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





SPONSORED


Recent Articles
Slightly Obsessed #217: When the Hedge Comes Down

When we are in the fire, it’s easy to ask God, “Why?” It doesn’t hurt to ask that question, to examine our own hearts. If we can find no explanation for the trial, it’s possible that another drama is being played out behind the scenes.
Slightly Obsessed #216: Daddy Has You

As I sat at the red light, a pick-up pulled up beside me in the other lane. The window was rolled down, and the driver rested his arm lazily on the door ledge. A chihuahua fur baby sat perched in the crook of the driver’s arm, yapping with all its tiny might at the pickup in front of me.
Slightly Obsessed #215: Sunday School Had It Right

A Ugandan friend once told us that growing up in Sunday school, he quickly learned how to answer the Bible questions in class. “The right answer,” he said with a smile, “is always, ‘Jesus.’" As a child, no matter what question was posed in class, he always answered, “Jesus.”
Slightly Obsessed #214: Friendly Fire

In 1788, the Austrian army turned on itself and decimated its own ranks, allowing its enemy to walk in and take the city. Are we allowing the same thing to happen on the spiritual battlefield?
Slightly Obsessed #213: God of the Mountains

While life is so uncertain, one thing is: God loves us so much, and He will never abandon us. No matter what happens in the coming days, months, or years, God is in control. And He will give us the strength to overcome any trial that comes our way.
Jordan For Jesus #039: Find the GOLD in People

Find the GOLD in people. If you only see fault, error, wrongs, sins, and what is bad, in people, then you have no time to love them. You cannot judge people and love people, at the same time, which is why the Word of God instructs us to look for what is good in people. When we look for the good, in people, we are choosing to see people through the eyes of God.




More Content from CMADDICT
REVIEW
Gone (Deluxe)
RED

Release Date: October 27, 2017
Reviewer: Jon Ownbey
Rating: 4 stars
MUSIC VIDEO
Koinonia House - The Church in the End Times - Session 2 - Chuck Missler

2018-07-16 14:35:04
NEWS
ISRAEL, US TO NEGOTIATE WITH RUSSIA TO CLEAR SYRIA OF IRANIAN FORCES

A senior US lawmaker warned that Iranian forces and Hezbollah may be inextricably linked to the Assad regime Israel’s campaign to remove Iranian forces from Syria entirely.
FREE DOWNLOAD
Be Still, My Soul
Salt of the Sound

Album: In Prayer
Genre: Worship

Social Media



Copyright © 2018 · All Rights Reserved · CMADDICT.com