Daily Devotionals

August 13

Burn, Brother, Burn!

Gloria Copeland
Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy.... Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.

Never underestimate the drawing power of joy. It’s like a blazing fire that captures the attention of people in darkness. In fact, in a dream I had many years ago, God called it “spontaneous combustion.”

I didn’t even know what the term meant until the next day. When I looked it up in a dictionary, here’s what I found: Spontaneous combustion—“the process of catching fire and burning as a result of heat generated by an internal chemical reaction.”

That’s it! Joy—the process of catching fire and burning as a result of heat which comes from the Holy Ghost!

It’s time to rejoice, to rise up out of our exhaustion and implement the power of praise. When you do, you’ll enter a domain of power, freedom and the joy of the Lord. It’s a domain that’s alive and shining with the presence of God.

So throw off those old inhibitions. Take God at His Word. Leap. Shout. Sing. Be ready to obey the Spirit of God. Let yourself catch fire in the Spirit and never stop burning!

Speak the Word

I am glad in the Lord and I rejoice. I shout for joy because praise is becoming and appropriate for those who are upright in heart. (Psalm 32:11-33:1, amp)

Scripture Study: Psalm 100

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