Day: Wednesday, September 7th
Place: My Mom’s House
I decided to start my D.A.W.G. this morning doing one of my favorite things. Randomly flipping open my bible and reading whatever I land on.
I love when that happens and I feel like God is speaking directly to me. In case I missed the message in the No Condemnation devotion this morning I think God wanted to reiterate that He is on my side. I opened my Bible to Psalm 41 and it was a God Thing. Moments like that are worth noting… so I am 🙂
How Great Is Our God!!!
A David Psalm
Dignify those who are down on their luck; you’ll feel good— that’s what God does.
God looks after us all,
makes us robust with life—
Lucky to be in the land,
we’re free from enemy worries.
Whenever we’re sick and in bed,
God becomes our nurse,
nurses us back to health.
I said, “God, be gracious!
Put me together again—
my sins have torn me to pieces.”
My enemies are wishing the worst for me;
they make bets on what day I will die.
If someone comes to see me,
he mouths empty platitudes,
All the while gathering gossip about me
to entertain the street-corner crowd.
These “friends” who hate me
whisper slanders all over town.
They form committees
to plan misery for me.
The rumor goes out, “He’s got some dirty,
deadly disease. The doctors
have given up on him.”
Even my best friend, the one I always told everything
—he ate meals at my house all the time!—
has bitten my hand.
God, give grace, get me up on my feet.
I’ll show them a thing or two.
Meanwhile, I’m sure you’re on my side—
no victory shouts yet from the enemy camp!
You know me inside and out, you hold me together,
you never fail to stand me tall in your presence
so I can look you in the eye.
Blessed is God, Israel’s God,
always, always, always.
Yes. Yes. Yes.