Saturday, December 16

Psalm 103: 1-5 (NIV)

Praise the LORD, O my soul; 
all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

Praise the LORD, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits-

who forgives all your sins
and heals all your diseases,

who redeems your life from the pit
and crowns you with love and compassion,

who satisfies your desires with good things
so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Strained relationships, stress at work, the stress of having no work, illness of loved ones, grief, and all that life entails creates a wall between ourselves and joy.

Psalm 103 gives us great hope. God heals. God forgives. God satisfies. God renews our strength.

When I read this Psalm, I take great inspiration from the declaration, “All my inmost being, praise His holy name.”

In light of all the Psalm says about God, I want to praise God from the inside out!

For hope, I shout praise. For healing, I cry praise. For forgiveness, I bow in praise. For salvation, I sing praise.

Yes, God is good, and He is due praise from every fiber of our beings!

Pray: You do it all. You see us through all. I praise you for all the things only you can do. Amen