Something To Be Thankful For

Scripture The LORD is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and abounding in faithful love. ~Exodus 34:6, CSB Quote It is not happy people who are thankful: it is thankful people who are happy. ~Image Quotes I am currently preaching through the book of Jonah on Sunday mornings. This week I will be in Jonah chapter 4 where Jonah gets…

Whole Hearted Praise

Scripture  Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me.  ~Psalm 103:2, NLT Quote Until God opens a door, praise Him in the hall way. ~Image Quotes Do you know anyone who gives God too much praise? Have you ever heard anyone exaggerate God’s goodness?…

God Is Good

Scripture Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever. ~Psalm 136:1, NLT Quote “God is good beyond all others, indeed, He alone is good in the highest sense of the word: He is the source of good, the good of all good, the sustainer of good, the perfecter of…

Thankful Living

Scripture Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. ~Psalm 118:1, NIV Quote There is one thing better than THANKSGIVING and that is Thankful Living. ~Matthew Henry Psalm 118 is sandwiched in between the shortest Psalm [117] and the longest Psalm [119]. It was Martin Luther’s favorite and could have…

Occupied With Jesus

  Scripture  As a father has compassion for his children, so the Lord has compassion for those who fear him. ~Psalm 103:13, NRSV Quote It is impossible to exaggerate God’s goodness. ~Ya’akov The Psalms are divided into divisions or books. Psalm 90-106 is the fourth division and each of the Psalms in this section are…

The Throne of Grace

Scripture Enter HIS gates with thanksgiving; go into HIS courts with praise. Give thanks to HIM and praise HIS name. ~Psalms 100:4, NLT Quote The evidence of Spirit-filled worship is joy, thanksgiving and submission. ~Warren W. Wiersbe Psalm 100 is the last of the enthronement Psalms [93-100] and next to Psalm 23 is the most…

The Spice of Life

Scripture The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. In old age they still produce fruit; they are always green and full of sap. Psalm 92:12-14, NRSV Quote The key to staying fresh in…

Repentance And Worship

Scripture “But no, My people wouldn’t listen. Israel did not want Me around. So I let them follow their own stubborn desires, living according to their own ideas.”  ~Psalm 81;11-12, NLT Quote Not only does our life with Christ begin with repentance, it continues and progresses with the very same practice of repentance. ~Stephen J. Lawson…

God Is Good

Scripture How kind the LORD is! How good he is! So merciful, this God of ours! ~Psalm 116:5, NLT Quote God is absolutely good and most assuredly the cause of all that is good. ~Sir Walter Raleigh No devotional thought or theology today. I just want to praise the LORD for His grace and mercy. He…

Our Debt

Scripture What can I offer the LORD for all he has done for me? ~Psalms 116:12, NLT Quote As Christian… We do not think God will love us because we are good but that God will make us good because He loves us. ~C.S. Lewis In Psalm 116 David is overwhelmed by God’s infinite goodness to him personally.…