Psalm 149: For His pleasure…

For the Lord takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation.” –verse 4 You are not a checklist item to God. Not a pet project, a developmental goal, or a pain in the tuckus. He sees you, and He takes pleasure in you. It was for His delight that He gave…

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Psalm 148: All creation sings…

Imagine standing outside and reading this Psalm to the creation. Praising the Creator, each one of His creations. Imagine the symphony of sound, the joyful noise. Imagine the recognition and honor given to God by the ones who would not have come into existence without His creative hand. Re-read the psalm and let your heart…

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Psalm 147: Endless understanding…

“…His understanding has no limit.” –verse 5 Compromise, appeasement, and an attempt to calm people battle for priority. Sympathy, empathy, and trying to put yourself in another’s shoes in an attempt to try and understand their behavior, perspective, or requests play games with our minds as we interact with the world. Where human understanding stops,…

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Psalm 146: The place of trust…

“Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing. Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God.” –verses 3-5 The new year creeps…

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