20 Then Job arose, tore his robe, and shaved his head; and he fell to the ground and worshipped. What? Praise regardless of your circumstances. He praised God twiced as much as he prayed to God. %���� I just believe [deep down in my heart this morning] there’s somebody here that can say although I’ve lost some people and some things. Look at you, singing and praising God, acting so … It was nobody but the devil himself who geared their thoughts to that end. Now I wasn't happy about it, but I got to thinking, praise God. Just ask King David, in the Psalms he says that he prayed to God three times a day, but also in the Psalms he said that he praised God seven times a day. It's still his major tool, and he still uses it on God's people today. When we work hard, without any progress, when we give it our all but still lose every game, discouragement eats a hole in heart and makes us want to quit. 1 8. New Day 8. God Is A Right Now God: 3. There is a praise in my spirit a praise down in my soul a glory hallelujah that cannot be controlled and I still have a praise inside of me But here in the text, the devil actually bargains with God to allow him to take away all of these blessings in order to cause Job to become discouraged. Here is devil’s strategy, if he could just convince you that God doesn’t really love because He didn’t bless in the time you thought you should have been blessed he will in turn cause you to believe that you are not worthy of a blessing from God at all. When Praises Go Up We must remember that we do not live to ourselves but as members of the family of God. And praise is just faith turned inside out…in other words, show me how much you praise God and I’ll tell you how much faith you have. I'm Holding On 7. They have addictions. I realized that I was called by God to preach and not by them. A lot of other kids would have gotten scared and ran into their room and hid or when confronted about it, lie about it, etc. He hopes that you will come to the conclusion that I didn’t get that job because I did not work hard enough or I’m too old to do the work effectively. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” Somebody here can say, “I’ve lost some things, but I never lost my joy! [��%B�)q��T%+� (Won’t he throw you for a loop?) Some of things they’ve said could have caused me to give up the pulpit all together, until I placed it in my heart that I am not preaching for their approval nor am I preaching for them to embrace me. I was made to praise Him it is in my DNA. Think about it, Job had everything he needed and then lost everything in a moment’s notice. You still don't have total victory, even after all these years. "WORTHY OF PRAISE" First Corinthians 16.15-18. I'm Holding On 7. He was blessed with land, and cattle, and servants. I believe that all of us, primarily those of us that have reached the age of adulthood have lost some things. You have to get to a place where you respond properly in a negative situation. You don't have to look back over your life, just look at the last 9 months of your life. Even worst, he wants you to believe that God’s delay in your life or silence is directly due to His lack of love for you. Have you ever been discouraged by people? There’s somebody here this morning that has lost something, maybe a job that you’ve worked on for many years—you’ve gotten so used to that big paycheck every other Friday. 22 If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor… The devil's price for Discouragement was so high, he never sold it. Here's the sermon I'm preaching on Sunday, September 21, 2008. We’ve not only lost some things, we’ve lost some people through death, divorce, division, distance, decision to discontinue, or desertion we’ve lost some people too haven’t we? Put Your Trust In God 10. I believe that this blasphemy would have resulted in the immediate death of Job and at the same time it would have given the devil some bragging rights. I have never heard of this before, I’m in total AWE! The devil also managed to discouraged King David, the man after God’s own heart, “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? M�m�T�ZO L큤����Kg��K*dQI厛��f*�!I�/)���n�?&�z�-�.W��;�BQ�0��Y�6�OVD����b@�}i�j�pݸ}�T�\���tO��6a�Q�}�1�LP��*'�})7�nx�Ji���)e4Z����ZgHQ�xD㸍C�M[�e����s#�zC��pY+r���c��Z*�V����㞩�{�oAvo��ʹ�(%d@��=jz ��JIsh�Cq1{HF�Sr�ͻ���@��g�y�vCtW�PxjY��ѮrC�. Some people, when they lose something or somebody—their faith is challenged. I love the Word of God, and I truly love to preach but I’ve had some horrible things said to me and about me behind my back by a few preachers most of whom I dearly respect. Verse 1: Choir I been through the fire I been through the flood Broken in pieces and left all alone (Chorus 1) But through it all God blessed me through it all God kept me and I still have a praise inside of me (CHORUS 2) There is a praise … the first part of this four part prayer deals with god's mercy!… here in the third chapter we find habakkuk's prayer of praise! But now you have downsize everything the car, the house or apartment you live, the clothes you wear, the food you eat almost everything has to be down-sized because you lost some things. Hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” (Psalm 43: 5) However, I notice one thing here in the words of David; let’s look at it again, “…for I shall yet praise Him…” Here he is questioning his own soul, and he wants to know why he feels so desponded and so discouraged. I can hear Job say, “I never lost my praise” remember that whatever is happening in your life, no matter how gloomy or discouraged you may feel, even when you’re faced with what feels like the silenced of God—God is always aware of and concerned about what you’re going through. Our God Strong And Mighty 9. