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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Declaring Praises





“I will declare your name to my brothers;

In the congregation I will praise you.”

Psalm 22:22 (NIV)



Our times of private deliverance may help a Christian brother or sister if they knew you had a problem that God handled.

In our church we have a time set aside for praises. Some times we have several people stand and give thanks and praise to God. A couple of times in my life, I had to write down the people’s names and a few words of their praises. During these times I didn’t feel God cared about me or He wasn’t helping me with what I wanted Him to.

He had a lesson for me to learn. I got the message and pulled myself away from that ‘pity party’ and realized that I had to find something to praise God for each day. I started keeping a list of praises at the back of my prayer list. Some days I might have one. Other days, I might have multiple praises.

Praising God exalts Him, empowers us, and encourages others.

3 comments:

  1. Hey, I like that - "pulled myself away from that pity party." I know exactly what you mean. That's a very bad party to attend; tempting, but devastating. I've had to learn this principle as well, that praise chases away the pity.

    Great post!

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  2. Love those three E's at the end of your post! God inhabits our praises; I needed to be reminded of this. Thanks!

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  3. Ditto the 3 E's, Cecilia. I'm going to use that with the ladies I teach on Friday nights :) With your permission, of course.

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