READ:  ISAIAH 25:1-9

I WILL PRAISE YOUR NAME, FOR YOU HAVE DONE WONDERFUL THINGS.  --ISAIAH 15:1

The discovery of penicillin revolutionized health care.  Prior to the 1940s, bacterial infections were often fatal.  Since then, penicillin has saved countless lives by killing harmful bacteria.  The men who recognized its potential and developed it for widespread use won a Nobel Prize in 1945.

Long before the discovery of penicillin, other silent killers were at work saving lives by destroying bacteria.  These silent killers are white blood cells.  These hard workers are God's way of protecting us from disease.  No one knows how many lives they have saved.  They received little recognition for all the good they do.

The Lord gets similar treatment.  He often gets blamed when something goes wrong, but He seldom gets credit for all the things that go right.  Every day people get up, get dressed, drive to work or school or the grocery store, and return safely to their families.  No one knows how many times God has protected us from harm.  But when there is a tragedy, we ask, "Where was God?".

When I consider all the wonderful things that God does silently on my behalf each day (Isa. 25:1), I realize that my list of praises should be much longer than my list of petitions.  --Julie Ackerman Link

God's goodness undergirds our lives

In many silent ways;

His blessings are beyond compare--

For them  we give Him praise.  --D. De Haan

God keeps giving us reasons to praise Him.

The Bible In One Year:  Ezra 7-8; Proverbs 6:1-11

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patty700
Jun. 1, 2008 at 8:31 PM AMEN!!!!  WE USED TO HAVE A GOD BOX FOR ARE DEEP WORRYS WE FELT WE WERE HAVING A HARD TIME WITH.SEVERAL MONTHS LATER IT WAS SO AMAZING HOW MANY IF NOT ALL HE HAD ANSWERED IN MUCH DIFFERENT AND BETTER WAYS THEN IF WE WOULD HAVE WRITTEN THE ANSWERES IN ARE SELF.IM AMAZED THE OTHER NIGHT THINKING HOW IN THE WORLD WERE KEEPING UP WITH ARE BILLS.WE TITHE AND HELP OTHERES WERE WE HAVE SOME THING EXTRA BUT 2 PLUS 2 DOES NOT EQUAL5 YET THINGS ARE STILL PLUGGING ALONG.MY DAUGHTER HAS HIGH FUBCTIONING AUTISM YET THIS YEAR,THE LAST 5 MONTHS SHE HAS COME OUT AND DONE THING AND GROWN I CANT TELL YOU,ITS A MIRACLE!I COULD GO ON AND ON BUT I WILL JUST SAY AND IM SURE THIS IS NOT A EZACT, DO NOT GROW WEARY DOING GOOD,BECAUSE IN DUE SEASON YOU WILL REAP YOUR REWARD. COOL HAH! GOD IS EVERY THING AND THEN SOME.LAST WEEK I WAS NOT HERE.I PRAYED TO BE ABLE TO GO TO CHURCH TODAY AND I DID.HOW LUCKY OF YOU WHO FEEL GOOD.THAT ALONE IS A GIFT.THANK YOU FOR THIS POST.PATTY700

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