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by Steve Popoola on
In part one of this series, we examined our first acronym for P.U.S.H - ‘Pray Until Something Happens’. In this part, we will discuss another aspect of P.U.S.H, which is, “Praise Until Something Happens”.As I was thinking about this, I thought about the process of driving a car. First, you have to switch on the engine whether it’s with a key, button or even your voice. Turning the engine on is however not enough to take you to where you are going. Unless you engage the accelerator, you will remain in one place.  It’s not a perfect analogy but it helped me picture the relationship between prayer and praise. With prayer, we present our request by faith. Between when we present that prayer and when we receive the response to that...
by Steve Popoola on
I woke up this morning feeling really thankful to God for the many things He has done for me and my family.  It is so easy to allow the challenges of life and the problems that we face each day to forget that God has been and continues to be there for us like no one else can.The Bible is full of writings to remind us of God’s faithfulness, His love and His blessings towards us. The Psalmist wrote in Psalms 34:1, “I will extol the Lord at all times; His praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glory the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together.”This Psalm gives us a template for thanksgiving. He said, and we should, “extol the Lord” not once in a while, not once in a year but at all t...
by Steve Popoola on
I am a firm believer in understanding why we do the things we do. This is because unless we understand the ‘why’ we will not value the  importance what we do and thereby rob ourselves of the immense benefits underlying what are engaged in or the dangers associated with missing the mark. To understand the essence of worship, we will attempt to answer the following questions;What is Worship?Who do we worship?Why do we worship?When and where do we worship?How do we worship?What is worship? I love the way the Webster’s dictionary defines worship, “Worship is to honour with extravagant love and extreme submission" (Webster’s Dictionary,1828).” What or who we honour is what we hold de...
Steve Popoola
Steve Popoola is the editor of Biblepraise Newsletter and the founder of the Biblepraise Fellowship Online. He lives in Kent, United Kingdom, where he works as an IT Professional. He serves currently as a Worship Leader in his local church and on occasion, speaks at invited events.