Give thanks and rejoice in the Lord. We are so blessed, each and every day. Why not lift up the name of Jesus in praise and worship? Give God the glory for everything He has done for your life. If you are anything like me, He blesses us more than we deserve. We were all so lost, for many years, but then, one day, our hearts were set on God and we were changed. All it took was a humble heart to come to God and He did the rest. He heard our confessions and His mercy flowed deep into our souls. It is His will that drove us to repentance and a change of heart. Oh the patience of God. For Him to wait upon us is so amazing. I love to think upon the cross and what Jesus has done for me. His blood has surely covered my sins and given me new life. Oh how grateful I am for God’s mercy. My soul cries out in thanksgiving and sings out in praises. 1“Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.” For only Jesus 1“forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.” The Lord 1“redeemeth thy life from destruction.” We were all lost but God lifted each of us back up and put us on the right path. Only He could change the way we act and think. Our lust is cast out and replaced with love. Our pride is put down and love for others is elevated. This is nothing we could do but God does such marvelous things through our willing heart.
The Lord is so amazing in His love for us. I can’t even explain the amount of kind acts He has done for me. The Lord is my Shepherd. He calls me by name and leads me to safety. I am so greatful that He has sent the Holy Spirit to guide me. I would not be here now if the Lord hadn’t saved me so many times. Not only has He showed great kindness towards me but He also 1“crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies.” What God can do for our lives I am honored to receive. We may search for answers in this world, but with the Lord, He 1“satisfieth thy mouth with good thing.” We don’t have to keep searching for answers in worldly things for God pours into us daily as we seek Him. For everyone that is on the fence with giving their whole heart to God, no longer wait and put this off. God is so willing to take you in. 1“The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.” You have nothing to worry about if your intentions are good. He can see how you revere His holy presence and if it is good, then He acknowledges your desires for change. 1“Great is his mercy toward them that fear him.” 1“As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” Only a most loving God could do such things for our life. Bless the Lord most high. We have so many reasons to worship Him. Just think on God and you will know the reasons. My heart cries out in thanks.
Let us pray:
Oh Lord, I am so humbled to know You. You continue to bless my life on a daily basis. What have I ever done to deserve Your great love. You are so good to me. My life is filled with Your love for You bless me daily. I am grateful for your counsel. It is your wisdom that has led me to safety. Thank You for Your mercy. I know that my flesh is weak and I am grateful for Your forgiveness. Thank You for taking me back in when I slip and fall. You could easily right me off but You continue to help me back up. I pray that You may keep me strong in the faith and able to withstand temptation. Your mighty hand builds up my strength. If my life is lit up today, then it is all because of You. You light up my life. You are the one that has cast the darkness away that I might see. Blessings and honor for all You do for my life. How could I ever forget what You’ve done for me. You are continually helping me. Thank You so much. You are my strength. My trust is in You, Lord. I love You. Amen.
Let us read the Bible:
Note: Any Numbered References, found above, are listed below.
1Psalm 103:1-12 (KJV)
1 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:
3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;
4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
6 The Lord executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.
7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.
8 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
9 He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.
10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
Artist: Matt Redman
Album: 10,000 Reasons (Live) (2011)
Song: 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)