Category Archives: Praise
Hab.3:17-18 (CEV) “Fig trees may no longer bloom, or vineyards produce grapes; olive trees may be fruitless, and harvest time a failure; sheep pens may be empty, and cattle stalls vacant—but I will still celebrate because the Lord God saves me.”
Have you experienced defeat, little or big, and how have you dealt with it? The third ‘D’ that attempts to stop our cheer and keeps us from rejoicing is defeat. God has helped us dismantle depression and demolish doubt. Over the next few days, Read the rest of this entry
Dan. 6:3 (NKJV) “Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king gave thought to setting him over the whole realm.”
Jesus deserves the best of us and the best from us. That is why as a people, and really this should be the same for all Christians, we are big on doing things excellently. Read the rest of this entry
Ex.9:1 “Go back to Pharaoh,” the Lord commanded Moses. “Tell him, ‘This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: Let my people go, so they can worship me.” [with emphasis]
Pharaoh was buried but God’s people were planted. There is a huge different between being buried and being planted. The difference is what is on the inside. When God plants His children, what is inside grows out and becomes a forest. Read the rest of this entry
Ps. 27:6 “…I will enter His presence, offering sacrifices and praise. In His house, I am overcome with joy. As I sing, yes, and play music for the Eternal alone.” (Voice).
Your attitude determines your access and it is praise that gives you access to His courts. You may enter questioning the reason of your existence, Read the rest of this entry
Ps.100:4 “Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.” [with emphasis].
Remember the resurrection story; after Jesus resurrected and Mary wanted to hug Him, Jesus refused because He had not yet taken the Blood of atonement to the altar in heaven. Read the rest of this entry
Dan.9:4 “O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your covenant and keep your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and obey your commands.
Daniel always starts his prayer with thanksgiving and ends with thanksgiving. A lot of people think that when services start with prayer, with thanking God, and with praise, it is a way of passing time. Read the rest of this entry
Dan.9:3 “So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and fasting. I also wore rough burlap and sprinkled myself with ashes.”
You and I need to bring our prayer lives under God’s light this season. I pray that as we do, God will do His special work in us and take our prayer lives higher in Jesus Name [say Amen]. Read the rest of this entry
Dan.9:19 “O Lord, hear. O Lord, forgive. O Lord, listen and act! For your own sake, do not delay, O my God, for your people and your city bear your name.”
Prayer is the bedrock of Daniel’s life and strength. The truth is that seasons come, and seasons go but people that are given to prayer usually will outlast seasons. Read the rest of this entry
Dan.2:47 The king said to Daniel, “Truly, your God is the greatest of gods, the Lord over kings, a revealer of mysteries, for you have been able to reveal this secret.”
You need to know this God that has all the power and controls the course of world events. You need to know this God that sets up kings and removes kings. Guess what? As powerful, as awesome, as engaged, and powerfully controlling the course of world events as God is, He is secure in Himself. Read the rest of this entry