By All Who Have Pleasure In Them

I so love it when the Holy Spirit reveals Scripture to me fresh and anew. I began reading the psalms for the day and started at Psalm 111 and something in verse 2 just struck me, so much so that after reading the psalm I began immediately writing about it. Read the psalm in its entirety and then I’ll share with you what struck me so:

    “Praise the LORD! I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright and in the congregation. The works of the LORD are great, studied by all who have pleasure in them. His work is honorable and glorious, and His righteousness endures forever. He has made His wonderful works to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and full of compassion. He has given food to those who fear Him; He will ever be mindful of His covenant. He has declared to His people the power of His works, in giving them the heritage of the nations. The works of His hands are verity and justice; all His precepts are sure. They stand fast forever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness. He has sent redemption to His people; He has commanded His covenant forever: holy and awesome is His name. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.” (Psalm 111)

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The Foundation Of All Practical Religion

I have been teaching on Wednesday nights a series by John Ortberg titled “If You Want to Walk on Water, You Have to Get Out of the Boat.” The lesson looks at discerning God’s will for our lives and then in faith stepping out obediently to His call on our lives. It simply comes down to trust.

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