Praise the LORD

 

August 24

 

Read Psalm 103:1-5


Praise the LORD, my soul; all my inmost being praise His holy name. Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all His benefits--who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.

 

Reflect


What are the benefits of loving the LORD? What are you praising Him for today?

 

Sometimes I get so down or overwhelmed with life that I forget the truth. There is always something I can praise God for.

 

Praise and worship helps me refocus my thoughts from my problems to my Helper. From my sins to my Redeemer. From my sickness to my Healer. From the pit of despair and death, He raised me up to eternal life and joy. He does not deal with me as I deserve. Instead, He treats me with love and compassion. I can look around my life and count numerous “good things” to satisfy me. Even in tough times.

 

Like so many others, I struggle with depression and anxiety. I have found there is one spiritual exercise that even secular therapists recommend--counting blessings. Finding things to be grateful for in the midst of the struggle. It’s not always easy to get my head and heart excited to switch from moping and worrying to praising and worshipping. But when I make the effort to count my blessings, I find it makes a huge difference in my ability to face the day.

 

Jesus never promised that we’d be without troubles in this life. On the contrary. But in the midst of those troubles, we find His blessings. There are so many benefits to those who fear Him.

 

Why don’t you pick up a pen and jot down your own Psalm of praise? Or, if you want to share, post it in the comments below. I can’t promise that it will fix all of your problems. But I can promise that it will improve your perspective.

 

Pray


LORD, help me to not forget all of your benefits. You are gracious and merciful, slow to anger, abounding in love. Thank you for your forgiveness. Thank you for blessing me well beyond what I deserve. Amen.


