The title of this blog comes from one of my favorite hymns."It is Well With My Soul"
When peace like a river attendeth my way
When sorrows like sea billows roll, Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say
It is well, it is well, with my soul
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Prayer of Praise
"Prayers of thanks focus to some extent on us. We thank God for particular gifts given to us and others personally, and for general gifts bestowed to all. Praise on the other hand, focuses directly on God. We praise him for who and what he is. It is the difference between a spouse saying to the other, "You are the most understanding person I know; that's one reason I love you so much" and "Thanks for the sandwich, I needed it"from... Praying; Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight...J.I. Packer