by Zac Poonen Habakkuk is the story of a man who had questions but who made the journey from doubt to certainty. He starts with doubt, “O Lord, how long must I call for help before you will listen? I shout to you in vain; there is no answer. I cry, but no one comes … Continue reading Habakkuk Saw the Lord and His Heart Was Full of Praise
by Arlene Pellicane "Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits — who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” … Continue reading Run the Race
“Dear friends, I had been eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we all share. But now I find that I must write about something else, urging you to defend the faith that God has entrusted once for all time to his holy people.” — Jude 1:3 NLT
“If anyone comes to your meeting and does not teach the truth about Christ, don’t invite that person into your home or give any kind of encouragement. Anyone who encourages such people becomes a partner in their evil work.” — 2 John 1:10-11 NLT
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I previously served as Director of Worship at a large church. Near the end of my first year I presented this Manifesto to my team. Easter Week seems like a good time to pass it along to others, especially anyone involved in leading worship.
We’re called to love God with our whole being (Deuteronomy 6:5). We should worship that way too. But how? Here are Seven Points that can help us fulfill our calling as worship leaders:
Get the order right.Paul Baloche reminds us that “the flow (of a worship service) begins in the heart.” We must seek God in every aspect of our lives, and then continue our worship by drawing others into His presence. People should see Him in us, and say, “I want that, too!”
Worship is a response. It doesn’t begin with us. The key Bible words for worship are reactions: Shachah (Hebrew) means to…
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10 Good Bible Verses and Quotes for Comfort in Adversity, Troubled and Uncertain Times from the Old Testament. Source: 10 Good Bible Verses and Quotes for Comfort in Adversity, Troubled and Uncertain Times from the Old Testament.
John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.
1 John 5:5 Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Revelation 2:7 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life, which is in the midst of the Paradise of God.”’
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by Dennis Selfridge Deuteronomy 3:23-28 The book of Deuteronomy was written right before the children of Israel were to enter the land that God had promised to give them. Moses takes time to tell them the law of God again and what God has done for them these many years. This book covers a two … Continue reading Moses did not enter the promised land