Praise the greatest weapon

2015-04-30 16:13

“PRAISE waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed.” Psalm 65:1

Many things happen in our lives. The greatest weapon that we have as believers, which is more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction, is praise.

If we have not praised God to the point of removing our clothes as David did, we will only have an anointing to kill cockroaches and not Goliath.

There are many things we overlook that will make us to lose the power of God. Some people say God speaks to them. However, there is no way we can hear God’s voice without being musical. If we cannot sing to God and praise and worship Him, then the battle is half lost because God will never hear us.

Moses taught the children of Israel the commandments of God in song. Deuteronomy 31:22 says: “Moses, therefore, wrote this song the same day, and taught it to the children of Israel.” Exodus 15:1: “Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spoke, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.” About 3 million people all sang. The singing was not done only by the choir, but by all the Israelites; the entire congregation sang.

We cannot get to heaven without singing, for in heaven all that takes place is singing. Nobody can join heaven without singing, therefore, we have to learn from this. God can never find one as a beloved if one is not singing. Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice (Philippians 4:4), in other words, rejoicing has to be continuous.

The reason we live is to worship God. The devil is strong because he is a singer and sings a lot. David practised killing lions and bears with his bare hands from the age of 12, for praise gives boldness and confidence. A person who carries praise and worship walks in glory, and the presence of God is evident in such a life. The habitation of God Jehovah is praise.

With prayer God will despatch angels to us but with praise He comes down Himself. Prayer has to be accompanied with praise.

When Peter was imprisoned the best that God did for him was to send an angel because only prayers were offered but no praise. But, in the case of Paul and Silas they praised and used the chains as musical instruments and even the prisoners paid attention to their praise.

The prisoners were captivated by what they were hearing because there was something happening around them.

Prayer point: Call the blood of Jesus three times, his name once and pray: Son of the living God, let your spirit enter into my heart. Let me become your property, in Jesus’ name.

WoW: “If you are carrying the grace of God, you can never be disgraced by man.” Tim Omotoso

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