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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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STEVE OLAFSON said 9/25/2017 6:54:08 AM :
These verses SAY IT ALL to me, THANK YOU Lord!

KJV - Psalm 62:5-8

5: My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
6: He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
7: In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
8: Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/24/2017 9:41:50 PM :
A NEW PRAISE TEAM LEADER today for Sunday Worship. What a GREAT SERVICE, but Lana you will be missed!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/24/2017 8:45:02 AM :
The Gates of Morning open and there at the break of day, I HEAR my God in Heaven INVITING me to PRAY and READ HIS WORD, THANK YOU for this my Lord Jesus!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/23/2017 10:32:23 AM :
Lord, I THANK YOU for helping us UNDERSTAND the IMPORTANCE of Gods GUIDANCE for our GRANDKIDS. THANK YOU Lord Jesus!
SHAQUIECE said 9/22/2017 9:58:50 AM :
I PRAISE YOUR NAME and THANK YOU so much for GETTING ME THROUGH my SURGERY Lord.... I was told that it was just my Gallstones, but they took out the whole Gallbladder and the Stones..... I also noticed that yesterday was my first time ever not panicking when I get info about a Oxygen Mask.... I am so THANKFUL of ALL YOUR FORGIVENESS and for ALLOWING me to be TAUGHT how to FORGIVE everyone, even myself!! So THANK YOU again my Lord and Savior and I LOVE U ALWAYS MY FATHER!!
ADELLA ROBINSON said 9/22/2017 7:52:45 AM :
THANK YOU, Lord for SAVING me and my father! THANK YOU for giving me the needed STRENGTH to make it through my DIFFICULT TIMES!

PLEASE SHINE YOUR LIGHT on my path and TEACH me YOUR WAY everyday. THANK YOU Lord! In
Jesus' precious name I pray, Amen.
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/21/2017 9:41:08 PM :
THANK YOU for the DAY YOU HAVE MADE giving us LIFE with a chance to follow YOUR EXAMPLE and DO THINGS that PLEASE YOU! THANK YOU Lord Jesus!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/21/2017 7:24:18 AM :
Lord I THANK YOU for the TIME I get to SPEND with my WIFE and FAMILY every day, more time with God and family whether church family or not. THANK YOU Lord!
SHAQUIECE said 9/20/2017 1:15:51 PM :
THANK YOU Heavenly Father for ALL THAT YOU DO for my girls and............. I AM TRULY GRATEFUL!!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/20/2017 7:07:30 AM :
Lord I READ YOUR WORD and I Think how BLESSED we are to be part of YOUR KINGDOM! THANK YOU Lord for BEING THERE for us, just waiting to go HOME to be with YOU for ETERNITY!

John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/19/2017 9:59:08 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for PAYING the PRICE FOR OUR SALVATION! We are SAVED by GRACE.

Ephesians 2:8: For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Covered by Grace by You Lord.
Ephesians 1:6: To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved. Forgiven by You Lord.
Colossians 1:14: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: Freed from Sin by You Lord.
Roman 6:11: Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Added by Your Divine Nature.
2 Peter 1-4: 1-Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ:
2-Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
3-According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
4-Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

I THANK YOU Lord Jesus!!
DEBBIE said 9/19/2017 9:12:26 AM :
THANK YOU Lord, God for ANSWERING my PRAYERS!! YOU are TRULY a FAITHFUL FATHER!
SHAQUIECE said 9/19/2017 8:21:35 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for this BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE!!! The blue, pink and slight orange is an AMAZING SIGHT to see. Also THANK YOU for YESTERDAYS FUN after work at home with my girls we all NEEDED that!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/18/2017 8:45:10 PM :
THANK YOU Lord for this PRAISE BLOG!! It's a PLACE to SEE YOU Lord Jesus AT WORK in our LIVES!
SHAQUIECE said 9/18/2017 12:44:25 PM :
THANK YOU Father!!!!! THANK YOU!!!!!!! SO MUCH!! I went back in and spoke to someone after hearing some back news and a lady from HR told me that I have a once in a life time Medical Leave that I can do because of me needing surgery!

