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Jun 01

How TV is KILLING YOU…

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God did not want Adam and Eve to  eat from the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. It says in Gen 2:17 “but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.” it’s like watching TV, it fills your soul with information, information of what events are happening, so you will be filled with fear of these events happening to you. It fills your soul and thought life with “facts” (knowledge of  good and evil) which you take action on and meditate on. This all gets stored in your soul ( memory)and as a result of the bad stuff  going into your memory, when something similar happened to you, you  expected the same results. You ate or listened to the news’ bad report so you have fruit of that bad report. So its not good to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and bad it’s better to fast to get rid of the TV and the newspaper because you’re not being filled up with that knowledge which results in fear. Like Adam and Eve hid himself since there eyes were open  they KNEW they were naked so the result was they were ashamed and they were afraid because they had knowledge. They were naked and they were NOT afraid not until their eyes were open to the knowledge of the kingdom of darkness. The more you eat from the fruit of the tree of knowledge which is the world’s way, the kingdom of darkness way via TV radio and newspaper the more you will be filled up with that expectation. If you listen to the TV it will tell you -what the weather be like tomorrow. It will tell you what symptoms  you should have according to what’s going around. It will tell you to be afraid because of this event happened and so there is a  possibility of that event happening again. When you listen to other people’s negative experiences, when you listen to other people’s history when you think of your own family medical history which you are when you fill out an application for going to the doctor you are feeding on the knowledge of good and evil.

The more you accept this as normal the more you’ll walk fearful in expectation dreading and expecting bad things to happen.

That is what terrorism is that is why  the biggest bully is the devil because he will give you threats He will give you symptoms he will lie to you he will cause fear because you’ve been eaten from the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

You have done your internet researched on the subject, you have remembered your family history and you have remembered what someone once told you about that subject. You compare notes and without even realizing you have just eaten from the tree of knowledge and the result is fear! This you accept as NORMAL but it is NOT.

Adam and Eve were naked and they were not ashamed but once their eyes were open to the good and evil they became ashamed that they were naked and the result was fear and hiding himself from God. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. Gen 2:25. Now look at what happened AFTER they ate of the tree of knowledge…( kingdom of darkness knowledge) This is what will happen when they eat from the tree of knowledge. Gen 3:5 your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing –  In the original language it is the word yada meaning:

  1. to know by experience

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Here they ate the fruit and this is what happened…Gen 3:7,8 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked;…hid themselves from the presence of the LORD- 

WITH WORLDLY KNOWLEDGE COMES FEAR! I want to be so in tune with the Holy Spirit that I KNOW tomorrows weather!!

What I would like for you to do is have your eyes open to SEE and HEAR when you are listening to the knowledge of the kingdom of Darkness the tree of knowledge and instead of listening to it you ASK Holy Spirit to reveal things to you. The word says that He will show you things to come! John 16:13 “However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.

So get so tired of being stressed and in fear and just feast on the word of God instead of news, TV, radio. Most Christian stuff today is even BAD for you. They say look how bad the world is Jesus come get us. NO it should be look even when it gets bad praise God the Glory and Light IN ME is stronger revealing JESUS! We should be getting more powerful not more scared and ruled by darkness! STAND up and walk in the dominion The blood of Jesus paid for you to walk in… He did not win so He could rapture you now in the greatest darkness, wimpy and fearful. BE His kid  and be His KING!

May 30

The Spiritual Realm is the Atmosphere we were Created to live-FREE BOOK

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Heavenly Places are a strategic place where we get instruction and direction from God to gain victory. Remember Heavenly places belong to the Christian NOT the devil and his host!

“After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven, and the first voice…said, ‘Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things’.”(Revelation 4:1-2)

 

Let’s take a look at the Spiritual Realm

 

The “unseen”, is the eternal realm, the spiritual realm. It is the atmosphere we were created to live in. We are a spirit who lives in a body and has a soul. Heaven is our home. The physical was created by the spiritual. (Words) The spirit is more powerful than the physical realm. The physical is a copy of what is in the spiritual realm.

