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As Senior Pastor of Desert Hills Baptist Church, I would like to welcome you to our PRAISE Blog!
Everyone (members, non-members, anywhere in the US or other countries) will have the opportunity to blog their PRAISES
as often as you feel led to and we will be compiling all PRAISES on our website blog, to make a MOUNTAIN OF PRAISE.

Years ago in my own life, I was going through a particularly hard time, (yep, Christians/Pastors have problems too).
I counseled with my Pastor at the time and he gave me the keys to unlocking all despair. A formula of sorts to dealing with darkness. Simply put, PRAISE GOD!

Not only is He worthy, but praise requires the believer to meditate on all of God's Wonder, Grace, Mercy, Love and Compassion.
Upon reviewing all God has done, is doing, and frankly who He is, one's own countenance cannot help but be lifted up.
Besides that, the Bible itself declares, it is comely for the righteous to Praise God, Psalm 33:1. It is a form of sacrifices that
God Himself sponsors and inhabits, Hebrews 13:15.


Our MOUNTAIN OF PRAISE differs because IT WILL BE FOR PRAISES ONLY & CONTINUALLY.
Our Mountain of Praise will become a place of refuge and encouragement for the lost and the saved alike!

As we offer our praises for God and how He has forgiven us through the shed blood of His son, Jesus.
We can also post how He has answered specific requests, delivered from temptations, and blesses us beyond belief.

MOUNTAIN OF PRAISE has the potential to literally reach the world and change it one praise at a time!

Until we are called home, and the church is raptured, let us build this Mountain together as a permanent testament to God's Goodness.
Be blessed! Then PRAISE about it! Psalm 145:4-12 (Look it up!!!!)

Always Praising Him,
Pastor Scott


 


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Enjoy the Praise song above while posting & reading others PRAISES!

 

 

 
 
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EDITH said 11/1/2017 8:17:11 AM :
What a WONDERFUL God we have!!

Father God, my CREATOR, my REDEEMER, I PRAISE and THANK YOU for ANSWERING my PRAYERS!

My husband was moved from ICU then to IMC (Immediate Care) and now he will be moved to rehab! He is doing so much BETTER now.

I PRAISE YOU my SAVIOR for showing him that YOU ALONE are WORTHY of LOVE and PRAISE, that YOU ALONE can HEAL his body, his SOUL and SPIRIT!

I count the days when we can BOTH come to church and BOW DOWN at YOUR feet to WORSHIP and GLORIFY YOU!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 11/1/2017 7:06:36 AM :
Lord, THANK YOU for our KIDS!
GLEN said 10/31/2017 9:33:34 AM :
THANK YOU Lord!!!

There are times I have just have to wonder at the MERCY and GOODNESS that the Lord has SHOWN me ALL THROUGH MY LIFE, and I have to PRAISE HIM AGAIN for HIS WONDERFUL GIFT of SALVATION!

We are TRULY BLESSED to have such a FATHER...PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME!!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/31/2017 6:18:07 AM :
THANKS for my being able to appreciate DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES and ways of the world being able to see YOUR WORK in it!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/30/2017 8:36:20 AM :
THANK YOU for ALLOWING me to be part of a CHURCH that FOCUSES on the BIBLE!!
CLAYTON said 10/29/2017 12:10:38 PM :
My PRAISE goes first to MY Lord Jesus Christ!

Then it goes to your Wonderful Outreach Committee. I have been there a few times, and I filled out a card with my information.

Your committee has been so wonderful reaching out to me. They have come by my home, called and emailed me several times.

Unfortunately because of my work schedule, It makes it very hard too attend church. I work on the weekend and all different hours.

THANK YOU and God BLESS your WONDERFUL church for being a BEACON of LIGHT in this fallen world! Xo
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/29/2017 7:46:34 AM :
I THANK YOU for GOOD HEALTH and the ABILITY to enjoy life that has been RENEWED through YOU Lord!
DEBBIE said 10/28/2017 4:04:54 PM :
PSALM 138
A PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

138: I thank you, Lord, with all my heart;
I sing praise to you before the gods.