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something to you that you really cannot afford to buy! Some of the things just in the last year, other people going through the same thing has lost their mind and some even tried to take their own lives—but you’re here this morning with less than what you used to have, but you still have your praise! my loving husband of almost 19yrs told me after she left this world ,”everything your mama was lives on inside of you, for she poured her life out into you, and everyone her life ever touched, and i know today this is what i long to do, i want to touch the world with the love of god, not that they would remember me but, that they would remember they would loved….. habkakkuk who serves as the 4th out of gods 11 minor prophets. As blood bought believers in God, we are not always going to hear God’s voice, but from Job we can learn a few practical things to do when God seems silent, and that is to keep on praising Him! He wanted Job and he wants us to deny God, and there is no extent to how far he will go to accomplish his devilish mission. He didn’t understand it, it confused him, it baffled him, but after he wrestled ha, with his thoughts uh huh, for 3 chapters, ha, he comes to the conclusion, ha, in verse 17, and prays to god, and he says basically, even though I’ve lost everything, I might not understand what in the world’s going on, and I might be confused, about ready to lose my mind, I’ll still praise him! Put Your Trust In God 10. In thanks to God we will echo the praise of Job, who having lost everything—his wealth and his health, his children and his wife and his friends, still understood that "we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it," (1 Timothy 6:7) and declared, "Naked I … In fact, for the first 37 chapters of the book of Job, his cries for God’s help went totally unanswered. (Ill. 3 0 obj We Have the Victory 12. He will use what you care about in order to break you down. stream Didn’t say be happy about it, but consider it joy—why? Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor … 4 These things come to mind as I pour out my soul: how I walked with the multitude, leading the procession to the house of God with shouts of joy and praise. He had a hand in discouraging Elijah, “But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree. The New year 21. One of his most powerful weapons is the weapon of discouragement. But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Look what he says (and I’m paraphrasing), I came into this world without anything, and I was naked! However, Job reacted differently than Adam, look at his response in verse 10 of the second chapter, “You talk like some heathen (foolish) woman. EM he has used all of you to bring me too this moment of “self discovery”. And that’s normal [believe it or not] it is normal. And why art thou disquieted within me? I’ve been up and I’ve been down, I’ve gained and I’ve lost, but I didn’t lose everything because I still have my praise. I still worry way too much and pray too little, but I do truly look forward to the times that I spend with him by myself and at worship each week and my love … We Have the Victory 12. This is what he is trying do with Job here in out text. He ignited in me an even greater passion for the ministry into which I’m called and gave me a whole new perspective and understanding of Jesus’ birthday. He’s an expert when it comes to discouragement. He will constantly remind you of the things you’ve done, the things you’ve said; and the places you’ve been that was against God’s will. Turn It Around: 11. Because “Knowing that the testing of our faith produces endurance. It's a badly worn tool, because I use it on almost everyone since few people know it belongs to me." Losing something or someone has caused many people to go into what is known as clinical depression. I Want To Say Thank You 6. I hope you have a wonderful day at your church. Amen. 4 0 obj Now don’t you think that’s enough to damage anyone’s self-esteem? Here’s a fact that you probably are already aware of, but in case you aren’t let me give you a personal newsbreak… life is painful! But how many will stand with me today and say I am going to be like David and say, (Psalms 34:2) I will bless the Lord at all times and his praise shall continually be in my mouth.- How many will stand and say I refuse to let the devil take my Joy away Sometimes we do get discouraged, discouragement is a part of life. We must remember we have an unseen adversary. Even when life itself just doesn’t make any sense. Some people have a knack for hurting others with their words even when they are not actually trying to hurt you. 21 And he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked shall I return there. New Day 8. Job was a man who actually lived on this earth (he was not a mythical character), he was a man of great devotion to God; he was also a very rich man. I was just telling my husband that I feel God is up to something! <>>> And now you have to settle for that measly unemployment check from the state. His attack upon Job was designed to cause him to question the goodness of God. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 12:7-10 To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. It seemed as if Job had sinned greatly answered God, don’t think that the devil won’t elevate this belief by whispering to you that God’s delay is solely because of your sins. Although I’ve been through the storm and the rain, I’ve with heartaches and pain, I’ve had some ups and some downs, and I’ve been leveled to the ground. The devil is very crafty because he will use your very own family or your most dearest of friends to crush your faith, your trust, and your praise for the most High God. Now, who told them that? I much rather him call me … 5 Why are you downcast, O my soul? If he can get you to believe this lie it will be much easier for him to get you to become very discouraged with God. At the 8pm service the choir sang and the hand bells played and I … We have all heard the expression, “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all.” But this is not about luck and few things really are; neither is this a coincidence. Their accusations never let up: "You have no right to praise a holy God. Now, could it be that King David and Job knows something that we all should learn? And he prayed that he might die, and said, "It is enough! It is ingratitude for the blessings of yesterday, indifference to the opportunities of today, and insecurity regarding strength for tomorrow. Curse God, and die.” Now let’s not become too angry with Mrs. Job because her counsel to her dear husband might have been born out of her deep feelings of pity and compassion. I Still Have A Praise Inside Of Me: 5. "i still owe god praise" the name of habkakkuk means: one who embraces: or to cling to! God used my pastor at the time to ask me to preach, He used my delivery of this sermon, and really He used this entire Christmas eve service as a whole to affirm this call to the pastoral role. God still uses damaged goods like me. I have made many mistakes in my life and I still have much to learn about God and his nature and his will for me. Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; making him very glad. Life is a struggle, not just a struggle but let me add it is a daily struggle. The devil is a liar? I believe that Lloyd Cory was right when he said, "The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken!" William Ward, the four-star army general who served as Commander, U. S. Africa Command once said, “Discouragement is dissatisfaction with the past, distaste for the present, and distrust of the future. That the Father has something on the inside of me that’s Good … This is what God has called us to do. He Will Do It For You 4. Jeremiah 31:35 Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar ; The LORD of hosts is His name: <> If you have your Bibles with you, turn to the book of Habakkuk in the Old Testament. III. But if you walk completely away from God, you didn’t have any faith in the first place. Georgia Mass Choir - I Still Have a Praise Album Lyrics; 1. The lying spirits try everything to sabotage your worship. Job went from riches to poverty all at once. Losing something or someone has even caused some of us to question God. There are people around us wearing grave-clothes. If we were to take a moment this morning and conduct a brief inventory of our lives I know that we would come to the conclusion that we have experienced possibly some great lost in our lives. But Job helps us to understand something about discouragement doesn’t he? The devil’s efforts to discourage us often involve the ones we really care for and/or respect. 7. He is the “father of lies”; he is the foremost expert when it comes to lies and lying. We should not only pray to God but also all the more learn to praise God, and one thing for sure—we need to learn how to praise Him when life has become a struggle, when we are afflicted by one thing after the other. Let me move on now from what praise is and how praise is expressed, to what praise can do. It is impatience with time, immaturity of thought, and impoliteness to God.” And he is right; it is indeed impolite for us to be discouraged with the One who knows all about us. He was a man who tried his best to avoid evil, Job was a family man; he was blessed with seven sons and three daughters. Don’t allow your prayer life to just be a laundry list of needs and wants. Could it be that even when we become discouraged with our own self it shouldn’t diminish our praise of the Most High? Despite all of that, I’ve never lost my faith. Used to be a time when the only thing you downsized was soda and an order fries. A discussion between Satan and God ensued concerning Job and it is interesting to note that Satan didn’t bring Job’s name up, God brought Job’s name up! Georgia Mass Choir - I Still Have a Praise Album Lyrics; 1. God has done something on the inside, he's breathed life into them, given them purpose, but they're still bound on the outside. I surely have and I am quite sure that I have discouraged a few people myself somewhere down the line. David says my head be lifted up with mine enemies around me. Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him for the salvation of His presence. But you ought be able this morning while you’re sitting here in God’s house to say that I may have lost some people, some possessions, a position, or a privilege, but through it all—I never lost my praise! He will steal your job (livelihood), try his level best to shame you, and destroy your children. I Still Have A Praise Inside Of Me: 5. We’ve lost some serious love connections like our fathers, our mothers, a wife or a husband, a child, a sister or a brother—a very close relative or friend, through the years we’ve lost them one by one. And then we need to realize that God’s throne is the highest point in the entire universe, and so the praises that we lift to Him actually reaches up to the highest point possible—the throne of God. And if you feel me everyday, they should be a praise on the inside of you that no water can quench that no fires can burn there should be a joy because you're still here and they're still here to be to if you're here for a … You're putting it on -- it's all an act! It’s not because you’ve anything wrong, it’s just that life can throw a curve at us sometimes. When we consider the topic of praise, we need to first come to the realization that praise is the highest work carried out by God’s children. He Will Do It For You 4. All this occurred because Satan appeared in the presence of God on Earth, although many commentaries infer that he met with Him at His throne, but I happen to believe that Satan is well aware of our strengths and vulnerabilities and he had already been thrown out of heaven with the rest of his followers turned demons. Why the unease within me? Turn It Around: 11. 1. He will use all these circumstances in order to get you to condemn your own self. Job was very familiar with God’s silence, as we read this great book of Job we will see that Job in all his pain, suffering, and agony, cried out to God continuously. It has made us wonder, does He really care? text: habkakkuk 3:17-19 subj. AMEN!!!! You can take off the "Ha" and you still have "bit." At the 4pm service the youth and college-aged adults led an unrehearsed Christmas pageant featuring angels, shepherds and their sheep, and a real, live baby Jesus. But, I hate to think of what would have happened to Job had he followed her advice. Job passed the test by holding on to his praise, now we need to hold to ours. Please listen to “THE SECRET PLACE” by Attorney David Gibbs Sr. about his mother's health ordeal and I guarantee that God will break your heart. He is a busy creature; who is also known as a thief, and what he loves to steal from us the most, is our joy and our praise towards God. I was once told by a lady named Bea Shirk, who was one of the most effective first grade teachers I have ever had the experience to pastor, that praise … The late great Dr. E. K. Bailey used to say, “Faith is acting like it is so, even if it ain’t so, in order for it to be so” –praise & thanksgiving in the midst of adversity. All of the Glory 2. He will use those people who you are around or close to be insensitive towards you, with words that will wound and leave you bleeding in your heart. (1 Kings 19: 4) He was there to assist Jeremiah with his momentary bout of discouragement, “Cursed be the day on which I was born; let not the day on which my mother bore me be blessed. When Praises Go Up The devil will steal, kill, and destroy your blessings just to discourage your heart. Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?” (Jeremiah 20: 14-18). At least he had the courage to come to me and be honest about it. endobj Many times we are discouraged with our own selves, I’ve had many people come to me and say that they’ve sin so greatly that God would never forgive them and they even gave in to the thought that they were automatically headed for the eternal fires of hell because of all their indiscretions. Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD. How important is praise? As bad as things can get, I really don’t think any of us will ever go through what Job had to go through. We’ve lost some things, we lost some people, some possessions, some positions, and some of us have lost our pride. And so prayer time should always begin and end with praise. You see all he really wants to do is to get you to the point of exhaustion until you doubt almost everything you’ve heard concerning the love of God for you. Now once I get inside, I can make him do what I choose. It is God, who brings Job to Satan’s attention, but apparently Satan already knew about Job, and he reasoned that Job was only faithful towards God because he had a hedge of protection placed around him and if He would only remove this hedge Job would in affect curse Him to His face. And the song of praise we sing, you know, the one that begins, “Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow,” it is a doxology. Now let me tell you something about the devil if you don’t know already. And let that man be like the cities which the Lord overthrew, and repented not; and let him hear the cry in the morning, and the shouting at noontide, because he slew me not from the womb; or that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb to be always great with me. It is unawareness of the presence of beauty, unconcern for the needs of our fellowman, and unbelief in the promises of old. contending for our souls. Despite intense unexplained suffering Job refused to curse God and he continued to worship and praise Him. They must have loved Lazarus a whole lot to have been willing to endure all it took to remove his grave-clothes. In fact, at the close of this great book of Job, the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before (42:10). And this is the devil’s primary objective, to get us to concede to ever living our life for God and in short to become disenchanted with God and the things of God. He knew that whatever he had and whatever he achieved was only because of God’s grace and mercy. 