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Hebrew Words for Praise — Barak

Praise as adoration (from barak).  According to Erpestad in his Ten Studies in Prayer, “Adoration overlaps with praise in its meaning, yet it goes even further in its contemplation of the glory of God.  In adoration, the worshipper permits his … Continue reading

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Hebrew Words for Praise — Halal

Praise as jubilation (from halal).  This Hebrew word halal, found more than 160 times in the Old Testament, is in most cases translated as praise, and gives us the idea of celebration, singing, shouting, boasting, and jubilation.  Whereas praise as … Continue reading

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Hebrew Words for Praise – Yadah

In general terms, praise may be defined as approval or admiration toward someone.  Praise to God is the acknowledgement of who He is.  It is exalting Him and thanking Him for His attributes and His ways.  It is expressing to … Continue reading

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Daniel the Intercessor: Here Are Five Things We May Learn About Intercession from His Prayer

 Dan 9:3-19 3 Then I set my face toward the Lord God to make request by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes. 4 And I prayed to the Lord my God, and made confession, and said, “O Lord, … Continue reading

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Joy in the Morning

 The Lord gave me some wonderful verses on this subject of joy in the morning.  In Psalms 108 1-2, David says O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. Awake, lute and … Continue reading

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Five Forms of Faith

Faith by itself is nothing, useless.  James tells us that faith without works is dead.  Hence, to just say “I believe God” really has no meaning unless there is a work of proof attached to it.  And when that faith … Continue reading

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