Praise Beyond the Day

Even as the rising sun gives light to a new day,
you have given me hope, O, Lord.
Therefore I will magnify your name and give you praise.

Even as the heavy dew of a cool night drenches the grass,
you have refreshed my spirit, O, God.
Therefore I will fall on my knees and give you thanks.

Even though trials come and troubles have found me,
you have surrounded me with love and grace.
Therefore I will confess that you are God and I will still seek your face.

Even though the path is sometimes hard and steep,
yet you keep me in your care and strengthen me from day to day.
Therefore I will trust in you, O, God, and follow your way.

I will magnify your name, O, Lord, and give you praise.
I will fall on my knees and give you thanks.
I will seek your face and I will trust in you, O, God.
I will follow you all the days of my life.
By the power of your name and by the strength of your Spirit,
by the grace of Christ and the prayers of your saints,
I will overcome all that stands against me.

I will give you praise and confess that you—alone—are God.

H. Arnett
9/11/18

About Doc Arnett

Native of southwestern Kentucky currently living in Ark City, Kansas, with my wife of twenty-nine years, Randa. We have, between us, eight children and twenty-eight grandkids. We enjoy singing, worship, remodeling and travel.
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