“The people I formed for Myself will declare My praise.” (Isaiah 43:21 HCSB)

This verse leaves us in no doubt [and is consistent with the rest of Scripture] as to where we came from, we were formed by God.  We were formed by God for God, to declare his praise.

Here is the funny thing, we discover that we are most fulfilled, feel the most alive and satisfied when we are praising God. As Augustine put it: “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.”