2: I face your holy Temple,
bow down, and praise your name
because of your constant love and faithfulness,
because you have shown that your name and your commands are
supreme.

3: You answered me when I called to you;
with your strength you strengthened me.

THANK YOU and PRAISE YOU my FATHER!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/28/2017 10:49:06 AM :
I THANK YOU for my SALVATION! Lord, YOU have made me YOUR CHILD and CHANGED me to do things as YOU WISH, in YOUR WORD!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/27/2017 6:40:06 AM :
I THANK YOU for the DESIRE to LIVE for YOU My God!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/26/2017 7:08:38 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for GOING to the CROSS and SHEDDING of that PRECIOUS BLOOD!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/25/2017 6:58:21 AM :
THANKS for ALWAYS ANSWERING PRAYER! THANK YOU for YOU are the ALMIGHTY GOD!!
DONNA ENOS said 10/24/2017 10:50:26 PM :
Sweet Jesus, THANK YOU for the OPPORTUNITY to SPEAK to so many nice people. To PRAISE YOUR NAME for the BLESSINGS you have GIVEN ME and my DAUGHTER! It is a WONDERFUL feeling to SPREAD the JOY of YOUR BLESSINGS! People have really been talking with me about Heidi and I give YOU my Lord ALL THE GLORY, without you Lord I don't know what I would do. LOVE YOU Lord!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/24/2017 7:06:48 AM :
THANKS Lord for ANOTHER DAY, a BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE and TIME to MEDITATE and STUDY with YOU Lord!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/23/2017 8:04:21 AM :
Lord THANK YOU for The Ten Commandments, a List of Gods Rules to keep Mankind on the STRAIGHT and NARROW!!
EDITH said 10/22/2017 11:42:56 AM :
I want to THANK ALL our PRAYER WARRIORS and EVERYONE for PRAYERS for SALVATION for my husband. God is SO GOOD!!

THANK YOU my Lord and my God! THANK YOU for ALL YOUR BLESSINGS to us!!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/22/2017 10:34:55 AM :
THANKS Lord for PROVIDING for ALL OUR NEEDS!!
GLENN said 10/22/2017 8:53:57 AM :
PRAISE YOU, Lord Jesus! YOUR LOVE NEVER FAILS me!! THANK YOU Lord, YOU ALWAYS make a WAY where there never seems to be a way! My BLESSINGS are MANY!

YOU HAVE BROUGHT me THROUGH so MUCH I could NEVER THANK or PRAISE YOU ENOUGH!! THANK YOU for YOUR UNENDING MERCY, my Savior Jesus Christ!!!
EDITH said 10/22/2017 7:33:36 AM :
To GOD BE THE GLORY! I want to PRAISE God for KEEPING me CALM in FACING the STORMS that have COME and KEEP on COMING in my life!

Ben is now at the Rehab at Kindred. I gave him the DHBC 10/15/17 Church Bulletin to make him read “Pancakes”. He did not seem interested, but I said take your time. Finally, when I visited him yesterday he said he read Pancakes and UNDERSTOOD the story and told me that WHEN HE GETS BETTER, HE WILL COME WITH ME TO CHUCH.

So I PRAISE YOU my God and Savior for REACHING out to him the way YOU did! Please Lord; KEEP his HEART OPEN to YOUR LOVE and MERCY that the DAY WILL COME for us to WORSHIP and GLORIFY YOU TOGETHER!!

