We can worship our Maker through songs like the Psalms.
"Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before before His presence with singing." (Psalm 100:1-2)
" . . . speak to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." (Ephesians 5:19-20)
"Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms." (James 5:13)
"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. " (Colossians 3:16)
King David danced when the Ark of the Covenant was brought to Jerusalem.
"Now it was told King David, saying, "The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God." So David went and brought up the ark . . . And so it was, when those bearing the ark of the Lord had gone six paces, that he sacrificed oxen and fatted sheep. Then David danced before the Lord with all his might . . ." (1Samuel 6:12-14)
There was dancing for joy when the sea, through a miracle, killed Pharaoh and his army as they were pursuing the fleeing children of Israel.
"Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them: 'Sing to the Lord, for He has triumphed gloriously! The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea!' " (Exodus 15:20-21)
Observing the annual feast days of worship
Jesus observed the Feast of Passover.
"Now on the first day of the Feast of the Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying to Him, 'Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover?' " (Matthew 26:17)
Jesus also kept the Feast of Tabernacles.
"Now the Jews’ Feast of Tabernacles was at hand . . . But when His brothers had gone up, then He also went up to the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret. " (John 7:2, 10)
The disciples of Jesus kept Pentecost even after He died.
"When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. " (Acts 2:1)
Cheerful help to others
"So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver." (2Corinthians 9:7)
"Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality." (2Corinthians 8:1-2) "Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common, and sold their possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had need." (Acts 2:44-45)
Using our spiritual gifts
"Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant . . . There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one FOR THE PROFIT OF ALL" (1Corinthians 12:1, 4-7)
"But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift . . .
"And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the SAINTS for the work of ministry, FOR THE EDIFYING OF THE BODY OF CHRIST . . .
"but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head — Christ — from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which EVERY PART does its share, causes GROWTH OF THE BODY for the edifying of itself in love." (Ephesians 4:7, 11-13, 15-16)
Be a living sacrifice
"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable . . . which is your reasonable service. " (Romans 12:1)
May you be richly blessed as you worship Him in "spirit and in truth" (John 4:24).