Wednesday, July 9, 2008

God's Power

Good morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the beautiful day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! When I stepped outside this morning, no stars were in sight and not even an airplane, but I could hear a mockingbird loud and clear greeting the dawn with a happy song! God is good!

Yesterday, I did my walking at Walmart and helped their stocks rise. It was definitely not the same as the scenic park, although there were some noises from children, and some "different" sights and sounds. I prefer the Park.

We drove into the park later, and saw the bedraggled peacock with his feather bones dragging on the ground, and a young gator swimming lazily up the canal. We also saw Terry in his office, so I went in to chat with him, since he is leaving on vacation Thursday and was hoping to see me. The park won't be the same once he retires. Sigh.

From the Promise Bible NLT:

What is God's power like?

Psalm 20:4-7 May he grant your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans. May we shout for joy when we hear of your victory, flying banners to honor our God. May the Lord answer all your prayers. Now I know that the Lord saves his anointed king. He will answer him from his holy heaven and rescue him by his great power. Some nations boast of their armies and weapons, but we boast in the Lord our God.

God's power is greater than that of the greatest kings who ever ruled or the mightiest armies that ever marched. That power is ours as we trust him, obey him, and honor his name.

Psalm 44:4-7 You are my King and my God. You command victories for your people. Only by your power can we push back our enemies, only in your name can we trample our foes. I do not trust my bow; I do not count on my sword to save me. It is you who gives us victory over our enemies; it is you who humbles those who hate us.

God's power is greater than any of the skills or resources we have at our disposal. While we may use the means that God has provided to us, we know that victory comes from God alone.

I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!

Love and hugs,