Author: Esther

24
Mar

Praise with understanding

Psalm 47:7:  God is the king of all the earth; sing praises with understanding. God is sovereign and supreme.  He rules the whole earth with wisdom and justice.  Whenever we praise Him, we have to do it with understanding that He is a great God. Our thinking and our brain cannot actually comprehend the fullness […]

23
Mar

Fear God and walk in His way

Psalm 128:1-2:  Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in his ways.  For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. If we respect God, we will walk in His ways.  When we walk in His ways, we shall be blessed […]

22
Mar

Thankfulness

II Chronicles 29:13:  Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name. David and the people of Israel gave willingly to the temple of God.  They gave out of their wealth, treasure, abilities to God.  David is therefore thanking God for the gifts that the people gave for the work of God’s […]

21
Mar

No payback

I Peter 3:9:  Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. Today, the world is running high on ‘payback” time.  Everybody wants to pay back the other person exactly the same way for the evil that was done to […]

20
Mar

A thankful heart

2 Samuel 22:50:  Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the gentiles, and sing praises to Your name. David thanked God for His protection over his life.  David spent a part of his life running from one cave to another, being pursued by Saul.  God was faithful in protecting David.  David was […]

19
Mar

Being thankful

Judges 5:3:  Hear O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I even I, will sing unto the Lord: I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel. This is a song sung by Deborah after the Lord gave them victory over Canaanite attack.  She wanted everyone to know that she is singing praises […]

18
Mar

Victorious in trials

James 1:12:  Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. Temptation and trials are very common that occur to everyone, but for those in Christ, they will build up a person’s character and faith.  […]

03
Feb

God is worthy of praise

Psalm 9:1:  I will praise you O Lord, with my whole heart, I will tell of all your marvelous works. Praising God should come from the depth of the heart.  The psalmist here wants to declare about all the marvelous works of God.  When should we praise God? The Bible says to praise God at […]

02
Feb

The blood of Jesus

Ephesians 2:13:  But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. The Bible says that all have sinned and have come short of the glory of God.  God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, Jesus.  We all had sinned […]

01
Feb

God will fight for you

Deuteronomy 20:4:  For the Lord your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you. God is our protector.  He is the one who fights all our battles.  He saves us from every harm by watching over us.  When God goes with us, the red seas will […]