Have you ever considered the power of specific praise? Here is what I mean. When the Psalmist David began to give the Lord praise and thanksgiving for what He had done in his life, he was very specific about it. And because he was, the Lord then began to move on his behalf in greater measure in each of those individual areas. Take a look at the verses below, and you will see what I mean. “1 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and Continue Reading
Let the Lord Anoint You with Joy and Gladness
I have to tell you, I would hate to have to endure life in these last days without knowing Jesus, without the work of the Holy Spirit in my life, and without the Church, the Body of Christ. And specifically, my own local church where I belong. Without these things, along with the Word of God at work in me, the twists and turns of life, and because of the complications and challenges that are presented to me continually, I’m certain I would have already caved in a long time ago. But I haven’t caved in. Though I have faced on Continue Reading
The Great Exchange
There are those in the Body of Christ today who are in mourning due to either the death of a loved one, or a death of some variety in other areas in their lives. In other words, some people have had the death of an income, the death of a business, job or career, or even the death of a relationship. And then others have dealt with calamities of one kind or another, including financial, health issues, marital or relational issues. And when you are right smack dab in the middle of all of these things, a spirit of grief Continue Reading