Monday, December 29, 2014

THE GIFT OF PRAISE!

Then the shepherds returned, 
glorifying and praising God 
for all the things that they had heard and seen, 
as it was told them. 
 Luke 2:20



PRAISE HIM!

HALLELUJAH! God is with us
in flesh He has come to save us.
PRAISE THE LORD! Jesus, Messiah
lives among us to bring peace.
SHOUT HIS PRAISES! Emmanuel
comes to dwell within our hearts.
HARK THE HERALD! Angels are singing
born to us this newborn King.

 Show me how to praise You Lord
no matter the circumstance
Place within my deepest being
a song of Psalm to sing and dance
Be my joy, my hallelujah
in the midst of every suffering
Envelope me in glorious rapture
as I fall upon my knees.
Instruct me how to worship You
just as creation does
Great are You Lord! Greatly to be praised!
Name above all names, Most Holy One,
King of kings, Lord of lords
Let the earth tremble but not one rock cry out for me
O LORD
Teach me how to worship, praise and sing!

~Marcell Warner Bridges
©28 December 2014
Luke 19:37-40
Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth; Break forth in song, rejoice, and sing praises. Sing to the Lord with the harp, With the harp and the sound of a psalm, With trumpets and the sound of a horn; Shout joyfully before the Lord, the King. Let the sea roar, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell in it; Let the rivers clap their hands; Let the hills be joyful together before the Lord, For He is coming to judge the earth. With righteousness He shall judge the world, 
And the peoples with equity. 
Psalm 98:4-9
 Dear Friends, I couldn't pick just one song! 
Sing and Praise the Lord with me! 

 Thank you for visiting with me this year. I treasure each of you and look forward to many times together in the New Year. I especially thank Karen Murphy and Tee-Tee Barnes for the many wonderful, beautiful photos you've allowed me to post on here this year, as well as Nan Jones and Norma Gail Holtman for the support, advice, help, prayers and above all friendship you've given to me cheering me on to continue to write and do this blog. You've all been such a blessing to me. Above all, Thank You to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for the salvation You have graciously bestowed on me and also giving me the words to write each week.


 








All Photos the property of : © Karen Murphy Photography, 2014
© Heart Thoughts, Marcie Bridges, 2014

2 comments:

  1. Oh, sweet friend, thank for this post today. I could feel my spirit lifting as I read your heartfelt words. Praise is a glorious key to the Kingdom! Thank you. Love you!

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  2. I'm so happy to hear this blessed you today. Have you heard Evie's song "Praise the Lord He Never Changes"? If not, I think it would bless you so much. Love you too!

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