“… proclamation of the gospel is made easy by the heart that praises the Lord. For the latter feels no pressure, but only enthusiasm for its object.”
Life is worth living only when we find meaning in God’s praise. “Let me live so I can praise you, and may your regulations help me” Psa 119.175 NLT.
We’ve little experience in doxology. The language of praise must be developed further. It is above all things useful, for it focuses on him who deserves all our consideration and whose person is capable of holding our attention.
In Brazil, many saints have picked up a bad habit, borrowed from religious neighbors, calling songs “praise.” But not every song is praise, and not all praise is song. It ignores the teaching and edifying nature of many songs, Eph 5.15-21; Col 3.15-17.