Praise Opens The Gates of Blessings By Jeanne Theriault
Prayer and praise must never be separated. Praise opens the way to answered prayer. Praise opens the way to the heart of God.
Psalm 107:21-2 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men. 22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with song of joy.
Praise fills life with the atmosphere of heaven
Psalm 72:19 Praise be to his glorious name forever, may the whole earth be filled with his glory Amen and Amen.
When you begin to Praise God, Satan turns in terror and flees.
Psalm 56:9 My enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me. 10 In God whose word I praise in the Lord whose word I praise.
Praising God opens your heart to him, praising God reduces your problems and your mountains turns into hills of blessings.
Psalm 121:1 I lift up my eyes to the hill, where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord the Maker of heaven and earth.
When praising God you will triumphant in the battles.
Deuteronomy 20:4 For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.
Praise God in songs
Romans 15:11 Praise the Lord all you Gentiles and sing praises to him all you people.
Praise God in prayer
Psalm 18:3 I call to the Lord who is worthy of praise and I am saved from my enemies.
Praise God in obedience
1 Corinthians 9:13 Men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.
Our praises will fill the atmosphere of heaven, though at times it may be difficulty but scriptures says :
Hebrews 13:15 Through Jesus Christ therefore let us continually offer God a sacrifice of praise the fruit of the lips that confess his name.
When you press in and give him thanks and praise you will enter into his rest, his peace which will pass all understanding.
Praising God gives you the victory. God will strengthen you with the power of the Holy Spirit. Praising God brings the shout of victory!
Jehoshaphat was in a battle when he and the people sought God’s face, a Levite gave them a message of hope. They believed the promise of God. They marched into battle with singing and praising God. When they began to sing and praise, the Lord set ambush against them. (2 Chronicles 20:22)
Praise sets an ambush for the enemy. He flees at the sound of praise.
When Israel praised God the walls fell down.
Joshua 6:16 Joshua commanded the people, Shout! For the Lord has given you the city! 20 When the trumpets sounded the people shouted, and at the sound of the trumpet when the people gave a shout the wall collapsed .
The people gave a shout of praise and God gave them the city, He gave them victory!
Acts 16:25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God and the other prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken, and at once the prison doors flew open and every one chains became loose.
Paul and Silas were stripped, beaten and place in stocks in prison. Despite there situation they praised God, praying and singing as the other prisoners listened. No matter what circumstances you are in, you should Praise God, others may be watching you in your situation and you can be an example to them. Through praise your suddenly will come and things will be shaken off and you will be free.
Satan fears the power in the name of Jesus, he flees from the, Lord’s habitation of praise .He hates praise because it focuses our attention on God. God is our Father and he fights his children battles.
Psalm 8:2 From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise because of your enemies to silence the foe and the avenger.
Psalm 50:23 He who sacrifice thank offerings honors me and he prepares the way so that I may show him the salvation of God.
Psalm 71:14 But as for me, I will always have hope I will praise you more and more 15 My mouth will tell of your righteousness of your salvation all day long.
Praise brings in heavens atmosphere, opens the gates to blessings and wins the battle for God.
Praise makes room for God’s blessings
Ephesians 1:3 praise be to God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us in heavenly realms with every spiritual blessings in Christ.
Lord you will strengthen me as I give you praise no matter what is going on around me. For you are worthy of all praise. I will bless your name, I will rejoice in your mercy and truth. With my mouth I will declare your goodness, you are the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Giving you praise is my language of faith, which with cause my faith to abound in all things thank you Lord. Amen