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“WHO “HE” IS!” John 14:16-17, 26
“AMERICA’S DAY OF SPIRITUAL INFAMY” SUPREME COURT RULING ON MARRIAGE Matt. 19:4-6
“OUR MAKER, LAW-GIVER, JUDGE and KING!” Isa 33:22
“THE LORD IS MY MAKER : GOD’S FIRST TRUTH!” Gen. 1:1a
WHAT IS TRUTH? part 2, John 18:38
WHAT IS TRUTH? John 18:38 A THANK YOU TO THE 2015 TENNESSEE STATE LEGISLATURE!
“HIS RESURRECTION POWER : MY FUTURE, MY PRESENT!” Matt. 28:1-7
“HIS CROWN OF THORNS : OUR CURSE!” Mark 15:16-20
“THE SACRIFICE OF THE BODY OF CHRIST” Heb. 10:10
“TOOK UPON HIMSELF, TO TAKE AWAY FROM US” 2Cor. 5:21
“CHRIST IN US : OUR ONLY HOPE” John 16:7
Praise/Worship part 3
The Hebrew word YADAH is used over 50 times and (H3034) comes from two root words. YAD which means the open hand, direction, power. And AH which has reference to Jehovah. Together they are rendered Hands to God.
Yadah (3034) can be expressed by our intensive discontent or sorrow over something; confess.
Lev 5:5 And it shall be, when he shall be guilty in one of these things, that he shall confess that he hath sinned in that thing:
Yadah can also be expressed by our intensive thank-ful-sgiving:
1Ch 16:4 And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank (yadah) and praise (halel) the LORD God of Israel.
Yadah is first used in Gen 29:35 And she (Leah) conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise (yadah) the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.
John Gill commentary: she had praised him before for looking on her affliction, and hearing her cries, and giving her one son after another; but now she determines to praise him more than ever, having a fresh instance of his goodness to her: the Targum of Jonathan adds this as a reason,”because from this my son shall come forth kings, and from him shall come forth David the king, who shall praise the Lord.”And why may it not be as well supposed that she had knowledge of the Messiah springing from him, which would greatly heighten and increase her joy and praise?
I would define Yadah as an outward expression offered to God of our most intensive emotions achievable.
In other words Yadah is an outward reflection of our most intensive emotional state concerning God. Example = Spiritual baptism/water baptism
na^s´a^’ na^sa^h naw-saw’, naw-saw'(H5375) lift up hands as a gesture of reverence and submission to.
Psa 119:48 My hands also will I lift up (H5375) unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
Psa 63:4 ThusH3651 will I blessH1288 thee while I live:H2416 I will lift upH5375 my handsH3709 in thy name.H8034
Yadah exercise: 1) using your intellect raise your hands to God in reverence and submission(na^s´a^’ na^sa^h naw-saw’, naw-saw’), 2)remember an emotional time with God ( salvation expereience or life changing miricale) and with emotions of thankfulness raise your hands to God (Yadah).
The results will be a conditioning of our mind to praise and worship.
Praise/Worship part 2
tehilla^h teh-hil-law’and ya^da^h yaw-daw’
Tehillah (H8416) is derived from the word halal and means “the singing of halals, to sing or to laud; perceived to involve music, especially singing; hymns of the Spirit.
We can conclude then that halal can be defined as any means of causing folks to praise God.
Psalm 34:1 I will blessH1288 the(H853 LORDH3068 at allH3605 times:H6256 his praiseH8416 shall continuallyH8548 be in my mouth.H6310
Psa 34:2 My soulH5315 shall make her boastH1984 in the LORD:H3068 the humbleH6035 shall hearH8085 thereof, and be glad.H8055
Psa 34:3 O magnifyH1431 the LORDH3068 withH854 me, and let us exaltH7311 his nameH8034 together.H3162
Psa 22:3 But thouH859 art holy,H6918 O thou that inhabitestH3427 the praisesH8416 of Israel.H3478
Praise/Worship part 1
There are 10 Hebrew words translated to praise in the Old Testament. The word praise is used at least 220 times in the Old Testament and the Hebrew word halel is translated as praise over 90 times. “Praise ye the lord” = Hallelujah
‘Hallelujah’ is comprised of two Hebrew words, namely ‘Hallelu’ and ‘Jah’.
