Tag Archives: worship

Praise; April 10, 2022


Matthew 21:16 “Do you hear what these children are saying?” they asked him. “Yes,” replied Jesus, “have you never read,“‘From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise’ ?” This is a verse that was used extensively in … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Idolatry; January 3, 2022


Jonah 2:8 Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. This is a very profound and true statement that deserves a lot of thought. Jonah himself was probably thinking of literal idols, statues to be … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trusting God; December 19, 2021


Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. This particular declaration is found multiple times in Psalms, and was obviously a standard, and frequent, part of worship. Here it is used as an … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worship; December 7, 2021


Psalm 95:1-3 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the Lord is the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pleasing God; December 5, 2021


Psalm 69:30-31 I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. I think the secret to David’s relationship with … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obeying God; July 26, 2021


Jeremiah 42:20 “You made a fatal mistake when you sent me to the Lord your God and said, ‘Pray to the Lord our God for us; tell us everything he says and we will do it.’” It’s dangerous to ask … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Idolatry; July 15, 2021


Isaiah 44:17 From the rest he makes a god, his idol; he bows down to it and worships. He prays to it and says, “Save me; you are my god.” Just recently Bill Whittle and Alfonzo Rachel had an episode … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Religion as Usual; July 8, 2021


Isaiah 1:13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings! Your incense is detestable to me. New Moons, Sabbaths and convocations– I cannot bear your evil assemblies. This first chapter of Isaiah has a glorious offer of forgiveness and redemption in verse 18 that … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Response to Circumstances; May 3, 2021


1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. Recently I have been reminded many times that the people in the Bible for the most … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worship; November 7, 2020


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship. This is a justly famous verse, and the how of … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment