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Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Tuesday 27th June 2017 I want to look this morning at an Old Testament Encounter with God experienced by Moses. An Old Testament Encounter Exodus 33 v 12 – 19 Moses said to the Lord, “You have been telling me, ‘Lead these people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. You have said, ‘I know you by name and you ha [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Monday 26th June 2017 Have you ever met anyone famous? Was it a chance encounter or did you have time to prepare for the meeting. My boyhood hero was the England Goalkeeper Peter Shilton which is why I support Stoke City as a football team. A few years ago we were sitting on a beach in Cornwall and he sat next to us – It was [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

1 Corinthians 14:26 (NLT) A Call to Orderly Worship 26 Well, my brothers and sisters, let’s summarize. When you meet together, one will sing, another will teach, another will tell some special revelation God has given, one will speak in tongues, and another will interpret what is said. But everything that is done must strengthen [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Barak – to kneel, bless . BARAK means “to kneel down, to bless God as an act of adoration, to salute.” Psalm 95:6 O come let us worship and bow down; let us kneel (barak) before the Lord our maker. 1Chronicles 29:20 Then David said to all the assembly, “Now bless (barak) the Lord your God.” And all the [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

HALAL – Psalm 113: 1-3 Praise the Lord! Yes, give praise, O servants of the Lord.Praise the name of the Lord! Psalm 150 1 Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heaven! 2 Praise him for his mighty works; praise his unequaled greatness! 3 Praise him with a blast of the ram’s horn; praise him with the [...]

Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

Another Hebrew word for praise SHABACH means, “to shout, to address in a loud tone, to command, to triumph.” Psalm 47:1 O clap your hands, all peoples; shout (shabach) to God with the voice of joy (or triumph). Psalm 145:4 One generation shall praise (shabach) Thy works to another and declare Thy mighty acts. Isaiah 12: [...]