“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.” (2 Corinthians 4:18).

 

Below is an example of the spiritual realm.

 

Then Elisha prayed, and said, “O Lord, I pray, open his eyes, that he may see. And the Lord opened the servant’s eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. (2 Kings 6:13-17)

It is God’s desire that our eyes be opened to the heavenly realm or He would not have opened the eyes of the servant to see the angels. That was in the Old Testament and we are living in the New, how much more do we have that they didn’t!

I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows such a man was caught up to the third heaven (2 Corinthians 12:2)here we see that we can travel in our body or just our spirit to heaven.

 

Behold, to the Lord your God belong heaven and the highest heavens, (Deuteronomy 10:14) Here we see that the heavens is NOT a place for demonic activity but yet because the devil stole our place of authority he still thinks he has the right to go to heavenly places.

The people below had experiences in the heavenly places.

  • Paul (2 Corinthians 12:2-4),
  • John (Revelation 4:1-2) the throne room,
  • Isaiah 6,
  • David (Psalm 139:7),
  • Moses (Exodus 24:9-11),
  • Jesus.

 

We are to rule the earth as a king and seek the Kingdom of Heaven.

 

A Kingdom is a place where a King has rule. The Kingdom of God is His domain of rule. There are 32 New Testament references to the Kingdom of Heaven. (Matthew 3:2; 4:17) we are to rule on earth from the position of Heaven.

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Apr 28

The Biggest Bully is the Devil

 

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In recent years a series of bully related suicides in the United States have drawn attention to the connection between bullying and suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people. We now know that bullied   victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims.

Bullying is a real threat to our kids. We know that the devil is the biggest bully he whispers the same guilt, shame, and condemnation of not being good enough in both, the bully and the victims ear.

Because bullying is centered on the person’s status, core identity and sense of belonging we know that the foundation has to be built on the Word of God in order to be successful. This is why our program cannot be offered in school because the foundation is the word of God which provides permanent life lasting changes in every area of a child’s life instead a quick fix.

Bullying is not a problem of better parenting or better schools, bullying is a problem for the church to solve. The church is the only place that has the true answer to stop bullying. It’s in our relationship with Jesus Christ that we have the answers that empower both the bully and the victim to become victorious.

“The Biggest Bully” Show

Joy is strength, Laughter medicine. That’s why “The Biggest Bully” is Comedy Ventriloquist Show. Robin has 23 years stage experience as a comedian and ventriloquist, she knows that laughter opens up the spirit to receive the Word of God. She uses balloons, ventriloquism, (puppets) singing, dancing, rapping, silly magic, audience participation, storytelling and juggling and comedy as tools to share the Lord. The show is about 1 hour long and can be used for your own Children/Teen event, retreat, camp or as a community outreach.

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Don’t Tolerate Darkness!

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Mar 14

Control Your Body with Your Spirit

You are a spirit and you live in a body, you have a soul which is your mind, will and emotions. Your spirit is sealed with the Holy Spirit when you become born again. Your spirit is perfect and righteous. Your spirit was born again and never can you lose your salvation. Your body and soul can sin however, but the more you know about your spirit the less you will sin. Your spirit has dominion over your soul and body and you can use it’s power to STOP sinning. Watch today’s video.
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Feb 19

Your Response to TV’S Bad News

As a Christian we should be decreeing, declaring,the kingdom of God’s will on earth as it is in heaven. Every time you hear something that is not good, praise worthy, honorable, truth (according to the word) on TV, news or from our government YOU should be SPEAKING back to the report, tv or radio GOD’S truth. Bind darkness, loosen truth, ask God to expose plans of the enemy and leaders to have wisdom to follow God’s directions. Don’t get in fear and hid TAKE your AUTHORITY over earth that is yours and change history.

Here is Your Authority and HOW you got it… Use it.

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This is WHO you are NOW!

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This is WHAT you are suppose to be doing!