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Thank you my lord jesus christ. From my whole family We thank you.
Thank You, Lord Jesus for Your countless blessings which keep me from depression or from becoming anxious when I am in a personal crisis. You have shown me love more than I deserve; thank You Lord.
God, continue to grant this mother peace, comfort, and strength as she continues to do Your Will and loving care for her daughter. God, wrap Your loving arms and healing hands around her daughter and relieve her pain and suffering. God, we believe that You can do anything all we need to do is "ask, seek, and knock". (Mathew 7: 7 - 12) In Your Name, I pray. Amen.
God, thank you for daily blessing my family and myself with Peace, for relieving our stress and worries replacing them with Your Love and Forgiveness, and letting us know that our daily needs are and will be fulfilled by You. In Your Holy Name, I pray, Amen.
Lord I thank You for all You have done for me and my family friends lives. You've been so good way better I could ever be or deserve. You're a way maker, healer, provider, protector, my everything, my All and All. You are faithful and righteous.I need and depend upon You daily. Thank You for never leaving me. I thank You and pray this prayer in Your precious son Jesus Christ name, Amen.
O Lord heal Your maidservant. Amen
Psalm 103:5 Who satisfices you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
I count my blessings in the midst of nursing my daughter with a chronic leg pain, seeing her in such excruciating pain for 20 years now,l just look up., to thank God for his presence., giving me the strength and resilience to cope. Amen.
Thank you Heavenly Father, for loving me and forgiving me of all my sins. You are a gracious GOD and I love You, praise You and will follow You!❤️❤️❤️🙏🏻✝️🇺🇸
Boy does this hit home ! I used to complain a lot of things I didn’t have ! I didn’t like myself and wish I was never born ! It took almost most ofmy life to realize the lie ! I’m gods creation ! When I looked back to see what he blessed me and my family with I’m very grateful and ashamed of the way I acted at times Thank you in Jesus name I pray !! Amen ✝️🙏🇺🇸
Rev. Ganesh - we are thankful you found these Devotionals!
Lord I thank you for 15 months of sobriety, for opening my heart to your love and grace. For allowing me to see that even in my darkest times, you were always with me. You never turned your back on me. Thank you 🙏❤️
Psalm 62 v 5
Thank you Lord for loving us in spite of self. Thank you Jesus🙌
I need to be reminded daily of this. Things seem to be so evil and I get to feeling so distraught at times. Dear Lord thank you for all you have done for me and my family. Thank you for keeping a roof over our heads and making sure we have what we need. Thank you for loving me even when I know I don't deserve it. In Jesus precious name Amen.
Thank you, Lord, for loving me unconditionally. Thank you for forgiving me though I do not deserve your forgiveness. Thank you for giving me a God-fearing wife and loving children and grandchildren. Thank you for the health and vibrancy of my 85-year-old Mom, my siblings, their children and grandchildren. Thank you for always providing for us in such wonderful ways, especially when we were in trouble. Thank you for healing me of cancer twice and for making me feel better than I have in many years. Thank you for the caring people you have placed in my life who walk the path to You with me and who help me and encourage me to stay on the path to You. May I trust in You always.
Thank You Lord,for you are my Healer,Helper,Redeemer,and Savior!You have seen me through my discouraging,and exceptionally tough times,recently,Dear Jesus,THANK YOU for being there,and helping me,and others through their disheartening times!
Thank you Lord for always being there for me Your grace is sufficient. I love you and I praise your name. Thank you for forging me when I sin. Thank you for your Word. Thank you for protecting me I glorify your name. Thank you. Thank you.
I want to Thank You God for all the blessings that you bestow upon me in this daily walk of life. I get a little depressed and down at times but I promise to stay fast in prayer and I thank you for always being with me... Thank you God I Lovs You💞❤
Thank you Lord for saving me and bringing me out of the pit. I truly was in a pit, but you kept me alive and brought me out. You have been so so good to me all of my life. Forgive me when I get depressed and discouraged in my circumstances and help me to remember that these light and momentary afflictions cannot compare with the good things and the glory that you have prepared for me.Thank you Jesus, I love you.
Angela, a great post! My feelings exact. Praise God from whom ALL blessings flow!
Thank you Lord i really needed this today! Praise you for redeeming my life with good things always ,and not forget all your benefits Amen
Thank you Lord for being by my side always, in my turmoil kf a reious son. You are my Shepherd, and his as well, and I know you will seek and stand by the lost, as I will continue in faith and prayer for the return of my son.
I am so greatful for Jesus's love. He is my healer and provider
🙏🏼❤ I definitely am grateful for the Lord & all His blessings. I too suffer from depression & anxiety. It has actually been worse as of lately. I just remind myself of all God has brought me.through before and continue to remind myself that God will never leave me. Amen.❤🙏🏼
I am so grateful that the Lord never leaves me alone. His presence gives me peace and comfort as I go through each day.
I have too many blessings to list but at 68, I would not be here except for his grace and mercy. There is Always something to be thankful for. Thank you Lord!
Thank you Lord for all that you are and all that you made me.
ÅMEN LORD 🙏🙏🙏
Lord, I'm so glad I have you in my life. I'm thankful that you are with me in the storms I go through. You are awesome.
Praising God for Back to the Bible! I love your teaching. Due to COVID times, my company started all of us (~1,000) to work from home in March. Because the company's financial marks have all been surpassed they are seriously looking for this benefit to become permanent. What a blessing. There are many turning/returning to Christ. I know without a doubt that my faith has been increased and that my relationship with God and His Word have grown much deeper in the past months. I am dancing on this Monday morning!! God is showing his mercy, love and power as we trust more in Him for every need. I am praying that His love will capture and permeate even the most corrupt and that He will bring a sweeping change to our country.
Hallelujah! Thank You Jesus! I am truly counting my many blessings today no matter the storms I am going through. He's faithful! "When I think of the goodness of Jesus, and all that He's done for me. My heart cries out hallelujah! Thank God for saving and keeping me".
