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Beautiful Worship

September 7, 2011 — Leave a comment

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” Psalm 19:1 (NIV)

“I see Your face in every sunrise. The colors of the morning are inside Your eyes. The world awakens in the light of the day, I look up to the sky and say, You’re beautiful” Phil Wickham, You’re Beautiful 

The beauty of God is all around us. We can easily worship Him just by seeing the beauty of what He has created. Continually being aware of God and all that He does is one way I try to make my worship something more than what I do only at church. There are plenty days though when I go about my day involved in my normal routine and sadly I do not take the minute to realize His presence or even the beauty of what He has created. Where I live it has been a long hot and dry summer with few rain showers far between the other. This week has been amazing! It has been in the 80s or lower all week. I absolutely love it! I find myself with the windows open, taking Eli out on the porch to swing and just simply taking in the beauty of this weather that God has blessed us with. I fell that this glimpse of the fall weather that is around the corner (which by the way is my absolute favorite season) has made me more aware of God’s beauty and presence in all He created. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like the heat and so I did not enjoy being outside much when it was as hot as it has been. I know that I must remind myself to find the beauty even on those hot summer days, it’s just easier to realize it on these cool days. Even though I may complain and forget when it is so hot out, God gives us these days as a reminder. Fall is not here yet. We will probably have a few more hot days before we officially reach fall. But, I am going to let this week stay fresh in my mind to remind me to find the beauty even on those hot days and worship God, the One that created it all!



“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 (NIV)

“He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.” Psalm 147:8 (NIV) 

This has been a very dry, very hot summer. Little rain in sight. Today is a beautiful day… thunderstorms and a high of 93… not 100! Wow! Who would have seen this coming? It might sound a little cliché to say that God saw it coming, but He did! He knew that we had to have a break from the dreaded heat and desperately needed the rain. So… He provided! It really doesn’t matter what it is that we need, He knows and He provides! It really is as simple as that, yet I know I don’t always remember. It is so easy for me to try to carry things on my own and not wait for Him. This is exactly how God did not intend for it to be. He is the only one who not only knows what I need but knows it better than I do… and He can provide it as well. As moms we know the needs of our children better than they do and so we care for them. It’s the same thing with God. My son never has to worry about his needs, they will always be met, just as we do not need to worry either… our needs will always be met! Today as it rains, I am thankful for His constant ability to provide for me!