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  • Praise the Lord!

    For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.
    2 Corinthians 4:18

    For we walk by faith, not by sight.
    2 Corinthians 5:7





    By Faith in Christ I Walk With God

    By faith in Christ I walk with God,
    With Heav’n, my journey’s end, in view;
    Supported by His staff and rod,
    My road is safe and pleasant too.
    I travel through a desert wide
    Where many round me blindly stray;
    But He vouchsafes to be my Guide,
    And will not let me miss my way.

    Though snares and dangers throng my path,
    And earth and hell my course withstand;
    I triumph over all by faith,
    Guarded by His almighty hand.
    The wilderness affords no food,
    But God for my support prepares;
    Provides me every needful good,
    And frees my soul from wants and cares.

    With Him sweet converse I maintain,
    Great as He is I dare be free;
    I tell Him all my grief and pain,
    And He reveals His love to me.
    Some cordial from His Word He brings,
    Whene’er my feeble spirit faints;
    Be this my choice, O Lord, to walk
    With Thee, my Guide, my Guard, my Friend.




    Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

    Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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    .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
    .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
    Psalm 25:1

    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

    The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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    • Praise the Lord!

      Hide me under the shadow of Your wings.
      Psalm 17:8





      Thou Tender, Gracious Father

      Thou tender, gracious Father, Who watches over me,
      How shall I ever praise Thee, how love and honor Thee?
      Thou guidest me with caution from every secret snare,
      And ’neath Thy wings a refuge I find in my despair.

      With raiment, food and shelter, whate’er my needs imply,
      For soul and body ever, do Thou in grace supply.
      O Lord, I soon would perish if aught Thou should exclude;
      O could I love Thee better and prove my gratitude.

      In childlike, true obedience help me to do the right;
      May precious be Thy statutes, Thy yoke be pleasant light!
      And when some hardship threatens, a danger frightens me,
      May Thou in all my trials my present helper be.

      Thy heart is all compassion, with love it overflows;
      Whate’er of ill betide me, Thou knowest, and my woes.
      Thou dost not sleep nor slumber, by night nor thru the days;
      Thine arms, almighty Father, enfold all time and space.




      Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

      Blessings, peace, grace and mercy to all here at TOL!
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      .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
      .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
      Psalm 25:1

      Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

      The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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      • Praise the Lord!

        To stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at evening.
        1 Chronicles 23:30





        On Thee Each Morning, O My God

        On Thee each morning, O my God, my waking thoughts attend;
        In whom are founded all my hopes, in whom my desires end.
        My soul, in pleading wonder lost, Thy boundless love surveys,
        And fired with grateful zeal prepares Her sacrifice of praise.

        When evening slumbers press my eyes, with Thy protection blest,
        In peace and safety I commit my life in Thee to rest.
        My spirit in Thy hands secure fears no approaching ill;
        For whether waking or asleep Thou, Lord, art with me still.

        Then will I daily to the world Thy wondrous acts proclaim;
        Whilst all with me shall praises sing and bless Thy sacred name.
        At morn, at noon, at night I’ll still the growing work pursue;
        And Thee alone wilt praise, to whom eternal praise is due.




        Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

        Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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        .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
        .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
        Psalm 25:1

        Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

        The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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        • Evening Praise the Lord.




          Praise the Lord!

          The day is Yours, the night also is Yours.
          Psalm 74:16





          Father, By Thy Love and Power

          Father, by Thy love and power comes again the evening hour;
          Light has vanished, labors cease, weary creatures rest in peace;
          Thou, whose genial dews distill on the lowliest weed that grows
          Father, guard our couch from ill, lull Thy children to repose,
          We to Thee ourselves resign, let our latest thoughts be Thine.

          Savior, to Thy Father bear this our feeble evening prayer;
          Thou hast seen how oft today we, like sheep, have gone astray;
          Worldly thoughts, and thoughts of pride, wishes to Thy cross untrue,
          Secret faults and undescried, meet Thy spirit-piercing view;
          Blessèd Savior, yet, through Thee, grant that we may pardoned be.

          Holy Spirit, breath of balm fall on us in evening’s calm;
          Yet a while, before we sleep, we with Thee will vigils keep;
          Lead us on our sins to muse, give us truest penitence;
          Then the love of God infuse, breathing humble confidence;
          Melt our spirits, mold our will, soften, strengthen, comfort still.

