Archive for July, 2008

Pray without ceasing.- 1 Thessalonians 5:17
Take this to heart: getting through today won’t get any easier without prayer. However, I believe that the Lord wants us on a continual quest that seeks Him out daily, especially by staying in prayer. We do so by tapping into God’s Spirit that rests in us. He has placed His Holy Spirit within us and we must tap into the power of the Spirit in order to get in close contact with God.
With all that we have to deal with in a day, we have to stay in prayer. We have to stay in constant prayer. Without prayer, we would be like a a light bulb without any source of energy. I pray that you open yourself to continually praying throughout the day. Whether it be at your desk or on the road. Pray by having a brief word with God. Openly express your feelings to God like David did when He created many of the psalms that we read from the Bible.

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Praises should flow easily from our lips. We ought to be able to praise God with the ease of opening our mouths. Our praise should outweigh the singing and chirping of birds of the air. Our praise should exhibit brighter than the feathers of a peacock. We should have praise the oozes from our lips like a volcanic explosion of lava.

Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that confess his name.- Hebrews 13:15 (NIV)

Our praise should be ” a sacrifice of praise” and should “confess his name.” This is the “fruit of lips.” We should offer such praise “continually” and confess His name. This is the “fruit”- the evidence for others to witness as our testimony- that comes from our lips.

Find someone to bless today with a special witness of praise for God the Most High.

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