I wonder what sea creatures do when they praise the LORD. Does praise just happen in their doing what they were created to do?
ARCHIVE April, 2013
Everything that has breath received its life from its Creator. Therefore, it is only fitting that everything that has breath should praise the Lord.
Chapel Worship Guide for Sunday 9 AM—April 21, 2013 The Nemmers Family Chapel at Advocate Condell Welcome—Barbara Shafer, Christ Church Highland Park Worship in Song: From Micah 6, The Offertory with LeAnn Malecha and Mike Taylor (First Presbyterian Church of Libertyville) Scripture Reading (Old Testament): Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. […]
When we live the Risen Life calling Jesus “Lord,” we become a living demonstration of God’s faithfulness. The result is that He takes pleasure in us. He delights in making righteousness spring forth upon the earth in the form of believers living true to His Word. He delights in our praises, with His people acknowledging […]
When we call Jesus “Lord” we can have a peace that passes all understanding because it’s a peace that He gives. The world might promise peace and try to achieve it through compromise, collaboration, and consensus. But, that’s not the kind of peace that God gives us. Peace that characterizes the Risen Life is a […]
How many times have we heard someone say, “Oh grow up!” and agreed that the person being addressed needed to show more maturity and responsibility? The Bible exhorts us in many regards to mature in our faith. But God also calls us to become like little children. You see, maturing doesn’t equal independence, necessitating letting […]
I mentioned a few weeks ago that when we call Jesus “Lord” it should change the way we live, the decisions we make, the politics we hold, and the way we use our time and resources. The Risen Life is not a series of prohibitions, but a call to live like redeemed people. Are you […]
Chapel Worship Guide for Sunday 9 AM—April 21, 2013 The Nemmers Family Chapel at Advocate Condell Welcome—Barbara Shafer, Christ Church Highland Park Worship in Song with Nathan Clayton, Christ Church Lake Forest Hymn 72– My Jesus I Love Thee Hymn 240–Grace greater than all our sin Spirit of the Living God Scripture Reading (Old Testament): Zephaniah […]
Matthew 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. 15 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some […]
It can be said that in the Bible, God reveals Himself to us; but in our prayers, God invites us to a relationship and fellowship. How often we forego the very blessing of reading the Bible. After all, God is taking the opportunity to tell us about Himself, His ways, and His will. But when […]