Why do we give praise?

We must remember that what we do to others will be done to us. If we praise others, people will praise us. We can’t heap empty praise on another, or the praise we receive will be empty and meaningless. We must be honest and sincere in our praises to others for their traits or achievements. This way others will find those things in you that are worthy of praise. Even if you were unworthy of praise before you praised someone else, God will lift you up to a place higher than you were before. So honestly finding worthiness in others can actually build worthiness in you.
As Christians we have an advantage. It is not always possible to find praiseworthy people in our circle of acquaintances, but we have a God that is always worthy of our love and praise. We must not have false Gods with false attributes or else we will live in empty promises and attributes. And so we find in the Bible the commandment not to have any Gods before our God Jehovah. And that we are to love our God with all our hearts, minds, souls and strength. In so doing, we will become first in God’s sight and our power and attributes will continue to grow as we acknowledge Him and His majesty. Yes, we have an advantage. Take advantage of it.
“1 Peter 5:6-9New American Standard Bible (NASB)
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, 7 casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. 8 Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 [a]But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your [b]brethren who are in the world.
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