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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GREAT AND MIGHTY IS OUR GOD

Posted May 22nd, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                       Great and Mighty is Our Lord                     May 22, 2019
Psalm 22:3: “But thou art holy, O thou who inhabitest the praises of Israel.” God lived in praises of Israel to Him. Is it any wonder the Psalmist said in Psalm 34:1, “I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” God dwells in praise to Him.  We bless the Lord with our...

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GRASSHOPPERS OR CONQUERORS

Posted May 15th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                  GRASSHOPPERS OR CONQUERORS                 May 15, 2019
God had made a contract with Abraham, promising a country they would come to know as Canaan. When they escaped from Pharaoh and the Egyptians, they soon approached this land. God directed Moses to send a leader from each of the twelve tribes of Israel to “spy” out the land. After an appropriate amount of time the...

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WHAT TO SOW

Posted May 8th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                                 WHAT TO SOW                                         May 8, 2019
Most every believer is aware of the parable of the sower. In that parable the sower went out to sow. Some of the seed which he sowed fell by the wayside, some in stony places, some among thorns and some on good ground. Later in this record from the Scriptures we learn that the sower sowed God’s Word. There is another illustration in Galatians 6 which deals with...

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BE STRONG AND OF A GOOD COURAGE

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


PRAISE AND POWER            BE STRONG AND OF A GOOD COURAGE        April 30, 2019
Each of us is going to face some kind of challenging crisis in our lifetime. Perhaps it's serious illness in our own lives, or the death of a loved one. We've seen many calamities in the past year from floods to earthquakes that have ravaged people's lives and their possessions. If we were to come to a similar situation, would we face such things with fear or...

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ARE YOU HUNGRY

Posted Apr 26th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                                  Are You Hungry?                                April 25, 2019
When our stomach “growls,” and we hunger for physical food, we do what it takes to satisfy that hunger. It may involve shopping and cooking, or going to our favorite restaurant, but we do our best to satisfy that hunger for physical food. What about our spiritual hunger? Do we make the same effort to satisfy that hunger? How hungry are we to know more about God and His Word?...

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