Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips (Hos. 14:2 KJV) The prophet Hosea saw in the spirit the blessedness of the believer in Christ as expressed in the words on Hos. 14:2 above.
Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand (Ps. 149:6 KJV) Praise is a weapon by itself against the forces of evil and oppression. The verse above exhorts the saints to have the high praises of God in their mouth and a two-edged sword in their
I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth (Ps. 34:1 KJV) The Psalmist emphatically states that he will bless the Lord at all times, and expounds further on what he meant by saying “His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Blessing the Lord is praising Him,
Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high (Ps. 113:5 KJV) When the Psalmist asked the question above during a moment of praise to God, he is not expecting an answer, because he knows what it is. There is really no one like our God. The Lord is unique, and distinct
Take words with you and return to the LORD. Say to Him, “Take away all iniquity, And receive us graciously, That we may present the fruit of our lips. (Hos. 14:2 NAS) God has sown the seed of grace on the earth and reaped a harvest of praise in return. When we receive unmerited favor,
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them; (Acts 16:25 NAS) We know that there is power unleashed when we pray ( James 5:16). However, not many believers have recognized the power of praise. Just as prayer unleashes power, praise also
Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name. (Heb. 13:15 NAS) God has made us His priests to offer unto Him spiritual sacrifices. The priests in the Old Testament offered sheep, goats and other material sacrifices. Today,