THANK YOU JESUS for the BLOOD YOU SHED FOR US ALL!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/21/2017 8:10:23 AM :
THANK YOU Lord, just let me THANK YOU!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/20/2017 6:45:53 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for the SERMONS that Pastor Scott does, RENEWS me every-time I hear them. THANKS Lord for YOUR mouthpiece!!
MARIO AND BONNY said 10/19/2017 11:40:49 AM :
This note of PRAISE is from my cousin (Mario's) Robert Tompkins and as noted, he asked that I share it. Our God is an AWESOM God! This man recently went through a Lung Transplant and here is his testimony:

"Great Cuz EVERYDAY God IS IN ME! My FAMILY and my LIFE has ALWAYS been BLESSED! I was down Thursday and Friday fishing. Fixing to fix Grams’ Olga's place and have my fishing camp where my roots will always be and life is so GREAT and so GLAD God has MADE ME a WALKING MIRACLE TESTIMONY so I can GO and SHOUT out to EVERYONE to SEE and TALK too!

I finally figured it out, but it took me 50 yrs. to get bad like I should have been but HE NEVER LEFT MY SIDE, so NOW I will NEVER LEAVE HIS!!

I know you will enjoy this and Bonnie too, so please SHARE with your congregation and ALL U TALK TO about your cousins GOD EXPERIANCE TESTIMONY! Maybe send you a video of me telling my story. Will get.

LOV YA CUZ and ALL BAPTIZED coming up 50 yrs later and I am in LOVE with my Savior once again!! PRAISE HIM EVERYDAY and NIGHT!"
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/19/2017 7:14:52 AM :
Lord there is NO OTHER NAME ABOVE YOURS! YOU REIGN ALONE from the BEGINNING to the END and FOREVER!

THANK YOU Lord!!
CRYSTAL DONAR said 10/18/2017 2:57:29 PM :
I'd also like to PRAISE God for my DRIVING LESSON today! I drove with ease because of HIM REASSURING me in the spirit "HE’S WITH ME" and I had NOTHING TO FEAR!

I drove downtown on the strip, all the freeways, Spaghetti Junction and the airport. I've never done this before and I'm so happy to have face my fear. So I give GLORY to God that I did it because of HIM!

My driving isn't just for my children and my needs, it's also for a MINISTRY that God has heavily laid on my heart and driving could shorten my commutes to do this.

So I HONOR HIM for TAKING CARE of me ALWAYS and as I do this I PRAISE HIM for giving me the COURAGE to do this.
CRYSTAL DONAR said 10/18/2017 2:45:27 PM :
I'd like to PRAISE God for EVERYTHING!!

For Mrs. Kim’s Monday Night WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY Class. Which is TEACHING me how to BETTER COMMUNICATE the GOSPEL to OTHERS and also provoking a LIFESTYLE OF WORSHIP that I'd stepped away from because of life's distractions.

I'd like to also PRAISE God for Jack and Virginia for CELEBRATE RECOVERY I absolutely LOVE this PROGRAM! This ministry is what all church's need to let everyone know WE ALL ARE truly IMPERFECT and have a battle that's not ours because we can GIVE IT to Jesus and HE CAN HEAL US and make us VICTORIOUS over our adversaries!

I'd also like to PRAISE God for Ms. Judy for the SINGLES BIBLE STUDY and not only limiting the invite to singles, but also taking the time out to HELP US GROW in LOVE through the studying of 1 John and the POWER of the HOLY SPIRIT.

I really APPRECIATE these SISTERS and BROTHER for MOVING FORWARD in what God has LED THEM TO DO because it's really HELPING me!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/18/2017 7:20:03 AM :
Lord I am not ALWAYS WORTHY of YOU, but Lord YOU are ALWAYS with me! THANK YOU Lord!!
MARCELL & DON said 10/17/2017 2:15:45 PM :
PRAISE God for HEALING! HE is still in the HEALING BUSINESS!!

Thank you ALL for YOUR PRAYERS for Mike Furrow, Don's brother.
He is GOING HOME this morning!

