Praises Be Unto Thee: Lift Up Your Voice Like a Trumpet

I can’t do anything but cry and give thanks! God has been nothing BUT good to us. Hallelujah!!

“Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, And His praise in the assembly of the saints.” (Psalms 149:1)


Enter Into His Presence Part 1

Today has been so refreshing and delightful as I was in the presence of the Lord.

Have you ever had those moments when you just don’t want to break away into the busyness of life just to sit at the feet of the Lord, to pour of a heart of praise and thanksgiving? Having a Mary heart in a Martha world. ( Luke 10 : 38-42 ) This is how I felt and it was amazing.

How Great Thou Art has been my praise unto Thee this evening and I cannot stop singing! I thought I would share this with you all.


God bless each heart that craves to eat the spiritual food and drink from the Living Water that is supplied in abundance. Take thereof and be blessed in Him.


“Bless the Lord, O my soul. O Lord my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honor and majesty.” ( Psalm 104 : 1 KJV )

Are You Smarter, Wiser or Perhaps More Creative Than God? NAWWW…. Who are we kidding?!!


Let’s face it. If a tv show ever existed we would lose hands down, way way down. I mean wayyyy down. We are not smarter than God. We surely cannot outwit Him even if we tried. (remember that it was He and He ALONE who created every thing seen and unseen.)
He is The Man with the Master Plan.
Last night was not unlike any other in my home but it was a great time to experience as my husband, a couple of the kids and myself were watching Animal Planet and the show basically was about life in the ocean. All sorts of living organisms and creatures were shown and talked about. I seemingly cannot find a picture of this fish that I thought was ummm….. ummm not cute. So I’ll opt for this one below. It looks interesting still.

Mola Mola (Sunfish)

Fast Facts

Average life span in captivity:
Up to 10 years
11 ft (3.3 m)
Up to 5,000 lbs (2,250 kg)
Group name:
Did you know?
Ocean sunfish can become so infested with skin parasites, they will often invite small fish or even birds to feast on the pesky critters.
Size relative to a 6-ft (2-m) man:


(Photo Sources: National Geographic and Wikipedia)

Anyway, as the show carried on my mind started thinking about just how smart, wonderful, majestic, and powerful our God is. Who can compare? There is none like Him. Just as we human beings were made with great craftsmanship from the inside out, characteristics and all, the same has been done for life in the ocean as well as the skies. All of the universe for that matter.
I was smiling and thinking to myself “Wow!! God made a diverse amount of sea life that I have yet to see and learn about. He created everything in a matter of days. No one else could ever do that! Ever. My Lord, I just want to give You props. I can’t wait to see You one day. How on earth do I still try to complete tasks or think things through on my own when YOU have all of the answers.
We need praise the Lord just for being Who He says He is. He made us all and we simply cannot live this life without Him. He holds the keys to the world. All these earthly treasures are great to look at, touch and enjoy but nothing stands in comparison to the treasures in heaven. While I look forward to the treasures in heaven, I look most forward to meeting Him. O’ what a day that will be!
I get excited when I have these little moments with the Lord as He shows me pieces of Himself. Living Simply in Abundance fills my soul, fills my heart and mouth with delight to worship, praise and give thanks for all that has been done for me and you.
Let’s take delight in the Lord always. There should never be a dry season or day to not exalt His lordship, love and faithfulness. The water, stars and winds praise Him. We should do it too. He rules. He reigns. He lives forevermore.
Our God is great. Better yet, He’s grand and I am so glad that I have the opportunity each and every day to draw closer to Him to develop a better and intimate relationship.
We have so much to learn from Him! He will always be smarter and wiser. The best we can do is sit, listen, learn and apply.
God bless each and every heart, mind and soul this day as you praise Him. He’s worthy of our lifted voices to glorify and magnify His holy Name.
Here’s a Psalm I read yesterday morning way before I even seen the television show last night. Isn’t God so smart?!! He knew exactly what His plans were with me and I am tickled pink! Here is goes:
Psalm 148
Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord from the heavens;

praise him in the heights!

Praise him, all his angels;

praise him, all his hosts!

Praise him, sun and moon,

praise him, all you shining stars!

Praise him, you highest heavens,

and you waters above the heavens!

Let them praise the name of the Lord!

For he commanded and they were created.

And he established them forever and ever;

he gave a decree, and it shall not pass away.
Praise the Lord from the earth,

you great sea creatures and all deeps,

fire and hail, snow and mist,

stormy wind fulfilling his word!

Mountains and all hills,

fruit trees and all cedars!

Beasts and all livestock,

creeping things and flying birds!

Kings of the earth and all peoples,

princes and all rulers of the earth!

Young men and maidens together,

old men and children!

Let them praise the name of the Lord,

for his name alone is exalted;

his majesty is above earth and heaven.

He has raised up a horn for his people,

praise for all his saints,

for the people of Israel who are near to him.

Praise the Lord! (Psalm 148:1-14 ESV)

* May The Lord add a blessing to the reading and hearing of His most holy word. Amen.


Praise Him, Hallelujah!

1O GIVE thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.
2O give thanks to the God of gods, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.

