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Category Archives: Worship
Is Your Praise and Worship Rocking The House?
Its very obvious that the Praise of Yahweh Rocked the Eternal Throne Room in Isaiah 6:1-4! So, what about in our Houses of Worship? For all too long we have been told to worship in quiet. As a pastor, I … Continue reading
Is Our Joy Making Enough Noise?
When was the last time people OUTSIDE our building could hear the sound of our rejoicing far away WITHOUT AMPLIFICATION? “And on that day they offered great sacrifices, REJOICING because God had given them GREAT JOY. The women and children … Continue reading
What Covid-19 Has Given Me!
While joining in corporate worship is good and it is enjoyable to honor His name with God’s people, I am thrilled for the time alone with Him daily in the Word as I hear His voice so clearly and He … Continue reading
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7 Marks of Active Worship
Have you been in worship lately? I don’t mean, “Have you been to worship lately?” If we love Jesus, we love Him enough to worship Him both privately and publicly. What I am asking today is, “Have you been in worship lately?” “Make a joyful … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #178 – Praise the Lord, O My Soul!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Worship is not a spectator sport! It is a totally unknown thought to think of sitting and watching people worship. Worship, by its very definition, requires the participation of all. In our worship we are … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast Episode #177 – The Lord’s Love Is With Those Who Fear Him!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Obedience is the entrance pass into dynamic worship! Sit back and listen to the worship of any congregation you visit and within minutes you can determine whether they are doers of the word or hearers … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast Episode #176 – The Lord Doesn’t Treat Us As Our Sins Deserve!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. David reminds us again and again of God goodness! The source of constant motivations to return to His side and proclaim His praises in the midst of the Great Assembly each week, God’s compassion draws … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast Episode #175 – Forget Not All His Benefits!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Looking for some encouragement? Join us as we refocus on our incredibly gracious and compassionate LORD over the next four studies! Our God is amazing! And often, in the crush of life, we forget all … Continue reading
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Psalms: God is the center of life and the central joy of life! (Book 5)
Artwork Credit: foundationsforfreedom.net Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the … Continue reading
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