We have been working with children for years and years. They can teach you as much as you teach them. One of the things we have learned is that they thrive on praise. They love to be congratulated and told when they have done good. Praise must be genuine, they have to earn it. Every kid is capable of doing something praise-worthy. They beam with joy when they are praised. You can see it in their little faces they want to do more.
Psalms 18:3 I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, so I will be saved from my enemies.
The Lord is worthy of all our praise, no one loves us like our Lord. No one gave a greater sacrifice than Jesus. I think too many Christians tap into God only when they have a problem or they just need Him, but then there are the radicals who walk around praising the Lord all day long. If He is in the heart surely He can be on our lips. I believe God needs to be assured that we are grateful to Him for His sacrifice.
When the event of the cross becomes a revelation praise flows from the heart like water out of a spring. While you stand praising your Lord, He is about the business of saving you from your enemies. God thrives on the praise of His people. He knew His people believe and are grateful.
Praise the Lord.
Men have taught me the Word of God so, I sow into their ministry.
I am grateful to them,
I pray they help many others.
I put my trust in God,
He is faithful and just.
I will reap what I sow,
I will sow to the Spirit.
You will declare a thing, and it will be established for you
Declarations over our children:
I declare my child(ren) shall be taught of the Lord
I declare great is the peace of my child(ren)
I declare my child(ren) hear God’s voice and walk in truth
I declare my child(ren) serve God all the days of their lives.
Declarations over America:
We declare that the power of Christ’s redemption is greater than the power of sin and death in America
We declare that America will be saved
We declare that truth will win in America. Lord send revival
We declare that life and decency will prevail in the United States
We declare that the Supreme Court will honor truth and justice, not their own ideals and desires
Declarations over our church:
We declare that FOJ will have a platform for the Holy Spirit to work from
We declare we are making room for the gifts of the Spirit to flow
We declare the spirit of boldness is replacing the spirit of fear
We declare we are putting every distraction, anything that would entangle us and we run with endurance in our vision.
We declare and believe revival is coming