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Is That Shirt Awesome?

Should we praise  a dog and God using the same word? Should we make a distinction in complementing things and our majestic, one-of-a-kind, holy God? New shoes, shirt or a car may be ‘nice,’ or ‘attractive,’ but   not ‘awesome.’ God … Continue reading

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Do revival and freedom in the Spirit walk together? Should my mouth be bolder at the ballgame or when giving heart-felt praise to Jesus? I would not want to believe something that I could not get excited about! I would think I might have a decoy, a fake, a counterfeit. Hollywood ‘shouts’ about sin. We’ve got something much better than that to announce . . . something clean, pure, life-changing, eternal! Power up, buttercup! “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands” (Psa 100.1). “O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with a voice of triumph.” (Psa 47.1).

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Moody On Praise Meetings

          “We don’t thank and praise God half enough. That is one reason why so many of our churches are so dull and gloomy. When churches get into a backslidden state, they hire singers to stand … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Sing

  How often do you sing? Do you see it as a valuable tool, a resource of strength? The Bible does. Praise, worshipful songs can bless us as well as God. I see singing powerful praise songs to Jesus linked … Continue reading

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Joy is a daily choice

“The first order of business each day is to get my soul happy in God.” – George Mueller as quoted by Harold Vaughn.. Why can be be so hard to choose joy just when I know I need it? Our … Continue reading

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Got Jesus’ Joy?

  Joy is the key to a right attitude. Joylessness is sin. – Harold Vaughan. Every part of an oak tree can be utilized – the trunk for lumber, limbs for firewood, the leaves for compost and saw dust for mulch. Every … Continue reading

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Raising Hands in Worship

  True worship of God is not for spectators. “Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and bless the Lord.” (Psa 134.2). . . . “I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and … Continue reading

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Is Worship Just a Blessed, High Moment or a Doorway?

Worship can be more than a brief blessing in the church service. Praise God for this but there is more fruit on the vine! Tender music can be a door way. It can open our tender feelings towards God.  Heartfelt, earnest … Continue reading

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Life Is Not About You

Life is not about you. Nor is the Christian life primarily about rules, doctrines, deeds and rites. It’s about a love relationship with Jesus. We should begin this love relationship with Jesus the day we are saved. After that it grows. … Continue reading

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Spending Time with Jesus

  An author wrote of attending a dinner where Corre Ten Boom was present. After dinner they were seated in the living room. The author observed that Corre kept two conversations going, one with the party guests but also had … Continue reading

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