3O give thanks to the Lord of lords, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever–

4To Him Who alone does great wonders, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

5To Him Who by wisdom and understanding made the heavens, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

6To Him Who stretched out the earth upon the waters, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

7To Him Who made the great lights, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever–

8The sun to rule over the day, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

9The moon and stars to rule by night, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

10To Him Who smote Egypt in their firstborn, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

11And brought out Israel from among them, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

12With a strong hand and with an outstretched arm, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

13To Him Who divided the Red Sea into parts, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

14And made Israel to pass through the midst of it, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

15But shook off and overthrew Pharaoh and his host into the Red Sea, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

16To Him Who led His people through the wilderness, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

17To Him Who smote great kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

18And slew famous kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever–

19Sihon king of the Amorites, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

20And Og king of Bashan, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

21And gave their land as a heritage, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

22Even a heritage to Israel His servant, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

23To Him Who [earnestly] remembered us in our low estate and imprinted us [on His heart], for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

24And rescued us from our enemies, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

25To Him Who gives food to all flesh, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

26O give thanks to the God of heaven, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever! (Psalm 136 AMP)

My friends, know that I AM; Father God, is bigger than any storm that blows your way. Praise Him as you battle your storms. His outstretched arms are waiting for you to let go of the things that weigh you down. He can move those mountains in your life, raise you up out of those dark and depressing states, heal brokenness and make you whole, bring comfort to you unlike no other. He can and is able to do ALL things but fail.

Trust Him, believe in him, root yourself in faith and truth that he will work it out on your behalf. It ain’t over until the victory is won! The battle is not yours, it’s the Lord’s. Speak ( with authority and courage ) to those things that want to keep you in bondage in the mighty and powerful name of Jesus. You have authority to tell those mountains to MOVE!! Even with faith the size of a mustard seed, it is not impossible. ( Luke 17:6, Matthew 17:20 NKJV )

Believe in the words and promises of God that comes forth out of your heart through your mouth, speaking it into existence. Stand your ground and tell the devil he is a lie. O Satan from the pit of hell, get thee behind me. ( and you ) Rebuke him and his pitiful, evil minions who have nothing better to do with their time but steal, kill and destroy. You will not find truth, love or comfort from deceptive lies disguised in sheep’s clothing.

God is TRUTH, LOVE, LIFE, FREEDOM, JOY, FAITHFUL, MIGHTY, MERCIFUL, GRACIOUS, POWER, the great I AM, the strong TOWER AND FORTRESS, OMNIPOTENT, OMNIPRESENT, OMNISCIENT and our heavenly FATHER who wants nothing but the best for his children. An abundance of blessings that overflow in Him is waiting just for YOU! His love endureth FOREVER!! Nothing can separate you from the love of God in Christ Jesus ( Romans 8:39 ).

He has done many many mighty acts for his children, He raised his beloved Son from death to eternal life. Jesus paid the price so that we can live life in a way that no man on this earth can ever fulfill no matter what promises are made. Jesus stood in the gap and died for our sins so that we could have the opportunity to go before the Father submitting our prayers in supplication before Him, as well as receiving eternal life in heaven. No joy or happiness in this world can fill us the way He can deliver it and it will stay forever and always.

Jesus is the Wellspring of Life.

You will thirst no more when you draw from him on a daily basis. Go to the Well, lay your heart before his feet and receive.

No matter what you are going through, he is right there with you. Hold on tightly, keep waiting for your breakthrough. Be patient through your afflictions, trials and temptations, tears and wails. He sees you and has not forgotten about you. Glory to God, praise him while you can people. Live today as if it is your last. Tomorrow is promised to no one. If you have life and breath in your body, God is not done with you. You have been blessed with another day to live right and make changes that are edifying to how you life this life here on earth.

Weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the morning. ( Psalm 30:5 )

Praise Him while you can cause it cannot be heard from the grave. Give your life to Christ if you never have, repent if you are a backslider and return back home. Home is with God. Peace that surpasses all understanding will be with you. God is standing at the door to welcome you home…..arms opened wide with a love in his heart that flows unconditionally.

Blessings and love for you today, tomorrow and forevermore in the name of Jesus Christ.


A Brand New Day

O Lord, as we start our day, may we be of a right and sound mind. Take away anything that displeases you. Let any confusion, anger, resentment, desires of any state of mind that causes us to fall be removed at once. May all discontent and harm of our thoughts not be carried out through our words and actions. Let us live this day according to Your will and purpose, being a godly example to those around us. Lead us into our day that is about Your peace and love. Let righteousness go forth in our steps and out of our mouths. Reside in the temple that keeps You with us. May all that we are, all that we strive to be, be used for the praise and glory of excellence found in You. Bless those who seek You, those who have turned their backs on you, those lost in darkness who have yet to meet you and receive salvation. May Your light shine in those dead areas that will arise and praise Your holy name. Rain down melodies from heaven that the earth will rejoice! Lastly, please be with those who are sick. Heal them from the crown of their heads to the soles of their feet. Restore them in their mind, body and spirit. We welcome You Lord. Draw near to us as we draw near to you. Hallelujah! Thank you for Who you are and all that you are. With all that is within, may we be grateful that you allowed us to live yet another day, not by any thing that we have done, but by Your mercy and grace, we are here. Father, thank you for favor. In the name of Jesus I bring this prayer before you. Amen.