O Come O Come Emmanuel

O Come O Come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel… This hymn may seem like it doesn’t fit in the category of praise, until we remember how its sometimes in our darkest days that we are able to experience God the most. When we encounter Him at our lowest, we cannot help but change our songContinue reading “O Come O Come Emmanuel”

Sunday Psalm: Adventure

From near and far You call Your own, from the outcasts You invite us Home. As the season changes and the time draws near You remind us to approach without fear O Come O Come God is with us Emmanuel O come rejoice lift up your voice Jesus is born Hallelujah The adventure lives onContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Adventure”

turn Him loose

Turn me loose, turn me loose, I gotta do it my way or no way at all… -Loverboy, 80s & 90s rock band When the road gets tough, our reactions reveal what is under the surface within us. There are three ways we respond when the storms are swirling and the waters rising… 1. WeContinue reading “turn Him loose”

let His praise break out

Are you letting your chains break your praise or is your praise breaking your chains? -Word of Life Church Yesterday I almost let my praise be swallowed by my circumstances. Almost nothing frustrates me more at work than technical difficulties, especially after several hours spent getting them resolved. I was so irritated by the problem,Continue reading “let His praise break out”

Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits. Psalm 103:1-2 NIV Oh the thousands of ways I could bless Your Holy Name as I look back at my life, the one I have had only because of Your hands. All I have comes fromContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord”

upward falling

Upward falling, spirit soaring I touch the sky when my knees hit the ground -Hillsong United I have been discovering how stronger i am when I admit it am weak. When I lay myself as I am before Him, God does something amazing with me. And He does he same with you too, broken vessel.Continue reading “upward falling”

Sunday Psalm: take me away

God, I run with all i am for the shelter of Your arms, to the secret place. Take me away from the whirl of busyness, the bustle of work, the chaos of noise as I find myself in the wide open space where You are waiting for me. As we sit by the waters YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: take me away”

Sunday Psalm: Your Presence

You opened the door You became the Way You draw me in You invite me to stay Your Presence all i want Your Presence all i desire Your Presence calls me close Closer to Your Presence Holy Holy Holy Lord All Honour belongs to You Alleluia Alleluia Jesus All the glory is Yours Worthy WorthyContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Your Presence”

in habit

As I was walking & worshipping early this afternoon, I was reminded by Martin Smith how God inhabits the praises of His people (Psalm 22:3). I find that when I am intentional with my praise, I feel closer to God. If He lives in, He inhabits our praise? Praise should become our habit! God waitsContinue reading “in habit”

Sunday Psalm: Hallelujah

I come into Your Presence again, right now, like I have done before. The only constant in my life, You never change: Your kindness undoes me, Your love astounds me. Your patience graces me, Your peace amazes me. And Your heart? Your heart defies description… for You love each of us exactly the same, asContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Hallelujah”