Yea! It’s Monday, let’s celebrate!

12 Aug

My work week is different than most other people’s. Once I am done with Sunday I am exhausted, so Monday morning has felt like a fresh breath of stress free air. A whole week to figure out what to do next.

So with psalm 96 we have a praise hymn – all the way through. Enjoy the praise and think about what you can praise God for today.

1-2 Sing God a brand-new song!
Earth and everyone in it, sing!
Sing to God—worship God!
2-3 Shout the news of his victory from sea to sea,
Take the news of his glory to the lost,
News of his wonders to one and all!
4-5 For God is great, and worth a thousand Hallelujahs.
His terrible beauty makes the gods look cheap;
Pagan gods are mere tatters and rags.
5-6 God made the heavens—
Royal splendor radiates from him,
A powerful beauty sets him apart.
7 Bravo, God, Bravo!
Everyone join in the great shout: Encore!
In awe before the beauty, in awe before the might.
8-9 Bring gifts and celebrate,
Bow before the beauty of God,
Then to your knees—everyone worship!
10 Get out the message—God Rules!
He put the world on a firm foundation;
He treats everyone fair and square.
11 Let’s hear it from Sky,
With Earth joining in,
And a huge round of applause from Sea.
12 Let Wilderness turn cartwheels,
Animals, come dance,
Put every tree of the forest in the choir—
13 An extravaganza before God as he comes,
As he comes to set everything right on earth,
Set everything right, treat everyone fair.

What if Leno’s top 10 where things to praise God for . . . what would be your list.

10. I woke up this morning. Yea

9. I have legs to walk on into this new day. Yea

8. I have a brain that works fairly well most of the time. Yea.

7. I have good work to do that sometimes makes a difference to people. Yea.

6. My work produces income that I can use to fund my life. Yea.

5. The Orioles won last night’s game. Yea.

4. Heating oil will probably be delivered today and we will once again have hot water from the tap. Yea.

3. My parents are mentally alert and enjoyable to care for almost all the time. Yea.

2. I have sons who have grown up into handsome young men. Yea.

1. I have a God who loves me, is with me each moment of my life, and will guide my life (when I listen.) Yea.

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One Response to “Yea! It’s Monday, let’s celebrate!”

  1. Phyllis Terwilliger August 13, 2013 at 5:45 pm #

    Yea!!

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