Devotionals & Poems

Posts tagged Presence

Extreme Praise

Extreme Praise

Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness! Psalm 150:2 The Hebrew word here for “praise” is halal, and means to shine, boast, rave, and to celebrate clamorously. To some this may seem extreme, but that is the directive here: “Boast of the Lord! Rave of Him in His sanctuary.” […]

God Promises You Joy (Part II)

God Promises You Joy (Part II)

Looking again at the promise of joy we find a classical verse in Nehemiah 8:10, where the returnees from captivity assemble in the open square and Ezra the priest reads extensively from the law of God with a group of Levites meticulously explaining the meaning. This apparently produced sorrow for breaking the law, and repentance, […]

The Power of Praise

The Power of Praise

Praise Invokes The Presence Of God II Chronicles 5:13 – indeed it came to pass, when the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord, and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the […]

The Tribe of Praise

The Tribe of Praise

We may begin the pathway of praise at Genesis 29:35: and she conceived again and bore a son and said, “Now I will praise the Lord.” Therefore, she called his name Judah… “Judah” means “praise”, and out of this man comes a great tribe of Israel… Jacob speaks important words over Judah, giving him the […]

God Promises To Be With You

God Promises To Be With You

This world is filled with terror, anxiety, uncertainties, and disasters; if our eyes are focused on these, they can become overwhelming. Do you remember the story of Peter walking on the water? When his eyes focused on the surroundings, instead of on Jesus, he began to sink, Matthew 14:30. God has promised to be with […]