          Blessèd Trinity, be near, through the hours of darkness drear;
          Then, when shrinks the lonely heart, Thou more clearly present art;
          Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, watch o’er our defenseless heads;
          Let Thy angels’ guardian host keep all evil from our beds,
          Till the flood of morning rays wake us to a song of praise.




          Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

          Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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          .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
          .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
          Psalm 25:1

          Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

          The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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          • Praise the Lord!

            Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
            Galatians 6:2





            Bear You One Another’s Burdens

            Bear you one another’s burdens, as you struggle on thro’ life;
            Turn not on your erring brother, add not to his care and strife;
            Let your heart beat kindly for him, for this world with sin is rife.
            If his burden be so heavy that he stoops beneath the care,
            Help him bear it, of your vigor, give him as you well can spare.

            Wipe away the tears of sorrow falling from his weary eyes;
            Point him to a joy eternal, in the land beyond the skies,
            Ere his pining heart in anguish, bitter, hopeless anguish, dies.
            Sympathy and love can brighten burdens that are hard to bear;
            Angels bright will help you nobly, angels from the land so fair.

            Wrap not close your mantle ’round you Mantle dark, of selfish pride;
            In your bosom, gentle impulse do not strive to crush or hide;
            There is much of good and evil in this world so broad and wide.
            Much for willing hearts of labor, much of good there is to do;
            Then arouse! leave not the burden bearing heavy on the few.




            Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

            Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!

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            .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
            .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
            Psalm 25:1

            Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

            The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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            • Praise the Lord!

              Cast your burden on the LORD, and He shall sustain you.
              Psalm 55:22





              He Knows

              Oh, aching heart, with sorrow torn,
              Thy Lord is near and knows;
              He knows it all the feet way worn,
              The weary cares and woes,
              The load of grief in anguish borne,
              The Lord is near, He knows.

              Oh, fainting soul, with doubts oppressed,
              Thy Lord is near and knows;
              He knows it all how thou art pressed
              On every side with foes;
              He waits to be thy cherished guest;
              The Lord is near, He knows.

              Oh, weary head, that fain would rest,
              Thy Lord is near and knows;
              He knows it all, and on His breast
              Thou mayest now repose;
              Drop every care at His behest,
              The Lord is near, He knows.

              Oh, lonely one, live thou thy best,
              Thy Lord is near and knows;
              He knows it all, sees every test,
              Yes, every tear that flows;
              Rejoice, faint heart, His way is best,
              Thy Lord is near, He knows.




              Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

              Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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              .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
              .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
              Psalm 25:1

              Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

              The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

              Comment






              • Praise the Lord!

                In His love and in His pity He redeemed them.
                Isaiah 63:9





                Thy Boundless Love

                Behold the precious Lamb of God,
                Who died upon the tree,
                That guilty sinners, such as I,
                Might thro’ His grace be free.

                Behold the healing streams of grace,
                That from His side did flow;
                I plunged beneath the crimson flood,
                That washes white as snow.

                Behold the cross He bore for me,
                Whereby He saved my soul;
                His matchless grace shall be my theme,
                While countless ages roll.

                Thy boundless love I’ll sing,
                Thy grace so full and free,
                ’Tis under Thy protecting wing,
                My soul delights to be.




                Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                Psalm 25:1

                Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                Comment



                • An Evening Praise the Lord




                  Praise the Lord!
                  For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. 1 Thessalonians. 4:16-17

                  Therefore comfort one another with these words.
                  1 Thessalonians 4:18




                  What a Greeting

                  On the great eternal morning, when we’ll hear the trumpet blast,
                  When eternal day is dawning and the night of sin is past;
                  When we see the Savior coming in His glorious array,
                  Hallelujah! what a greeting there will be that day!

                  When the sun of righteousness shall rise above the eastern hills,
                  When its golden rays in splendor glitter o’er the rocks and rills,
                  On that resurrection morning when the dead in Christ shall rise,
                  We will shout to meet each other yonder in the skies.

                  There will be no sin or evil, and the tempter will be bound;
                  In the place of grief and sorrow shouts of glory will resound;
                  We shall reign with Christ a thousand years, His face we then shall see;
                  Hallelujah! what a time of glory that will be!

                  What a greeting, what a meeting,
                  When our Savior we shall see by and by!
                  What a greeting, what a meeting,
                  When the blessed Savior comes in the sky!




