Praise By The Letter
"I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God." (Isaiah 61:10)
"The joy of the Lord is your strength." (Nehemiah 8:10)
"Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!" (Psalm 107: 8,15,21,31)
I praise You here at the beginning of 2022 because:
A---You are Abba: my Father, my Daddy, my Papa. I can come to You like a child and trust in Your fathering heart. (Romans 8:15 and Mark 10:15/Luke 18:17)
B---You are Beautiful: You are more than my eyes can take in; cause me to gaze upon Your beauty this year. (Psalm 27:4)
C---You are Compassionate: You feel my pain, my hurt, and my sorrow and You wrap me in Your arms. (Isaiah 54:10, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
D---You are my Delight. You cause me to dance and sing before You in the secret place we share. (Psalm 37:4, Psalm 91:1)
E---You are Exalted. You are sublime, lofty, higher than the heavens. (Psalm 57:5, Hebrews 7:26)
F---You are Faithful. You are who You say You are and You do what You say You will do.
(1 Corinthians 1:9, 2 Timothy 2:13)
G---You are God. You are the one true God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (1 Timothy 2:5, Isaiah 43:10)
H---You are Holy. You are pure, undefiled perfection. (Luke 1:49, 1 Samuel 2;2, 1 Peter 1:16)
I---You are Immeasurable. You are vast and limitless in power, might, love, and grace (Ephesians 1:19, 2:7, 3:8)
J---You are Jehovah. The Great I AM. (Genesis 2:4, Exodus 3:14, John 8:58)
K---You are King. You are my King, the one true King. You are King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
(1 Timothy 6:15, Revelation 19:16)
L---You are Lord. You are Lord of all, Lord of my life, Lord of my heart. I give up the throne of my heart to You. (Luke 2:11, Colossians 3:17, Philippians 2:9-11)
M---You are Mighty. No one and nothing can defeat You. (Psalm 24:8, Isaiah 40:26)
N---You are Noble. Your character is flawless. (Psalm 8:1, Hebrews 1:4)
O---You are Omniscient. You are infinitely knowing and wise. (Psalm 147:5, Isaiah 40:28)
P---You are Powerful. There is nothing too hard for You. (2 Chronicles 20:8, Jeremiah 10:12-13)
Q---You are Quintessential. You are the ultimate, the purest. (Hebrews 1:1-4, Psalm 108:4)
R---You are Redeemer. You purchased me with Your own blood. (1 Peter 1:18-19, Revelation 5:9)
S---You are Salvation. You are my salvation. (Psalm 68:19, Habakkuk 3:18))
T---You are Trustworthy. You keep Your word, Your faithfulness stands firm. (Deuteronomy 32:4, Isaiah 25:1)
U---You are Unparalleled. There is none like You. (Jeremiah 10:6, Psalm 86:8)
V---You are Victorious. You have conquered every foe and set me free. (1 Corinthians 15:57, Acts 2:36)
W---You are Wisdom. Your wisdom is magnificent, beautiful, and perfect. (Romans 11:33, Jeremiah 10:12)
X---You are XOXOXO. I am held in Your arms and kissed tenderly by my Beloved. (Song of Solomon 1:2, Song of Solomon 2:6)
Y---You are Yahweh. The Eternal, Ever Existing One who invites me into His Presence. (Exodus 3:14-15, Psalm 16:11)
Z---You are Zealous. You are relentless in pursuit of the object of Your love. (Jeremiah 31:3, John 3:16)
This past year has been anything but easy. I've suffered great loss personally. Perhaps you have too. Underneath all the loss...He was waiting... For me to come to the end of myself. And here at the end of myself and this year, and the beginning of the next, I want to worship... because God is still so very good even when life is hard.
Written by Anne Marie Hawke
January 1, 2022
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1/1/2022 02:23:27 pm
This is a wonderful way to start the new year!!! Thank you!!
1/2/2022 07:53:10 am
Very uplifting! Thank you, Anne!
1/12/2022 09:02:41 am
So much power in worship, we become who He created us to be!
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