Sing the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people; praise his holy name.
Have you ever noticed that no matter what is going on in your life singing praises to the Lord always makes you feel better? Yes, we are singing to Him but in return we are overcome with God’s presence and overwhelming peace and joy. Make singing praises to God a part of your day and you will definitely start to see a change in your mindset and attitude.
If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened; but God has surely listened and has heard my voice in prayer.
We all fall short of the glory of God. We are not perfect but what we do when we fail God makes all the difference. Put aside your pride and acknowledge your sin and turn from it. Don’t let sin come between you and God. Don’t let sin destroy your fellowship with Him. Humble yourself before the Lord and confess your sins, ask for forgiveness, and he will hear your prayers.
From the end of the earth will I cry to thee, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
When you feel far from God, when you feel alone, when your heart feels sad and overwhelmed, turn to God. He is always there for you and everything will be alright because He is in control. Let your heart desire to be led by God. Ask Him to strengthen your faith as you turn to Him, for He alone is your rock and your salvation.
I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.
Wait for the Lord; wait for His presence. Wait with your mind, body and soul. Wait for His answers to prayers, for His guidance, for His promises to be fulfilled in His timing. Wait because His ways are perfect. Wait because He loves you and has a plan for you. Wait patiently, putting all of your hope in His word. Wait for the Lord.
Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.
Even on your worst day God’s love, grace, and mercy cover you because He is faithful even when you are not. We have so much to be grateful for that if we begin to glorify God for all He has done for us and count our blessing we would see that His love is better than anything in this life.
Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret–it leads only to evil.
Sometimes, during an argument, in the heat of the moment we say things we don’t mean. We let our anger get the best of us and we lose control of our emotions. If you find yourself on either side of this situation you need to do two things: First, let go of your anger, it only leads to evil; and second, forgive each other because your heavenly Fathers forgives you. (Matthew 6:14)
Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
Before we were ever born, God saw us and He knew all about us. He knew everything from our first day to our last. He sees us, He hears us, He knows our thoughts and He knows our hearts. Isn’t it wonderful to know that our God knows us? Now, we must not only know of Him, but seek to know Him personally.