Love you all, praying for you.
I just love God’s Word. It tells you how to know Him! Do you want to Know God? What if you did? What if you knew His love for you, what if you had His mind, and knew His thoughts, what if you knew what He was about to do, and could do it with Him? What if you knew His love for you and His plans for you? What if you knew His kindness and compassion and the good that He has for you. What if you knew that He wasn’t mad at you? that He can take you from where you are to places you never dreamed! What if you knew that His love for you doesn’t depend on you? Not your performance, not your success, not your perfect record... What if you knew that He loved you enough to correct you, but He longs to restore you, and establish you in joy and His good? If you know God, you’ll know peace, if you know God you’ll know wisdom, and you’ll know error, you’ll know success, you’ll know how to be established in His Good, you’ll know how to be fully blessed, and how to bless others. If you know God, you’ll know His plans, you’ll know His heart, and you’ll know His Good. So where do you start - to Know God, or learn to know Him better? What is the starting point – if you want to know Him? Psalms 76:1 – In Judah God is known; his name is great in Israel. I love how names are so important. Your name is important. A Name is a statement, a definition, and a destiny. Judah means praise. God is trying to tell us – In Praise, God is known. In Praise, you will know Me. That is THE place to start if you want to know God. If you know Him, you’ll know his goodness, his kindness, and his plans for you. Praise – that’s the first step if you want to know Him, or know Him more. The best news is you don’t have to be good at it. You just have to do it. It’s already been done for you. Just open your mouth, just decide to. Praise the Word – of your PRISM time is the best praise practice. Just take a verse or two verses and praise God using the words of that verse. Or praise Him based on what His Word said, that this verse reminds you of. See the PRISM Topic – Praise. The Relationship Topic – Praise the Names of God, or Praise the Jehovah Names of God. These are all praise tracks to run on. But then God promises something – that is a guarantee. If you will just decide to praise – He will inhabit it. He will come to live in it. That means all you need to do is open your mouth and do it, and He will send the Holy Spirit to take over. When the Holy Spirit takes over, you start praising not from your brain, or mental decision or determination, you start praising from your spirit. And when the Holy Spirit praises – He praises the praise that comes from the throne of God – through your mouth. He reveals things of your Father in Heaven – through the praise that comes out of your mouth. He begins to reveal God to you. It’s how you know Him better – through praise. Then the second half of that promise. His Name is great in Israel. His Name is simply the things He does – to increase His reputation – to add to his fame. His Name is great in Israel. Israel means – ‘where He rules as God’ If He doesn’t rule, He’s not your God, but if obedience is your habit. If PiVAT has you hearing and obeying His plans for you for today, if PRISM confirms them, and reveals His heart for you today – He rules as God in your life – and where He rules as God – He’s about to do something! His Name is always growing. Wherever He gets to rule as God, He will bring miracles, and blessing, and joy! Praying that you will know Him – because you want to, because you decide to start, and grow – in Praise. Praying that you will know his plans, know His Word, and overcome daily – so He rules as God in you – so His Name is great in you! So you see the mountains move, so you the sea’s part, and the blind see, and the dead raised. Praying that you will know Him, and be a part of His great Name – becoming greater! Praying that you’ll praise – so you know Him!
Love you all,
Kelly Kamentz - Jesus follower, husband, father, and friend, helping others surrender time, thoughts, money, and testimony, to fulfill their purpose!