I approach you with reverent awe, O Lord, for you are the One True God. I put all my hope in your steadfast love (Psalm 147:8-11).
I will sing of the steadfast love of the Lord forever. With my mouth, O Lord, I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. For the Son of the Most High has visited us and you have given our Messiah the throne of his father David and he will reign forever. His kingdom will never end (Psalm 89:1-4; Luke 1:30-33).
O Lord, when I look at the stars in the night sky I am reminded that you have numbered and named them all—that you are a great God, abundant in power. Your understanding is beyond measure. Yet you consider and lift up the humble (Psalm 147:4-6).
I praise you, Lord, for it is good and pleasant to sing praises to my God. What other response could there be to your glorious presence? For you hear the cries of the brokenhearted and bind up our wounds (Psalm 147:1, 3).
I worship you, O Lord, for you will reign forever. The God of Zion is God to all generations. Praise the Lord! (Psalm 146:10).
I worship you, O Lord, for you watch over the foreigner and alien. You uphold the widow and the fatherless, but you frustrate the way of the wicked (Psalm 146:9).
I worship you, Lord, for you set the prisoners free, open the eyes of the blind, lift up those who are bowed down, and you love the righteous (Psalm 146:7-8).
My hope is in the Lord my God who made heaven and earth and the sea and all that is in them, who remains faithful forever, who executes justice for the oppressed and gives food to the hungry (Psalm 146:5-7).
O Lord, I have every reason to celebrate for you have done great things in my life. This Advent season, I look forward to the coming of your Son with great joy (Psalm 126:2-3; John 1:19-23).
My soul praises you, Lord. For the rest of my life I will worship you. I will sing praises to my God as long as I live (Psalm 146:1-2).