‘Jah’ is pronounced ‘Yah’. It is a shortened version of God’s name – Yhwh.
‘Hallelu’ is another form of the Hebrew word ‘Hallal’, which means causatively. However, ‘Hallelu’ is the second person plural imperative form of this word. This simply means to act in a way that will cause other people to praise Yah.
The NIV therefore translates ‘Hallelujah’ as ‘Praise the LORD all you people’ and the KJV translates it as ‘Praise ye the LORD’. ‘Ye’ in old English is a plural word (‘thou’ being the singular equivalent). ‘Ye’ is never used with reference to only one person. It is always a plural word. If you were addressing only one person, you would say ‘thou’ instead. ‘Hallelujah’, in the orginal Hebrew is to act in a way that will cause a congregation or group of people to praise God.
Examples of the uses of “halal” (H1984):
1Sa 21:13 And he changedH8138 (H853) his behaviourH2940 beforeH5869 them, and feigned himself madH1984
Job 12:17 He leadethH1980 counsellorsH3289 away spoiled,H7758 and maketh the judgesH8199 fools.H1984
1Ch 23:5 Moreover fourH702 thousandH505 were porters;H7778 and fourH702 thousandH505 praisedH1984 the LORDH3068 with the instrumentsH3627 whichH834 I made,H6213 said David, to praiseH1984 therewith.
2Ch 8:14 And he appointed,H5975 according to the orderH4941 of DavidH1732 his father,H1 (H853) the coursesH4256 of the priestsH3548 toH5921 their service,H5656 and the LevitesH3881 toH5921 their charges,H4931 to praiseH1984
Psa 69:30 I will praiseH1984 the nameH8034 of GodH430 with a song,H7892 and will magnifyH1431 him with thanksgiving.H8426
Psa 150:1 (ALL) PraiseH1984 ye the LORD.H3050 PraiseH1984 GodH410 in his sanctuary:H6944 praiseH1984 him in the firmamentH7549 of his power.H5797
Psa 22:22 I will declareH5608 thy nameH8034 unto my brethren:H251 in the midstH8432 of the congregationH6951 will I praiseH1984 thee.
Psa 35:18 I will give thee thanksH3034 in the greatH7227 congregation:H6951 I will praiseH1984 thee among muchH6099 people.H5971
Rev 19:1 AndG2532 afterG3326 these thingsG5023 I heardG191 a greatG3173 voiceG5456 of muchG4183 peopleG3793 inG1722 heaven,G3772 saying,G3004 Alleluia;G239 Salvation,G4991 andG2532 glory,G1391 andG2532 honour,G5092 andG2532 power,G1411 unto the LordG2962 ourG2257 God:G2316
“HIS SPIRIT : WITHIN US, UPON US & AROUND US!” John 14:18, 20
“IN HIS PRESENCE!” Luke 1:30
“BELIEF, TRUST and SURRENDER!” Luke 1:38
“THE FEARS OF CHRISTMAS” part 1 Luke 1:30
“THE FEARS OF CHRISTMAS” part 2 Luke 1:30
“THE FEARS OF CHRISTMAS” part 3 Luke 1:30
“THE FEARS OF CHRISTMAS” part 4 Luke 1:30
“TO SEE AND HEAR WONDROUS THINGS FROM GOD” Luke 2:8-14
“A MENTAL PERSPECTIVE OF GRATITUDE!” Col. 1:112
“A MINDSET OF SPIRITUAL PROGRESS!” Col. 1:9-12
