Therefore Get Wisdom

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


PRAISE AND POWER                          Therefore Get Wisdom                              March 20, 2018
Christian believers have, in a large part, been silenced by the disapproval and ridicule by the world. Believers in the Old Testament knew prosperity, splendor, and excellence. We don't see as much of this today. Sometimes we can't distinguish Christians from the world because they fail to go to the one and only source of the greatest guidance ever - wisdom from God.
Spiritual wisdom is available to Christians alone...

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MANY BLESSINGS FROM GOD

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


PRAISE AND POWER                          MANY BLESSINGS FROM GOD                             March 8, 2018
Ephesians 1:3: "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: …"  All spiritual blessings! God didn't just bless us with some selected blessings, but with all spiritual blessings. As we think about all the things with which God has blessed us in this life, our thoughts go through many events. There have been...

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CAUSE FOR THANKS

Posted Mar 7th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                                   CAUSE FOR THANKS                                   February 28, 2018
“For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.” (I Thessalonians 2:13) There are two lessons here. How to receive God’s Word and how to present God’s Word. There...

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THE SET-APART DIET

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


PRAISE AND POWER                       THE SET-APART DIET                      February 20, 2018
Lots of people are on diets today. We can choose to enjoy a diet of God’s Word. “Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.” (Jeremiah 15:16) I grew up going to a denominational Christian church. I tried to read and understand the...

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A SOUND MIND

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


PRAISE AND POWER                           A SOUND MIND                              February 14, 2017
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (II Timothy 1:7) God has given us a spirit of power, of love and of a sound mind. He has not and He did not give us a spirit of fear. Acts 1:8a speaks of the power: “But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost [the gift of...

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MORE EXCELLENT

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


PRAISE AND POWER                         MORE EXCELLENT                         February 6, 2018
For many of us as Christians, when making decisions, it is no longer a question of what is good or what is bad. We have already solved that problem. But it becomes a question of what is good verses what is best. We know the right thing to do and usually do it. But our motivation, why and how we do what we do may be our challenge. I Corinthians 12:31...

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TRUE FREEDOM

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


PRAISE AND POWER                              TRUE FREEDOM                            January 30, 2018
Many institutions of higher learning have John 8:32 as its moto: “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” This verse is quoted out of context. Let’s look at the context; “As he spake these words, many believed on him. Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know...

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WE ARE WHAT WE THINK

Posted Jan 23rd, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                       WE ARE WHAT WE THINK                     January 22, 2016
Proverbs 23:7a says; “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” The heart as used in this record means the seat of the personal life. What a person thinks in his inner most being is what he is. We are what we think. So we should be aware and evaluate our thinking. Are we thinking what the world says about a given topic or what God’s...

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LIVE IN PEACE

Posted Jan 19th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                              LIVE IN PEACE                            January, 18, 2018
Even in Old Testament times believers were given a way from God for peace. “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” (Isaiah 26:3) Jesus Christ accomplishments furthered the cause of peace among God’s people. “For he [Jesus Christ] is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; Having abolished in his...

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HE IS OUR PEACE

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


PRAISE AND POWER                       HE IS OUR PEACE                January 12, 2018
Jesus Christ said he left peace for the believers. The word “peace” can be defined as the end of hostility. Part of this peace is described in Ephesians 2. In verses14 – 18 the word “peace” occurs four times indicating the end of hostility between the Jews and the Gentiles. In the Bible, the word “Jew” or “Judean” refers the children of Israel. While the word “Gentile” refers to all...

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BEYOND UNDERSTANDING

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


PRAISE AND POWER                     BEYOND UNDERSTANDING                 January 8, 2018      
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace [peace peace], whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” (Isaiah 26:3) In the Hebrew text this actually says “peace peace.” The King James translators decided to translate it “perfect peace.” It could also be translated “peaceful peace.” No matter the translation, our job is to stay our minds on God and trust God, He does the keeping in peace peace....

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PROSPER BY GOD

Posted Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                       PROSPER BY GOD                          December 26, 2017
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” (III John 2) God’s will is clearly stated in this verse. God wants His people to prosper and be in health as long as they live. God is the creator of the universe. He knows what prosperity and health are all about. As we look to Him, apply His Word and believe,...

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HIS GOOD PLEASURE

Posted Dec 22nd 2017, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                       HIS GOOD PLEASURE                     December 19, 2017
“Having predestinated [determined beforehand] us unto the adoption of children [sonship] by Jesus Christ to himself [God], according to the good pleasure of his [His] will, …”(Ephesians 1:5) These words declare a wonderful truth. Those who are born again were made to be sons by what Jesus Christ accomplished. This is according to the good pleasure of God’s will. It pleased God to make us sons. This was determined...

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EVERLASTING LIFE

Posted Dec 13th 2017, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                        EVERLASTING LIFE                          December 12, 2017
Let’s begin with some verses that are well known to all Christians: John 3:15 – 17: “… whosoever believeth in him [the son of man] should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son [Jesus Christ], that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world;...

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WHICH GROUND

Posted Dec 13th 2017, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                           WHICH GROUND                    December 6, 2017
Certainly, all Christians know the parable of the sower. Jesus Christ teaches the parable of the sower to the multitude in Matthew 13:1 – 9. Later he explains this parable to his disciples in Matthew 13:18 – 23. You can look up the parable. Once the sower sows his job is done. The results are based on what type of ground receives what was sowed. In gardening the ground can...

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