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Ever felt overwhelmed by life’s challenges, as if you’re barely keeping afloat?

There’s a lifeline within reach, a glimpse of hope that might seem surprisingly simple: praise.

When you shift your focus from the obstacles to the One who overcomes, the entire perspective changes. It’s like illuminating a darkened room, revealing the path forward you couldn’t see moments before.

Consider the powerful promise in 1 Corinthians 15:57: “But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” At its core, this verse reminds us that gratitude and faith are more than just feelings; they are the keys to our victory. How do we apply this truth to our daily battles? When struggles weigh heavily, praising God might seem counterintuitive. Yet, isn’t it the ultimate demonstration of faith, acknowledging that you’re not fighting alone?

We often fixate on worldly success, don’t we? But what good are those achievements if they don’t draw us closer to God? Pursuing fleeting things is exhausting and ultimately unsatisfying.

Take King Saul, for example. He believed the crown was his ultimate goal. But God, who observes the hearts of men, had a different plan. Why? Because Saul sought position over God’s presence. He achieved his desire, yes, but at what cost?

The things we chase after can become objects of worship. Before pursuing any goal, ask yourself: Can this thing heal my deepest wounds? Provide for those I love? Guide my lost loved ones home? Stand with me in my darkest hour?

Most pursuits fall short, but God surpasses them all.

He doesn’t dwell on our shortcomings. Remember, while Samuel mourned the rejection of Saul, God was already seeking a replacement. He found David, a humble shepherd who worshipped wholeheartedly in quiet solitude.

David understood. With only his flock for company, he penned Psalm 23, embracing God as his Shepherd, his Protector. God saw David’s heart and elevated him to a position of leadership.

The lesson is clear: God seeks those who earnestly seek Him. Your past, your perceived imperfections, matter little to Him. A heart overflowing with genuine praise? That He treasures.

Psalm 34:1-3 proclaims: “I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.”

Your praise has power. It’s not simply about pleasing God; it invites His action. Praise gives life, creating moments for the divine to intersect with our earthly struggles. It’s not reserved for the good times; it’s a constant, a daily discipline that empowers us to face whatever the world throws our way.

Consider Psalm 22:3: “Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel.” God dwells in our praises, He finds joy in our heartfelt worship. We are uplifted; He is glorified – a perfect exchange.

Reflect on Isaiah 60:18: “…but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.” Our defense is our salvation; our entry point each day is praise. Setting the tone with praise establishes our priorities and declares a greater purpose than our own – it announces our desire to honor God.

Amidst the distractions of the modern world, let praise be your guiding rhythm. Focus on what truly matters: His presence. Everything else finds its rightful place, and true victory – not just worldly success – becomes yours. Remember, your praise isn’t just a pleasant sound; it’s a declaration of the victory we hold through unwavering faith.

Sprinkling the blood of a Passover lamb on the doorposts rescued the Israelites from the destroying angel that struck down the firstborn in Egypt, but what’s exciting is how God used this to foreshadow the blood that Jesus would pour out for us on a particular feast hundreds of years later.

Our word “Passover” comes from the Hebrew word ‘pesach’, which means to extend the arms or wings over one, protecting them. So Passover isn’t so much about “passing by” as passing so as to shield over for protection. This is exactly what the blood on the doorposts of the Israelites’ homes did—it acted as a shield or protection.

Passover has been celebrated annually since the time of Moses since God established that it was to be kept forever in Exodus 12:14.

All of this is part of the purpose of God and Passover is vitally important for you and I. It was the blood of the Passover lamb that rescued the Israelites from that destruction angel, the same with you.

The blood on the doors of God’s people would be a sign marking clearly who is His, and when God saw that blood covering over them, He would pass by, and the plague of death would not touch them.

  • It’s the blood that is going to rescue you.
  • It was the blood that struck down every firstborn in Egypt.
  • It was the blood that saves, delivers, rescues, protects and covers you.
  • It is the blood that destroys the enemies of God…

Deuteronomy 16:16, “Three times a year all your males (and females) shall appear before the Lord your God in the place which He chooses: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Passover), at the Feast of Weeks (Pentecost), and at the Feast of Tabernacles (Atonement); and THEY SHALL NOT APPEAR BEFORE THE LORD EMPTY-HANDED.”

Through the Blood of Jesus Christ this Passover season and your obedience to align yourself with the desires of God, YOU CAN RELEASE 7 SPECIFIC SUPERNATURAL BLESSINGS for your body, your family, your finances, and your future. As we read in Exodus 23, when you honor God during this Passover, He will:

  • Assign an angel to you. “Behold, I send an Angel before you…” (verse 20).
  • Be an enemy to your enemies “I will be an enemy to your enemies…” (verse 22).
  • Give you prosperity “So you shall serve the LORD, your God, and He will bless your bread and your water” (verse 25).
  • Take sickness away from you “And I will take sickness away from the midst of you” (verse 25).
  • Give you a long life “I will fulfill the number of your days” (verse 26).
  • Bring increase and inheritance “… until you have increased, and you inherit the land (verse 30).
  • Give a special year of blessing (verse 29).

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God gave us His best, Jesus Christ, our Passover Lamb, at Calvary. I encourage you in obedience to give God your Best Passover Offering today.  Your obedience to God’s command is the key that can unlock the windows of heaven and release all seven supernatural blessings He has promised into your life!

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Janet Rodriguez

Want to give a Passover offening

Janet Rodriguez

need to put information in

Janet Rodriguez

Need link to finish information on my offering