AMERICA: A CHURCH IN DENIAL! Luke 22:34, Rev. 3:17
“THE SIN OF DENIAL” Luke 22:34
“THE DEVIL’S GOAL : DENIAL” Luke 22:34
“BEHIND THE SHIELD OF FAITH” James 4:7
“THE ELDER MINISTRY part 1” 1Peter 5:1-4
“WHY THE DEVIL SHOULD ALWAYS FLEE” James 4:7
“SUBMIT TO GOD and RECEIVE HIS GRACE!” James 4:7
“!WHY WE HAVE NOT!” James 4:2
“ASK! AND ASK BIG!” James 4:2
“PRIDE : THE MENTAL STRONGHOLD!” James 4:6
“TWO MINDSETS: PRIDE and HUMILITY” James 4:6
“A WARNING : WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE LEAVE OUT GOD” James 4:13-17
“TO HUNGER and THIRST” James 5:17
“THREE QUESTION : ABOUT REALITY!” James 5:16
“THE REALITY OF GOD’S ENERGY!” James 5:16
‘THE ENERGY OF PRAYER!” James 5:16
“BEHOLD THE MAN : HE IS HERE!” Luke 24:13
“BEHOLD THE MAN : “I WILL COME TO YOU!” ” John 14:18
“BEHOLD THE MAN : HIS MIND!” Isa. 53:7
“BEHOLD THE MAN : HIS BLOOD!” John 19:33-34
BEHOLD THE MAN : HIS BODY – MY SIN! 1Peter 2:24
STANDING FOR GOD’S TRUTH! Isa 59:16
“GOD HELP ARIZONA….GOD HELP AMERICA!” Rom. 5:8, Rom. 1:27
“OUR GOD, OUR CREATOR, OUR JUDGE!” Matt. 19:4
“THE OUTCRY OF SIN!” Gen. 19:13
“THE PRAYER of VANITY!” James 4:3-4
“BE GLORIFIED, MY LORD!” John 14:13
“PRAYING to GLORIFY GOD!” James 5:14-15
“GOD KNOWS BEST” James 5:14-15
“IN THE NAME OF THE LORD” James 5:14
“A MIRACULOUS BIRTH….MINE!” John 1:12-13
“CALL HIS NAME JESUS” Luke 1-30-31
“WHEN GOD GOT PERSONAL!” Luke 2:7
“THE STEPS OF FAITH” Rom. 4:12
“JUSTIFIED BEFORE MEN” James 2:21-22
“TO BE IN FEAR!” James 2:19
“BELIEF “ABOUT” GOD!” James 2:19
“IF A MAN SAY” part 2 James 2:14
“IF A MAN SAY” James 2:14
“IN THE LIGHT” 1John 1:7
“DARKENING THE MIND” 2Corinthians 4:3-4
THE LIGHT WITHIN US!” John 1:4, 9
“THE FATHER’S WILL” James 1:18
“GOD’S GREATEST GIFT!” James 1:17-18
“GOD’S GOOD GIFTS!” James 1:17-18
“THE ENEMIES TIMING” James 4:7-8
“AS GOD LOVES AND FORGIVES” Psa. 103:8
“FORGIVE, FORGET, RESTORE” Psa. 103:10-12
“JUDGED ON LOVE” 1Thess. 3:13
“BY THIS SHALL ALL MEN KNOW”” John 13:35
“A LOVING OBEDIENCE” James 1:12, John 14:23
“GOD’S SELF-LESS LOVE” James 1:12, Philippians 2:4
“EXAMINE OUR HEARTS!” James 1:12, Luke 11:43
“LOVING GOD OR NOT” James 1:12
“QUESTIONING HIS LOVE” part 1 James 1:12
“QUESTIONING OUR LOVE” part 2 James 1:12
“BLESSED ENDURANCE” James 1:12
“MY’S BECOME YOUR’S” JAMES 1:1
“HIS NAME SHALL BE CALLED” part 1 MATT. 1:21
“HIS NAME SHALL BE CALLED” part 2 MATT. 1:23
“A PRAYER FOR CONNECTICUT’S SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY VICTIMS ” PSALM 42:3-4
“THE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS!” LUKE 2:1, 6, 11
“CHRISTMAS is GOD HIMSELF” part 2 LUKE 1:35, 2:7
“THE WHY of CHRISTMAS” LUKE 2:11, 1 TIMOTHY 1:15
“CHRISTMAS: HEAVEN TO EARTH” JOHN 3:13