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Devotion:How Right is....
How Bright is Your Light
This Know Also-2Tim.3:1
Be Thou - 1Tim.4:12
America Not so Beautiful
No Fear-1 John 4
Comfort-IThess.4
Trust - Psalm 131
Jesus Saves - Romans 10
Enemy#1 - Gal .5:16
"Give Glory"-Gal. 6
"Legion"- Luke 8
Ye Shall Know them-Matt.7
"Giants Anyone"-1 Sam. 17
How Childish - 1 Cor. 13
No Other name-Acts 4
It's Spiritual-2 Cor.10
Asleep in the Ship?-Jonah
Counterfiet-Matthew 7
We Need A Revival-Psalm85
Break It Up-Hosea 10
Deception-Proverbs 20
Tell Us Plainly
Time - Eph. 5:16
Duty-Galatians 6
Dwelt Among Us - John 1
What's Inside-Matthew 15
Hope-1 Thess. 4
It All Adds Up-Acts 2
"And It Was So"-Judges 7
Save Me - Matt. 14
One - Luke 3:4
Duty-2 Cor.5:11
I Love The Lord-Psalm 116
The Greatest-Matthew 18
The Box - Mark 14
Faith - Hebrews 11
The Staff - Gen. 32
Exhortations - 1 Cor. 16
A Seed-Luke 13
Famine-Amos 8
The Sign-Judges 6
The Truth Hurts-Gal.4
The Hills-Psalm 121
His Eye Witness-John 1
Thanks!-Psalm100
"Think on This"-Phil.1
Those Excellent Things
Confident - Phil. 1
Our Expectation-Phil.1:20
It all Adds Up!-Psalm 90
Happiness-Psalm 1
Thanksgiving Today-Ps100
Knowing His Will-IThess.5
"Be YE Thankful" - Col. 3
"A Thankful Week"-Eph.1
Where Art Thou - Gen. 3
"God of gods"
In Due Time-1 Peter 5
Preparing for earthquakes
Nov 6, 2012 Psalm 33
For Christ Sake - Eoh.4
No Satisfaction?-Ecc. 1
Perfect Storm-Matthew 8
"Truth Lord"-John 8:32
Mark 12:17
Remember?-Ecc.12
Prove Me-Malachi 3
Do it Heartily-Col.3
God Put You there-1 Kings
High Time - Rom. 13
How Deep-1 Peter 3
Reality Check-Rev. 3:15
Mortify - Col. 3
"Unto Us Is given"Isaiah9
"A Remedy"-Isaiah 7
Send Me? - Isaiah 6
Prepared for Peace-Isaiah
Does It Matter - Isaiah 1
Remembering Victory-Josh.
Press On-Joshua 1
"Oh" - Isaiah 6
The Deep Things - Ps.92
Are We in One Accord?
Our Refuge - Ps. 91
Get Help, Find Hope-Col.3
A Truth - Gen. 28
Melody in Your Heart-Eph5
God Is Faithful -1 Cor. 1
The Half -Not Been Told
Ain't That Something-Matt
"Cleansed"
Though I Walk through...
Be Of Good Cheer- Acts 27
Investing 101 - Matt. 7
What's Happened...Titus2
Oh Happy Day
Healing in His wings Mal4
Gideon Worshipped-Judges7
A Vessel... 2 Tim. 2
What Great Hope - John 14
The House - John 14
A Troubled Heart-John 14
Help My Unbelief-Mark 6
God Did!
Take Heart! - Joshua 1
Honest Injun - Ex. 20
Not Quickly Broken-Ecc.4
In Troubled Times
Home - Acts 21
Saved...Titus2
The Penny Poem
Don't Quit-Isaiah 40
Purpose-Ruth2:16
Half-Way-Ps.118
Rest in the Redeemer-Matt
The Light of the World
Going to The Birds-Matt.6
Are You Weary? - Gal. 6:9
He's Enough! - Mark 8
Give me a Chance-Luke 13
Prepare... - Deut. 34
Revelation - Daniel 2
His Image - Eph.5
I've Been Changed -Luke 8
Are You Scared? - Ps. 34
Trust Him! - Psalm 37
Full - Colossians 2:9
Snow Day - Psalm 51
A Day To Reflect-Eph.2
Self - Acts & Genesis
Ready or Not - Matt. 24
Close To Moving - Rev.21
Love Lifted Me - Psalm 40
Pit, Prison, Palace-Gen37
Just Do It - Acts 9
Preaching - Isaiah 61
Come Now - Isaiah 1:1
Living Sacrifice - Rom.12
Where? - John 1:48
No Condemnation-Roman
A Good Son...-Luke15
Glimpse of Glory -Isaiah6
Spinning Your Wheels1John
Lest We Forget - 1Cor. 11
3 Things Jesus Is-John14
Roses-Song Of Solomon 2
Thanks Be To God-Luke 6
3 Things Jesus Is-Part 3
One Accord - Acts 2:1
Fulness of Time-Eccl. 3
Thanks - 1 Cor. 15
The Word Of God - John 1
The Bible - 2 Timothy 3
Reflections - Psalm 150
A Cry Out - Psalm 54
God's Will - Eph. 1:17-20
A Scary Thought - Heb. 10
1 Kings 17
To Be Or Not... Matt. 7
Fishers of Men - Matt. 4
Pride... 1 Chron. 21
Church... Psalm 122
Ain't God Good-2 Chron. 5
Lord Of The Harvest-Matt9
