Slightly Obsessed #199: Let No One Take Your Song
by Pamela Thorson on 2017-10-11 09:10:33

SPONSORED




“Praise the LORD! Sing to the LORD a new song, And His praise in the congregation of the godly ones.” - Psalm 149:1

Recently a news organization reported that fifty-eight percent of voters polled in the U.S.A. believe that the world is, in their words, “going to hell in a handbasket.”* As we reel from the unrelenting wave of murders, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, protests, and political intrigue, it’s not hard to agree.

But while this age and its works are under judgment, Christ has come to free us. Society may be coming apart at the seams, but God holds all things together while His plan for humanity is revealed. As history unfolds, He has not forsaken us. He delivers, protects, upholds, comforts, strengthens, and guards us.

He gives us a song to sing.

“And they sang a new song, saying, ‘Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.’” -Revelation 5:9

While the world fosters and exploits our differences, Jesus Christ reaches into every nation and ethnicity to bring together a redeemed family of brothers and sisters dwelling under His sovereignty. Creation groans under the weight of sin and death, but God’s people can rejoice in the face of trial, because we have a Deliverer and a hope.

Satan hates the sound of this new song, so much so that he feverishly works to silence our worship. He gives us every reason to doubt God. He whispers in our ears that God is uncaring and harsh. He twists our perception of the trials in our lives to make us resentful of our Heavenly Father. He crafts the portrait of a petty and capricious deity and hangs it in the hallway of our minds.

It is a lie, a deception. It is a travesty to the heart of a gracious Savior.

If nothing else good should happen to us except salvation, it is enough to fill our every moment with His praise. If we live destitute, forgotten by men and angels, it is still enough.

Jesus will always be enough.

When life is sweet, give God the glory. When it is bitter, remember all that is good, and sing His praise. In the day and through the night, remember your song, and fight any internal or external pressures that would still your voice. Let no one take your song.

*http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/15/fox-news-poll-as-election-nears-voters-say-things-are-going-to-hell-in.html






About Pamela Thorson:
Pamela Thorson is a licensed practical nurse, author, and full-time caregiver. She pioneered in the homeschooling movement from 1982-2006 and authored her first book, Song in the Night, in 2008. Her second book, Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver, released in 2014. She resides in the Northwest with her family.

Connect with Pamela Thorson:
Website: http://www.pamthorson.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/officialpamthorson
Twitter: http://twitter.com/pamelathorson







Recent Articles
Slightly Obsessed #199: Let No One Take Your Song

If nothing else good should happen to us except salvation, it is enough to fill our every moment with His praise.
Slightly Obsessed 198: When There is No Way Forward

I can’t tell you what the room looked like, or who was in it besides myself, my husband, our eldest son, some strangers, and the doctor in charge of the unit in which our middle son lay on life support. Kevin had been injured during a trip to Canada, and we...
Slightly Obsessed #197: The Thief at Your Door

Trouble comes in waves, hitting you when you least expect it. In the shadows of the mayhem that descends upon you on any given day, a thief lurks at your door.
Slightly Obsessed #196: Is Your God Too Small?

Across the United States, nature has been on a rampage. A series of earthquakes, fires, hurricanes,
Slightly Obsessed #195: What Is the Apocalypse?

The Long Range Weather Forecast published by The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2017 accurately predicted a bitter winter last year, which dumped so much snow on the country that it inspired the Snowpocalypse festival in Milwaukee, Snowpocalypse survivor badges in Boise, and its own Twitter hashtag #snowmageddon. In keeping with our national compulsion to turn every personal victory or trial into a meme, we can now add -mageddon or -pocalypse to a catastrophe for an over-the-top event to post on our favorite social media outlet.
Slightly Obsessed #194 Heaven Is Calling: More than an Angel

The question is rhetorical, with God assuming the reader will understand that the answer is, “There is no angel whom the Lord has called His Son.” This passage is one meant to address the dilemma posed to the first century Christians, but it is one whom every person must answer in his own heart:




More Content from CMADDICT
REVIEW
Suddenly (or The Nuclear Sunburst of the Truth Revealed)
Young Oceans

Release Date: October 20, 2017
Reviewer: Andrew Funderburk
Rating: 4 stars
MUSIC VIDEO
Jesus Culture - Love Has A Name (Studio Version) ft. Kim Walker-Smith

2017-10-12 12:06:39
NEWS
TIM LOVELACE APPEARS ON WSM-AM AND CCM VIDEO IN SUPPORT OF NEW DVD/CD

Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2017) Comedian/musician, Tim Lovelace, made a quick trip to Nashville recently with an appearance on WSM’s “Coffee, Country & Cody” and a videotaping for CCM Magazine.
FREE DOWNLOAD
Led by the Light
Parrish

Album: Led by the Light
Genre: Folk/Worship


Social Media





Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved · CMADDICT.com