IT’S ALL IN THE PRAISE

Some people associate the scripture that says, “The Lord loves a cheerful giver,” with only money, tithes and offerings. But God loves you more when you give Him your heart, attention and time cheerfully (its value is more than the money you give). Plus remember that He owns the world, including everything and everyone in it. That is why in Psalm 100 He tells us how He wants us to come into His presence; He wants us to make a joyful noise unto Him.

“I will bless the Lord at all times His praise shall continually be in my mouth. Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless His holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; and healeth all thy diseases; who redeems thy life from destruction; and crowns thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; who satisfies thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagles.” (Psalm 34:1;Psalm 103:1-5)

So give praise unto the Lord!

All glory, honor, praise and thanks go to God for using me to deliver this message. I pray that He will give all who read this message the spiritual gifts necessary to comprehend and act upon His word. I exercise my power and authority in the name of Jesus to bind every tactic of the enemy that will try to stop, hinder, or prevent this word from reaching its intended people. I loose the Holy Spirit and the Heavenly angels to secure this word so that it reaches its intended people, according to Matthew 16:19 and Luke 10:19 in the omnipotent name of Jesus, Amen.

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CONTINUOUS PRAISES

There is not a person in the world, who does not like to be praised or thanked. So why would you think for a second that the God who made the universe, and everything in it, would not want to hear those appreciative words of thank you Lord. Listen, when you complain, and murmur you better know that the devil is having a party, a big celebration because you are miserable; But when you praise God it makes the devil sick, it destroys his pride, thus rendering him useless and defeated. Unless you are so mis-guided, or mis-lead into believing that you did it all, and God didn’t do anything.

I get to a point where I thank God for the things seen and unseen, because, there are things He does that’s obvious, and there are  things He does that we have no clue that, He intervened and prevented from happening to His children. Where we don’t end up as statistics, in the wrong place at the wrong time. There are so many people in the world, who ended up in the cemetery, morgue, and hospital, that was not and is not covered under the protection and shadow of the almighty (Psalms 91:1). That’s why I have to praise, and thank Him every chance I get, praise in advance, for future blessings, praise Him in the morning, noontime, evening – time, night-time, and every time, I get the time(Psalms 119:164). I have to Thank Him for waking me up everyday, He doesn’t have to, but He does it, because He loves me. I have to thank Him, for introducing me to His son Jesus Christ, so that I have access to Him, His privileges, His promises, His goodness, grace, mercies, and everything that’s good and perfect. The beauty about having a personal relationship with God is; We don’t have to wait or depend on earthly people; like a Priest, Bishop, Preacher, or anyone to go to God on our behalf. I go to Him in prayer, for myself, when I want, and how I want. It is so sad, when you see people depending, or waiting to  call their pastor to pray for them, not realizing they have the same access to Him as they do. All  they need to do is clean their act up, and start living according to His standards, and guidelines, presenting their bodies as a living sacrifice, Holy and acceptable unto Him, which is our reasonable service; we cannot be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds, so that we can prove, what is that good, acceptable, and perfect will of God (Romans 12 :1-2). If you are not living righteous and Holy then you are living for the devil, thus making you an enemy of God, and your prayers will not be answered, regardless of who prayed for you(James 4:2-4).

Praising God my friends is a privilege not an option, He does inhabit the praises of His people (Psalm 22:3), He did it for the Israelites, and we are also His people, Jesus gave us the right, and privilege to be called children of God ( 1 John 3:1; John 1:12). Lets follow Davids example, “His praises shall continually be in my mouth”(Psalms 34:1); just remember when the praises go up, blessings are released, for our benefit (Psalms 33:1). God deserves all glory and praise(Psalms 147:1); why don’t you praise and honor Him today, by accepting Him through His only begotten son Jesus Christ, just go to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page, then follow the instructions, trust me it will be the best praise He ever gets from you. All praise, glory, honor, and thanks goes to God the Father of our Lord, and Savior Jesus Christ for using me to get His message out to his children, may it bless you as it did me.