The Wave of Praise
If it seems at times that your problems are too much, there is still something you can do:
You can praise the Lord anyway.
The Word says, "In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you" (1 Thes. 5:18).
This doesn't mean you have to be thankful for everything that happens, it means to be thankful
in everything that happens. There is a difference.
If you will praise God anyway, it won't change the fact of God's presence because that's a given, but it will change the experience of God's presence. A breakthrough will come to you in your
circumstance somehow. God's presence is there whether you sense it or not. But when you just praise Him, you will sense that presence.
Praising God brings supernatural release to you. We're told that God "inhabits our praise" (Psalm 22:3). Paul and Silas praised God in prison at midnight, and the Lord sent an earthquake and loosed their bonds and all that were confined there (see Acts 16). In the
midnight of your situation, just praise the Lord anyway...something good will happen for you.
If we will do the easy thing, He will do the hard thing.
If we will do the simple thing, He will do the complex thing.
A letting-go will bring a letting-in. There is something I call the Wave of Praise...you can ride that to wonderful places.
Every blessing to you,
Steve and Carol Ost