Journal Ps 144-146 (all references are from the ESV; changes in punctuation are mine)

Scripture: “One generation shall commend your works to another and shall declare your mighty acts.


On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.


They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds and I will declare your greatness.  They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.” Ps 145:4-7


Observation:  Part of the Gospel shown right here, and the part that has fallen out of favor with his followers…


Analysis:  I note that it is a struggle to absorb myself with “commending his works and declaring his mighty acts.”


I don’t tend to think about my life in Christ except from the binary “us verses them” point of view.  Candidly, I succumb to the “what have you done for me today?” frame of mind.


I think it is a measure of my gratefulness—of which is limited at best.



  1. Do I think about times where God has supernaturally intervened to save my life from traffic?
  2. About where He has saved me financially in a time of what I thought was severe need?
  3. I had a divorce: Do I remember and savor those times where He delivered my family?  And now, decades later, where His hand is seen influencing the growth of the children?
  4. Do I see the stars and sky and really reflect: “Whom am I that you would have consideration for me?”


Whatever the works, ways, acts of the Triune God in my life, do I recognize them, remember them, and commend them to other generations?  Do I declare His Majesty as a reflex, something that is on the tip of my tongue every day?


Often, I reflect on his love and mercy shown me—but I don’t go much further than that.  Somehow, that translates that my objective doesn’t go much past the mirror.


Prayer:  Lord, journaling is such an exercise.  Let those who read these be aware of your whisper.

Bring revival,