God hears us and KNOWS WHAT we need! GOOD. . . DIFFICULT. . . or even a CHALLENGE!!
DONNA ENOS said 10/16/2017 8:48:31 AM :
Dear Lord, I PRAISE YOUR NAME and GIVE YOU ALL the GLORY! Lord YOU know me BETTER than anyone, and yet YOU have BLESSED me in EVERYTHING!

I CAN’T EXPRESS the feeling of the LOVE YOU have for me. YOU GAVE me PEOPLE in my LIFE that have shown me so much LOVE through a ROUGH time, my CHURCH FAMILY means so much to me. I have FOUND a HOME in DHBC!

I PRAISE YOU for giving my DAUGHTER a CHANCE to LIVE her LIFE! I PRAISE YOU for my MOM who has been a REAL TROOPER during this time.

Again I GIVE YOU ALL the GLORY my SWEET Lord, LOVE Donna.
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/16/2017 7:09:15 AM :
Lord THANK YOU for YOUR HOLY SPIRIT. I LOVE WHAT it has BROUGHT to my LIFE!

Galatians 5:22; But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
CARRIE REYES said 10/15/2017 11:38:44 AM :
Hello, I'm new to this site and my name is Carrie. I live in Las Vegas and have a 6 and 8 year old little boy and girl.

I look forward to coming to your church and I enjoy listening to the Pastors' sermons each week.

Today I THANK God for HIS WONDERFUL LOVE, BLESSINGS and for my WONDERFUL CHILDREN and for this HIS DAY Sunday!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/15/2017 8:39:33 AM :
Lord, I LOVE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE for me with my SALVATION, GIVING me TRUTH and WISDOM! THANKS SO MUCH My God!

Colossians 3:16; Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
EDITH said 10/14/2017 10:46:56 AM :
My God, my King. I PRAISE YOU and THANK YOU for YOUR LOVE and MERCY!

THANK YOU for letting me WAKE UP ANOTHER DAY to WORSHIP YOU!

EVERYTHING that I HAVE BELONGS to YOU and I LAY them ALL at YOUR FEET in THANKSGIVING and PRAISE!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/14/2017 10:26:01 AM :
Lord, I LOVE what YOU REPRESENT, I LOVE the FACT that the Bible says; YOU CAN'T CHANGE and YOU CAN'T LIE! THANK YOU Lord!

Numbers 23:19;
God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

20:
Behold, I have received commandment to bless: and he hath blessed; and I cannot reverse it.
DONNA said 10/13/2017 9:24:16 AM :
We PRAISE YOU and THANK YOU Jesus for KEEPING our son SAFE from everyday TRIALS that come with growing up.

We are VERY BLESSED to be LOVED by YOU and we ALL LOVE YOU UNCONDITIONALLY MORE and MORE everyday!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/13/2017 7:25:05 AM :
Lord I THANK YOU for ANOTHER day to WAKE and SPEND time READING and LISTENING to YOUR WORD being in YOUR PRESENCE!! What it does for my very existence!
EDITH said 10/12/2017 1:47:50 PM :
THANK YOU Jesus for All that YOU have DONE for my family and me! THANK YOU for SAVING me!!

I PRAISE and GLORIFY YOU for ALL that YOU are, In Jesus' name!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/12/2017 7:08:50 AM :
Lord THANKS for a GREAT TIME in YOUR HOUSE last evening with a new preacher and people coming forward. THANK YOU Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/11/2017 7:13:57 AM :
Lord I am LEARNING that WITH YOU there is PERFECT PEACE!

2 Thessalonians 3:16 - Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord [be] with you all.
SARAH said 10/10/2017 8:48:28 AM :
PRAISE God! I THANK YOU, Father for being my KEEPER and most IMPORTANTLY LOVING ME and NEVER FORSAKING me!

I MIGHT NOT LIKE the TRIALS that I MUST GO THROUGH to GET where I'm going, but just KNOWING that THERE IS a FUTURE with YOU KEEPS ME GOING!

