Dear Friend in Faith,
I am excited for Celebration Sunday. We have so much to share in thankful praise for God’s care. Oh, how we are blessed! Here’s what Psalm 147 says:
Praise the LORD!
How good it is to sing praises to our God;
for he is gracious, and a song of praise is fitting.
The LORD builds up Jerusalem;
he gathers the outcasts of Israel.
3 He heals the brokenhearted,
and binds up their wounds.
4 He determines the number of the stars;
he gives to all of them their names.
5 Great is our Lord, and abundant in power;
his understanding is beyond measure.
Some of us have an easier time than others noticing God, and what God is up to in our world. This Psalm was written by someone who could see God’s handiwork everywhere, from the majestic beauty in creation, to the intimate care of God for all creatures. We come to worship to be inspired, a word that means to breathe into. We worship so ....