Back Again - Psalm 122
What Are You Looking At?
Beautiful Feet - Isaiah52
Walking in Love - Rom 13
The Joy of the Lord-Phil4
Jehovah-jireh - Gen. 22
Taste and See - 1 Peter 1
May We Say So! - Psalm107
Jehovah-Nissi...Exodus 17
Sowing or Reaping-Ecc.11
Prayer - Matt.6 - Part1
Know Peace! - Psalm 46
Thou Art The Christ-Mark8
Prayer - Part 2 - Matt. 6
How Good & Pleasant-Acts4
The Birds - Matthew 6
Prayer - Part 3 - Matt. 6
It's Finished - John 19
Dismayed... 1Sam. 17
Prayer - Part 4 - Matt. 6
Prayer - Part 5 - Matt. 6
See The Place - Matt. 28
The Lord Said - Matt. 22
On Christ The... Psalm 62
The Truth - Deut. 5:16
To Work! - Neh. 4:6
He Went - 2 Kings 19:1
No One Like Jesus-Isaiah
Today - Psalm 118:24
Art Thou He? - Matthew 11
Family Affair - Eph. 6:1
The End of the World-Matt
Walk The Walk - 1 Thess.4
Who Am I? - 1 Cor. 1
Who's Who - Matthew 1
The Love of God - 1John 4
Secret of Blessings-Rev22
The Walls - Neh. 1:1-4
A Summary of the Word
Make Thy Bed - Acts 9
Philippians 4:13
Take Thy Bed - John 5
Lying on a Bed - Matt. 9
What Can Happen - Acts 16
I Don't Know - Proverbs 3
Upon The Bed - Gen. 4
Bring Up the Bed-1 Sam. 1
The Light - John 9
Who's On First-Exodus 20
Careful Little Hands-Ex20
Out Of The Bed - Mark 2
Psalm 40:17
Are You Sure?-Exodus20
Check On Your Day-Ex. 20
Give God Your All-Luke 21
Better Than Money-Ex. 20
Have You Praised Him?
It's Life Or Death-Ex.20
What's Your Heart On-Matt
Perfectly Pure - Ex. 20
It's Still Stealing-Ex.20
Lying Still - Ex. 20
Press On - Phil. 3
Covetous? - Ex. 20
Prove Him! - Ex. 20
Psalm 119:1
The Road Less Traveled
When Thou Shalt Say
Proverbs 20:29
The Shepherd's Scrip
Stick It Out - Rom. 8
Wonders Amoung Us
Give Thanks - 1 Chron. 16
We Call It THANKSGIVI
Daily Celebration-Isa.49
What Love-Psalm 116
What Could Happen?
And It Came To Pass-Luke1
Seperation - Luke 1
A Powerful Proclamation
Mary Favored with God
A Preparing Person-Luke1
The Right Place - Luke 2
The Night Watch -Luke 2
Wise Men - Matthew 2
Just Joseph - Matthew 2
Virgin Mary - Luke 1
For Unto You! - Luke 2
Christmas Past
Our Hope - Psalm 108
A Note Of Sadness - 2Tim4
Happy New Year-1Peter 1
Challenge-2 Cor. 7
All His Might - Judges 16
What's Enough? - John 3
The King - Psalm 24
Purpose In Your Heart-Dan
Declared Desire-Psalm 119
The Challenge - Proverbs1
A Better Way - Isaiah 55
Recall - 2 Timothy 1
Are You Happy? - Prov. 3
Blessed Are They - Prov.8
Robbed - John 10
Mercy & Happiness-Prov.14
Trust - Proverbs 16
Happiness Is - Prov. 20
Say What? - Psalm 107
It's Not Hard - Prov. 28
A Vision Of Happ.-Prov.29
Only Believe - John 4
It's Not Strange-1Peter 4
1+1=2 Many-Numbers 20
A Threefold Cord - Ecc. 4
Remember Thy Youth-Ec
Thankful Today-Psalm 100
So Close! - Acts 26
But God - Eph. 2
Never Forget - James 1
Who's Listening-Judges 6
Toiled All Night? -Luke 5
Do You Love Her?
The Place - Exodus 23
Mine, Yours, His - Phil.4
I Lay in Zion - Rev. 14
Unto You - Luke 2
What Love! - John 1
Do I Really Fear God?
God Did - Matthew 19
Two Evils -Jer. 2:13
But Now - Romans 3
Start Building - Prov.15
Is Anything New - Ecc.1
Gentleness - Genesis 2
Easter - Matthew 28
Our Attention - John 21
Come and Dine - John 21
The Third Time - John 21
I Marvel - Galatians 1
"O Death" - Job 42
His Handywork! - Psalm 19
What Peace - Eph. 2
"Famine!" - Ruth 1:1
Lean on Me! - John 13
Life - Psalm 61:2
Real Life - Titus 3
Choosing Sides - Matt.12
Best Present of All-Rom.3
He'll Show Up! - Luke 24
Use Who? - Judges 6
Will You Cry Out?-Judges6
The Fleece - Judges 6
The Peace - Judges 6
Happy Mother's Day
Our Warfare-Ephesians 6
Stand! - Eph.6
Walking, Talking....Col.4
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Love Lifted Me

