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Saturday, September 9, 2017
Garment of Praise - Joel Osteen Ministries daily devotion 8 September Friday
"...Provide for those who
grieve…a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be
called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of
his splendor." (Isaiah 61:3, NIV)
Garment of Praise
type of attitude are you wearing today? What’s covering your mind and
emotions? Are you clothed with despair and disappointment? Are you
you’ve recently gone through a hurtful or disappointing situation,
there is a season to grieve a loss. It’s important to go through that
process and release the hurt to God. But the Bible also says that God
wants to give you a garment of praise instead of a spirit of heaviness
or despair. He wants to exchange your hurt for His healing. He wants to
fill you with His peace and joy.
the garments of yesterday holding you back and weighing you down? Maybe
it’s time to exchange that heaviness for His garment of praise. Maybe
it’s time to release those heavy burdens. Maybe it’s time to forgive
those who have hurt you and begin to praise your way to victory. When
you wear a garment of praise, you’ll stand strong and display His
splendor all the days of your life!
A Prayer for Today
I come to You with an open and humble heart. I ask that You take my old
garments of despair and heaviness. Make me new today. Give me a garment
of praise and have Your way in my life in Jesus’ name. Amen."