Psalm 30:12 KJV — To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
Through trials and tribulations, through blessings and abundance, through seasons of change, throughout my days, if I have learned anything it is the gift of praise.
When I’m suffering, I find the greatest comfort in praising God.
Psalm 42:5 KJV — Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
When experiencing unexpected provision, it is a natural response to praise God.
Psalm 69:30 KJV — I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.
God’s Word has taught me to seek and praise the Lord in all circumstances, every phase of life.
Psalm 56:4 KJV — In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Psalm 56:10 KJV — In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word.
And it’s truly a great gift.
For through praise, thanksgiving, and worship I find peace.
While praising God, I am reminded of His greatness and faithfulness.
Through praise, I am brought back to a correct perspective.
While praising God, my heart finds security in truth.
Psalm 147:1 KJV — Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
Praising the Lord is a gift for all seasons.
May you too find the blessings of the gift of praising our Lord Jesus.
Isaiah 61:11 KJV — For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
Dear Lord Jesus,
Thank You so much for Your Word! Thank You for teaching me how to praise You in every area of my life. Lord, thank You that when I am afraid, struggling, or in pain I can still praise You. Thank You for helping me find such truth, peace, and joy in praise. Lord, please continue to teach me how to understand Your Word and apply it to my life. Thank You that Your ways are perfect and Your truth is life eternal. Thank You for Your sacrifice which opens the way for our souls to be safe with You. I praise Your holy name, Jesus! May all the earth rejoice in the salvation of our Lord! Amen.