Do We Enter His Gates with Praise?
I love you dearly!
I know how much you love hearing of my love each day.
It is the same in the throne room of God.
Your praises and love are like perfume in our courts.
We receive many petitions and requests each day.
But, many people have not chosen to “enter into my gates
with thanksgiving and into my courts with praise.”
Remembering to be thankful and loving is the key.
If you practice this formula in your daily interactions,
you will find relationships grow sweeter and richer.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him and bless his name. For the Lord is good: his mercy is everlasting and his truth endureth to all generation (Psalm 100:4-5, KJV).
Many years ago, when I read the book “The Hour That Changes the World,” by Dick Eastman, I determined to always begin daily devotions by praising God for who He is.
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Rose Spillenaar Harmer
Rose was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and speaks on subjects related to marriage, family and mental health. Her travels take her throughout North America and she winters in Cape Coral, Florida.
Her published words include a short biography in Clayton’s Kids (2009) and a column entitled “Listening” which will be part of a forth-coming book. Contact Rose.