|Posted by Michele on July 25, 2015 at 12:15 AM||comments (0)|
Psalm 96 Day 32 Evening
1 O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth.2 Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.4 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.6 Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.7 Give unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength.8 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts.9 O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.10 Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
God is so worthy of our praise, yet we fall short of giving him all of what we are. It's simple God wants 100% percent of us because he gave and continue to give 100% percent of him. List ways of how we can start giving God more of us. Here are a few examples I came up with, what are yours? If you don't read bible, START, and if you already do, add a few more chapters then you normal reading time. If you pay tithes add a few more dollars, or volunteer your time to your church. Another good thing is set a time every day just for prayer, for anyone but yourself and if you pray for yourself let it be to grow spiritually stronger only or forgiveness. These are just a few suggestions what are yours?
|Posted by Michele on July 25, 2015 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Psalms 95 DAy 32 Midday
1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.4 In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also.5 The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.7 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.
It is a grieve and wicked generation we lived in. Serving God and standing firm in bibical beliefs can be scary. It used to be people would show us respect because they were afraid to offend us, now we walk on egg shells because we are afraid of offending them and getting punished by society or worst, the law. Write today, a plan of what you would do to take back our Christianity from the world, as a nation and what can you do on a personal level also.
|Posted by Michele on July 25, 2015 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
Psalm 94 Day 32 Morning
1 O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.2 Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.3 LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?4 How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?5 They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.7 Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.8 Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?9 He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?10 He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?11 The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.15 But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.16 Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?17 Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?21 They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.22 But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.23 And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.
God is a god of vengence, not just a god of mercy. He is the whip of punishment. The reason being so to teach us lessons to better ourselves as Christians. We as Christians have at one time or another felt God's strong hold hands. We also at one time or another have felt that the world goes unpunished for it's sins. We don't always see the consequences of those who have done us wrong. Why is it so important for God to do the avenging and not us? One we wouldn't be fair. Two because God forgave us for our sins when we asked him to be our savior. If we don't forgive others, then God can't forgive us. And if we had that power to avenge, then we wouldn't forgive anyone and God could never saved us. How many times have we asked God for forgiveness, when we deserved to be ashamed? How many punishments were skipped for mercy for us? It's only fair that has that power to do for others also because we don't know the battles other people face behind closed doors. This morning, I asked you take a deep consideration into this post, and then write what lessons you learned from this