Category Archives: Power of Praise

The Purity of Praise

by Victoria Robinson

The Word of God shows us that God inhabits the praises of His people. Since God is pure, then when we choose to praise Him we are focusing on purity.

The psalmist said, “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”  Wow! If we would align our hearts with this same truth and praise our heavenly Father for how He chose to create us then the purity of praising Him would set us free...

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Only You—A Love Song For Him

by Victoria Robinson

The 1954 classic song, Only You, performed by The Platters certainly has a lot of scriptural truth in it, though maybe not what the writer intended. While this song speaks of a man who loves a woman, the words perfectly characterize the way we should love our Lord. Let us look at these words as a love song to Him, our—Only You!

Only you can make this world seem right
Only you can make the darkness bright
Only you and you alone can thril...
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Is an Informal Invitation Acceptable?

by Victoria Robinson

I enjoy collecting antique etiquette books. One in my collection is Etiquette—The Blue Book of Social Usage written in 1922 by Emily Post. It is interesting to see the different societal changes that have taken place. One such change is the use of a verbal invitation via the telephone. Apparently at some point this informal form of invitation was considered to be a disgraceful way to invite someone to an event...

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The Big Guy Upstairs?

by Victoria Robinson

Hallelujah! What a beautiful word that has a glorious connotation. Who knew it is really a slang word of sorts. (Well, not really, but work with me here.) It is Hebrew for “praise Yah” (shortened form of Yahweh). It is not uncommon slang for our Lord to be called “the big guy upstairs”. Can’t you just hear someone who uses that term say, “Praise ya big guy upstairs!”  For the rest of us that would translate as,  “Praise ye the Lord...

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