Morning Praise — The Proud Father

This moment between the past and the future. This moment before the dawn. This moment between night and day. This quiet moment there is just you and me God. You sit here with me like a dear old dad sharing a cup of coffee and life, listening intently. In this silent moment before the day emerges, I share my inner most thoughts with you. You reassure me with your wisdom. I humbly praise you; that I can acknowledge you as father; that you know me by name. You are the loving father that cheers me on, the proud father beaming with pride in the stands as you watch me on the field. I am forever grateful that I am your child. I praise you for the family of believers, my brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus. All praise to you dear God for this day!

“The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.” – Romans 8:16 (NIV)

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” – 1 John 3:1

© 2019 CGThelen

9 thoughts on “Morning Praise — The Proud Father

  1. Yes, those beloved words of Jeremiah are such a great reminder. God is there constantly — has been through our entire life — to guide and encourage us. I need to remember that God was faithful — with me even during the difficult times in my past, even when people failed me. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Blessings to you.

  2. What gentle, lovely words to remind me how deeply the Father loves us. Why do I forget this? So often I feel like I’m on the bench watching the game, alone and overlooked while my team members are out there hitting home runs to the roaring cheers of the crowds. But He sees me. He sees me waiting there. And He knows the plans that He has for me…plans to prosper and not harm, to give hope and a future. (To borrow from the beloved words of Jer 29:11). Why do I forget this? Like I said, thanks for the reminder and I join you in offering my morning praise.
    D

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