1 Chronicles 16:8 is a psalm that was sung in celebration of the ark's arrival in Jerusalem.
We are assured that the teachings we received from Christ were founded in truth thus, we might as well stick and keep walking with him and those teachings.
When we come together for public worship, we should praise and thank God for giving us the permission to do so. It is such a privilege!
An attitude of thankfulness would cause us to promote harmony and peace. Nothing better will move us to peace and order than being thankful to God.
Psalms 95-100 are grouped so as to form a series of songs used for temple worship. From chapter 95 we learn about the call for people to worship God because he is the savior.
The plagues in Egypt display the inability of the "divine" pharaoh to sustain cosmic order. It is Yahweh, through his servants Moses and Aaron, who triumphed over cosmic struggle, showing who really controls the forces of nature.
If we make God's word our guide and learn from it, we are in the right way.
We will not be able to see and experience wonderful things from the Word of God until we are renewed!
We find God's word reliable and true, and a constant source of comfort, joy and instruction.
Jesus is the perfect example for those who suffer for doing good. He triumphed over death. Instead of being bound by the forces that lead to death, his spirit entered into fuller life. In view of this, believers must be ready to suffer for doing good.
True liberty is the freedom to serve God not license to do as we please.
Message of the Day: A Personal and Practical Knowledge of God Produce A Fruitful and Healthy Spiritual Life.
Right knowledge always result to right attitude.
Believers must refuse to be affected by the sinful ways of the world. We belong to the new age of the light, not of the darkness caused by the sinfulness of the world. Thus, our decisions must be according to the standards of the light not of the world.
Surely, God punishes the evil, but he does not disdain all those who suffer. We may suffer now, but soon we will all be exalted.
God is ready and willing to cleanse us if we will stop pleasing ourselves and obey him instead. Only genuine repentance and obedience will result to right behavior and correct form of worship. It should come from within us!
A sincere service of God can only come from a free and willing devotion of the heart. We should male a choice for God himself will not force us. We must serve him with all of our heart.