Standing Up For Jesus on Father’s day


Though this video was made specifically with Fathers in mind the story behind the hymn Stand Up for Jesus is amazing. The author’s friend had just that week been forced from his pastorate because of his sermon against slavery. While being out at a farm the following week he died as the result of a freak accident, but his final words encouraging his friend to take a stand for Jesus resulted in the hymn we sing today; Stand up stand up For Jesus. It reminds us that standing for God does not always lead to popularity or success nevertheless it is what Jesus asks. God bless you this week. May God grant each of us the courage and willingness to stand for the truth!

Published by pastorpete51

My wife and I serve as members of a worship team at a multicultural church. Our members are from Brazil, Nepal and the U.S.. Because of the many languages and cultures in our local body we face unique challenges, such as how many songs will we do in English today? What new songs can we use in either language that are simple enough for the people to sing. The songs, the devotions and insights here are a small portion of some of the ways God is leading us as we push towards the goal. I pray that these will be both a blessing and an encouragement for those of you who may pass by Praise 2 Worship.

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