ALL THANKS to me putting it in YOUR HANDS God. When I heard her tell me that, I couldn't do anything but CRY and THANK YOU!
CRYSTAL DONAR said 9/18/2017 12:06:20 PM :
Last night at Sunday Night D-Light, I PRAYED with those in attendance asking God for HEALING for others but also my toddler niece who had a drowning incident which had her in ICU on a breathing machine. This morning my mom called and told me she's off the breathing machine, smiling and doing much better!

PRAISE God for ANSWERING this PRAYER the way my family would have wanted; and ALWAYS WORKING OUT our SITUATION for the BEST OUTCOME! I've learned through past and present situations. THERE'S NO BETTER SECURITY THAN TO TRUST IN GOD knowing without wavering HE has me and in THAT ALONE I've FOUND an INCOMPREHENSIBLE PEACE!!
SHAQUIECE said 9/18/2017 8:18:52 AM :
Heavenly Father, I THANK YOU for GIVING me a NEW START! YOU have ALWAYS been NEAR, WATCHING OVER me, even when I wasn't watching over myself. I am finally FEELING LOVED. No matter how much wrong I've done in my past. I ask for YOUR FORGIVENESS and SURRENDER FULLY to YOU FATHER.....

James 4:7: Submit to God and resist the devil and he will flee.......
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/18/2017 7:01:35 AM :
Lord with the changes of seasons upon us, I reflect on what YOU HAVE DONE in my life. MAKING THINGS all NEW and BRIGHT with YOUR WORD and the PROMISES that were made and ALL that is going to be FULFILLED! THANK YOU my Lord God.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 King James Version (KJV)
3: To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
2: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
3: A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4: A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
5: A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6: A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
7: A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
8: A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
JEANY said 9/17/2017 11:25:19 AM :
THANK YOU, My Father for SURROUNDING me with YOUR WONDERFUL ANGELS!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/17/2017 8:13:21 AM :
Lord THANK YOU for HELPING me have the RIGHT WORDS to make my family UNDERSTAND what CHANGES God has DONE for me and what HE CAN DO for them!! With FAITH and BELIEVING in the WORD, the Lord CAN CHANGE and MAKE THEM one of HIS OWN. THANK YOU Lord God!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/16/2017 10:51:58 AM :
Lord I THANK YOU for KNOWING YOU Jesus, LIVING in Me and KNOWING Jesus`LOVE, GRACE and MERCY! THANK YOU Lord for WHAT YOU HAVE DONE for ALL of Us, KNOWING YOU!

Romans 10:10: 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?
DEBBIE said 9/16/2017 8:43:21 AM :
My Lord, My Lord, I LOVE YOU, I PRAISE YOU, and I WORSHIP YOU for YOU are the BEGINNING and the END, the ALPHA and the OMEGA, and I THANK YOU for being a part of my daily life.

For I know I FALL SHORT many times, and I am UNWORTHY of YOUR LOVE. YOU still CONTINUE to LOVE me, and that is why I scream HALLELUJAH and GIVE YOU the HIGHEST of PRAISES!

Even when I did not know YOU, YOU still LOVED and CARED for me, and YOU REMOVED me from those CIRCUMSTANCES which were NOT of YOU, and I THANK YOU Lord. For I was just a SPECK of DUST and YOU BREATHED LIFE into me, and FILLED me with a PURPOSE! And with the HOLY SPIRIT, and more importantly Lord, YOU PAID a DEBT that YOU DID NOT OWE, so that I MAY LIVE and my FAMILY MAY LIVE, so THANK YOU, Lord. I will ALWAYS SING GLORY to YOUR WONDERFUL NAME!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/14/2017 8:21:18 PM :
THANKING YOU Lord for our CHURCH and being part of this WONDERFUL BUNCH of BIBLE BELIEVERS!

