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Psalm 116 - A Psalm of Joy
This Psalm begins with
a declaration of
love to God
and proceeds to...
The Joy of Answered Prayer
First we celebrate
The Joy of Loving the Lord....
This Psalm begins
"I love the Lord."
Psalm 116:1-2 KJV
I love the Lord,
because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me,
therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
Below is a
with the message of
Love to God.
As you know,
when you love God,
will stir up
the emotions and feelings of
We see this in Psalm 116.
is thinking thoughts of how
and those thoughts
have stirred up feelings of strong love
is a joyfully proclamation
God rescued him.
We see a similar proclamation
in Psalm 18 verse 16,
The psalmist of Psalm 116
that even though it looked like he would die,
he still had
in God's power
and he continued to pray for God's rescue.
In verse 13
"I will take the cup of salvation,
and call upon the name of the Lord."
the psalmist celebrates...
that he was able to drink the cup of salvation
from the difficulty he was in.
we have a message on Psalm 116.
The Joy of Answered Prayer
The more you believe in
the more you pray.
The more you believe in the
Power of Scripture
the more you speak it out.
I believe therefore have I spoken.
highlights this by saying
"I believed therefore have I spoken."
Reflection on Prayer from verse 10:
Am I strong in my belief
praying makes a difference?
Reflection on Faith:
How do I increase my strength and faith in God
when I am going through difficult times?
To increase your Strength and Faith...
consider our pages:
Psalm 138 - when I am in the midst of difficulty
Psalm 77 - for difficult times
Psalm 86 - Scripture Prayer for difficult times
And - Our Champion pages
What shall I give to the Lord
for all he has done for me?
Let's give our Heavenly Father
as a gift from our heart.
I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.
2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
4 Then called I upon the name of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
6 The Lord preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.
7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.
8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
9 I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.
10 I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
11 I said in my haste, All men are liars.
12 What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?
13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.
14 I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all his people.
15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
16 O Lord, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.
17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.
18 I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all his people.
19 In the courts of the Lord's house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the Lord.
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