Magnify the LORD with Me! (Psalm 34)

How can we change? There is a guaranteed way to change, and it’s not a 30-day, money-back guarantee. It always works. The way to change is to ask God help you be what He promises to make you.

God tells us His will for us in 1 Thessalonians 4:3: “This is the will of God, your sanctification.” So, if we ask God to sanctify us, to make us holy, He will.

Today, we’re going to think about just one way God makes us holy: in our thoughts and in our words. In Psalm 34, David tells us the resolution he made, a resolution that changes our hearts, our thoughts and our words:

  1. Make A (New?) Resolution: Continual Praise (v1-3)
  2. Feel An Eternal Motivation: Fear (v4-14)
  3. Depend Upon God’s Action: Keeping (v15-22)

Notice that the change doesn’t depend on our will-power. It depends on what God has done and keeps doing. That’s how we know we can change, and that’s why this change will last: it depends on God

Published by Stephen McDonald

Christian, preacher, broadcaster

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