Enthroned on my praise

Please join me at the Internet Café this morning to read about the cobbled-together mess I make of my worship.

Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.
~Psalm 22:3 (NLT)

shutterstock_23719012Most Christians would agree: Praise is important. A critical part of worship, of living for God. I love to worship Him, talk about what He has done for me, thank Him for the sweet, kind, generous ways He shows Himself in my life. I know I don’t praise Him as much as I could, but I do praise Him. Sometimes I even convince myself that I’m doing OK. Sure, my actions fall short much of the time — because I’m tired. And, occasionally, pretty self-centered. But I mean well. God knows the desires of my heart. Surely that’s good enough, right?

But then one morning my pastor, Nathan, commented that God is enthroned on our praises.

I sat back. Stopped, overwhelmed with this certainty: if this is true, then we effectively build Him a throne from the praises we offer up.

So I started to imagine… [read more] 

3 Responses to “Enthroned on my praise”

  1. JSC says:

    Kelly: You always express your faith modestly and you make me think of “gratitude” which reminds me of blessings past and present and sends me forward. Janice

  2. J.R. Roper says:

    Always inspired and moved by your words, Kelly 🙂

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