To #God, Almighty, Ever-Present, Always-Working, Never-Sleeping, the God who Was, and Is, and Ever will be, from First to Last, on High above angels, and Low among men, the only living and true God, who is goodness and severity, love and justice, power and lovingkindness, to him be glory and #praise and honor, now and […]
Glory for speaking a blessing
God’s first word to man was a blessing. #God is good! He desires to do good. He is merciful and patient. He brings freedom, deliverance, and opportunity to all. Praise his name and exalt him in the highest terms!
Glory for #involvement
God has not flung the universe out to function on its own through natural law. He continues to be involved in his creation. He feeds his creatures. He cycles the water through the clouds and rivers. He sends rain and sunshine upon the earth. #God is active today. And he is active in converting the...
Glory for riches
God’s #grace is generous. He gives freely. Our cup overflows. From him, in Christ, we have every spiritual blessing. His grace inspires #generosity in us as well. By Jesus’ poverty we are made rich. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift and for his extraordinary grace!
Glory for reality
The Lord is living, #God is true and real, Eternal King, who makes the whole earth feel His anger and ire, before him nations flee Who carve their idols in blind idolatry. From wood and stone are gods of helpless form, The sovereign Lord sends blessed sun and storm. All things in heaven and earth...
Glory for frustration
God is in our frustration. We think that things ought to be different. We feel disturbed at injustice, however we may perceive it, and at wrong. Our paths and methods may be skewed, but the sense of justice attests to our being creatures made in #God’s image. Let us seek his justice and his righteousness,...
Glory for #mercy
Blessed be the #God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for every saint, who by God’s power is protected through...
Glory for #pairs
Glory to #God for time and eternity, for rain and sun, for silence and words, for space and heaven, for body and spirit, for mind and will, for peace and war, for love and hate, for process and state, for growth and stasis, for change and sameness — for giving to each its proper place.
Glory for #giving
God gives courage to the fearful, peace to the troubled, love to the lonely. He shares and sends us to share his joyful message. He protects from harm what is essential to our being. He is a shield around his people. He answers those who cry to him. He gives sleep to those who otherwise...
Glory for delight
The wisdom of #God rejoiced in the habitable part of his earth and delighted in its people. He seeks to make the godly flourish, to cause peace to prevail. He blesses those who live in his presence. God is great and does amazing things. He alone is God. He is kind to his servants. Exalt...
Glory for qualifying
Glory to #God who does great things in Christ and in his people, who sanctifies and purifies us, who prepares us for good works, who qualifies us for the kingdom of righteousness, who transfer us from the powers of darkness into his light, who is God over all and in all and through all. Praise...
Glory for forgetting
The God who knows all, since before time began, who is omniscient, forgives and forgets sins. The God who is holy and righteous wipes away every blot and stain upon our souls. The God who never acts against his own nature makes our rebellion disappear. The God who loves eternally and rejoiced in the creation...
Glory for wonderful things
Praise the Lord God, the God of Israel, who alone does such wonderful things. Praise his glorious name forever! Let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and amen! —Psalm 72.18-19 NLT
Glory for boggling
Glory to God, the Eternal #Trinity, who boggles the mind and comforts the heart; He, the Sovereign Lord of the armies who far exceeds the horizon of thought, inhabits the close confines of man. Praise him in the highest!
Glory for #creation
Glory in the creation of God, for it speaks of him, sings his praise, points to his power, proclaims his goodness! Not for its own sake, but for man’s did the Lord create the universe, as our meeting point with God and our proving ground for eternity. Praise his wonderful wisdom!
Glory for guarding
Give glory to God who protects us from ourselves! Praise him who helps the humble! Bless the name of the Lord, for he is willing to save and guard his little ones! Let his goodness penetrate your heart and fill your mouth!
Glory for temple
Glory be to God for creating a new temple by the Spirit’s indwelling in his saints. He enlivens and makes it grow, gives it holiness and protects its sanctity. He has given it foundation and Cornerstone and adds daily to its expansion. God dwells among us. Praise him for abiding with us and in us!
Glory by proclaiming
Give glory to God by proclaiming to everyone who he is and what great things he has done. Confessing sin is also a way to recognize the perfection of God. Praise to God speaks his name reverently, and never in vain. Bless his name, speak highly of the Lord, and know that every one of...
Glory for fruition
God deserves all glory because he answers prayer, makes our plans come to fruition when we consecrate them to his purpose, and blesses us in every way, far above any good result we can imagine. Let us therefore praise him because he is near and ever willing to raise up the fallen and exalt the...
Glory for continual cleansing
Glory to God for the gift of #forgiveness, which begins at baptism and continues throughout the life of the Christian, for we all stumble in many things! Glory to him who is willing and able to forgive, not only time and again, but continually cleansing us from all sin. To him belongs all praise and...
Glory in purity
Glory to God among those who keep themselves from idols, who maintain purity in a world of unrighteousness, who respect holiness and observe the commandments, who make themselves living sacrifices to the Lord. His glory is seen and broadcast from lives such as these. May it shine brightly in them!
Glory by #confession
Give glory to God, confess the sin that tangles and trips the feet from following Christ, confess before the world the name of Jesus, confess though knowing the truth will bring reproach. Give glory to God, confess that he is Lord of Lords, and King of kings, confess that we are dust and walk in...
Glory will rise
We glorify the Lord, the Son, And Spirit of God, we glorify The seven spirits, all are one, The perfect, only God on high. Our praise four walls cannot contain, Four corners of this world are small; The songs of saints will rise unchained, As Satan is felled and fetters fall.
Glory for burden
Glory to God for the burden of the Lord, that must be spoken faithfully, that sweeps aside all frivolity and levity, a burden that is Christ’s true and easy yoke, the word of #judgment, the pronouncement of holiness, the housetop shout that the Sovereign God has condemned sin to save mankind. Exalt the name of...