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Goodness #8 — Praising Goodness

On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wonderful works, I will meditate. And all shall speak of the power of your awesome acts; and I will tell of your greatness. I shall bubble over with the memory of your abundant goodness, and shall sing joyfully of your righteousness. Psalm 145:5-7

Eternal Father, I have tasted and seen that you are good. In your word are the ways of life and joy: faith, love, honesty, mercy, humility, patience, kindness, forgiveness … When I have followed the lead of your Spirit, I have experienced the joy and peace you promised to those who trust you. Day after day you have provided for my health and strength. You have forgiven my sins and brought me back onto the narrow way. You remained close to me when I wandered away from you. In the midst of trial and trouble you were present and active on my behalf. By your gracious activity, through the ministry of others in the Body of Christ, I have grown more mature; my faith in you and my knowledge of you are approaching unity. The gifts you gave for the common good have been very good for me. How precious is your lovingkindness, O Lord. What a joy to drink from the river of your delights. For you are the fountain of life. Your extraordinary kindness has pursued me all the days of my life; and I am satisfied to dwell in the house of your fellowship. Amen


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