I thought, again, about my post from last week and realized that there's more to it!

I used to say – “Fake It ‘Til You Feel It” because I would watch people who were going through and during Worship and Praise they would just sit, expressionless. But I found that if I, when I, forced myself to stand to my feet, clap my hands, sing the worship and praises and allow myself to, as I used to say, “fake it”, that I would soon, very soon, feel it!

My Pastor changed it to “ It ‘Til You Feel It” which is, of course, a more spiritually correct way of expressing what I was saying.

But I have since those days of …

  • Because I KNOW that if you are in court trouble, legal trouble – He IS a lawyer

  • Because I KNOW that if you are in financial trouble – the cattle on a thousand hills IS My Fathers’

  • Because I KNOW that if you are in physical trouble, pain racking your body – He IS a healer

  • Because I KNOW that if you are in emotional trouble – He IS a mind regulator

Because I know Him for myself and no matter what, all of the praise is His!

So I now tell people - you never have to fake it again - NO EXCUSES – just- praise - Him.

Praise Him while you wait; praise Him while you rest in Him; praise Him through it all – just, praise Him.

Job goes on to say: “Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him: On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him: But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.”

Job was saying - just praise Him

  • Praise Him as you rest in Him.

  • Praise Him as you wait IN your emergency

  • Praise Him as He tries you in your emergency

  • And then praise Him as you exit your emergency as pure gold.

  • Because He knows the way you take, and you take it with praise!

See you next Sunday morning, if the Lord says the same and delays His coming.

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