Posts with the tag “praise”

Your Heavenly Father
by Curt Dodd on March 15th, 2024
Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him – his name is the Lord. A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families, he leads out the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. (Psalm 68:4-6)  Father’s Day can be a tough day for many of us. If you didn’t gr...  Read More
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Praising God
by Curt Dodd on October 14th, 2023
Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. (Hebrews 13:15) C. S. Lewis once said, “Praise is inner health made audible.” If you are having a difficult time praising God in your particular situation, there is a good chance you have some darkness on the inside that you have failed to handle.  God wants to remove th...  Read More
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Benefits of Praise
by Curt Dodd on October 13th, 2023
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. (Psalm 150:6) If we are living and breathing, Scripture commands us to always be praising the Lord. We should praise Him not just because He deserves it, but also because we benefit from praising Him.  As you are praising God, not only are you inviting Him to come near, but you are also being reminded of God's presence. Many of us become very forgetf...  Read More
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A Powerful Witness
by Curt Dodd on August 22nd, 2023
They only heard the report: “The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy.” And they praised God because of me. (Galatians 1:23-24)    Paul recounts his testimony from others who had certainly noticed a dramatic change in the course of his life. Moving from a persecutor to a proclaimer, he made a deep impact on his culture for Christ. Just think of the 180...  Read More
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A Heart of Repentance
by Curt Dodd on May 13th, 2023
If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:8-9)As a follower of Jesus, there are many ways you can sense the Holy Spirit. One of those ways is when you are convicted of your sins.The moment you gave your life to Christ, He forgave all o...  Read More
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Stand Firmly
by Curt Dodd on November 18th, 2022
But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.  (Psalm 33:11)If we are going to be the individuals who the Lord desires us to be, we must learn how to stand firmly in every area of our lives. A solid conviction within our hearts must reveal itself in clear action in our lives. We might stand for an internal commitment or belief, but it needs more t...  Read More
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Learning from Failure
by Curt Dodd on November 16th, 2022
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.  (Psalm 73:26)We looked at how we set ourselves up for failure without realizing it. Today, we will continue our conversation on failure, and learn how we can handle failure in a positive way.1. Own it.When you fail, own it and embrace it. Don't make excuses for it; just own it. Personal failure and spiritu...  Read More
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Stand Firmly
by Curt Dodd on November 9th, 2022
But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.  (Psalm 33:11)If we are going to be the individuals who the Lord desires us to be, we must learn how to stand firmly in every area of our lives. A solid conviction within our hearts must reveal itself in clear action in our lives. We might stand for an internal commitment or belief, but it needs more t...  Read More
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Benefits of Praise
by Curt Dodd on October 13th, 2022
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. (Psalm 150:6)If we are living and breathing, Scripture commands us to always be praising the Lord. We should praise Him not just because He deserves it, but also because we benefit from praising Him.As you are praising God, not only are you inviting Him to come near, but you are also being reminded of God's presence. Many of us become very forgetful ...  Read More
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