                  Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                  Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                  .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                  .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                  Psalm 25:1

                  Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                  The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                  Comment






                  • Praise the Lord!

                    Praise the Lord!
                    Sing to the Lord a new song,
                    And His praise in the assembly of saints.
                    Let them praise His name with the dance;
                    Let them sing praises to Him with the timbrel and harp.

                    Psalm 149:1 ~ Psalm 149:3





                    Sunday Morning Praise


                    Praise His Name Forever

                    Glory, honor, majesty and power
                    Be to Him now risen from the dead,
                    Who from death hath taken every terror,
                    And hath made the grave a victor’s bed.

                    Songs of joy we sing in exultation,
                    Of our king, Redeemer, Lord of all!
                    For He lives, o’er sin and death victorious;
                    Earth and Heav’n His mighty deeds extol.

                    Angels praise Him, in the highest glory,
                    Cherubim and seraphim adore;
                    While our human hearts awake the chorus,
                    Jesus lives! He lives forevermore!

                    Praise His name forever,
                    Lift up the voice in honor of our risen king!
                    Mighty to deliver,
                    With angels we His praise will sing.




                    Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                    Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                    .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                    .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                    Psalm 25:1

                    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                    The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                    Comment



                    • Evening Praise the Lord.




                      Praise the Lord!

                      I was blind, now I see.
                      John 9:25





                      Praise God For What He’s Done For Me!

                      Praise God for what He’s done for me!
                      Once I was blind, but now I see;
                      I on the brink of ruin fell,
                      Glory to God! I’m out of hell.

                      The Lord has pardoned all my sin,
                      And now to praise Him I’ll begin;
                      I never praised the Lord before,
                      But now I’ll praise Him more and more.

                      I spurned His grace, I broke His laws,
                      But Jesus undertook my cause;
                      Bad as I was, He cleansed my soul,
                      Healed my disease, and made me whole.

                      Praise God for what He’s done for us!
                      He’s turned our hearts to praise Him thus,
                      And now He cries, “Go on, go on!
                      I’ll crown you when your work is done.”

                      And above the rest this note shall swell,
                      This note shall swell, This note shall swell,
                      And above the rest this note shall swell,
                      My Jesus has done all things well.




                      Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                      Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                      .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                      .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                      Psalm 25:1

                      Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                      The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                      Comment






                      • Praise the Lord!

                        Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying:
                        “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?”
                        Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”

                        Isaiah 6:8





                        To Be Used of God

                        I’ve a yearning in my heart that cannot be denied,
                        It’s a longing that has never been satisfied;
                        I want this world to know, the one who loves them so,
                        Like a flame its burning deep down inside.

                        When I think about the shortness of all these earthly years,
                        I remember all the wasted days all the wasted tears;
                        I long to preach the word to those who have never heard,
                        Of the One who can dispel all they feel.

                        To be used of God to sing, to speak, to pray,
                        To be used of God to show someone the way,
                        I long so much to feel the touch of His consuming fire,
                        To be used of God is my desire.




                        Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                        Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                        .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                        .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                        Psalm 25:1

                        Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                        The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                        Comment



                        • Evening Praise the Lord




                          Praise the Lord!

                          For we are sojourners and pilgrims before You, as were all our fathers.
                          1 Chronicles 29:15
                          The days of our lives are seventy years; and if by reason of strength they are eighty years, yet their boast is only labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:10, 12




                          Time, By Moments, Steals Away

                          Time, by moments, steals away, first the hour, and then the day;
                          Small the daily loss appears, yet it soon amounts to years:
                          Thus another year is flown, now it is no more our own
                          If it brought or promised good, than the years before the flood.

                          But may none of us forget it has left us much in debt;
                          Favors from the Lord received, sins that have His Spirit grieved;
                          Marked by an unerring hand in His book recorded stand;
                          Who can tell the vast amount, placed to each of our account?

                          Happy, the believing soul! Christ for you has paid the whole;
                          While you own the debt is large, you may plead a full discharge:
                          But poor careless sinner, say, what can you to justice pay?
                          Tremble, lest when life is past, into prison you be cast!

                          Will you still increase the score? Still be careless, as before?
                          O, forbid it, gracious Lord, touch their spirits by Thy Word!
                          Now, in mercy, to them show what a mighty debt they owe!
                          All their unbelief subdue, let them find forgiveness too.

