It is no coincidence that as we celebrate eleven years of ministry in Ocho Rios this month we are going through the series “The Presence Driven Church”. This was totally orchestrated by the Holy Spirit; by His grace we abide in the awesome presence of The Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Here are Eleven Benefits of Being in God’s Presence.
1. There Is Safety In His Presence. Ps. 16:1 keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge.
2. Nothing Good Exists Outside of God’s Presence. Ps. 16:2 I said to the LORD, “You are my Master; Every good thing I have comes from you!”
3. There Is A Joy That Comes From Being In The Presence Of God’s People. Ps. 16:3 as for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight.
4. There Are Consequences That Come From Running Away From God’s Presence. Ps.16:4 The sorrows of those will increase who run after other gods. I will not pour out their libations of blood or take up their names on my lips.
5. There Is Security In God’s Presence. Ps. 16:5 LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure.
6. There Are Boundary Lines That Are Set In God’s Presence And They Are Pleasing.. Ps.16:6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
7. In God’s Presence We Have A Counselor. Ps. 16:7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me;
8. There Is Strength Knowing That You Are In His Presence. Ps. 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
9. In God’s Presence The Heart Is Glad. Ps.16:9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.
10. In God’s Presence We Are Assured Of Eternal Life… Ps.16:10 because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.
11. In God’s Presence His Word Comes Alive… Ps.16:11 You have made known to me the path of life;
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