|Posted by Michele on March 28, 2013 at 10:05 PM||comments (0)|
His foundation is in the holy mountains.2 The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.4 I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there.5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.6 The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.7 As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.
My thoughts on this one is the ads they put in newspaper when people passed away. It's about a city so holy, that you know a person is holy when a person is born there. You know they lived their life right because that's where they are from. This can apply to our life or our church. You want people to say, they go to THAT church, you know they are not hypocrites in anyway. They take God seriously. When you passed away, you want people to say the same, that they know above all things you were God's friend. What do you want people to say about you when you passed, what do you want to be remember for? Do you think you are living the right standards that your reputation will preceed you the way you want to be remember?
|Posted by Michele on March 28, 2013 at 10:00 PM||comments (0)|
Bow down thine ear, O Lord, hear me: for I am poor and needy.2 Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.4 Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.6 Give ear, O Lord, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.7 In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.9 All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.11 Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.12 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.13 For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.14 O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.15 But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.16 O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.17 Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
this psalm is a prayer. I read this 3 times trying to find the deep meaning to comment on for a post. Yet all I could think was this is it, can't get no better then this. This is what people should write when commenting on the blog. So all I ask is what is your spiritual prayer?
|Posted by Michele on March 28, 2013 at 9:50 PM||comments (0)|
Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.2 Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?7 Shew us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant us thy salvation.8 I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.12 Yea, the Lord shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase.13 Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.
Almost a confusing psalms, at first thankfulness and blessings. Then asks God to turn away it's anger, yet it goes back to praise. It's like us, things are better for us, yet at the same time things are worst. The key, as I had said many times is to be thankful in any situation. In verse 8, I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints. Do you hear God's voice? This morning, just give your praise to God, and what does he say to you?