                          Spared to see the years and days, let Thy blessing meet us here;
                          Come, Thy dying work revive, bid Thy drooping garden thrive:
                          Sun of righteousness arise, warm our hearts, and bless our eyes;
                          Let our prayer Thy heart move, make the next moment a time of love!




                          Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                          Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                          .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                          .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                          Psalm 25:1

                          Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                          The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                          Comment






                          • Praise the Lord!

                            “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.”
                            Matthew 9:37





                            Ho! Reapers of Life’s Harvest

                            Ho! reapers of life’s harvest,
                            Why stand with rusted blade,
                            Until the night draws round thee,
                            And day begins to fade?
                            Why stand ye idle, waiting
                            For reapers more to come?
                            The golden morn is passing,
                            Why sit ye idle, dumb?

                            Thrust in your sharpened sickle,
                            And gather in the grain,
                            The night is fast approaching,
                            And soon will come again;
                            The Master calls for reapers,
                            And shall He call in vain?
                            Shall sheaves lie there ungathered,
                            And waste upon the plain?

                            Mount up the heights of wisdom,
                            And crush each error low;
                            Keep back no words of knowledge
                            That human hearts should know.
                            Be faithful to thy mission,
                            In service of thy Lord,
                            And then a golden chaplet
                            Shall be thy just reward.




                            Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                            Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
                            Last edited by Psalmist; October 22nd, 2013, 04:39 AM.
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                            .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                            .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                            Psalm 25:1

                            Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                            The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                            Comment



                            • Evening Praise the Lord




                              Praise the Lord!

                              Then He said to His disciples,
                              “...Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”

                              Matthew 9:38





                              The Lord of the Harvest

                              The Lord of the harvest is coming,
                              We know not the day it will be
                              When He shall appear to His people,
                              The hour we His glory shall see.
                              Oh soul, are you ready to meet Him,
                              His own can you joyfully yield,
                              When Jesus shall come in His beauty
                              To earth, to His great harvest field?

                              The Lord of the harvest is coming,
                              The world shall acknowledge His might
                              When He shall descend with His angels,
                              His angels of glory and light.
                              A message of joy to His faithful,
                              But where will the faithless be found?
                              When Jesus shall come to His people
                              His voice through the world shall resound.

                              The Lord of the harvest is coming,
                              Be ready, He bids thee to wait,
                              For oh, in the clouds we shall see Him,
                              If early He cometh, or late.
                              Prepare, nor delay, bid Him welcome,
                              So soon His dear face thou shalt see,
                              The Savior is coming so surely,
                              A message He’ll bring unto thee.

                              The Lord of the harvest is coming, is coming
                              We know not the day and we know not the hour,
                              When He shall appear in His glory,
                              His might and His wonderful power.




                              Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                              Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                              .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                              .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                              Psalm 25:1

                              Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                              The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

                              Comment






                              • Praise the Lord!
                                There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. And they came to Him, and awoke Him, saying, “Master, Master, we perish.” Then He arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm. And He said unto them, “Where is your faith?” Luke 8:23-25




                                When the Storms of Life Surround Me

                                When the storms of life surround me,
                                And the world seems dark and cold,
                                When the rain beats down upon me,
                                And the lightning stabs my soul,
                                I cry out to my Savior,
                                “Lord, help me, lest I die!
                                Do You care not that the billows
                                Push my boat toward the shoal?”

                                When the raging winds and tempest,
                                And the noxious clouds of sin,
                                Whirl around me like an army,
                                And my faith is wearing thin,
                                In a whispering distant thunder,
                                Comes a voice like morning calm:
                                “Fear not, I am with you ever,
                                Till the world shall see its end.”

                                “I command the winds of heaven,
                                And the lightning does My will,
                                I who walked upon the waters,
                                And who bid the storm be still.
                                I seek not your destruction,
                                But to strengthen and make pure;
                                Keep your faith in Me, believing
                                I My promises fulfill.”

                                He is greater than the thunder,
                                He is mightier than the storm;
                                He extends His hand to lift me,
                                And protect my soul from harm.
                                He will see me safe to harbor,
                                To the haven of my rest,
                                Sheltered by the Rock of Ages,
                                Held in His almighty arm.




                                Praise the Lord! Amen! and Amen!

                                Blessings, peace, grace and to all here at TOL!
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                                .....O LORD my God, in You I put my trust. Psalm 7:1
                                .....To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
                                Psalm 25:1

                                Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

                                The best portion of a person’s life -- are the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~ William Wordsworth

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