Psalm 118:24 - This Is A Day The LORD Has Made; Let Us Rejoice And Be Glad In It.
Psalm 118:24 (NIV) This is the day the LORD
has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
My friend Carole has experienced
significant losses. She and her husband went bankrupt.
Then one of her daughters was killed by a drunk
driver. A hurricane destroyed her home, and later
cancer claimed her husband and son-in-law within a
Carole acknowledges these events and the
pain they've caused her, but she refuses to cling
to that pain. She realizes that doing so would
only steep her in discouragement, and that's no
way to live.
Carole is one of the most upbeat women I
know. Her love for Jesus radiates from her face,
and her words reflect the depth of her
relationship with Him. She truly knows what it means to
practice living in His presence.
When I visited her recently, Carole told
me that her mother had always been an upbeat
person too. "I learned it from her," Carole said.
"Every morning when she woke up, she'd say, 'Good
morning, Lord. What wonderful things do You have
planned for us today?' That invited His presence and
set the tone for her entire day. No matter what
happened, she knew that He was sovereign."
Since my conversation with Carole, I've
sought to practice the same ritual. I find that it
sets my mind and heart in a place of eager
anticipation. No matter what the day holds, Jesus holds
me. I will rejoice and be glad in His presence,
His power, and His promises.
What's the first thought that enters your
mind when you wake up? If it's anxiety about the
day, then retrain your thoughts to focus on Jesus
through the simple prayer in today's Scripture
verse. by Grace Fox
Faith Step: Memorize Psalm 118:24. Thank
Jesus for the gift of today. [Mornings With Jesus
2021 Devotional by Guideposts and Zondervan]
LINK FOR FURTHER STUDY ON THIS PASSAGE
Psalm 118:24 - This Is A Day The LORD Has
Made; Let Us Rejoice And Be Glad In It.
If anyone has a paraphrase, commentary or
testimony on this passage of Scripture, either
personal or otherwise, I would be interested in
hearing from you. Thanks in advance and let's keep
uplifting Jesus that all might be drawn to Him. Fred
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