Worship is your warfare!
In the times of pressing and moments of stress; in the days filled with sorrow and the hours of strain, praising My Name lifts you above your circumstances. A heart of praise cannot be defeated. A heart set in a posture of worship cannot be overwhelmed.
When you praise Me, the atmosphere shifts. It is like the night turning to day.
For remember! I am the God of victory! I hold victory after victory within my fist, so sing your praises knowing that the battle is won!
Praise me knowing that your worship will shift your nation, your city, and your family. I implore you! Do not doubt the power found in a posture of worship.
Activation: Take a moment to worship God, the great I AM. Sing a song; write a poem; speak out loud what you adore about him. However you choose to do it, take some time to set your heart in a posture of power-filled worship.
Then Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance.1 Samuel 2:1 (NIV)
22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods.
23 After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully.
24 When he received these orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks.
25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.
26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.
27 The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped.
28 But Paul shouted, “Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!”
29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.
30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”
31 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”
32 Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all the others in his house.
33 At that hour of the night the jailer took them and washed their wounds; then immediately he and all his household were baptized.
34 The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household.Acts 16:22-34 (NIV)