Praise: His Presence in Praise

Day 49 // June 3  

“When God’s people begin to praise and worship Him using the Biblical methods He gives, the Power of His presence comes among His people in an even greater measure.” Graham Prescott

Let them praise His name with the dance; let them sing praises to Him with the timbrel and harp. For the Lord takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation(Psalm 149:3-4).

Prayer Target
Let’s pray this together:
God, we know that Your Word declares that You inhabit the praises of Your people (Psalm 22:3); You “dwell” in the atmosphere praise. Praise is more than a reaction of coming into Your presence – praise is a vehicle of faith that takes us deeper into Your presence and power! Praise and worship are the “gateway” that allows us to enter the sacredness of Your glory. As the psalmist writes, we “enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful to Him, and bless His name” (Psalm 100:4). We want to see You today. We want the Power of Your presence to come among us in an even greater measure. And so, we enthrone You in our praises, and we declare that You are the great I AM. Be glorified, God!

Praise: The Place of Praise

Day 48 // June 2 

“There are no unique postures and times and limitations that restrict our access to God. My relationship with God is intimate and personal. The Christian does not go to the temple to worship. The Christian takes the temple with him or her. Jesus lifts us beyond the building and pays the human body the highest compliment by making it His dwelling place, the place where He meets with us. Our entire life and being should cultivate a place of praise and worship before our God.”Ravi Zacharias

O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, in a dry and weary land where there is no water.Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary, to see Your power and Your glory.Because Your loving-kindness is better than life, My lips will praise You.So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth offers praises with joyful lips. When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches, for You have been my help, and in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy.My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me. Amen (Psalm 63:1-8)!

Prayer Target
Let’s pray this together:
God, we come before Your throne in a heart attitude of humility and desperation for You, our God. We pray that every place we go today, we would give You all the praise and honor that is due Your holy name. We make these words the meditation of our heart today:”Praise Him for his mighty deeds; praise Him according to His excellent greatness” (Psa. 150:2)!”And my tongue shall speak of Your righteousness and of Your praise all the day long” (Psa. 35:28). May we truly remember our dependency should be solely on You that we would become a holy, hungry, desperate people for You, O God. For You alone satisfy.

Praise: The Product of Praise

Day 47 // June 1  

“Faith comes through God’s Word and through praise. Faith grows as you praise the Lord.” Wesley L. Duewe

Blessed be the LORD, because He has heard the voice of my supplications! The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him (Psalm 28:6-7).

Prayer Target
Let’s pray this together:
Father, we praise You today as our strength and shield. We greatly rejoice in You and praise you with our song. We make a fresh commitment today to hold nothing back from You. For we know You are omniscient; You know all things. You are omnipresent; everywhere at all times. You are our peace, our protector, our provider, our rescuer and our refuge. And we deeply desire to receive and release all You have for us today. This is our heart’s cry. We love You.

Praise: The Power of Praise

Day 46 // May 31  

“God operates on the power of praise, sacrifice and humility of heart. He works with submitted souls, singing saints and Spirit-filled sanctuaries.” Jack Hayford

Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth! Sing out the honor of His name; make His praise glorious. Say to God,“How awesome are Your works!Through the greatness of Your powerYour enemies shall submit themselves to You. All the earth shall worship You and sing praises to You; they shall sing praises to Your name.” Selah (Psalm 66:1-4).

Prayer Target
Today, let’s declare and pray Psalm 66 together:
Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth! Sing out the honor of His name;
Make His praise glorious. Say to God,
“How awesome are Your works!
Through the greatness of Your power
Your enemies shall submit themselves to You.
All the earth shall worship You
And sing praises to You;
They shall sing praises to Your name.
Let’s make a joyful noise unto the Lord together!
God, this truly is our prayer today. We will make Your praise glorious!

Praise: The Purpose of Praise

Day 45 // May 30  

“Offering praise to the Lord is not only a means of accessing His throne but is also an appropriate way to remember His goodness every day. Then stepping into His presence, we wait there to receive direction from our living God.” Jack Hayford

Oh, sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless His name; proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day. Declare His glory among the nations, His wonders among all peoples. For the Lord is great and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the Lord made the heavens.Honor and majesty are before Him; strength and beauty are in His sanctuary(Psalm 96:1-6).

Prayer Target
Let’s pray this together:
Father, we sing to You today a new song, for You alone are great and greatly to be praised! We proclaim the good news of Your salvation to all the earth. Thank You for Your goodness and for all Your precious promises towards us. We choose today to receive Your goodness and mercy by faith as we sing a song of great praise to You. We commit this day to You, and we wait on You to receive Your direction. Help us to make praising You a high priority throughout our day. We our determined in our hearts to give You all the praise and glory that is due Your mighty name. Amen!

Praise: A People of Praise

Day 44 // May 29  

“The more you praise God, the more you become God-conscious and absorbed in His greatness, wisdom, faithfulness, and love. Praise reminds you of all that God is able to do and of great things He has already done.” Wesley L. Duewel

O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Your praise (Psalm 51:15).

Prayer Target
Let’s pray this together:
Father, as we give ourselves to praising You today, we thank You for all the great and mighty things you have done. You have been faithful, and Your ways are good. And we know that there is so much more You have in store for us to experience as we walk with You. We proclaim our allegiance to You, God, and pray that You would help us, through Jesus, to offer a continual sacrifice of praise, for You are so worthy! And as we do, we commit to do good and share with those in need, for we know these are the sacrifices that please You. We love You and we praise you. Amen!