Archive for October, 2012

Love God’s Word

Posted: 24th October 2012 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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What are good works? Know God’s word! Delight in it! Walk in it! Live it out! What Man knows as good is not God’s way! His ways are higher! The finite cannot define infinity! Micah 6:8 says all that is necessary; do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with your Lord! Know God’s word! Delight […]

Nothing Surprises God!

Posted: 15th October 2012 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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O How can I praise my awesome, amazing, holy God? What can I say that hasn’t already been said? Nothing I do is new to You! I can build the tallest building and sculpt incredible detailed statues I can compose and perform lengthy, complex literature, books, symphonies and songs I can paint wondrous murals depicting […]

Biblical Fasting

Posted: 9th October 2012 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship
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When Jesus spoke about fasting, he didn’t say if you fast, but “when you fast” (Matthew 6:16). “Then the followers of John came to Jesus and said, ‘Why do we and the Pharisees often fast for a certain time, but your followers don’t?’ Jesus answered, ‘The friends of the bridegroom are not sad while he […]

Wired for Pleasure

Posted: 2nd October 2012 by Marshall Mabry in Praise and Worship

(from devotion published June 4, 2006) God created the world for our pleasure. He created us for His pleasure. His Word says that He delights in us. Enjoying pleasure is part of how He wired us. It is not a sin to desire pleasure. It, like everything else, must be kept in balance. As long […]