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Feb 14

Accused of being a False Prophet? Defending Your Faith?

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Accused of being a False Prophet? Defending Your Faith? Here is how to react!

 

Feb 05

The Working of the Lies of the Devil

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If the devil could do everything he told you he is going to do to you, he wouldn’t be wasting time telling you he would be “doing” it! Listen to todays post on the lies of the devil. The devil uses terrorism to reach his goal.

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Jan 30

As He is SO AM I

If you can get this mind set or look at yourself in the way that the Father God looks at you your whole life will change. I made this  poster as part of my daily confessions. You can copy it, I hope it blesses you.

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Jan 21

Understanding the Power of Praise by Carol Graham Part 3

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The word psyche in Greek means breath, life, spirit. People have always known intuitively that the mind is the gateway to the spirit. The mind provides us with the intellectual capabilities essential for survival. But the riches of the psyche lie in its deeper realms.

The connection between the dark cloud of depression and the physical brain lies in a set of neutro-transmitters. These neutro-transmitters are actually messenger chemicals that create feelings, stimulate thoughts, and trigger memories. When you have an optimal amount of any single neurotransmitter in your brain, then you will experience the positive feelings associated with that neurotransmitter. There are five neurotransmitters. Of these, three are of particular importance in depression: serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine. Serotonin boosts feelings of optimism, well-being, self-esteem, relaxation and security. It enhances sleep and relaxation. The other two increase feelings of alertness, assertiveness, aggression and wakefulness. They heighten energy, speed up thoughts.

When we undergo stress, our endocrine system releases a group of hormones called glucosteroids, or “stress hormones”, the most notable of which is cortisol. Scientists believe that secretions of high levels of cortisol may disrupt the balance and production of either serotonin or norepinephrine. Neutro-transmitters are hormone like chemicals that direct the workings of the central nervous system, including the brain, and thereby affect the entire body and mind.

The choice between facing a difficult situation or fleeing from it, may well depend on serotonin levels. Those with low levels have more anxiety over impending adverse events and a far greater tendency to avoid events that they expect will be difficult. Among the most effective tools for boosting serotonin are reading inspirational literature and prayer.

Dopamine gives us a sense of strength, vitality, energy and power. The moment you are confronted with a competitive or threatening situation, dopamine gives you the energy needed to deal with that situation. Put some of your favorite fast music on your stereo and try to sit still.

Norepinephrine and dopamine are flooding your brain, causing your muscles to want to move, your respiration to increase, and your heart rate to accelerate. You may think the music’s beat is forcing you to dance but actually the rhythms of norepinephrine are.

My conclusions:

As you began to praise God in a depressed state, the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine began to rise giving you a sense of vitality. As you continue, you can do spiritual warfare because you feel strong and ready to take on any threatening situation. AND IT BRINGS YOU OUT OF THE DEPRESSED STATE.

 During worship, your serotonin levels are highest from prayer and the Word – giving you confidence and peace.

The benefits of praise will bring a new honesty into our midst, to enlarge our concepts of God. It will move us from negative to positive attitudes and mold our congregation into a true family UNIT. Once we learn to flow love to God, we will began to learn to love one another to the fullest.

When we sing as a congregation, we sing a variety of songs. We might sense His presence and feel the anointing and go away feeling wonderful. BUT, my question is, what did it do for the Father? Were we singing songs of praise? Were we singing songs that lifted Him up? He will anoint you far beyond your expectations and bless your socks off when you meet His requirement –“enter my courts with praise.”

We sing songs of Thanksgiving. These are songs that talk about what God has done for us and our appreciation of what he has done for us.

We sing songs of petition. These are songs where we are in a form of prayer, asking God for His blessing in one form or another.

We sing songs of declaration. These are songs declaring our position in Christ or our position against the enemy.

We sing songs of testimony. These are songs closely related to thanking God what He has done for us. We even sing songs about the enemy declaring our position against him and that he is defeated.

