Psalm 100:1-5 – 100 Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! 2 Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. 3 Know that the Lord, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture. 4 Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. 5 For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all generations.
Hebrews 4:16 – 16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
James 4:8 – 8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
James 4:10 – 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.
Hebrews 11:6 – 6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Matthew 7:7 – 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Psalm 9:10 – 10 And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.
Psalm 34:10 – 10 The young lions lack and suffer hunger;
But those who seek the Lord shall not lack any good thing.
Psalm 69:30-32 – 30 I will praise the name of God with a song, And will magnify Him with thanksgiving. 31 This also shall please the Lord better than an ox or bull, Which has horns and hooves. 32 The humble shall see this and be glad;
And you who seek God, your hearts shall live.
Psalm 105:1-4 – 105 Oh, give thanks to the Lord!
Call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples! 2 Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; Talk of all His wondrous works! 3 Glory in His holy name; Let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord! 4 Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face evermore!
Proverbs 8:17 – 17 I love those who love me,
And those who seek me diligently will find me.
Proverbs 28:5 – 5 Evil men do not understand justice,
But those who seek the Lord understand all.
Summation: Going to God
(Entering His Gates)
- Come to Him with singing, enter gates with thanksgiving, enter courts with praise.
- Come boldly to the throne of grace to obtain mercy and find grace.
- Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
- God rewards those who sincerely seek him.
- Keep on asking, looking and knocking.
- The Lord never abandons those who search for him.
- Search for the Lord and keep on searching.
- Those who seek Him diligently will find Him.
(Unless otherwise noted, all scriptures used are taken from the NKJV.)