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Prophesying our praise – keeping perspective

By Dave Henning / January 21, 2020

“One of the best ways to keep our sense of perspective is by prophesying our praise.  It’s not just praising God for what He has already done, past tense.  It’s praising God by faith for what He will do, future tense.  Instead of focusing on your circumstances, it’s declaring the character of God, the promises […]

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It’s not about you – it’s all about Jesus

By Dave Henning / May 10, 2018

“Sometimes people say, ‘It’s not about you; it’s about others.’  That’s not wrong, but it does’t go far enough.  I don’t think it’s even about others; it’s about Jesus.  It’s all about Him (emphasis author’s).”- Banning Liebscher “So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have […]

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The crazy, transforming power of adoration

By Dave Henning / November 8, 2017

“This is the crazy, transforming power of adoration.  We use our words to praise God and in the process find ourselves getting healed of false perceptions of Him.”- Sara Hagerty “He delivered me because He delighted in me.”- Psalm 18:19 (NKJV) Today Sara Hagerty concludes her discussion of six thoughts to help us grow toward […]

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Use your power tools

By Dave Henning / March 15, 2016

Today June Hunt continues her presentation of seven strategies we can use to train our brain to forgive (Chapter 7, How to Forgive) by discussing how to use your power tools of thanksgiving and praise. 3.  Use you power tools: thanksgiving and praise.  June encourages you to being your mornings by expressing gratitude for God’s […]

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Praise through

By Dave Henning / January 22, 2016

“After you pray through, you need to praise through.”- Mark Batterson Mark Batterson concludes Chapter 14 of The Circle Maker with the bold statement that we should praise God for disappointment because it drives us to our knees in prayer.  Responding to disappointment in a God-pleasing way can restore our prayer rhythm and resurrect our desires. […]

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Courageous praise

By Dave Henning / June 4, 2015

“Give thanks in all circumstances. for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”- 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Charles Stanley concludes Chapter 6 of Waiting on God with the final principle for persevering through dark times-courageous praise.  On the basis of our relationship with Christ, we express our thankfulness to Him regardless of our circumstances. […]

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Soul- satisfaction

By Dave Henning / March 15, 2015

“Because your love is better than life . . . my soul will be satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.”- Psalm 63:3-5 “You can admire without having to acquire.”- John Ortberg John Ortberg begins Chapter 14 (“The Soul Needs Satisfaction”) of Soul Keeping by citing author […]

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Reaching toward praise

By Dave Henning / January 20, 2015

Timothy Keller concludes Chapter 12 of Prayer by noting that the last Psalms of the Psalter are all praise.  In his book Answering God, Eugene Peterson states that just as the Psalter ends in unbroken praise, all prayer is framed by praise.  In the end, all prayer should and will end in praise: “[This means] […]

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