Archive for October, 2011

The Lord’s Prayer (paraphrased)

Posted: 25th October 2011 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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Father, You are beyond the realm of my imagination, everything I perceive to be beautiful and true can not compare to You. There is none like You. You are beyond the scope of my expression. My earthly words can not contain You. May this world experience the joy and majesty, and the peace and prosperity […]

It Is Better to Obey

Posted: 24th October 2011 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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Many times I feel upset and frustrated because I do not get my way. I go off and pout for a while, then eventually, with the passage of time, the ill-feelings go away and I seem to get back in my normal mood. This way of handling my difficulties is all wrong. God’s truth teaches […]

Bigger Is Not Better

Posted: 18th October 2011 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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The definition of “Organization “ according to Webster Merriam dictionary is “an administrative and functional structure (as a business or a political party); also : the personnel of such a structure.” Many churches have become, what I call, “maintenance organizations.” They are more determined to maintain their existing membership than minister to a broken and […]

God’s Greatest Glory From Us

Posted: 10th October 2011 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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As children of God and followers of Christ our greatest impact to His glory in this world is our testimony through suffering. That is where He receives the greatest glory. It is when we praise Him through our storms – our valleys. His word says, “It is impossible to please God without faith.” Unwavering faith […]

The Narrow Road is Freedom

Posted: 6th October 2011 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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Many people even Christians believe that choosing the “narrow road” forfeits a life of freedom for one of total servitude. Every choice we make in life has consequences. They can have a huge impact on our lives or they can be barely noticeable. Jesus said in order to follow Him we have to “deny ourselves, […]