We sing wordy songs. Often we sing songs that are diabolically opposed to the Word of God. This is where the praise and worship leader has to be especially careful and in tune. Just because a song writer has written a song does not mean that it is scripturally correct. We sing songs for a variety of reasons. We need to be knowledgeable of the Word and not just sing because we like the melody or rhythm or the way they make us feel.

Often we sing songs in the third person and not directly to the Father. They may be ABOUT Him but not to Him. They can be about what He has done for US which is a form of praise but it is not what the scriptures are referring to when they clearly tell us to PRAISE HIM in the sanctuary and sing praises unto Him and come into the courts with praise.

While studying the Psalms, we find numerous songs of praise – these are praise to the Father. They are directly spoken to the Father. They are not to make us feel good. They are to give praise where praise is due.

Personally I believe that if we did just that in our praise services we would invoke the anointing without even singing all the songs we had planned.

Don’t get me wrong, melody and music are all part of praise. My point is that the melody should not be the decision-making tool for what songs we sing. I have read numerous excerpts on how to prepare for a praise and worship service and one criteria is the keys you play in and the flow, etc. Little is mentioned as to WHY we are singing, WHAT we are singing and to WHOM we are singing.

I challenge you to look closely at your praise and worship songs. Put them into their proper categories: songs that are a prayer, songs that are declaration, songs of testimony, songs that are a petition and songs of praise.

Some are obvious just from their titles. We need to take note what we are singing and whether or not it fits God’s pattern. There is room for all of these types of songs. I am specifically addressing the type of songs that will evoke the presence of God in our midst –the time of our gathering that is designed to bring praise to the Father. It is the time we prepare the sanctuary for His presence, His anointing. We are giving God something to work with, being obedient to what He has asked us to do.

There is a place for songs of thanksgiving and petition. There is a place for songs thanking God for fighting the battles and making us victorious over the enemy. But in our corporate praise service, the word clearly states we are to bring songs of PRAISE to the Father. How many of the songs you sing in your service do that? What category do they fall into?

If they are songs of thanksgiving, are they being sung in the order that the Word has set? Are you singing songs of praise that are strictly lifting up the Father and expressing praise to Him? Are you singing songs of worship that are intimate and expressing your love and adoration to Him?

Every praise and worship leader who has taken the time to follow the pattern of praise and worship that is set in the Word, has reaped the results we seek in a praise and worship service.  God’s Word is reciprocal.  He gives and gives and then gives more.
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Jan 20

Understanding the Power of Praise by Carol Graham part 2

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There are three levels of approach to God — thanksgiving, praise and worship. The outer court represents thanksgiving. The Holy Place represents praise and the Holy of Holies represents worship. Each one is a progressive step that leads to the next.

 

We will enter His gates with thanksgiving in our hearts and into His courts with praise. Allow me to paint you a picture from the Old Testament. When we enter the outer court, we stop at the brass altar, which stands for the blood of Jesus. Then we come to the brazen laver, which stands for God’s Word. When you walk into the Holy Place, which represents the soul of man, you deal with your will. We come to the golden candlestick and deal with our minds and then to the altar of incense and we submit our emotions. We move through the veil into the Holy of Holies and come to the Arc of the Covenant where sin is covered. Ultimately we come to the Mercy Seat where the presence of God is manifested.

In the tabernacle in the wilderness, God’s place of habitation was the Holy of Holies. It sat in a courtyard surrounded by a linen fence which had only one gate. Anyone approaching God came through that gate and walked through the courtyard to get to the tabernacle in which God dwelt. The gate is called thanksgiving and the court is called praise.

Psalm 22:3 declares that God inhabits the praises of His people. The place of His dwelling is IN THE MIDST of the courtyard of praise. If we desire to approach God, we must come through praise. If we would enter petitions before God, we must come through thanksgiving, as Philippians 4:6 tells us “With thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.”

