Remember, the definition of praise is an expression of gratitude to God in words or songs. It is an appreciation of what God has done for you and the blessings He has bestowed upon you and your household.
Praise is a key to bringing down God's presence upon us. God is most present in an atmosphere and environment of praise. So when you love to praise the Lord, you will always carry God's presence with you wherever you go.
Praise is an expression of gratitude to God in words or songs and is accompanied with actions such as dancing, jumping, running and clapping. It takes a heart of gratitude to bring praise unto God.
When we apply wisdom and discernment, we would be able to see through the lies and deceit that would otherwise lead to our downfall.
But in all this, Jesus saw the faith of the woman and said to her, "your sins are forgiven" (vs 48). Then the guests who had gathered said among themselves, "who is this who even forgives sins?" (vs 49)
After seasons of waiting our vision becomes blurry. Faith, however, is the ability to keep believing that what you hope for will be received.
The LORD used four outcast lepers to turn the situation around. He made the sound of their feet sound like a great army and caused confusion in the camp of the Syrians, who fled and left everything behind.
At one point in one's life, you go through your moment of "wilderness", where it feels like you have been rejected and relegated to the back.
Joshua may have been a bit apprehensive about taking over a patriarch's position, but God gave Joshua His word that, as He was with Moses so shall He be with him.
If you intend to be great in life you must be prepared to be called names. Elijah was called a trouble maker because he caused a lot of disruptions in the land of Samaria.