I'm thankful for being alive and waking up this morning, on the whole pretty healthy and be able to do household chores and gardening when some of my acquaintances cannot do. Praise God for all the blessings!
Thank You Lord for never wasting one single year or one single ounce of our pain. Thank You for always bringing something good out of every trial. I love You Lord!
Thank you Blessed ELOHIM!❤
Thank you, Lord, for saving me; for dying on the Cross for me; so that I can live forever with You one day.
Thank you Lord for keeping me each day: Without you I am nothing ..without you I will be nothing...without you I can do nothing...but with you I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Amen
Praise the Lord for his Grace and mercy, for forgiving my sins, and saving me from my addiction , a miserable life, and probably dying a drunken death. Thank you Lord for my children and Grandchildren who I pray you keep healthy, safe and happy, and I pray will be in my life again according to your perfect timing and will. I praise you Lord for your guidance, grace and new discoveries every day. Thank you Jesus for dying on the cross and although sinless, taking on all of my sins, for which I am forgiven. Praise you Lord for my new life you are planning, and for changing me for the better every day. Praise the Lord, Amen
Thank you for these bible verses .praise the Lord!
My life has changed since 8/8/20 THANK YOU LORD!!!
My wonderful grand kids, my house, daughter and step son and husband. I love what God has given me in my life. God bless him.
Thank you Lord for life, health and strength. You are truly amazing!!
And, yes, thank you for those who put out these devotionals for us.
Praise the Lord, for He is good; His mercies are new every morning. My heart sings praises to our wonderful God; I will sing of His Love forever. Thank you, Father, for my beautiful husband who was with me for 50 years and is now with You! Thank you for beautiful, healthy, successful children who love you. I sing to you O God in the morning; when I look at the sky; when the sun breaks over the horizon; the singing birds, and much beauty in my garden. Thank you for my wonderful grand-daughter; and two soft purring pet cats. You are the air we breathe, and Jesus' blood runs through our veins. Thank you Jesus, for dying on the Cross for me. I sing to you O, High and Lofty one who created the Universe and all there is within. Thank you Jesus for your wonderful love. Thank you Holy Spirit who leads us and guides us into all truth; our Comfort and our Peace.
Thank you God loving people so much for bringing us this devotional ever morning God richly bless you
A super way to start a day! Praise the Lord creator and sustainer of all things. He made us to enjoy him forever! What a glorious God you are Jesus our redeemer and savior of our souls. Jesus you truly are amazing and I pray that all your saints will love you more and more each day. For you deserve all the glory and praise. Hallelujah praise the Lord! Amen
Amen
Thanks for the wonderful inspiring message today! It is so easy to focus on all the negatives in our life, instead of all the positive blessings our Lord has bestowed to us. Praising God for all that he has done and continues to do in our lives is a fabulous way to regroup and adjust one's mindset! Dave N. Myrtle Beach
Peace can only come from God, And it is knowing God that we get it. Acquaint thyself now with God and be at peace. Yes KNowing God is peace.
Dear respected Sir and Madam in the Lord I am very thankful to you for this wonderful and blessings your forwarded daily Devotional heart touching messages for my daily life. I am really blessed from the inspiration messages. It is great to have such wonderful messages for me to grow in the Lord. Rev. Ganesh and family Nepal
God prompted me to visit this site to remind me of all He has done for me. I am blessed beyond measure, but my focus is too often on what I don't have, instead of what I do have, both now and in the life to come. Jesus, remind me this world is only temporary. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits.
We are all a work in progress 😊😊
I was just sitting here squirming in pain when I read this. Yesterday was the same with the pain but I praised God through it and He got me through the whole day working. Now I’m praising Him again because I know it’s a knuckle sandwich to the old devil and I’m counting every blessing I can remember because my God overcomes all obstacles even pain. Take that you old serpent!
I love these verses in Psalms! They fill me with joy. I've been counting my blessings and when I do I can go on, and on, and on... I praise the Lord with thanksgiving and then I pray for the people that don't have clean water, food, and shelter. There is so much to be grateful for. I'm frequently ill and it's easy to get discouraged but lately I've been thanking my Heavenly Father for my eyes (in spite of the need for glasses) and my ability to hear. I thank God for my hands and feet. These are all things that can be taken for granted. Truly, God is good!
Amen
I would like to give him praise for everything that he has done in my life. He has been so faithful and his everlasting love had been such a great feeling. I can't begin to thank him for all he has done in my life. He has done a tremendous work in me. I'm still a work in progress, but I glad I'm not where I use to be
I need to Thank You just for my new day today. Be close to being in my right mind. Thank you for being able to recognize my name and being able to speak to my best friend in the whole wide world. And I thank you for Kenneth and Lena also. Please HEAL whatever they both need healing. In the precious Name of Jesus I pray. Amen
I just would like to give God praise for his word. I have experienced an individual suffering from drug addiction actually testifying to the diety & glory of God as this individual also asked God for his forgiveness that for so many years satan had deceived them into believing God was not perfect. This person was awarded the opportunity of reading Warfare by Tony Evan's which opened their eyes to the activity and strategy that satan had been using to deceive them for numerous years. Praise God for revelations!!!
Thank you Father for new life in Your Son, our Savior Jesus,. That you renew a right Spirit in us,You give us your vision, your character and life abundantly. Thank You for leading us daily in your desire and letting go of ours. Have your way with us Lord that we might glorify you. Amen
Thank God for all his mercies and grace.. Thank him for life, a bed to sleep on, a roof over my head tho its not mine and lots more..
O Lord who saved me from the depths of Darkness and despair I kneel and worship you with never ending love and gratitude for showing me how lost and full of sin I am. I praise you for your sacrifice on the cross so that I might be saved. I want so much to see your face and hear your voice. I thank you for your love and forgiveness. Amen.