How Does God Inhabit the Praise of His People?

But thou art holy, O thou that inhabits the praises of Israel. Psalm 22:3Have you ever sung Hillsongs The Wonder of Your Love in church? It was one of my favorites to sing during worship in high school, and it still remains a song that helps me focus on being in Gods presence. The opening... Read more

Praise God in Advance – Beloved Women – November 19, 2020

Praise God in Advance Beloved Women November 19, 2020 READ: I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. (Psalm 34:1 NRSV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: In todays verse, David made a conscious decision to praise God in advance. Despite intense persecution, David decided to continually praise God. Psalm 34:1 is Davids... Read more

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett is Part of the Catholic Charismatic ‘People of Praise’ | RELEVANT

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barretts affiliation with obscure Catholic charismatic community People of Praise is sure to come up during senate confirmation hearings that start today, in particular because of the organizations ultraconservative views on women. But others say scrutinizing Barretts beliefs and relationship to the organization would be anti-religious bigotry. People of Praise... Read more

P-Raise – Warrior Mom Wisdom – Week of October 6

P-RaiseHe leads forth the prisoners with singing.Psalm 68:6About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.  Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybodys chains came loose.Acts... Read more

In Praise of Uncomfortable Friendships

The prophet Nathan didn’t seem like an ideal candidate to be King David’s friend. Friendship between a king and his counselors often meant compromise and corruption. But if we use the term friendship to mean intentional relationships that push us toward faithfulness to God, then Nathan fits the bill. Nathan risked his life to confront... Read more

Anna Golden on How Praise and Worship Is Evolving | RELEVANT

At just 23 years old, Anna Golden has already become a seriously influential woman in worship music, getting signed to Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s new imprint and winning thousands of fans with her studious songwriting, marvelous voice and heart for praise. But it wasn’t always a given that Golden would end up in worship she got... Read more

‘Blessed Are the Peacemakers’: Christian Leaders Praise Trump for Israel-UAE Peace Deal

'Blessed Are the Peacemakers': Christian Leaders Praise Trump for Israel-UAE Peace Deal Vice President Mike Pence and several Christian leaders referenced Scripture after Israel signed a historic peace deal with two Arab nations Tuesday at the White House.Blessed Are The Peacemakers, Pence tweeted, quoting Jesus words in Matthew 5:9.Blessed Are The Peacemakers pic.twitter.com/CxHTAkc86u Mike Pence... Read more

Teach Us the Art of Praise! – Tim Challies

While most people know that few have ever preached like Spurgeon, not nearly so many know that few have ever prayed like Spurgeon. Believe it or not, many who attended his church spoke less of his preaching and more of his praying! The little book The Pastor in Prayer captures some of his pastoral prayers,... Read more

Approaching Prayer with Thanksgiving and Praise – Bible Gateway Blog

By Chrystal Evans Hurst Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6-7 Sometimes when we go to God in prayer, we do... Read more

Sacrifice of Praise – Encouragement Café – August 18

Sacrifice of Praise By Annah MatthewsThrough Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praisethe fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:15I am the daughter of a pastor. Ive grown up in... Read more

Praise and Polemic in Our Global Pandemic – The Gospel Coalition

By Daniel Strange The ninety-second psalm is an oasis in our COVID-19 desert, a one-stop-shop, not merely for our survival, but for our thrival needs. The only psalm in the Psalter dedicated for the Sabbath day, it is for those of us feeling withered and weary, diverted and distracted. It is for those of us... Read more

Chinese Churches Are Ordered to Praise Socialism, Slander the United States

Chinese Churches Are Ordered to Praise Socialism, Slander the United States State-approved churches in China that were forced to close due to the pandemic are being allowed to reopen only if they use their sermons for patriotic education and to support the Communist Party, according to a new report.In one region of China,... Read more

White Church Leaders’ Praise + Protest Pledge

As white church leaders, ministry leaders, worship leaders, songwriters, artists, producers, company owners, heads of organizations, we come together to express our commitment towards fighting racial injustice in our own spheres of influence and America at large. Through this signed statement, we pledge to begin the work required to build environments that are racially just... Read more

The Coalition For Praise and Protest Statement

We are at a critical point in American history. Technology and social media are publicizing our horrific and historic battle with racial injustice, making this evil increasingly unavoidable for even the most privileged of people, as its been for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) for centuries. How the church responds at this time... Read more

Worship leader hits out at social media censorship of Bible verses and praise videos

Sean FeuchtWorship leader Sean Feucht has criticised the "crazy" censorship of Christian posts on Instagram and Twitter.  He said fans had got in touch with him to tell him that his posts about Christian worship had been blocked.  The posts showed some of the live worship he and other Christians have been taking part in... Read more

