|Posted by Michele on November 3, 2012 at 10:35 PM||comments (1)|
O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.3 My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O Lord, how long?4 Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.5 For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.7 Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.8 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping.9 The Lord hath heard my supplication; the Lord will receive my prayer.10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.
Chapter 6, is an heartfelt plea for forgiveness. Is there a experience when you felt heartbroken in failing God, and how did you renew your spirit. I think every person thinks one time or another that God can't forgive them they went to far. Telling your testimony might uplift a person who needs to know God still loves them. How does it feel knowing God can forgive you no matter what you done (except blasphemy the holyghost) no matter how bad your past is. That in God's eyes once he forgives you, you can be pure and innocent again.
|Posted by Michele on November 3, 2012 at 10:30 PM||comments (1)|
Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.12 For thou, Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
Halfway through your day, did you remember to stand in awe of God? Considering the verses that pretty much saids God hates workers of iniquity, do you consider yourself to be the person who fails. Or do you see yourself as a person that trusts God? How does that compare to how you think God sees you? If you think there is a difference between what you think of yourself and God thinks of you how does that make you feel?
|Posted by Michele on November 3, 2012 at 10:05 PM||comments (1)|
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.3 But know that the Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the Lord will hear when I call unto him.4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the Lord.6 There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
When we first wake up our very first thoughts should be thanking God for the day. How great is it to know when you call God he answers? Call you tell of an experience when you prayed and you heard God's answer? When it saids the Lord hath set what is godly for himself, Does that make you feel like you belong to God? Stand in awe of him, what is your relationship to God? How can you make it better?