Praise Reflection

Praise Reflection (30 Sept) – God Our Refuge, Protector And Enabler (Part 2)

Psalm 91:9-16 If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,”     and you make the Most High your dwelling, 10 no harm will overtake you,     no disaster will come near your tent. 11 For he will command his angels concerning you     to guard you in all your ways; 12 they will lift you up in their hands,     so that you will not strike…

Praise Reflection (24 Sept) – God our Refuge, Protector and Enabler (Part 1)

Psalm 91:1-8 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High     will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,     my God, in whom I trust.” 3 Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare     and from the deadly pestilence. Charles Haddon Spurgeon [1834-1892] testifies that in…

Praise Reflection (16 September) – Forgetting

The story of the creator God’s relationship with his people is woven with two strands: his people’s unfaithfulness and God’s faithfulness. Whenever his people return to the Lord in repentance, they are able to come only because he has never forgotten his mercy or ceased loving them. On entering the promised land, the people of…

Praise Reflection (9 September) – Remembering

In CS Lewis’ children’s story The Silver Chair, the heroine is commissioned for a task and given four signs to guide her. Before she begins, she is instructed “…remember, remember, remember the signs. Say them to yourself when you wake in the morning and when you lie down at night, and when you wake in…

Praise Reflection (2 September) – The Overcoming Power of the Blood of Jesus

“They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb     and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.” Revelation 12:11 As we have seen in the preceding Praise Reflections on the Blood of the Lamb: there is life in the blood; forgiveness was bought with the…

Praise Reflection (12 August) – The healing power of the blood of Jesus

‘“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”’ (1 Peter 2:24) The character of God and God’s action on our behalf Psalm 145:8-9 “The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all;…

Praise Reflection (5 August) – The cleansing power of the blood of Jesus

“Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29) “How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spiritoffered himselfunblemished to God, cleanse our consciencesfrom acts that lead to death,so that we may serve the living God!”  (Hebrews 9:14) Song  It’s Your Blood That Cleanses…

Praise Reflection (29 July) – The Blood of Jesus: the Life is in the Blood

“For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement for yourselves on the altar; it is the blood that makes atonement for one’s life.” ( Leviticus 17:11) “… because the life of every creature is its blood. That is why I have said to the Israelites,…

Praise Reflection (22 July) – Holy is Your Name!

Song Holy is Your Name (Brodie and Laura Buchal) Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGdtcODYRCo&list=OLAK5uy_mUwcC393JXmH9yMH0ssK2zKm2zAU08aZQ Exodus 33:17-19 “And the Lord said to Moses, “I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you and I know you by name.” Then Moses said, “Now show me your glory.” And the Lord said, “I will cause all my goodness to…