Worship Leader, Activist Calls Out Social Media Sites for Censoring Praise, Worship Content

Worship Leader, Activist Calls Out Social Media Sites for Censoring Praise, Worship Content Bethel worship leader turned activist Sean Feucht is calling out social media platforms for censoring his praise and worship related posts.According to CBN News, Feucht took to Twitter to call out Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for promoting violent content of... Read more

The Praise Closet – Girlfriends in God – June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020The Praise ClosetArlene PellicaneTodays TruthAs for me, I will always have hope; I will praise You more and more (Psalm 71:14, NIV).Friend to FriendMy family leads an afterschool Bible club on Fridays at my daughters elementary school.  We sing songs, play games, study the Bible, and give away prizes.  Im always storing up... Read more


I never expected to be doing the things that I’ve been doing at my church for the last ten years. When I first joined the praise team, I said Id help create the PowerPoint slides for the contemporary song presentations and that I would learn to play guitar. I learned how to play guitar through... Read more

Reward within the Pandemic: A Dialog with Elevation’s Pastor Steven Furtick and Chris Brown | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1]     RELEVANT: Are you wanting ahead to life getting again to regular as the rules begin to elevate or have you ever discovered quarantine life soothing? PASTOR STEVEN: I miss our church a lot. After I watch an previous video, which even could possibly be six weeks in the past, I... Read more

In Reward of Gloriously Primary Church buildings

[ad_1] acts 29: Church buildings Planting Church buildings Like most different baseball followers, I really like spring coaching. At that time, nearly each crew has purpose to hope that theyll be taking part in within the World Sequence. The ambiance of the video games is open, accessible, and enjoyable. Followers can get near gamers in... Read more

Watch the Stay Video for Brandon Lakes We Reward You | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Bethel Music has launched a brand new dwell video for Brandon Lakes We Reward You, and its a strong reminder to be devoted, even in tough instances. In it, he sings, Let reward be a weapon that conquers all anxiousness / Let it rise, let reward come up / We sing your... Read more

In Reward of Unfussy Hospitality

[ad_1] As a younger newlywed, I used to be desirous to be hospitable and gracious. In my thoughts, although, hospitality was reserved for individuals who have been particularly gifted at cooking and flower-arranging, with a big home and a crystal chandelier to go along with it. Since I had neither stellar culinary expertise nor a... Read more

Worthy of Reward | Devotional by Phil Ware

[ad_1] Nice is the LORD and most worthy of reward; his greatness nobody can fathom. One era will commend your works to a different; they are going to inform of your mighty acts. Psalm 145:3-4 Thought What we learn about God is confined to our small brains, our restricted experiences, our willingness to learn concerning... Read more

The Distinction Between Reward and Worship | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Ever since God confused our language on the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11), humanity has strived to speak between nations, cultures and even throughout time. However weve performed a reasonably good job of continuous to confuse our languages as nicely. The 40ish writers of the Bible spoke and wrote in numerous languages.And... Read more

The Sacrifice of Reward | Day by day Devotional by Mailyn Ehle

[ad_1] Allow us to regularly supply up a sacrifice of reward to God…the fruit of lips that give thanks. Hebrews 13:15 Why is reward referred to as a sacrifice? I imagine it's as a result of true reward given within the less-than-ideal conditions of life signifies that I sacrifice my proper to grouse about folks,... Read more

Likelihood the Rapper: Shouting Reward Is What Have been Purported to Be Doing | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Likelihood the Rapper was not too long ago a visitor on the YouTube sequence The Scorching Ones, wherein celebrities are interviewed whereas consuming absurdly scorching hen wings. Likelihood, by no means one to overlook the chance to infuse his religion into his music, was requested about being a Christian rapper and what... Read more

Persecution persists in Algeria however believers reward God – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Algeria (MNN) — A whole lot of Algerians marched within the capital metropolis final evening to oppose upcoming elections, Reuters studies. Although 2019 started as a yr of recent alternative for Algerian believers, it now attracts to a disappointing finish. William Stark, regional supervisor of Worldwide Christian Concern (ICC), not too long ago advised... Read more

In Reward of Nog: How the Late Aron Eisenberg Embodied One in all Star Treks Most Memorable Characters – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] On September 21, Aron Eisenberg handed away at age 50. Whereas maybe little recognized elsewhere, in science fiction circles the diminutive Eisenberg stood bigger than life. Throughout the 1990s, he took what may need appeared a thankless function as an obnoxious teenager in Star Trek: Deep Area 9 and helped craft it into one... Read more