Posts in Devotions
Righteousness and Humility

Righteousness. It is our calling and God’s standard. As we progress in our faith, as God changes and transforms our hearts and minds to conform into His image, we can begin to become proud of our own righteousness.

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In Hell there is No Music

As far I can see in the Bible, in Hell there is no music. Throughout scriptures, we read of music in heaven. Job said the morning stars sang together in worship of God. We read of musical instruments in heaven. The 24 elders in Revelation didn’t just have crowns, but harps. And they sang to the Lord.

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True Joy in Worshiping God

Joy. One of the fruits of the spirit is joy. We are told to rejoice in the Lord, and, as if we didn’t get it the first time, Paul says, “I say it again rejoice.” But let me ask you, when was the last time you felt real joy?

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Sacrifices & Trust

For many, the time of worship in a church service is a time for THEM. It is for them to be refreshed, filled, recharged. It’s a time for them to connect with God, to be comforted and blessed. But worship is first and last about God.

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Thou Art a Shield about Me

There is a spiritual battle that rages around us. If we could see into the spiritual dimension, we would realize that those who are with us are greater than those who are against us.  We are told to fix our eyes not on what is seen, but what is unseen.

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Reverence & Trembling in Psalm 2

Many contemporary worship communities have done a wonderful job at helping us grasp the immanence, or nearness, of God, but in doing so have lost the transcendence, the Holy otherness, of God.

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