Morning Coffee 12/5/17 Worship & Praise

Hello Family

Praise does not define worship, but your worship defines your praise.

One evening, Justin returns home from work and finds his wife, Angela, all made up and slipping into a beautiful outfit. He concludes she must have planned something special for them and offers to get dressed up as well. 

Angela, a bit confused, responds, “Oh honey, I’m going out with Tony tonight. We’re going to get dinner, catch a movie, and check into the Fairmont Hotel. I should be back by midmorning.” 

“Who’s Tony?!” Justin fires back.

“He’s my boyfriend from high school,” she replies.

“What! You can’t go out with him!” 

“Why not?” 

“Because we are married; we are committed to each other. We don’t date other people!” he says, stating what he assumes should be obvious.

“Hold on, honey!” Angela replies. “You are my favorite. I love you more than any of my old boyfriends, but you really can’t expect me to not see them any longer. I’ve been close with some of them for years, I still love them, and I want to enjoy time with them. What’s wrong with that?”

Hello family, take a minute and think about the opening statement. Our minds have separated and watered down the definition of these two words. God spoke the openings statement to me when i was in the shower, and when He said it, it made perfect sense.

We along with all the rest of creation are designed to worship but unlike the rest of the plants and animals we are not forced to worship God. we are not forced pre programed to worship  Him. God gave us the beautiful gift of choice. However one thing we cannot escape is what we are designed to do and that is worship.

However many years God has destined you to be here on this blue planet you are going to worship, you are going to dedicate a lifestyle of worship to someone or something, there is no gray area angela obviously placed more value on her x boyfriend than she did her own husband. Her life style of worship was for her ex.

  Now that we have cleared up the definition of worship lets talk about praise. You see the depth of our lifestyle of worship we devote to God or anything else is going to be reflected in our praise. For example think about your favorite sports team or favorite music artist.

How would you react if i told you that i’m giving you prime front row seats to got to there game or concert. you reaction is your praise for that artist or team, because you have spent time researching them following there twitter and Facebook  accounts, you IDENTIFY with them, so of course you will be excited to hear about the tickets.

It is the same with God the more time we devote to Him (lifestyle of worship) the more passionate our praise will be. Since we are on the subject of praise lets redefine that.

Praise is the outward demonstration of the depth  your worship lifestyle. Praise is more than just the hype music on a Sunday morning. Praise is the tears that roll down your face when you think about all god has done for you. Praise is when the presents of God inters the room and all you can do is sit quietly in it. We have got it backwards, its no praise & worship its worship and praise.

Praise does not define worship, but your worship defines your praise.

Romans 11:36-12:1-2

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer        

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Sunday Thoughts 11/25/17

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When my life on this planet has expired, let it be said of me that I left no stone unturned. Let it be said of me that I poured out all that God placed in me and the abundance of everything I had to give was given out. Let it be said of me that I Impacted and blessed everyone that ever heard my voice, read any thing that I wrote or were touched by my hand. Let it be said of me that completed the purpose God placed me on this earth.

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer

 

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 6/25/17

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“My heart beating, my soul breathing
I found my life when I laid it down
Upward falling, spirit soaring
I touch the sky when my knees hit the ground” – Hillsong United Touch The Sky

Is this world so valuable and important that we don’t HEAR, SEE, TASTE, TOUCH AND SMELL, the goodness of the Lord? We are eagles that can soar but we have fallen in love with the comforts of our nest. We will soar only when we are completely surrendered.

Much Love & God Bless

 

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 6/18/17 Empty Storehouse

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Our world needs Christ right now. And the only way the world (people) is going to get to Christ is through us. But first our storage must be empty and available for God to fill up. A storehouse is a great place to get food but what kind of food is it? If your storehouse is giving out moon pies and cupcakes, you would be doing your fellow man a disservice. There is a reason why Jesus said let go of your life (way of thinking, your ideas, your world view) pick up your cross and follow Him.

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer

 

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 6/11/17

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“It is finished!” Those were Christ’s last words. “It is finished’ means exactly what it says! With those three words tore the vail and granted us access to unlimited resources! Yes we will go through trials but we should not go through them with a defeated attitude. Last time i checked the tomb is still empty!

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer

 

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 6/4/17

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I am writing this in my sanctuary, my place of refuge, my place of restoration. This sanctuary has no pulpit, there are no pews simply an office chair and a bed behind it. There are no multicolored stained glass windows. Most of the color comes from the collectable pony figures carefully arranged underneath the two computer monitors.

There are no ushers here, only my broken and will heart ready to usher in his presence. In this place i am instantly connected with my heavenly father and he can proceed to operate on my life. it is here away from the chaos of life that i truly find rest. Weather at my desk or underneath an oak tree. i know I can always find my secret place my sanctuary!

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 5/28/17

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Firs before you read. play the youtube video below.

11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 12 For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. – Ephesians 6:11-12 NLT

Our battle is not against President Trump, our battle is not against the abortion clinics, our battle is not against LGBT. Our battle is not against ISIS, our battle is not against the rapist or any other criminal. Our battle is not against another ethnic group. Our battle is not against any of these symptoms.

Our battle is against The SIN system that satan and his demons have set up against the kingdom of God.

REDIRECT YOUR AIM! YOU A SHOOTING AT THE WRONG TARGET!

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer

 

 

 

Sunday Thoughts 3/19/17

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What if the fire you are going through was built for your benefit? What if shortcomings are ultimately designed to help to in the long-run? What if that thorn in your side was designed to keep you at the feet of the father? What if The storm was made to give you peace?

Much Love & God Bless

 

 

 

Morning Coffee 2/20/17 Whats Next?

I gave you land you had not worked on, and I gave you towns you did not build–the towns where you are now living. I gave you vineyards and olive groves for food, though you did not plant them. “So fear the LORD and serve him wholeheartedly. Put away forever the idols your ancestors worshiped when they lived beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt. Serve the LORD alone. But if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD.” – (Joshua 24:13-15 NLT)

Hello family, During our life we will see many mountain tops. We will have many victories. Often we sometimes find our self standing on a mountain top wandering what next. We feel great that we have had this awesome victory. But now all the confetti has fallen, the buzz is fading and we feel God start to move and shift our seasons.

What Next God? This question was posed to me by one of my spiritual fathers. At the time a had so much in me i could not give a sold answer. But I was not asked that question to provide him with a right or wrong answer. The question was a challenge for me to not rest on my laurels. It was a challenge meant to push me forward into perusing God for the next step.

Everyday we are given the choice to serve the gods of this world. Or serve the true and living God. Everyday we are face with a what next. And that answer can only come from God. Because each day is a new day with a different mission, another step on this journey called life and we can get pulled off by stuff that will make us feel good. Our purpose is not to feel good! But to make as big of an impact as we can with our God given talents. We will always need to know what is next. That is why many times God wont let us rest to long, He has a plan for us that he needs us to carry out. There are many more mountain tops to stand on. So continue to pursue God. Celebrate all he has done in your life but keep moving forward.

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer        

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