“Once you learn more about God, the object of your worship will be His character.” – Professor Lanny Hubbard. I have found this to be so true. Of recent, I have been working through the Psalms in my devotion time. Each morning it is like cracking open a treasure filled piñata, or opening the curtain to a new day as the sun tumbles in. Each reading, I put myself in the Psalmist place, I am filled with such love, appreciation and yes – worship.
God’s character is flawless, brilliant and holy and cannot become separate from His being. Yet He “Stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth.” (113:6) He watches over the righteous, fills our heart with great joy, makes us dwell in safety and searches our mind and heart. He brings us out, stills our storms and shelters us. He restores, guides, leads, heals, satisfies and renews. He redeems, comforts and rescues. He is compassionate, gracious and merciful. My God examines, forgives and covers. He answers me and makes me GLAD! I just love the Psalms!
I in turn sing, praise, shout, believe, extol and sacrifice. I cry out, take refuge and give thanks. I set my heart, trust in Him and walk about in freedom.
I am learning through the Psalms I do not seek God’s hand as to receive from Him, I seek His face (27:8) to be close to Him. I do not keep quiet, I shout His name and I do not hang my head in discouragement, I hope in God!
The next time you read through the beloved collection of poetic prose, highlight, underline or circle all He is about!
In Him, DeDe (“Let us consider how we may spur one another on towards love & good deeds.” – Hebrews 10:24)