SCRIPTURE UNION DAILY GUIDE DEVOTIONAL FOR NOVEMBER 17, 2022 (CALL TO PRAISE AND WORSHIP)
TOPIC: CALL TO PRAISE AND WORSHIP
OPENING PRAYER: Grant me depth of insight, revelation and knowledge as I meditate on this passage, O Lord.
SCRIPTURE: PSALM 33:1‐22
In vs.1‐3, the psalmist joyfully bursts into praise, songs, and thanksgiving to the Lord. He knows that God is honoured when we worship and praise Him. What reasons does the psalmist give for praising God (see vs.4‐11)? What reasons do you have for praising God today?
Indeed, we praise Him for the gift of life, family, peace, health, relationship and His love which endures forever. “Let all the earth fear the Lord,” (v.8). Notice what inspires worship in the believer (v.6, 7, 9‐11) and what worship generates in the worshipper. Yes, the Lord is to be feared above all others. For by His word and command things are established (v.9). Consequently, Israel, as the nation He chose for inheritance, is a blessed people (v.12).
But we know that this blessing has been extended to all who have faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God. We have become the chosen people of God (1 Peter 2:9‐10). What do vs.13‐15 teach you about God?
How should this affect your day‐to‐day activities? Notice the vanity and folly of trusting in and relying on physical armour (vs.16‐17). On the contrary, victory and salvation is guaranteed to those who fear God and hope in His unfailing love (vs.18‐22).
Question(s) for Reflection
• What does the passage teach about God the Father, or God the Son or God the Holy Spirit?
• Is there any example for me to follow or not to follow?
• What truth is God revealing to me in this passage?
Meditation: Meditate on Psalm 150:3‐5 and praise the Lord for His blessings.
• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?
• Draw your prayer from this passage as led.
Offer a prayer of faith in line with Numbers 22:12
One Year Bible Reading Plan
Luke 17, 18; Romans 10; Psalms 122.
NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN
I HAVE A FATHER
And I will be a father to you, and you shall be the sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.
1 Corinthians 6:18
THANK GOD FOR:
☀ The compassion He has on us His children who fear Him.
☀ Being God who makes all things, and who make us exist for Him.
☛ Daily worship and enjoying our heavenly father who cares, listens and is even ready to wipe away our tears.
☛ God’ s mercy and intervention today on issues that keep us awake.
☛ Increased trust, knowing He is our father and has the final say over our life and all that concern us.
⚠ Repaying our father with foolishness and unwise acts and reactions.
⚠ Forgetting that God is our father who wants to hear from us daily as we follow Him.
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