Psalm 136: God’s unchanging eternal love gives us reasons to be thankful.

God’s Faithful Love Is Eternal

Psalm 136

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.
His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods.
His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords.
His faithful love endures forever.

He alone does great wonders.
His faithful love endures forever.
He made the heavens skillfully.
His faithful love endures forever

He spread the land on the waters.
His faithful love endures forever.
He made the great lights:
His faithful love endures forever.
the sun to rule by day,
His faithful love endures forever.
the moon and stars to rule by night.
His faithful love endures forever.

10 He struck the firstborn of the Egyptians
His faithful love endures forever.
11 and brought Israel out from among them His faithful love endures forever.
12 with a strong hand and outstretched arm. His faithful love endures forever.
13 He divided the Red Sea
His faithful love endures forever.
14 and led Israel through,
His faithful love endures forever.

15 but hurled Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea.
His faithful love endures forever.          
16 He led his people in the wilderness.
His faithful love endures forever.
17 He struck down great kings
His faithful love endures forever.

18 and slaughtered famous kings—
His faithful love endures forever.
19 Sihon king of the Amorites
His faithful love endures forever.
20 and Og king of Bashan—
His faithful love endures forever.
21 and gave their land as an inheritance,
His faithful love endures forever.
22 an inheritance to Israel his servant.
His faithful love endures forever.

23 He remembered us in our humiliation
His faithful love endures forever.
24 and rescued us from our foes.
His faithful love endures forever.

25 He gives food to every creature.
His faithful love endures forever.

26 Give thanks to the God of heaven!
His faithful love endures forever.

• vv. 1-3, 26 praise the Lord with thanksgiving.
• vv. 4-9 six notes of praise to the Creator.
• vv. 10-15 six notes of praise on deliverance from Egypt.
• vv. 16-22 seven praise notes on the wilderness journey and entrance into Canaan.
• vv. 23-24 personal gratitude for deliverance.
• v. 25 praise for the Lord’s common grace.
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  1.  I have many things to praise the Lord for because of His faithful eternal love and      humble myself under His mighty hand because of His presence in my life.
  2. The Lord is the Creator and sustainer of the universe. He alone is able to accomplish mighty things.
  3. He has delivered me from the penalty of my sin and has given me power to exercise dominion over my current temptations to sin. He has provided the way to victory in the life long war and its daily spiritual battles with my three enemies self, Satan and the World System.
  4. Since I have peace with God He will give me the peace of God as I surrender my life totally to Him and seek intimate relationships with triune God-the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  5. He has provided His Word–the Bible to reveal Himself and His plan of redemption to all who will study it continually and meditate on it day and night so they obey His commands. The Bible contains every thing required for life and holiness.
  6. O God help me to live in the moment today and rejoice with a glorious, inexpressible joy without worry for tomorrow. 7 …Jesus Christ; You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him now, you trust him; and you rejoice with a glorious, inexpressible joy. [1 Peter 1:7-8]
  7. Scripture Memory: Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His faithful love endures forever.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Henry Luke 7/23/2017   For other posts on Psalm 136 click on “Psalm 136” in Tags below.
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