The Lord says we should all be Part of a Church.
Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/14/2017 9:30:53 AM :
Lord it is GOOD when I REMEMBER or am REMINDED that I am YOURS to be SHAPED and MOLDED the way YOU WANT me! REMEMBERING to PRAY and WORSHIP in YOUR NAME. THANK YOU Lord!!
KIM said 9/14/2017 9:27:19 AM :
I serve a RISEN SAVIOR!
TINA BROWN said 9/13/2017 9:06:51 PM :
I would like to PRAISE and THANK my Lord SO MUCH for HIS GRACE and HIS MERCY on us and for ANSWERED PRAYER so MANY TIMES in this life and for all YOU DO for us!! THANK YOU Jesus!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/13/2017 7:05:56 AM :
Lord living in YOUR WORD will keep us on the RIGHT TRACK. if we READ YOUR WORD, we will ALWAYS be reminded all THINGS are TRUE in YOU!

Lamentations 3:21-25
21 This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
22 It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
23 They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
24 The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
25 The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
DHBC MEMBER said 9/12/2017 12:33:20 PM :
Since OPENING my eyes and ears to God I have ENJOYED the promise of success and prosperity by PUTTING God FIRST! REJOICE ALWAYS my brothers and sisters and KEEP the FAITH! HE is ALL GOOD, ALL WiSE, and ALL KNOWING! THANK YOU my Lord and Savior and the ONE TRUE God ALMIGHTY!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/12/2017 7:22:37 AM :
I LOVE YOU Lord every day I WAKE UP. I THANK YOU for giving us the BEAUTY of this Earth and Universe and YOUR LOVE my Lord, every time my mind wanders I try to think of YOU, THANK YOU My God!
JACK ANDERSON said 9/11/2017 12:29:55 PM :
THANK YOU God for ALLOWING us to CONTINUE with CELEBRATE RECOVERY Program and I HUMBLY ask that you CONTINUE to guide me as YOU see fit. I LOVE YOU Lord!!
JACK ANDERSON said 9/11/2017 12:26:20 PM :
THANK YOU for ANSWERING my PRAYER and GUIDING me in my DECISION. I will center all I do in THY WILL and CONTINUE LOVING YOU! PRAISE to Pastor Scott and the Men's Retreat which started my asking for YOUR GUIDANCE. BLESS the Pastor for CHALLENGING all of us and getting us on a FIRMER FOUNDATION with YOU!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/11/2017 7:34:23 AM :
I am reminded of what this day brought us sixteen years ago, the TWIN TOWERS and the sad times that the War on Terrorism has brought us. I thank You Lord for THIS GREAT NATION, may YOU KEEP and Bless Us. May YOU keep a HEDGE of PROTECTION around all those who PROTECT US us, HERE and ABROAD. May YOU COME BACK SOON Lord so all the Wars will someday be done. THANK YOU Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/10/2017 9:43:08 AM :
Lord THANKS for GIVING us ANOTHER DAY to WORSHIP YOU! For BLESSING us in YOUR LOVE, lifting us in YOUR GRACE and MERCY. Giving this day a time to think of the Trinity. Just letting us GROW and be PART OF YOU Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/9/2017 9:40:39 AM :
Lord, THINKING of YOU brings GREAT JOY and HAPPINESS, waking up looking at YOUR WONDROUS CREATIONS we are BLESSED to be HERE in YOUR PRESENCE!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/8/2017 7:16:14 AM :
I PRAISE YOUR NAME everyday from the time my feet hit the floor, until I go to bed. I wish this were true! So everytime I am reminded that I am just a man, may I take this OPPORTUNITY to PRAISE YOUR LOVE!
May I be reminded that WITHOUT YOU LORD GOD, WE ARE NOTHING!
EVAN, NEW JERSEY said 9/7/2017 10:53:45 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for this website I found led by you. I feel the desire to PRAISE YOU and THANK YOU so very much Abba Father for ALL YOU have DONE , DO, and are DOING for me and my family. I am FOREVER THANKFUL and My LOVE for YOU OVERFLOWS!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/7/2017 6:57:56 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for GOOD BIBLE BELIEVEING FRIENDS, people that show us by EXAMPLE to WALK IN YOUR WORD! Showing me that putting on the ARMOR OF GOD is something we SHOULD DO EVERYDAY!

