Friday, August 30, 2013

Faithful Fridays ~ He is With You.

Hi, everyone!  :)

We're spending this long weekend in Alabama visiting family...hence my late posting.  :) 

Faithful Fridays is a weekly linky party hosted on my blog. I made it so that Christians could have one special day out of the week (Friday) to share something from their Christian walk on their blog. If you'd like to participate, write your post, grab the button from the Faithful Fridays page on my blog (so that it will link back here), and come link up at the bottom of this post! :)
I've been trying to memorize Psalm 139.  It's a really beautiful psalm about how God is always with us. 
You have searched me, Lord,
and you know me.
2 You know when I sit and when I rise;
you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down;
you are familiar with all my ways.
4 Before a word is on my tongue
you, Lord, know it completely.
5 You hem me in behind and before,
and you lay your hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too lofty for me to attain.
7 Where can I go from your Spirit?
Where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
if I settle on the far side of the sea,
10 even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast.
11 If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me
and the light become night around me,”
12 even the darkness will not be dark to you;
the night will shine like the day,
for darkness is as light to you.
13 For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
15 My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book
before one of them came to be.
17 How precious to me are your thoughts,[a] God!
How vast is the sum of them!
18 Were I to count them,
they would outnumber the grains of sand
when I awake, I am still with you.
19 If only you, God, would slay the wicked!
Away from me, you who are bloodthirsty!
20 They speak of you with evil intent;
your adversaries misuse your name.
21 Do I not hate those who hate you, Lord,
and abhor those who are in rebellion against you?
22 I have nothing but hatred for them;
I count them my enemies.
23 Search me, God, and know my heart;
test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 See if there is any offensive way in me,
and lead me in the way everlasting.
God is always there with us.  Even when we can't feel Him, hear Him, or see Him, He's still there.  He is outside the limits of time and space, and He has promised never to leave us nor forsake us.  What an amazing love and promise! 
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
-Isaiah 41:10
God bless you guys and have a great day.  :)
Joy :)


Morgan said...

I LOVE these Faithful Fridays Joy!
What a good idea you had

Jazzmin said...

Hi Joy!
What a great chapter to memorize- the words are so beautiful. So personal. And they show God's intimate and deep love for us so well. I loved being reminded of these amazing verses; I could read them over and over again.

Wonderful post! I always come away from reading your posts with something uplifting in my heart or reminded of all the wonders of walking with the Lord!

Hope you have a fun time visiting your family! Have a great weekend :)

Morgan said...

Oh my goodness! You are taking swing dance lessons?! Wow! Me and my sister want to learn swing so bad do you use a dvd or something that you could recommend?


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