Let’s Reconstruct our Nations

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God is greater than any problem or challenge on the face of the earth. Nehemiah worshiped and praised God for who He is and brought an impossible situation to the God of possibilities.

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Relationship: An Art of Awesome Worship

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Imagine! There is a big donor conference to raise millions of dollars to further God’s kingdom. Jesus has been invited to chair this conference. A donor announces a donation of 100 million dollars, but the Master is not impressed.

The people around wonder why He is not cheering up! The Master says to the donor, “Go with your money till you restore your relationship with your business partner; then I can receive this gift.”

It is not uncommon for us to claim we love God, whom we have not seen, yet we cannot get along with the people we can physically see, reach, and touch. To Jesus, this attitude is hypocritical.

We need to get the unity of the body of Christ right before we can do any meaningful art of worship and service to the Master.

Nature has destined the termite to exhibit the concept of self-destruction. Termites have the natural inclination to eat each other up in times of hunger. The devil would be happy to see us do this to ourselves.

Paul admonishes us about this in his writing: “If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other” (Galatians 5:15).

The growth of this ministry, like any other organization, comes with complexities and strains that affect our relationships with one another. We need to demonstrate the attitude we see in Jesus’ prayer in Matthew 6:12 — “Forgive us our sins as we forgive others.”

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God’s blessing for us will depend on our ability to bear with one another in love and see ourselves as one body performing different functions (Roman 12:4).

Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. —Matthew 5:23–24

Prayer: Lord, make us all one.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nyarko Twum-Barimah works as a Partnership Facilitator Supervisor for Compassion Ghana.

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Who Are the Women of Worship?

Where are you, and who are you with, when you experience deep, soul-nourishing worship?

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Fellowship of the Unashamed

I’m a part of the fellowship of the unashamed. The die has been cast. I have stepped over the line. The decision has been made. I’m a disciple of His and I won’t look back, let up, slow down, back away, or be still.

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What is Worship? (Live Like We Sing)

Worship doesn’t end with that last up tempo song. Worship doesn’t end when you drop your tithe check in the offering basket. Worship doesn’t end when you help clean up after the pot luck. Worship doesn’t end when you pile the kids in the van to head home. That’s when worship begins.

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