The precipitation for our praise is based on Who God is—it's because He has intrinsic glory. In other words, there’s nothing that’s added to Him that makes Him glorious. We praise because He’s God all by Himself—He’s omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient. And He’s worthy of our praise!
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.