The echo of His love!

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.” (Psalm 136:1)
Repeat after me, ‘His love endures forever’.
If the message doesn’t sink in the first time, how about 26 times?
How does He love us, let us count the ways: 1,2,3…
If we really understood how much the Lord does for us, we would count forever.
This psalm was probably read responsively when Jews gathered together.
I want to encourage its use as a daily discipline or faith-building exercise.
Try coming up with your own list of 26 reasons to praise the Lord.
Go through the details of your life story, like this psalm does.
Life is like a bead necklace, with many different colours (or kinds) of experiences.
The Lord is the golden chain that runs through it all, that holds it together…
As Jesus followers, Satan constantly bombards us with negative messages.
We reinforce them by repeating them, giving them credibility in our minds.
We overcome them by repeating positive faith, hope and love messages.
Repeat after me, ‘His love endures forever’.
What do you sense the Lord saying to you?
Lord, this is timely, as I am feeling discouragement. May this repeated refrain keep me focused on the many ways Your love for me endures forever.

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