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Apr 13, 2011

Learning from David

Psalm 9
"10
Those who know your name trust in you,
for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you."

Lesson
How to give Praise
  1. Thanks for what you have received-" v1 I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart;
    I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
    "
  2. Above all, recognizing Who your Giver is- " 7 The LORD reigns forever; he has established his throne for judgment. 8 He rules the world in righteousness and judges the peoples with equity.
    9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
    " David never failed to Praise God and recognize who God is. If we see a person helping out a stranger for no personal gain, we know that person must be kind. If we see a person giving off of his own lack, we know he must be generous. Actions define the character of a person. David learned that full well. He therefore, praised God for what God did, but also for who He IS.
Conclusion
The one thing that especially stuck to me from this passage is the verse "10 Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you. " Unlike people, God is exactly what His name is.

JEHOVAH-JIREH "The Lord our provider"

JEHOVAH-NISSI "Our banner, a banner of love and protection"

JEHOVAH-SHALOM "Our perfect peace"

JEHOVAH-TSID-KENU "The Lord is our righteousness"

JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH "The One Who is with us everywhere for He is Omnipresent"

JEHOVAH-SABAOTH "The Lord of Hosts, our Protector."

JEHOVAH-RAAH "Our Shepherd Who tenderly leads us, loves us and will keep us safe."

JEHOVAH RAPHA "I am the Lord Your Physician or I am the Lord Your Healer"

Now those who know the Name of their God, WILL trust in Him. For our God always keeps His Word ! His promises are Yes and Amen. Take comfort and strength in the Name of our God, for He is Who He says He is and He does what He says He will do! He will never forsake His people!

2 comments :

goofy 'bout Him said...

gud 2 hav u posting again :D dat was a long break. how u been? everything ok?

Godzheart said...

Hey buddy! Hows you? We have been good! Just busy with kids, school, and stuff! Have been getting nudged about getting back to my blog, so am back at it!