FATHER I LOVE YOU, and ALL my SISTERS and BROTHERS in the Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/10/2017 7:25:14 AM :
Lord Jesus, I THANK YOU for ALL the GREAT THINGS YOU DO for me EVERYDAY! THANK YOU Lord!
DONNA ENOS said 10/9/2017 4:45:24 PM :
Dear Lord, I PRAISE YOU for ALL the BLESSINGS in my life!

THANK YOU for WATCHING OVER my Heidi. As everyday goes by, YOUR LOVING HAND is upon her and her RECOVERY!

I LOVE YOU Lord, amen.
MARCELL said 10/9/2017 1:09:56 PM :
THANK YOU God for SHOWING me how SMALL I AM!! But in YOUR eyes, YOU SEE me and LOVE me as if I were LARGER than LIFE!

Even though I AM SMALL and ONLY ONE, I CAN make a DIFFERENCE because YOU LOVE me and EMPOWER me with YOUR STRENGTH!

God is GOOD ALL THE TIME!!
KIMBO said 10/9/2017 8:54:11 AM :
My first time here, where to begin?! THANK YOU God for HEALING my CANCER...for HELPING my CHILD through her HARD times into SOBRIETY...the GOOD HEALTH of my PARENTS...YOU NEVER FAIL to AMAZE me!!

GUIDE my HEART, EYES and WORDS today.

THANK YOU Jesus for what YOU DID FOR ME!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/9/2017 7:19:56 AM :
Romans 10:10-14: For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

11: For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.

12: For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

13: For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

14: How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?

THANKS Lord for letting me KNOW YOU!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/8/2017 11:15:48 AM :
Lord I THANK YOU for being part of a CHURCH where we can STUDY YOUR WORD, SING PRAISES to YOU, GATHER with Other BELIEVERS and let Pastor Scott lead. May we ALWAYS be MALLEABLE and READY to TAKE UP WHATEVER YOU Lord put on Pastor Scott’s heart.

THANK YOU Lord Jesus for YOUR LOVE, GRACE and GUIDANCE!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/7/2017 11:50:27 PM :
What a GREAT MOVIE for the DHBC Family Movie Night better than date night! THANKS Pastor Scott for a "FAITH CHRIST MOVING" movie!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/7/2017 9:36:30 AM :
Lord it seems YOU ALWAYS have the RIGHT PLAN no matter how we think we have our plan together. Since YOU have that PERFECT PLAN we should ALWAYS PAY more ATTENTION to YOUR PERFECT PLAN!!
THANK YOU Jesus!
SARAH said 10/7/2017 8:52:52 AM :
THANK YOU God for EVERYTHING! THANK YOU!
STEVE OLAFSON said 10/6/2017 5:58:39 AM :
Lord my God, YOU ALWAYS SHOW us a DIFFERENT way to SEE and UNDERSTAND what we THOUGHT was a DIFFICULT time in our life.

Someone came back into my life yesterday and YOU Lord SHOWED me what kind of a NEW BEING I HAVE BECOME FOLLOWING YOU Lord!

I PRAISE YOU Lord God!!
CRYSTAL DONAR said 10/5/2017 11:14:09 AM :
I just want to THANK the Lord for SHOWERING HIS PEACE, GRACE and LOVE IN and AROUND me! The enemy has been TRYING to USE just about every possible way to TAKE AWAY my peace, so I'll BEGIN to believe that God doesn't loves me so I should GIVE UP!

I PRAISE YOU Lord for GIVING me the DISCERNMENT to KNOW a LIE when I hear one!!

I KNOW YOU will CONTINUE to TAKE CARE of me in ALL SITUATIONS and may I CLING to YOU MORE! I THANK YOU for being my PLACE of REFUGE!

Lord I LOVE YOU and I TRUST YOU and MAY MY TRUST in YOU GROW ABUNDANTLY, in Jesus name I ask. Amen!
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