Perspective, Perseverance, and Praising the Lord

How important is it to praise the Lord? Did you realize that praising God is a command?  In all honesty, I have to admit I have not previously thought about praising God as something that is required of me as a Christ-follower.  In my mind, I probably filed it under “optional!”  I knew that to …

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God’s Word Gives Good Counsel and Brings Us Joy

We are on a journey to expand on some of the practical applications of God’s word to our life.  In a previous post (read it here), I listed eight: ·         The word keeps us from sin. ·         The word keeps us from reproach and contempt. ·         The word gives us good counsel, and brings us …

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Feeling Contemptible? What Does God’s Word Say?

In my blog post on the Treasure Trove of Psalm 119, the second practical application of the Word of God I mentioned was that it keeps us from reproach and contempt.  The source of this claim is verse 22: Take away reproach and contempt from me, for I observe your testimonies. Reproach and contempt are …

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