Screen Shot 2014-02-03 at 15.17.19Praising the Lord always, Praising the Lord always, Praising the Lord with our all our heart, Praising the Lord with all our heart always, Yes God is Good, Yes God is Good, Yes God is Good, Is Good to me, Yes God is Good, Yes God is Good, Yes God is Good is Good to me!!! Those who Fear God are to remember to Praise Him at all times even during the good or the challenging moments. Everyday in Heaven, the 24 elders, the 144, the saints, angels, creatures, Praise, Adore God 24/7 permanently as their full-time job in Revelation 4:6-11, 5:11-12, 7:11, 11:16, 14:13, 15:2-3, 19:5-7, 22:8-9. Similarly, believers on earth are to join Heaven to Praise God in an eternal, continuous, endless praise and worship of God. Whoever, Wherever, Whenever, Whatever one is doing one can Praise God like Hannah did silently in Samuel 1-2, Mary did privately in Luke 1:46-56 in the Magnificat 1, Miriam did publicly in Exodus 15:1-21 and King David danced openly in 2 Samuel 6:14 to God’s Glory on earth as it is done in Heaven. The Church of Jesus Christ is to always Praise the Lord for God literally inhabits the Praises of believers according to Psalm 22:3, for God’s Attention is gained through Praise and Worship. God send angels faster in answer to prayer and joins 2 or 3 gathered in His Name for God is present in their midst.

 In Psalm 100:1-2 believers are to make a joyful noise to the Lord, all lands, serve the Lord with gladness, come to God’s Presence with singing. In Psalm 149:6, believers are to sing High Praises to God with a two-edged sword, the word of God in their hand. Psalm 150:6 says everything that has breath Praise the Lord. In Joshua 6:5-20 victory was won by the sacrificial shouts of worship led by the priests during the 7th march in obedience to God’s instructions which brought down the walls of Jericho. So by Praising and worshipping God believers express gratitude, adoration, appreciation in advance before a miracle happens for faith is evidence of things not seen. Christian believers benefit from Praising God as it helps them to focus and give Attention to God so stops the ripple effects of worrying by creating a win – win situation. Despite challenging situations, circumstances, calamities, grief, sorrow, disappointments, pain, depression, misery, separation, divorce, trials, tribulations, disasters, these become endurance tests which immunize the believer for victory. Praising God helps Christian believers to overcome such tests which become a testimony of strength and refined character. Such real life practical training in God’s University for Life helps to gain experience to fully qualify with the necessary life – skills to become equipped to handle life better.

Christians who practice intense deep intimate praise and worship of God enjoy refreshing times in God’s presence. They emotionally feel secure in God by faith in their heart, mind, spirit, body for it brings great joy in God’s loving presence rejuvenating the soul. They project warmth, joy, laughter, making them attractive to those wanting to know the Godly secret for good success. They feel healthy and fit from exercises in dances and calmly reflect more Godly thoughts. Christian believers are blessed by focussing and dwelling more on Praising God daily. Praising God helps clear a fogged mind so de-clutters the head from worry to see clearly to become more sensitive to God’s Voice and Touch. Instead of becoming bitter, angry and reject God, faith strengthens the believer to trust God and guides believers to learn from the past to avoid domino effect of pitfalls. Such experiences help to better understand what others go through for empathy to support them. This helps to draw closer to God like Job did and Vice – Versa in Job 42:10-17. It stops being stuck in the rut, in unthankful, ungrateful, negative cycle of moaning, whining, winging, complaining, ingratitude, selfishness and self-centredness. By choosing to dwell permanently on Praising God, believers have inner peace, joy of the Lord, boldness, confidence, courage, strength from God. Praising God helps to connect directly into God’s Presence like brother Lawrence practiced the presence of God through the Precious Blood of Jesus in Jesus Name.

Believers who think it is too much to focus on God first, miss the point for God said, if people refuse to Praise God in Luke 14:40, babies and stones will Praise God. The living testimony that reminds believers to Praise God 24/7, is the excellent shining work of Dr Paul and Jan Crouch’s TV Ministry of TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) among others. They dedicated their loyal, faithful service to Praise the Lord God over 40 years. The TBN coat of arm themed appropriately, ‘Praise the Lord’ with the signal tune music, ” Praise, Praise, Praise, Praise, the Lord!!!!!!! reminds Christian believers of the wonderful voice of God’s servant general, Dr Crouch saying, ‘I will bless the Lord at all times and His Praise shall continually be in my mouth’ from Psalm 34:1.Praising God is not only for pastors, evangelistic gatherings, worship team, the choir, old people, expert musicians exclusively, it is for all and sundry. It highest form of desire in expressing deep affection and love for God with all, like believers eagerly and passionately share their wonderful memories of loved ones at all times. Although other issues may try to distract, Praise God!!! Why does God demand to be praised at all times when there is so much to talk about? Are people really to focus exclusively and praise God all day long, with a million other exciting things to do with so much juicy gossip to make people feel better by comparing themselves to others? The answer and the reason for the Christian believer to praise God is found in Ephesians 5:19.

Christians are to speak about God First by Praising Him to acknowledge God as the Source of life. God gives life breath Sunshine rain to all as the Greatest Provider so Deserves All the Praise Honour Glory Adoration for His Majestic Provision as Jehovah Jireh. Praise can be publicly on TV in church, corporate, private by Christian believers who love and adore Him. Publicly in church God has the Highest Greatest Praise and is the Centre of Attention Above All people. Believers gladly talk with great love, pride, passion, enthusiasm with pictures about themselves, spouse, children, grandchildren, family, siblings, status, career, work, colleagues, bosses, plans, the future, problems, etc. yet may not Praise God. Some praise humans to impress them for favour, promotion, gifts etc, but ashamed, embarrassed to Praise God Freely or Openly acknowledge God though they may not be at risk like those suffering or tortured for Christ. Praising God is not a religious act for believers on Sundays, for ministers or the worship team, or specific religious days and times set apart for God. 155520_293935360708365_2312049_nSome do not feel it is appropriate for daily family routines or during working hours, business decisions in the board room from Monday through to Saturday. They make choices and decisions without asking God First or including God in it because they feel it is none of God’s business. Also, they forget God is their Creator, whether they believe Him or not, so separate from their liberal life from God in various compartments of religion and secular life. However, when things go wrong they blame and accuse God of not loving or caring about them. It is a good thing to sing Praises unto the lord and towing His Praise to the Most High God, El Elyon. Private, Public Praises, Prayers are important for God Who hears and rewards in Matthew 6:6 so continue to P-r-a-i-s-e, P-r-a-i-s-e , P-r-a-i-s-e, P-r-a-i-s-e, P-r-a-i-s-e, P-r-a-i-s-e , P-r-a-i-s-e, the Lord God Jehovah Nissi for Victory in Jesus Name and sing: 24/7 I will Praise You Jehovah, 24/7 Blessed be your Holy name, 24/7 I will Praise you Jehovah, 24/7 Blessed be your holy Name. I will Praise Him, I will Praise him, I will Praise Him, With my whole heart, With my whole heart, I will Praise him, I will Praise Him, Praise the Lord, Hallelujah!!!!!!!

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