When Life Hands You Lemons: Remember the Forever

by Dr. Potter’s wonderful wife, Jennifer

Psalm 136

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,

for his steadfast love endures forever.

Give thanks to the God of gods,

for his steadfast love endures forever.

Give thanks to the Lord of lords,

for his steadfast love endures forever. “

verses 1-3 (ESV)

Sometimes is just too easy for me to focus on the lemons… the losses, the heartaches, the weariness, the pain, the ….

That is when a Psalm of praise like Psalm 136 can reorient my soul.  This song hits very openly upon a theme—the Steadfast Love of our God… the forever Love of our God.  This Creator, Deliverer, Defender, Sustainer, Protector, Provider God lavishes His steadfast love upon His people in a forever fashion.  Please read the entire Psalm and meditate upon the steadfast love of your God for ….

“It is he who remembered us in our low estate,

for his steadfast love endures forever;

And rescued us from our foes,

for his steadfast love endures forever;

He who gives food to all flesh,

for his steadfast love endures forever.

Give thanks to the God of heaven,

for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Verses 23-26 (ESV)

 

 

 

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