Ephesians 6:10-18 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
11 Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
EDITH said 9/6/2017 9:51:54 AM :
THANKS and PRAISE to YOU my SAVIOR for letting me SEE the ERROR of my ways! I HUMBLY BEG YOU to OPEN my EYES and YOU did. I SURRENDERED to you my marriage and we are now both living in PEACE and with RESPECT for each other. I CONTINUE to PRAY for HIS SALVATION, Lord. YOU alone are in CONTROL of that!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/6/2017 7:13:38 AM :
Lord God THANKS for letting us know the difference between the TRUTH in YOUR WORD and the stories that are put on today`s media. Showing Us what the media thinks we need to see brought on by what will make them money, having FAITH in YOUR WORD. Brought on by our BELIEVING in YOU Lord God!
MIKE & SEPTEMBER LEMAY said 9/5/2017 7:36:04 AM :
Lord we want to lift our PRAISES up to YOU for YOU FINANCIAL BLESSINGS! THANK YOU Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/5/2017 7:03:48 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for a REFRESHED NEW DAY to have YOUR COMMUNITY and FELLOWSHIP of BIBLE BELIEVING men!
Doing meditations and devotions and LEARNING YOUR WORD. Having RENEWED SPIRIT and ENTHUSIASM!

Romans 7:14-25 14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.
16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.
17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:
23 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

Learning the meaning of LOVE and NEW THOUGHTS of YOUR TEACHINGS. I THANK YOU ALWAYS Lord!!
SCOTT HOCKER said 9/4/2017 11:20:11 AM :
PRAISE YOU Lord for the SAFE TRIP to Fry Ranch. Patient my God for the response yesterday in church! THANK YOU Father for this WEBSITE. May YOU be BLESSED and GLORIFIED in EVERYTHING that we do!
DONNA said 9/4/2017 10:35:01 AM :
I was reflecting with my husband about the GOODNESS of God and we began to talk about situations that involved our children over the past years. When I looked back I just had to THANK God for HIS GOODNESS and HIS PROTECTION over my children. When things happened, HE STEPPED IN and made them not turn out as bad as it could. HE is a SAVIOR in MORE WAYS then one. GLORY to HIS name, ALL PRAISES to HIM!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/4/2017 8:44:07 AM :
Lord God, THANKS for YOUR GIVING me ANOTHER DAY, waking up to another day BLESSED by YOU. May we as Bible Believers see YOUR MIRACLES changing lives everyday as we live in YOUR LOVE, GRACE and MERCY.

THANK YOU Lord for the MEN that YOU have put in my life that KNOW YOU as a GUIDE or a GOAL POST with something for me to strive to. As I travel I see YOUR BEAUTY on this road, as it so green and yet I see the beauty of the desert, yes more of YOUR HANDWORK! THANK YOU Lord!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/3/2017 11:33:41 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for YOUR TRAVEL MERCIES!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/2/2017 11:02:07 PM :
God YOUR BEAUTY is everywhere in the highways and byways, the countryside, the city with buildings and structures that YOU have GIVEN the ABILITY and KNOWLEDGE to build!

YOUR people are a wondrous creation to behold. Dusk to Dawn, Day in and Day out I am so FORNUNATE to be part of this world. YOU Lord being in CONTROL on the Earth and in the Heavens. THANK YOU Lord God for letting me be part of this earth and YOUR plan!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/2/2017 11:46:26 AM :
THANKS Lord for changing my heart and mind to be caring and feeling like I was BLESSED by those that I'm connected with Christians and family members that YOU have put in my Life. THANK YOU Jesus!!
STEVE OLAFSON said 9/1/2017 11:56:55 AM :
THANKS Lord for BLESSING me for giving me a HEART and MIND to change, to listen to YOU Lord and do what YOU want us to do, turning to YOU everyday. Lord, THANK YOU for giving us YOUR WORD and more to Live by!
GARY HELTON said 8/31/2017 10:46:23 AM :
THANK YOU Lord for hearing my prayers. THANK YOU for the healing of my mother-in-laws internal bleeding in her arm from a broken blood vessel. The swelling has went down and her pain is almost completely gone. She should be getting out of the hospital soon!
STEVE OLAFSON said 8/31/2017 9:50:06 AM :
John 14:6 - Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

If we pay attention to WHAT the Bible says, we will have EVERLASTING LIFE, we just need this and Believe.
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