Praise God – Even When You Ain’t Feelin’ It!

Decisions are stronger than emotions.  The man who chooses to be faithful to his marriage through times of trial is stronger than the one who so easily “falls out of love.” The teenager who chooses to do the right thing, despite being ridiculed is stronger than the one who tries to fit in, no matter the cost.  The employee who refuses to compromise her values at the price of her promotion is stronger than the one whose end seems to justify her means.  And when it comes to worshipping God, the one… Read More

Why You Should Praise The Lord Anyhow

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! (‭Psalm‬ ‭100‬:‭1-2‬ ESV) Must you be happy to make a joyful noise? Is it possible to be glad even when you don’t feel glad? Can you sing when you don’t have a song? One of the most powerful and liberating truths I’ve learned is that worship is a choice. Although often accompanied by a variety of appropriate emotions, worship is not rooted in my feelings, but in my will. I choose… Read More