THE LOVE OF GOD

Posted Sep 16th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                               THE LOVE OF GOD                             September 14, 2019
“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he [Jesus Christ] shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as...

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GRACE AND WORKS

Posted Sep 9th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                           GRACE AND WORKS                           September 6, 2019
Every Bible student knows that Christians are saved by grace. “Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened [made alive] us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) …. For by grace are ye saved through faith [believing]; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: … .” (Ephesians 2:5, 8) When a person does Romans 10:9: “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the...

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STRONG IN THE GRACE

Posted Sep 3rd, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                            STRONG IN THE GRACE                              August 31, 2019
“Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” (II Timothy 2:1) This exhortation is to be strong in the grace. Not in the law. Not in one’s own works. But strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus! It is often easy to consider grace for oneself but not for others. Grace applies to every born again believer. “For by grace are...

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A STANDARD FOR SERVICE

Posted Aug 29th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                   A STANDARD FOR SERVICE                     August 28, 2019
I Thessalonians 2:1 – 12, shows Paul and those with him setting an example and a standard for service in the Church. Verses 1 and 2b say: “For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: ,,,,  we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.” Even though they faced much contention, Paul and those who...

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HOW TO LEARN FROM GOD'S WORD

Posted Aug 17th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                   HOW TO LEARN FROM GOD’S WORD                August 17, 2019
“Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy [the prophecy of the Scripture] came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost [God].” (II Peter 1:20, 21) God’s Word did not come by the will of man. God told holy men what to say and...

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CAN WE TRUST GOD?

Posted Aug 13th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                   CAN WE TRUST GOD?                   August 10, 2019
As sure as gravity works and the sun rises tomorrow, we know we can trust God. God’s Word tells us to trust Him. “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him [God], and he [God] shall direct thy paths.” (Proverbs 3:5, 6) We can trust God because He is trustworthy. “God is not a man, that he should...

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OUR REFUGE IN TIME OF NEED

Posted Jul 31st, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER              OUR REFUGE IN TIME OF NEED             July 31, 2019
In Old Testament times, God set up certain cities of refuge -- places where someone who had committed a crime could find protection until he or she would stand trial and be judged. Numbers 35:11-12: "Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares. And they shall be unto you cities for...

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OUR PAST IS FORGIVEN

Posted Jul 24th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                            OUR PAST IS FORGIVEN                           July 24, 2019
Hebrews 10:12,14 says, “But this man [Jesus Christ], after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; … For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.” Jesus Christ sacrificed his life to redeem us and give us forgiveness of sins. Isaiah 40:1 and 2: "Comfort...

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ON FAITHFULNESS

Posted Jul 18th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                   ON FAITHFULNESS                July 18, 2019
The world sets many standards by which a person is judged a success. Some standards include position in the financial realm, in government circles, in academia or in social standing. People can choose to be faithful in or disciplined in matters of everyday life, such as diet, exercise, manicuring the lawn. A person may also choose to be faithful regarding spiritual matters.  "Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of...

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OF THE LORD

Posted Jul 13th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                               OF THE LORD                               July 12, 2019
There are some wonderful records found in the Old Testament which offer people who are born from above great learning about God and the things of God. For example the phrase “of the Lord” is used six times in Psalm 19:7 – 9 which is followed by a result.
Psalm 19:7a says: “The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul….” The law that comes from God is perfect with...

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OBEDIENCE OF NAAMAN

Posted Jun 30th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                      OBEDIENCE OF NAAMAN                     June 30, 2019
As we go through life we are constantly faced with decisions to make concerning our walk with God. As believers we know we have the privilege of going to God for guidance and direction, but do we always take advantage of that? Or do we get prideful and think we can figure things out by ourselves. II Kings 5:1-14 gives an account of a man who almost rejected his own healing because...

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MOVED WITH COMPASSION

Posted Jun 25th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                      MOVED WITH COMPASSION                     June 25, 2019
In Psalm 86:14 and 15, David called upon God for help and he declared that God is full of compassion. “O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.  But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.” (Psalm 86:14-15)
In this record what...

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Think Then Speak

Posted Jun 20th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                           THINK THEN SPEAK                             June 20, 2019
In our relationships with others sometimes we just let words flow out of our mouth and don't consider what we are saying until it's too late. How many times, after we think about some comment we've made, do we say to ourselves, "I wish I hadn't said that. It really doesn't bless anyone?"
God wants us to think about what we speak. "Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my...

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Make A Difference

Posted Jun 10th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                               MAKE A DIFFERENCE                              June 9, 2019
"For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;…" (Colossians 1:9, 10)
When we get up to start a day...

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HOW TO UN-COMPLICATE LIFE

Posted May 29th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                           HOW TO UN-COMPLICATE LIFE                     May 29, 2019
Life gets really complicated sometimes. Sometimes we have a dozen things to do, and places to go to, and we don't know which way to turn. When we can't seem to handle it all, doubts and concerns about our spiritual welfare and service to God may arise. At times like these it is more important than ever that we renew our mind to God's Word. We need to...

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