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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

One good indicator of a life lived in the fullness of the Spirit is a joyful, singing heart. Continue reading

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I Will Sing of Your Love Forever

“Jesus loves me this I know” is a simple but profound truth. That the creator of all things loves me with a steadfast, undying love, is positively amazing. It was that truth, God’s love, that set the Psalmist’s heart to singing, and singing, and singing. Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

The Psalmist, like many of us, has forgotten the joy of “hide and seek.” Continue reading

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Psalms, Worship and Prayer

One of the reasons I love to read the Psalms before I pray, is that they prime the pump of worship. They help us to focus on the goodness and greatness of God. As we are awestruck by his glory, we are ready to praise and worship. With wide-eyed wonder we are then ready to pray. Continue reading

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Meditating on Your Works

It is easy in the busyness of our lives to neglect meditation. It is easy to rush through our devotional times with the Lord; to rush through our prayers. When we do, we neglect the discipline that is most likely to bring a sense of the presence of God to our daily lives: meditation. Continue reading

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New Songs

Old songs; new songs; sing them both with passion and joy. We serve a great God and he is worthy of our praise! Continue reading

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Contrast

The psalmist begins by giving us a message about the sinfulness of the wicked, but soon finds himself awestruck by the ultimate contrast: the glory of God. Continue reading

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Whom Shall I Fear?

David often found himself in a place where he had to face his fears. Chased relentlessly by his enemies, he spent much of his life seeking a safe place to hide. Continue reading

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (Sept 27)

Spirit is really in control, he fills you with joy and he fills your heart with singing. Life lived in the flesh doesn’t produce joyful songs, but life in the Spirit always does. Continue reading

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Psalms, Worship and Prayer (July 6)

One of the reasons I love to read the Psalms before I pray, is that they prime the pump of worship. They help us to focus on the goodness and greatness of God. As we are awestruck by his glory, we are ready to praise and worship. With wide-eyed wonder we are then ready to pray. Worship and praise affects my praying in every way—it provides right perspective, it prompts faith, it helps us focus and refocus our requests. As we worship, we realize the joy of his presence and we are changed. Continue reading

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