The priests went into the Holy Place every afternoon at precisely 3 o’clock and there made the evening sacrifice. It was called the ‘time 0f the evening oblation’.  Jesus died on the cross and gave up the ghost at precisely 3 o’clock in the afternoon so we know that the priests were standing in front of the veil when Jesus cried out and gave up the ghost. The priests watched as God rent the veil in two from the top to the bottom at 3 P. M. when Jesus said, “It is finished.”

I cannot empathize enough that our praise and worship leaders, who may be trained professionals in the area of music, need to know how to lead a congregation through the steps to the Holy of Holies.

I have been in praise services where the leader concentrates on taking a stand against the enemy which is giving recognition to the enemy.  The Deceiver revels in it. He loves the attention. Again, we need to look at the Word and see the pattern that was used to conquer the enemy.

Read II Chronicles 20:20 – 22

20 “And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper. ”

21 “And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth forever.”

22 “And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.”

When we follow the pattern in the Word, HE WILL DESTROY THE ENEMY.

God asks us to praise HIM in the midst of the struggle, in the midst of the trauma, in the midst of the attack. He will send ambushments to destroy the enemy. We need to concentrate on Him and not what is wrong or what we are going through at the time or what our problems are.

When we read the scriptures out loud that praise God, we are reading His thoughts and we are in line with His Word. Our praise is Word based. Many of us do not have a grasp on what praise is or how to express it. There are a multitude of books and tapes on the subject. It is well worth your while to do some research. Understanding praise and the whole concept of praise will turn your life around. It is the answer to so many of our dilemmas.

If we begin our day with praise, maintaining an attitude of praise throughout the day, it gives God something to work with on our behalf. It takes the focus off of us and our problems and places it where it belongs — with God. He is the One to be praised and He is the one who fights our battles on our behalf. When we try to fight our own battles and carry the burden of it all, it is difficult to get into the praise mode.

Thanksgiving is what you do when you thank God for what he has done in the past, what he is doing now and what he is about to do.

Thanksgiving is a New Testament term. Scripture speaks of thanksgiving that can be done in one’s heart and in private. These references are made in the Greek. It comes from the word ‘charis’, root form of charismatic and is related to the word for ‘grace’ – thus it is an appropriate response to God’s grace in our lives. As thanksgiving comes out of our mouths, we prepare our inner man for what God is going to do.

Praise is related to God’s character and who God is. Praise means public and open – from the Hebrew. Praise is a VERB and needs to be expressed to be praise. Some people say I will just praise silently here in my seat – that is not praise. It must be expressed.

They used to tie a rope on the ankle of the priest when he entered the Holy of Holies in case he died due to sin in his life. Then they would have to pull him out using the rope. They could not enter the Holy of Holies unless they were clean. Christ IS CLEAN FOR US and welcomes us into His inner court. But there is a requirement, just like in the Old Testament – the requirement is praise. PART 3 tomorrow.

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Jan 19

Understanding the Power of Praise by Carol Graham part 1

10927954_338272803044845_1316447577_nThe subject of praise has more scripture devoted to it than any other subject in the Bible. Yet, do we have true understanding as to its purpose? I have been passionate about this subject for 30 years. It has been pivotal in my life turning me from sickness and near death to health and life! It is the understanding of praise that will make the difference in your life as well.  What does praise and worship actually mean, especially in the corporate setting?

 There are numerous books written on incorporating praise into your everyday life. We need to gain a true understanding of what praise is in a corporate setting as well. Singing songs in church can be a wonderful experience but it is not always a form of praise. Dancing, raising our hands and praying are not necessarily praise. When we apply these simple suggestions and biblical patterns to our services, they will revolutionize our church in the area of true praise and worship and cause us to receive all the fullness of what God has to offer.

