Wesley Duewel, the 20th century missionary and prayer leader, once observed, “Praise gives you the spirit of triumph and overcoming. Praise fires you with holy zeal. It lifts you above the battles to the perspective of God’s throne.” As a result of the significance of praise, it must be obvious that no prayer life is maturing properly until it includes frequent expressions of praise.
Editor’s note: Saturday, Sept. 16, is Children’s Missions Day in the Southern Baptist Convention. As Southern Baptists, focus on next-generation ministries this month, the children’s leaders in your church may be preparing the children they shepherd to reach out to your community with the love of Jesus this Saturday (and we hope they are!). But […]