Verse of the Day - 11/14/13

Psalm 52:9 - "I will praise you forever, O God, for what you have done. I will wait for your mercies in the presence of your people."

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. JaxS-1415 posted on 11/16/2013 07:13 PM
    I survived a severely abusive DV childhood with the help of Tennessee Ernie Ford hymns. I've been struggling and very distressed over a friend in another state in a DV situation with her brother. She is choosing to not get help and to pretend she is safe. I finally came to the end of myself. Sarah Young in "Jesus Calling" says we can just call out Jesus Help! when we don't know what else to pray. After tears, I started praying for a family going though a serious health crisis. My prayers turned to praise. I started to sing. I fell asleep during the chorus of "Great Is Thy Faithfulness". I got up to fix dinner and in the living room I heard KCMS play two songs I had sung. I just stopped what I was doing and said, "God you are so good". My homework in DBT this week is to report which (of the 5 senses) distress tolerance skill I used. I don't know where singing and following asleep during singing would fit into the homework. But I do know God used "Help!" and turned it into "Praise!" In the midst of my childhood I didn't see or feel God. But looking back, I couldn't have survived without His strength, and I see His handiwork and His help, especially in the darkest days. God is good! His mercies are new every morning!
showing all comments
  • Verse of the Day - 09-18-2014

    2 Peter 3:9 “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” Read More
  • What's Your Story?

    “That’s it!” Debbie exclaimed as I told her the title of the song she had heard at just the right time the other morning. “I’m gonna go find those lyrics right now!” Read More

Most Recent Comment

  1. Let God Take the Lead

    MaryB12 said "We also kicked our 25 year old son out of our house a few years ago, but he also had a drug problem. We told him we love..." Join the Discussion!