Posts with the tag “worship”

Falling at Jesus’ Feet
by Curt Dodd on March 7th, 2024
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.” (Revelation 1:17)  This verse describes a personal encounter that John had with Jesus. When John saw Jesus, he fell at His feet like dead. It completely overpowered him.   Think about that for a minute. Have you ever had an experience like that with the ...  Read More
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Replacing God
by Curt Dodd on September 7th, 2023
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith -- and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God -- not by works, so that no one can boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9)  One of the tragedies that we see in our nation every day is that we have forgotten the Lord and have replaced Him with our activity. Think about that for a moment. Many people want to do the activities of religion, rather than...  Read More
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Never Stop Worshiping
by Curt Dodd on September 1st, 2023
All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God. (Revelation 7:11)    When we worship, we join heaven. Do you realize that nothing is more important than aligning your life with the will and purpose of God in worship?     The angels never stop worshiping. Night and day, they contin...  Read More
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Willingness To Pay the Price
by Curt Dodd on August 2nd, 2023
“But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon -- Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego -- who pay no attention to you, O king.  They neither serve your gods nor worship the image of gold you have set up.”  (Daniel 3:12)  Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego were three young men caught in the web of a pagan nation’s immoral edicts and laws.  Trapped in a vicious ploy of ...  Read More
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Qualities of a Church
by Curt Dodd on May 6th, 2023
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16)    Yesterday, we discussed three qualities that are important to look for in a church home. Today, we will continue that list and discuss a few more important qualities to consider when looking for a...  Read More
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It’s All About Jesus
by Curt Dodd on September 3rd, 2022
For they all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. (Philippians 2:21) I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior when I was 12 years old. The moment I turned from sin and placed my faith in Jesus Christ, I rode my bicycle home singing and praising God. Filled with joy, I made up words to a new song. (I wish I had written the words down because I thought they were pretty good at the time...  Read More
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Never Stop Worshiping
by Curt Dodd on September 1st, 2022
All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God. (Revelation 7:11) When we worship, we join heaven. Do you realize that nothing is more important than aligning your life with the will and purpose of God in worship?   The angels never stop worshiping. Night and day, they continue to...  Read More
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