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Devotionals by Steve Pruitt

A Living Sacrifice
I appeal to you therefore, brothers by the mercies of God to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Romans 12:1 ESV
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A True Heart
…let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our heart sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Hebrews 10:22 ESV
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Abandoned Worship
But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ…
Philippians 3:7-8 ESV
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All Creation Worships
…and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus… Ephesians 2:6 NKJV
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Barrenness Needs a Song
Sing, O barren , you who have not borne! Break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you who have not labored with child! For more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married woman, says the LORD. Isaiah 54:1 NKJV
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Betrothed
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 1 John 2:15 ESV
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Called to Proclaim
But you are a chosen race a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 1 Peter 2:9 ESV
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Casting Crowns
And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. 2 Timothy 2:5 NKJV
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Catching God
My soul followeth hard after thee; Thy right hand upholdeth me.
Psalm 63:8 KJV
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Creator Worship
You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for you created all things, and by your will they exist and were created. Revelation 4:11 NKJV
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Designed for God
Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, The days fashioned for me, When as yet there were none of them. Psalms 139:16 NKJV
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Due His Name
Give unto the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Psalm 29:2 NKJV
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First Fruits
…knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. 1 Peter 1:18-19 NKJV
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Follow the Lamb
Then Jesus told his disciples, If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. Matthew 16:24 ESV
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Fountain of Life
For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, and hewn themselves cisterns — broken cisterns that can hold no water. Jeremiah 2:13 NKJV
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Gazing for Glory
And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV
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Giving Thanks
I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD. Psalm 116:17 NKJV
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Glorify the Father
By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples. John 15:8 NJKV
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God’s Glory
Now it came to pass, as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud. Exodus 16:10 NKJV
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God’s Hunger
The LORD said to Moses, Give these instructions to the people of Israel: The offerings you present to me by fire on the altar are my food, and they are very pleasing to me. See to it that they are brought at the appointed times and offered according to my instructions.
Numbers 28:1-2 NLT
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God’s Mercy
I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart, and I will glorify your name forevermore. For great is your mercy toward me, and you have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol. Psalm 86:12-13 NKJV
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His Excellent Greatness
Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness! Psalm 150:2 NKJV
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Holiness
Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy! Psalm 99:9 ESV
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Holy Reverence
And Moses said to Aaron, This is what the LORD spoke, saying: By those who come near Me I must be regarded as holy; And before all the people I must be glorified. So Aaron held his peace. Leviticus 10:3 NKJV
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I Do
Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. Psalm 73:25 ESV
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In God’s House
Blessed—happy, fortunate [to be envied]—are those who dwell in your house and your presence; they will be singing your praises all day long. Selah [pause; and calmly think of that]. Psalm 84:4 AMP
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Intimacy
And Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain, saying, Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel: You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.
Exodus 19:3-4 NJKV
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It’s Our Pleasure
By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. Hebrews 11:5 ESV
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No Other Gods
Don't worship any other god, because I, the LORD, the Jealous One, am a jealous God. Exodus 34:14 NCV
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Not Enough Words
Who can utter the mighty deeds of the Lord or declare all his praise?
Psalm 106:2 ESV
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One Thing
One thing I have desired of the LORD, that will I seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in His temple. Psalm 27:4 NKJV
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Open the Gates
Open for me the gates where the righteous enter, and I will go in and thank the LORD. Those gates lead to the presence of the LORD, and the godly enter there. Psalm 118:19-20 NLT
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Praise His Word
In God Whose Word I praise, in the Lord Whose Word I praise...
Psalm 56:10 AMP
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Serve with Gladness
Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. Psalm 100:2 NKJV
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Sing a New Song
Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, And His praise in the assembly of the saints. Psalm 149:1 NKJV
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Spirit Worship
For we [Christians] are the true circumcision, who worship God in spirit and by the Spirit of God, and exult and glory and pride ourselves in Jesus Christ, and put no confidence or dependence [on what we are] in the flesh and on outward privileges and physical advantages and external appearances. Philippians 3:3 AMP
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The Beloved
Where has your beloved gone, O fairest among women? Where has your beloved turned aside, That we may seek him with you?
Song of Solomon 6:1
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The Center of Worship
You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open its seals; for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and have made us kings and priests to our God; and we shall reign on the earth. Revelation 5:9-10 NKJV
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The Focus of Worship
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. John 4:23 ESV
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The Fragrance of Victory
But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. 2 Corinthians 2:14 ESV
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The Sacrifice of Brokenness
My sacrifice [the sacrifice acceptable] to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart [broken down with sorrow for sin and humbly and thoroughly penitent] such, O God, you will not despise. Psalm 51:17 AMP
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The Sacrifice of Praise
Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Hebrews 13:15 ESV
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The Seal of God
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4:30 ESV
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The Voice of Triumph
Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph! Psalms 47:1 NKJV
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The Whole Heart
I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. Psalm 9:1 ESV
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True Worshipers
Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing, but keeping the commandments of God is what matters. 1 Corinthians 7:19-20 NKJV
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Unashamed Love
And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, and stood at His feet behind Him weeping; and she began to wash His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head; and she kissed His feet and anointed them with the fragrant oil. Luke 7:37-38 NKJV
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Undignified Praise
Now as the ark of the Lord came into the City of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked through a window and saw King David leaping and whirling before the Lord; and she despised him in her heart.
2 Samuel 6:16 NKJV
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Undivided Heart
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:4-5 NKJV
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Unto Me
And the King will answer and say to them, Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did do it to Me. Matthew 25:40 NKJV
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Visitation Time
I opened for my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and was gone. My heart leaped up when he spoke. I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer. Song of Solomon 5:6
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Warfare Worship
And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed those who should sing to the Lord, and who should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army and were saying; Praise the Lord, for his mercy endures forever. 2 Chronicles 20:21 NKJV
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When all Fails
Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD; I will take joy in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:17-18 ESV
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Worship is not Passive
And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns. Revelation 19:6 NKJV
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Devotionals by Karen Holland

Hallelu Yah!
Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. Psalm 146:1
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His Love
Give thanks to the LORD for He is good, His love endures forever.
Psalm 136:1
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I Shall yet Praise Him
Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance. Psalm 42:5
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I Will Celebrate
I will celebrate before the LORD. 2 Samuel 6:21
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O Lord, You’re Beautiful
Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what He has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. 1 Chronicles 16:8-11
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Seek His Face!
Look to the LORD and His strength; seek His face always.
1 Chronicles 16:11
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Songs in the Night
The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life. Psalm 42:8
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Strength to Silence Foes
Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have ordained strength, because of Your enemies, that You may silence the enemy and the avenger. Psalm 8:2 NKJV
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Devotionals by Charla Miller

Draw Near to God
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to us. James 4:8
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Express Your Worship
I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. Psalm 18:1-3
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God is Our Refuge
But I will sing of Your strength, in the morning I will sing of Your love; for You are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. O my strength, I sing praise to You; You, O God, are my fortress, my loving God.
Psalm 59:16-17
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Worship with all Your Heart
Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him, Which is the first commandment of all? Mark 12:28
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Devotionals by Jann Patterson

Our Purpose in Worship
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. John 4:23
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