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A Timely Reminder

Praise the Lord! O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.” Psalm 106:1  

This is a timely reminder from the psalmist. These are words we can write down and recite each morning when we rise, or each evening before we slumber. These are words we can remember in times of joy. These are words we can remember in times of challenge. This is a reminder that God’s love endures in any and every circumstance of life and time.   

 I’ve often heard it said that God is Alpha and Omega, beginning and the end. Placing that sentiment alongside these words from Psalm 106… I know that for all time, and for all places of life, God will never stop being good. This is a timely reminder for all of us this day. So take this reminder with you. Write it on your heart. Recite these words in your spirit today. Remind yourself and remind others that God’s love endures forever.  

Posted by Josh Miles
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Glory to God’s Name

 

Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works. Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Psalm 105:2-3 

To bring glory means that high regard or honor is given to someone or to something. My ministry has prompted me to bring all the glory and praise and proclamation to the name of the Lord. The psalmist today argues that all of us can join in this ministry together of praising the Lord. The psalmist says not only can we sing together, but we can also give intention to telling other people about the wonderful works of God in this world and in our lives.  

Bringing glory to God calls forth a willingness to share about God with others. We share in this privilege together, church. Let us never forget that. If we carry God in our hearts, then that should move us to sharing God with other hearts through our actions. If we sing glory to God’s name, then our song our faith needs to be heard outside of the sanctuary. What I am saying is that bringing glory to God’s name is a daily endeavor. It is not set aside solely for formal, communal worship. But how we glorify the name of the Lord should bring forth the multiplication of glorification. So let your song be multiplied. Let your heart be shared. And always remember that bringing glory to God’s name is something that we should look for all people of the world to join in together.   

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