I couldn’t have said it better and can’t agree more (see reblogged post below)!!! Praise changes everything–your attitude towards God (if it needs adjusting), towards others (and it usually needs adjusting) and towards yourself (by getting the focus OFF of yourself). And, it changes your life, regardless of your circumstances. ~Sara’s Musings @ WordPress.com
When a person does a job well, we find ourselves wanting to praise him. But what about our praise to the Lord for who He is and what He has done for us? Charles Spurgeon writes:
The Lord always deserves to be praised for what He is in Himself, for His works of creation and providence, for His goodness towards His creatures, and especially for the transcendent act of redemption.
Praise is a constant reminder of God’s unconditional love, His all-knowing wisdom, and His unchanging power. The more realistic we are about our weaknesses and faults, the more we comprehend God’s graciousness toward us.
Spurgeon goes on to say, “It is always beneficial to praise the Lord; it cheers the day and brightens the night; it lightens toil and softens sorrow.”
Praise reminds of us of who God is, and who we really are—sinful human beings, redeemed and saved solely…
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