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Thursday, June 13, 2013

God Deserves Praise

God Deserves Praise

God often gets blamed when something goes wrong, but He seldom gets credit for all the things that go right. Every day people get up, get dressed, drive to work or school or the grocery store, and return safely to their families. No one knows how many times God has protected us from harm. But when there is a tragedy, we ask, “Where was God?”

When I consider all the wonderful things that God does silently on my behalf each day (Isaiah 25:1), I realize that my list of praises should be longer than my list of petitions.

Isaiah 25:1 – O Lord, I will honor and praise your name, for you are my God. You do such wonderful things! You planned them long ago, and now you have accomplished them.(NLT)

From a devotion in the Our Daily Bread Devotional Bible, NLT version, published by Tyndale.

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