1 0 obj INTRODUCTION:. In Job 2: 9 we read, “Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? Your joy is phony. 2 Cor. The devil loves to make us think that we are worthless, he wanted to Job to feel worthless. ” But, when a lost sinner is saved, that redeemed sinner is indwelled by the Spirit of God. Look at the text in verse one: “I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.” The psalmist reminds us, just in case you may not know it – that in this life you will not only collect family members, not only collect friends and acquaintances – but because you are a child of God, you have the potential to acquire enemies or foes. Sometimes God appears to be silent while you’re going through a trial. I am not married because I’m not good looking enough or my spouse wants a divorce because he or she wants a newer model, or my parents got divorce and it’s all because of me, etc. 2 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> Someone has well said, "You can take off the "H" and you still have "abit! But through it all God blessed me through it all God kept me and I still have a praise inside of me (Leader) Let me tell you what my praise is. 2 9. Job had everything a man could ever want, he was successful, but he didn’t let his success go to his head. Shall we receive only pleasant things from the hand of God and never anything unpleasant?” (The Living Bible) Job had a few friends who gave their unneeded advice as well but Job still maintained his faith in God. The lost of anything can be painful, overwhelming, and overbearing. The devil took away his children, his livelihood, and his health simultaneously. The Lord Himself gave me all that I have acquired throughout this life’s journey, and the Lord Himself can take it away so therefore it is my concern or my purpose because my purpose is to praise to the Lord. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; Blessed (or Praise) be the name of the Lord.”. All of the Glory 2. Now, LORD, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!" We must remember that we live here as citizens of heaven. Standing Firm in the Struggle Philippians 1:21-30 NIV 21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. endobj And when the time comes for me to leave this world I will leave without anything. God Is A Right Now God: 3. But inspite of his despondency and his discourage he concludes that he will continue to praise God. Discouragement comes most often when we do the right things but experience poor results. Before just entering into that, let me say this: the Bible says, 'In the multitude of words, there wanteth not sin', 'Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few'. I Want To Say Thank You 6. The subject of my message this evening is praise. %PDF-1.5 and I still have a praise inside of me; Yes, I still have a praise inside of me. And, you can take off the "Hab" and you still have "it." <> Under the heading of “Offering”, we have an offering invitation, we give our tithes and our offerings, and then we have something called a “Song of Praise”. The redeemed still have their old natures and that old nature is still controlled by its old desires and lusts. But if their words are allowed by you to discourage you from serving God the devil could not be more pleased with them and you and I don’t know about you but I don’t want to ever please the devil by giving in to his schemes and lies. 22 In all this Job did not sin nor charge God with wrong. Psalm 27:6b says … I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD. endobj x���[o�6�� �?�Qf�wJ[` q���k6`����r�U�����sh)St� �u#u���sS��{r~~�n��a�9�|� �7���'\�ܐ��t� �?N��L(b����ü���n�Fn�p=�|Lަ*!vU��DR�7E:S�cI.ҙL�����b��LR��v�ղ$͊��,yW���������<=��4��!�DŽ�:�'LN�.q.�,#m9����N��wBk���Ex� �S�T��_��be�Xc�V݂�����,�$��������ݕ$5ɪB�! You can see below where I still have a bone spur compressing my spinal cord at C5-C6. Now you may not be happy, because to happy depends on what’s happening. 6 O my God, my soul despairs within me. Some of us (especially nowadays) have lost homes, cars, money & relationships. But you still have your joy—the Word says consider it joy when you’re going various trials. Our God Strong And Mighty 9. I’ve been up and I’ve been down, I’ve gained and I’ve lost, but I didn’t lose everything because I still have my praise. Take a look at your bulletin. It is interesting to note that Mrs. Job acted in a fashion similar to that of Eve, who encouraged Adam to sin against God. There is still a hunger within the flesh for “ the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye and the pride of life. However, words can often be quite an effective weapon in bringing others down. You do not have to front for me because I am a living witness I know the Devil will throw you for a loop! 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