When we meet together corporately, we have a time of singing  which we call the praise and worship service. Often we choose the best vocalists and musicians  with the most talent to conduct these services.   However, may I suggest that we make sure that they have training or done serious biblical research as to what should transpire in a praise and worship service. God set a pattern in his Word for corporate praise which is clear and complete. Traditionally, this time of singing is to evoke the presence of the Holy Spirit to pave the way for the message from the minister. When questioned about the praise and worship time, we usually answer how it made us feel. “I really sensed His presence this morning.” “The Lord really ministered to me this morning.” “I felt so clean and refreshed after spending that time in His presence.” These are general responses.

I challenge you to ask anyone the following question after their next praise and worship service. Listen carefully to their response. The question is: Did you sense that the time of praise and worship actually blessed our Heavenly Father and why? When discussing this with praise and worship leaders, a comment most often heard is there definitely was an anointing therefore it was of God. When asked what an anointing is, the answers usually depend on the way the service made us FEEL.

Yes, there is often an element of the anointing in our time of singing. We are anointed because He lives in us. We enter the courts with anointing. We sense it during prayer, during singing, and while we are concentrating on Him. The question is, have we entered into the Holy of Holies and truly worshiped Him? Do you ever hear this question asked? Are we truly concerned that we have blessed our Heavenly Father or merely that WE come away blessed?

When God puts a pattern in His Word, He has a reason. We are not to question it, we are to obey it. He has made a pattern for praise. He has made a  clear pattern for corporate praise and what will happen when we are obedient.

Psalm 81 is God’s covenant with man regarding corporate praise.  In the first three verses, it shows us that praise is not praise until it is expressed. This brings release. Make a joyful noise means to spin around on the inside until it shows up on the outside. He shows us that we are instruments of praise; we were created to praise Him. On the solemn feast day, when the people gathered to praise God, a bull was offered as a sacrifice. It was to be placed on top of the fire not IN the fire. The people were to praise God until the entire bull charred, dropped into the fire and the ashes cooled. This took about 72 hours. We complain when our praise services run a few minutes longer than we expected.

In the fourth verse it says that this was a statute.  In other words, this was not a suggestion; it was a decree.  There are no suggestions in the Bible.

The fifth verse is KEY. It says that THIS WAS ORDAINED AS A TESTIMONY. It isn’t how big your church is, or how much money you give to the poor or what good works you may have done. The Psalmist says that the fruit of our lips through praise is a testimony that God is in our midst and that we are being obedient to what He has asked us to do. That bears repeating: The fruit of our lips through praise is a testimony that God is in our midst and that we are being obedient to what He has asked us to do.

Verse six tells us what He will do for us to honor our obedience. He will REMOVE the burdens. He will answer our prayers. He will deliver us. He says there will be no strange gods in us – no oppression or bondage, we are protected from the enemy.

Read the chapter again and you will see that the ultimate reward is complete and total satisfaction. Nothing can satisfy like God can. He requires our praise. He desires our praise and he rewards our praise.

Praise is from the heart, it is not lip service.  Worship is directly related to the holiness of God. It means TO KISS. This is what happens when you come into his inner sanctuary. We need to take the time to enter this inner sanctuary when we come together to praise and WORSHIP. We may need to be led there or shown the biblical pattern on how to get there. I can lead you into thanksgiving. I can lead you into praise but I CANNOT lead you into worship. To worship is very private, very personal as is your relationship with your heavenly Father. This is God’s passion for us; to fellowship with him, to hunger for him and his presence. Not just in our prayer closet at home, but as a unified body in our gatherings.

While attending a service, I often hear comments stating the praise and worship service was wonderful. Granted, many times we felt truly blessed and sensed the presence of God. However, something has disturbed me for years because I could not understand how people could think that the songs they were singing were in line with the Word of God. The pattern the Word clearly lays out is to praise Him. I had difficulty understanding how we could ‘feel good’ after praising knowing it was not done in the Biblical pattern. God is true to his Word. If we come to him with the simplicity of a child and stop trying to complicate things, we can often find the answers we need. It was in plain sight — I just never saw it before so clearly. After my eyes were opened, it became exquisitely clear that I needed to lift Him up — not myself. Tomorrow Part 2!10922090_338272806378178_1135471481_n

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