in such thoughts as these:

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Let us now lift up our hearts, with our eyes and hands, to God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(ESV)

Let us rouse ourselves to take hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(ESV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(ESV) and to ascribe to him the glory due his name. Psalm 29:2(ESV)

Unto you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 25:1(ESV)

Let us now with confidence enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh. Hebrews 10:19-20(ESV)

Let us now attend to the Lord with undivided devotion, 1 Cor 7:35(ESV) and let not our hearts be far from him when we draw near to him with our mouths and honor him with our lips. Isaiah 29:13(ESV)

Let us now worship God, who is spirit, in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. John 4:23-24(ESV)

Let me now lift up my heart, with my eyes and hands, to God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(ESV)

Let me rouse myself to take hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(ESV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(ESV) and to ascribe to him the glory due his name. Psalm 29:2(ESV)

Unto you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. Psalm 25:1(ESV)

Let me now with confidence enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for me through the curtain, that is, through his flesh. Hebrews 10:19-20(ESV)

Let me now attend to the Lord with undivided devotion, 1 Corinthians 7:35(ESV) and let not my heart be far from him when I draw near to him with my mouth and honor him with my lips. Isaiah 29:13(ESV)

Let me now worship God, who is spirit, in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. John 4:23-24(ESV)

Let us now lift up our hearts, with our eyes and hands, unto God in the heavens. Lamentations 3:41(KJV)

Let us stir up ourselves to take hold on God, Isaiah 64:7(KJV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(KJV) and to give him the glory due unto his name. Psalm 29:2(KJV)

Unto thee, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 25:1(KJV)

Let us now with humble boldness enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, in the new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us through the veil. Hebrews 10:19-20(KJV)

Let us now attend upon the Lord without distraction, 1 Corinthians 7:35(KJV) and let not our hearts be far from him when we draw nigh to him with our mouths and honour him with our lips. Isaiah 29:13(KJV)

Let us now worship God, who is a Spirit, in spirit and in truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him. John 4:23-24(KJV)

Let me now lift up my heart, with my eyes and hands, unto God in the heavens. Lamentations 3:41(KJV)

Let me stir up myself to take hold on God, Isaiah 64:7(KJV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(KJV) and to give him the glory due unto his name. Psalm 29:2(KJV)

Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. Psalm 25:1(KJV)

Let me now with humble boldness enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, in the new and living way, which he hath consecrated for me through the veil. Hebrews 10:19-20(KJV)

Let me now attend upon the Lord without distraction, 1 Corinthians 7:35(KJV) and let not my heart be far from him when I draw nigh to him with my mouth and honour him with my lips. Isaiah 29:13(KJV)

Let me now worship God, who is a Spirit, in spirit and in truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him. John 4:23-24(KJV)

Let us now lift up our hearts, with our eyes and hands, toward God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(NASB)

Let us arouse ourselves to take hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(NASB) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(NASB) and to ascribe to Him the glory due to His name. Psalm 29:2(NASB)

To you, O LORD, we lift up our souls. Psalm 25:1(NASB)

Let us now with humble confidence enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, in the new and living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh. Hebrews 10:19-20(NASB)

Let us now secure undistracted devotion to the Lord, 1 Corinthians 7:35(NASB) and let not our hearts be far from Him when we draw near to Him with our words and honor him with our lips. Isaiah 29:13(NASB)

Let us now worship God, who is spirit, in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers. John 4:23-24(NASB)

Let me now lift up my heart, with my eyes and hands, toward God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(NASB)

Let me arouse myself to take hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(NASB) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(NASB) and to ascribe to Him the glory due to His name. Psalm 29:2(NASB)

To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. Psalm 25:1(NASB)

Let me now with humble confidence enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, in the new and living way which He inaugurated for me through the veil, that is, His flesh. Hebrews 10:19-20(NASB)

Let me now secure undistracted devotion to the Lord, 1 Corinthians 7:35(NASB) and let not my heart be far from Him when I draw near to Him with my words and honor him with my lips. Isaiah 29:13(NASB)

Let me now worship God, who is spirit, in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers. John 4:23-24(NASB)

Let us now lift up our hearts, with our eyes and hands, to God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(NIV)

Let us strive to lay hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(NIV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(NIV) and to ascribe to him the glory due his name. Psalm 29:2(NIV)

To you, O LORD, we lift up our souls. Psalm 25:1(NIV)

Let us now enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body. Hebrews 10:19-20(NIV)

Let us now in undivided devotion attend to the Lord, 1 Corinthians 7:35(NIV) and let not our hearts be far from him when we draw near with our mouths and honor him with our lips. Isaiah 29:13(NIV)

Let us now worship God, who is a Spirit, in spirit and in truth, for such are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. John 4:23-24(NIV)

Let me now lift up my heart, with my eyes and hands, to God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41(NIV)

Let me strive to lay hold of God, Isaiah 64:7(NIV) to seek his face, Psalm 27:8(NIV) and to ascribe to him the glory due his name. Psalm 29:2(NIV)

To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. Psalm 25:1(NIV)

Let me now enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for me through the curtain, that is, his body. Hebrews 10:19-20(NIV)

Let me now in undivided devotion attend to the Lord, 1 Corinthians 7:35(NIV) and let not my heart be far from him when I draw near with my mouth and honor him with my lips. Isaiah 29:13(NIV)

Let me now worship God, who is a Spirit, in spirit and in truth, for such are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. John 4:23-24(NIV)

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