Scripture: Psalm (NIV) 116:1 I love the LORD for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
2 Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
Observation: The writer of this psalm was happy for two things. First he served a God with ears! God can hear! What a difference between Israel’s God and the gods of the nations around them; their gods were but idols and could not hear. If the first was important, the second is even more important. God specifically heard his prayers. God focused in on what the psalmist was saying! God listened to the psalmist as though what the psalmist said was important!
Application: I know important people who have ears; I can see them. But they do not listen to me. They are too busy. They have more important people to whom they must listen. However, there is no one more important than God! There is no one busier than God. There is no one who has important people clamoring for His attention. But God listens to LEON! Wow! God listens to me!
Prayer: Lord, like the psalmist, if you are listening, then I am going to call on you as long as I live! Amen
Making friends for time and eternity!