Where praise and humility meet 4

2014-31.5 Psalm 34:1 Friday, August 1, 2014 Into action with a praise sequence Psalm 34:1I will extol the Lord at all times;His praise will always be on my lips. TODAY I thought I would give you a demonstration, a short praise sequence that You pick up and use right off the page. My hope is…

Where praise and humility meet 3

2014-31.4 Deuteronomy 8:14 Thursday, July 31, 2014 How quickly, needing God turns to forgetting God Deut. 8:14 …When your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied, then your heart will become proud and you will forget the Lord your God, who brought you out of…

Where praise and humility meet 2

2014-31.3 James 4:6-10, 1 Peter 5:5-7 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 What we say reveals our (humble?) heart   Praise calls for humility, to be able to agree with heaven’s perspective YESTERDAY we connected praise with humility. It takes a measure of humility, and maturity, to hand over a situation to God and praise Him for…

Where praise and humility meet 1

2014-31.2 Psalm 147:10-11 Tuesday, July 29, 2014 A different take on strength Shotputter Tom Walsh shows a strong leg   Psalm 147:10-11His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor His delight in the legs of a man;the Lord delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope in His unfailing love.…

The revelation that compels praise 6

2014-31.1 Psalm 136:1 Monday, July 28, 2014 Thankful for everything? Merlin Carothers served as a US Army paratrooper with 82nd Airborne in the Second World War and then, after a complete turnaround in his life, rejoined the US Army as a chaplain in the 1950s and served in Korea and Vietnam, retiring as a Lt-Colonel.…

The revelation that compels praise 5

14-30.5 James 4:8 Friday, July 25, 2014 It starts small – and hesitant Gauge reads empty THIS WALK through praise has been a challenging week! No one finds choosing to come in the opposite spirit anything other than hard – everything in us fights it. It does in me, anyway. And praise in adverse circumstances…

The revelation that compels praise 4

2014-30.4 Acts 16:23-25 Thursday, July 24, 2014 Who are you agreeing with? Silas and Paul are in agreement with God and His good purposes, even in the prison, and the jailer is getting there fast. PRAISE doesn’t depend on feelings, or even what God appears to have done, or not done. Praise is about who…