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Comfort #8—Comforted Praise

The Eternal has comforted his people. He has bared his holy arm in the sight of all the nations so all the ends of the earth may see the salvation of our God. Isaiah 52:9–10 On a hill far away, on an old, rugged cross, you comforted me, O God. Contrary to expectations, you rolled … Continue reading

Christmas 2022—Advent Trumpets

An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. … “Today your Savior is born in the city of David. He is Christ the Lord.” Suddenly a vast, heavenly army appeared with the angel, praising God. Luke 2:9 The Lord himself will come down from heaven with … Continue reading

Prayer #9— Glorious Answers

Call upon me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor me. Psalm 50:15 Because of my love for you, O God, I sought your help and you delivered me. Because I rely on your reputation, you set me securely in a place of refuge. As I walked through the … Continue reading

Grace #8—Glorious Grace

God lovingly predestined us to adoption through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace … which he lavished on us with all wisdom and insight. Ephesians 1:5–8 Gracious Father, creator of the universe, at your pleasure and through your Son, the gift of life … Continue reading

Contentment #8—Contented Praise

Because your extravagant kindness is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live. I will lift up my hands to your name. My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth offers praises with joyful lips. Psalm 63:3–5 O Glorious God, though … Continue reading

Forgiven #8—Forgiven Praise

If you should mark iniquities, O Eternal, who could stand? But there is forgiveness with you, that you might be feared. Psalm 130:3–4 Everything you do, Heavenly Father, shows me how magnificent you are; but especially your forgiveness! Forgiving me does not make you appear weak. Instead, it displays your great wisdom and power. It … Continue reading

Praise and Thanks for Grace to Serve

God is gracious to us in that he exerts himself on our behalf so that we have cause to enjoy more and more of the goodness he enjoys about himself. His grace is sufficient to effect a transformation in us that will enable us to be successful in all that he gives us to do. … Continue reading

Perseverance #8— Praised By Perseverance

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again … and who protects us by his power through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 1 Peter 1:3–5 How precious is the hope you have … Continue reading

Thinking #9—Considered Praise

One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wonderful works, I will meditate. Many shall speak of the power of your awesome acts, and I will tell of your greatness. Psalm 145:4–6 Glorious God, elegant design and exquisite detail … Continue reading

Encouragements to Love #8—Lovers’ Praise

Be imitators of God, as beloved children. Indeed, walk in love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself for us. (Ephesians 5:1–2) We are amazed and encouraged as we consider how much you have loved us, O God. From before you established the earth you graciously chose us to be your children, to become … Continue reading