Psalm 40

 

 

Psalm 40:1 says,  I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined unto me and heard my cry.  The old song  Love Lifted Me  says in the first stanza, "I was sinking deep in sin far from the peace-ful shore; Very deeply stained with sin sinking to rise no more;"  the Psalmst said, I waited patiently for, or I expected the Lord to pull me out, and He inclined unto me or He stretched or outstretched; or bent down.  I am thankful when I could not get to God because of sin, He reached down for me.

 

The song goes on and says "But the Master", I like that little conjunction, but. It means On the contrary, on the other hand, with the exception of, though we were sinking with no hope, Christ, in His love reached down.

 

The song continues and says "But the Master of the sea heard my despairing cry. From the waters lifted me now safe am I."  The Psalmst said in verse 1, He heard my cry. I am glad when it seems no one else is around or listening, that Christ hath inclined his ear unto us, and He hears our every prayer and cry. And pulls us out of the hole we dug and puts us once again into His protective care.  Psalm 40:2 says, He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings."

 

As we were at church on Sunday night the preacher made this comment, (as he was preaching out of 1 John 1:9.  If we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness).  "When we sin and get forgiveness, it is like getting a bath from God", washing that miry clay (the world and our sin) off of us.  The Psalmst said, He brought me out and set my feet on a rock, (being Christ who is the Solid Rock of our Salvation), and established my goings, or my steps.  "Love Lifted Me!  Love Lifted Me!  When nothing else could help, Love Lifted Me".  Love truly has lifted me.  Though love does not save us, for if it did all would be saved, John 3:16, but by Grace are we saved (Ephesians 2:8).  However, love of the Father for you and me is what sent Christ to the Cross to bear the whole world's sin. Therefore, I can truly say love lifted me.

 

Preacher Nathanael

1-18-11