In His Praise — August 22, 2021

Words of peace, encouragement and assurance are the good news from East Point C.P. Church today.  There are many disturbing and even frightening things happening in the world  but God gives His children hope and help to deal with this life.

 Proverbs 18:10 reminds us that we can call on the name of the Lord and find safety; “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” Chapters 3, 4 and 5 of Psalms all talk about God’s care and protection. 

 Zephaniah 3:17 assures us of God’s peace when it says “he will quiet you with His love.” 

Assurance that God will help us fight when we must is found in Ephesians 6:10-18. Paul says to “put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”  Being grounded in God’s word and trusting completely in His power will give us victory over evil. Further on in that same section of scripture we are told that when we have done all that we can, “to stand”.  Stay faithful to God, even if we can’t see the victory. God will not leave us and will continue to strengthen us.

Finally in Matthew 6:13b, in the prayer that Jesus taught, we are are told to pray for deliverance from the evil one. Jesus knows that life is hard and sometimes unsettling and downright dangerous at times, but He hears our prayers and will always answer  when we call upon Him.

In His Praise — May 24, 2020

Welcome to “In His Praise”

Isaiah 59:19b says. “When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.” (KJV)

What encouragement these words can bring! Many times in life we feel “flooded” by the trials and hardships we are enduring. But knowing that we have a God that cares for us and will help us brings comfort and courage.  

This is worded alittle differently in the New International Version of the Bible. Here it says that the enemy will come like a ‘pent-up flood”. That’s pretty strong! But the next phrase says that God’s breath drives it along or puts it to flight!

Praise be to such an all-powerful God!  He never leaves us to fight battles on our own, He never forgets us or deserts us. His very breath is mightier than any thing the devil might throw at us and He stands ready to help us when we call on Him!