Study: Doxa, Your Opinion to Always Praise, Honor, and Glorify God

Doxa is the Greek translation for the English word Praise

Hallelujah, Praise the Lord! This phrase is done by many people good or bad, and have their own personal opinion about using these words. Hopefully they are using them for the good, to them who love the Lord God. If your opinion expresses how you communicate to the Father God then you can study this new word from the Greek language called Doxa. It is your personal opinion with respect or not. The decision is yours. Like I asked before, you will use it wisely in the light of worshipping God correctly. Praise is what we do, as Christians, and studying the Word of God is no different. We study to show our-self approved to the glory of God. Praise and worship is a great subject to study, and I have complied the definition, origin, and usage meaning for you below. It is not a complete journey, but a great starting point. You are to walk this journey on your own. So let’s read a few scriptures to begin:

Good Opinion from Praise, Honor, or Glory

Luke 14:10 But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.

Hebrews 3:3 For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house.

1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.

Praise or Honor Coming to Someone

Luke 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

Ephesians 3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Praise or Honor Coming from Someone

John 8:54 Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God:

John 12:43 For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

By Celebrating His Praises

Revelation 4:9 And when those beasts give glory and honour and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever,

Revelation 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Revelation 14:7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

Would you like to join in this praise? Well I know I will. Glory to God! This is my opinion on this matter. I will praise the Lord, who is worthy, wise, and wonderful. It is a great privileged to worship Him. Hebrews 13:15 tells us to open our mouth in praise, but first you must Doxa Him. You must have an opinion on this matter, and it comes through your understanding. The more words you know the meaning too, the easier it is to express how you feel about a situation or the Almighty God! The Lord our God is awesome. Do you sense this? The hour of give to God has come to you, right now. The Spirit of the Lord said, “Fear God, and Give Him Glory.” Hallelujah! All the righteous ones join in the praise of our God. Jehovah, who sits high in the highest place on the universe. Worship Him! I feel a praise starting to happen. Com’on and join with me in praising our God, just for a little time right now:

I LOVE you Father God!
You are great and wonderful Father.
If I haven’t told you lately, I appreciate You for looking out for me.
You are my God, and I will forever praise You.
Worthy and Holy are You Father.
Omnipotent and the True Logos are You Jehovah.
My Jehovah-Tsidkenu. which You have make me.
Masjesty, thank You form translating me to You!

Lift up your hands and praise Him – Yadah!
Throw out your hands and praise Him – Todah!
Shout-out with a (Halal) Hallelujah!

Original Word: δόξα, ης, ἡ
Word Origin: From the base of dokeó
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: dox’-ah
Definition: opinion (always good in NT), praise, honor, glory
Usage: honor, renown; glory, an especially divine quality, the unspoken manifestation of God, splendor.
Strong’s Number: 1391

Praise the Lord! Glory, Honor, Wisdom, and Power belongs to our God. Doxa gives us an express opinion to say what we like. I hope that this Greek translation of praise gives you an open and honest opinion. This is what the Father God is looking for from His children (John 4:24). An Open and honest dialogue. Communication that will get you to seek Him more and more. Do you have an opinion to honor and glorify God? What is He to you, right now? What praise will come from you? Think about these questions, and then act on them.

Shout-out your opinion to always praise, honor, and glorify the Heavenly Father. Study Doxa give it more thought in using the word. I hope I have provoke you to learning about other Greek words for praise. Praise and worship will help you to get closer to God. You will begin to walk in the spirit and worship in spirit and in truth. This is all of our hope to endure to the end of Jesus return. Our daily sacrifice of praise is our responsibility, and our understanding help with our expression toward Him. Doxa is your view point. What are you showing others about our Lord? If you’re not convince about Him, will they believe you?

Doxa means to express yourself with conviction. A long time ago, I was fully persuade to follow the Messiah and worship only God. In doing so, I was stirred up in my heart to praise with genuine respect towards my Lord. Can you say that too? Worship is love expressed.

You can learn this word – Doxa (always praise, honor, glorify), and grow up with praise on your lips!

Lord God You are Worthy of Doxa (Our Expressions) – Our Personal Opinions Matters!

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