Hosea 14:2 (NLT2) Bring your confessions, and return to the LORD. Say to him, "Forgive all our sins and graciously receive us, so that we may offer you our praises."
"He who does not praise God while here on earth shall in eternity be dumb." -- Jan Van Ruysbroeck (1293-1381)
Edythe Draper, Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, 478.