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New Life Daily Devotion - Aug. 8, 2009

  • 2009 Aug 08
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   Praise Him 

Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. 
Psalm 106:1 NIV

Sometimes, in our rush to get things done, we simply don’t stop long enough to pause and thank our Creator for the countless blessings He has bestowed upon us. After all, we’re busy people with many demands upon our time . . . and we have so much to do. But when we slow down long enough to express our gratitude to the One who made us, we enrich our own lives and the lives of those around us.

Thanksgiving should become a habit, a regular part of our daily routines. After all, God has blessed us beyond measure, and we owe Him everything, including our constant praise.

So today, pause and count your blessings. Then, give thanks to the Giver. God’s love for you is never-ending; your praise for Him should be never-ending, too.

Be not afraid of saying too much in the praises of God; all the danger is of saying too little. 
Matthew Henry

Stand up and bless the Lord, ye people of His choice; stand up and bless the Lord your God with heart and soul and voice. 
James Montgomery

Nothing we do is more powerful or more life-changing than praising God. 
Stormie Omartian

Our God is the sovereign Creator of the universe! He loves us as His own children and has provided every good thing we have; He is worthy of our praise every moment. 
Shirley Dobson

Today’s Prayer

Heavenly Father, today and every day I will praise You. I will praise You with my thoughts, my prayers, my words, and my deeds . . . now and forever. Amen  

 
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