Sunday, June 6
A Great Mix
Psalm 71:1-24 In you, O LORD, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame...
Read the complete passage
think about it.
How does David reflect on God's involvement in the different stages of his life? What do you see of God in each stage of your life?
It's so important that we come to the Lord and talk with Him when we're distressed, overwhelmed and burdened. It's also important that we give Him our praise. But when I'm stressed out and overwhelmed, I don't necessarily feel like praising. But here's what I've found. As I'm talking with God and telling Him exactly what's happening in my life, as I release my burdens, it's like the Lord takes that space and fills it right up with thankfulness and praise. I love that because then I find myself just like David here in Psalm 71--praising God for who He is and what He's done and what's yet to come in my life.
Has this been your experience? What helps you praise in the middle of tough circumstances? Tami W.
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