Surely no reward or praise that man may give can be better than the inheritance of eternal life with our God.
I love the profound yet simplistic passages like this. David, the Psalmist, uses the if this, then that process, which is very much how my brain works. He gives us four directives:
You are good and all that is within me blesses Your Holy Name!
Going through rituals meant for sinners, enduring temptations, mockery, insults, and all that we will witness moving forward may appear to be easy for this man who was God – but let us not lose sight of the fact that He was a man, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law.
Give thanks –
For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.7 He stores up sound wisdom for the upright and is a shield to those who walk in integrity— Proverbs 2:6-7 In the first 5 verses the listener is encouraged to listen for wisdom, to concentrate on understanding, and call out for understanding and then here in verse…
When we find our joy and hope in God it will not fluctuate according to circumstances.
But avoid profane chatter, because those occupied with it will stray further and further into ungodliness
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It is as if I have been given fertile fields or received a beautiful tract of land.
Question of the Day: In verse 3 the Psalmist says that God gave Him a reason to sing a new song – a song of praise. Has God given you a reason to praise Him? Today’s Scripture: Psalm 40:1-10 (S.O.A.P. Psalm 40:1-2) I relied completely[b] on the Lord,and he turned toward meand heard my cry for help.2 He…