Let them praise your great and awesome name – he is holy.
The Lord is so worthy of our praise. We serve a mighty God who is wonderful, merciful and faithful. Praising His holy name opens the path to deeper connection and relationship with God. Blessed be the name of the Lord! Praise Him with all your heart and soul.
I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.
God is worthy of all praise. Praise God for who He is by focusing your thoughts on His characteristics and what they mean to you. Lift your hands toward your heavenly Father as you pray in Jesus’ name.
I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.
No matter what is going on in your life praise the Lord! In good times praise the Lord, in difficult times praise the Lord. At all times praise the Lord because praise invites God’s presence into your situation. Praise gets the focus off of you and onto God and when you focus on God it changes your heart and increases your faith.
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
Evil is all around us, all we have to do is turn on the evening news to see proof of the evil in this world. To live a peaceful life, the Bible tells us to turn from evil. This includes evil people, evil places and all things evil. Instead, do good, according to God’s word. Actively seek peace in every area of your life through your faith in God.
Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.
Throughout the Bible there are stories of people who were in really bad situations but they made it through because they trusted in the Lord. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He is still the helper to those who put their faith, hope and trust in Him.
You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.
For whatever reason, be it sin, mourning, sickness or something else, if you are in a season of darkness turn to God. He is the restorer of light and goodness. By His grace He will turn your sorrow into joy, your brokenness into beauty, your wailing into dancing.