God Wants To Bless You, Really? | Psalm 115

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This is a podcast episode titled, God Wants To Bless You, Really? | Psalm 115. The summary for this episode is: God wants you to thrive. To flourish. To “increase,” as Psalm 115:14 puts it. What would your life be if the I AM “who made heaven and earth,” and is the Source of all life and all existence, gives you his blessing (Psalm 115:15)? By lifting https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians%201%3A18&version=NIV (the eyes of your heart )vertically to God’s glory, God’s blessing descends upon your soul and life. Let’s do that together in this third of three episodes on Psalm 115. Psalm 115 ESV 1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!  2 Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” 3 Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.  4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of human hands. 5 They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see. 6 They have ears, but do not hear; noses, but do not smell.  7 They have hands, but do not feel; feet, but do not walk; and they do not make a sound in their throat. 8 Those who make them become like them; so do all who trust in them.  9 O Israel, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  10 O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  11 You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  12 The LORD has remembered us; he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron;  13 he will bless those who fear the LORD, both the small and the great.  14 May the LORD give you increase, you and your children!  15 May you be blessed by the LORD, who made heaven and earth!  16 The heavens are the LORD’s heavens, but the earth he has given to the children of man.  17 The dead do not praise the LORD, nor do any who go down into silence.  18 But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and forevermore. Praise the LORD! 2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV ...We all, who…contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Who can you share this podcast with? If you found this episode helpful, consider sharing it on social media or texting it to a friend you think might benefit from it. Follow Dave Cover on Twitter https://twitter.com/davecover (@davecover) Follow A Bigger Life on Twitter https://twitter.com/abiggerlifepod (@ABiggerLifePod) This podcast is a ministry of https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (The Crossing), a church in Columbia, Missouri, a college town where the flagship campus of the University of Missouri is located.

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God wants you to thrive. To flourish. To “increase,” as Psalm 115:14 puts it. What would your life be if the I AM “who made heaven and earth,” and is the Source of all life and all existence, gives you his blessing (Psalm 115:15)? By lifting https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians%201%3A18&version=NIV (the eyes of your heart )vertically to God’s glory, God’s blessing descends upon your soul and life. Let’s do that together in this third of three episodes on Psalm 115. Psalm 115 ESV 1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!  2 Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” 3 Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.  4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of human hands. 5 They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see. 6 They have ears, but do not hear; noses, but do not smell.  7 They have hands, but do not feel; feet, but do not walk; and they do not make a sound in their throat. 8 Those who make them become like them; so do all who trust in them.  9 O Israel, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  10 O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  11 You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD! He is their help and their shield.  12 The LORD has remembered us; he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron;  13 he will bless those who fear the LORD, both the small and the great.  14 May the LORD give you increase, you and your children!  15 May you be blessed by the LORD, who made heaven and earth!  16 The heavens are the LORD’s heavens, but the earth he has given to the children of man.  17 The dead do not praise the LORD, nor do any who go down into silence.  18 But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and forevermore. Praise the LORD! 2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV ...We all, who…contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Who can you share this podcast with? If you found this episode helpful, consider sharing it on social media or texting it to a friend you think might benefit from it. Follow Dave Cover on Twitter https://twitter.com/davecover (@davecover) Follow A Bigger Life on Twitter https://twitter.com/abiggerlifepod (@ABiggerLifePod) This podcast is a ministry of https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (The Crossing), a church in Columbia, Missouri, a college town where the flagship campus of the University of Missouri is located.