Beautified

 

You are a new song
to My ears
your very breath
a praise

and I’m well pleased
with you, My child
how from your lips
My name is raised.

A laid down life is made beautiful.

“Let them praise the name of the LORD, for His name alone is exalted. ” Psalm 148:13 NKJV
“Sing to the LORD a new song. ” Psalm 149:1 NKJV
“For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation.” Psalm 149:4 NKJV
“Let the saints be joyful in glory, let the high praises of God be in their mouth.” Psalm 149:5-6 NKJV
“Let  everything that has breath praise the LORD.” Psalm 150:6 NKJV

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Heart Healer

 

I take pleasure
in your praises
how you hope
in My mercy

healing your heart
each time it’s broken
binding your wounds
tenderly.

A laid down life hopes in God’s mercy.

“For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and praise is beautiful. He heals the broken-hearted and binds up their wounds. The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, in those who hope in His mercy. “. Psalm 147:1,3,11 NKJV

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Best Help Ever

 

Happy are you
when you praise Me
when you hope
and trust in Me

for I keep truth
forever
and set
your heart free.

A laid down life has the BESt HELP EVER.

“Praise the LORD, O my soul! While I live I will praise the LORD.” Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them; who keeps truth forever, who executes justice for the oppressed, who gives food to the hungry. The LORD gives freedom to the prisoners.” Psalm 146:1,2,5,6,7 NKJV

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It Is Good

 

It is good
to praise My name
to bless Me
and to sing

for I am great
above all gods
your Savior, Lord
and King.

A laid down life has a great God.

“Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praises to His name, for it is pleasant. For I know that the LORD is great, and our LORD is above all gods. You who fear the LORD, bless the LORD!” Psalm 135:3,5,20 NKJV

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Praise

 

There are somethings
that you do
which will truly
last

like how your praise
of Me endures
forever
holding fast.

A laid down life gives enduring praise.

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.” Psalm 111:10 NKJV

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Awaken

 

I set
the day in motion
I awaken
every dawn

with your prayer
and praises
with your
heartfelt songs.

A laid down life is filled with God’s mercy and truth.

“O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and give praise even with my glory. Awake lute and harp! I will awaken the dawn. For Your mercy is great above the heavens, and Your truth reaches to the clouds.” Psalm 108:1,2,4 NKJV

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Made By God

 

 

Your thankfulness
swings wide My gates
your praises fill
My courts

the way you gladly serve
so blesses Me
it’s what you were
made for.

A laid down life is made thankful by God.

“Serve the LORD with gladness. Know that the LORD, He is God; it is He who made us and not we ourselves. Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him and bless His name.” Psalm 100:2,3,4 NKJV

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Not Forgotten

 

 

I know the enemy roars
in your midst
and blasphemes
My Holy name

but I have not forgotten
the oppressed
nor the continuance of
your praise .

A laid down life is not forgotten.

“Your enemies roar in the midst of Your meeting place. Will the enemy blaspheme Your name forever? Do not forget the life of Your poor forever. Oh, do not let the oppressed return ashamed! Let the poor and needy praise Your name.” Psalm 74:4,10,19,21. NKJV

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Into The Light

imagespecial girl

invites me

into the light

 

We smile at the feel of warm tile under our feet.

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” 1 Peter 2:9 NKJV

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Our Great King

“. . . ‘For I am a great King,’
says the LORD of hosts,
‘and My name is to be feared among the nations.'”  Malachi 1:14 NKJV

What a privilege it is to love and honor God.

Thank You, Lord, for giving us opportunities to glorify You today.  And here is a simple poem . . .

He is our great King
our LORD of hosts

Whose name is awesome
among the nations

and we offer Him
our very best

praise and worship in
each situation.

God bless you as you honor and serve Him today!

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