13_To Our Fathers and Their Posterity Forever

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Summary: The pulse of life within my wrist / A fallen snow, a rising mist / There is no higher praise than this / And my soul wells up / O my soul wells up / Yes my soul wells up with hallelujahs.<br> <br> <br> <br> Oh praise Him all His mighty works / There is no language where you can't be heard / Your song goes out to all the earth / Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah! / O hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah!<br> <br> <br> Songwriters: CHRIS RICE, CHRISTOPHER M. RICE © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.<br> <br> Study Audio<br> <br>  <br> <br> LOVE the Word(TM) is a Bible study method based on Mary's own practice. This week's LOVE the Word(TM) exercise is based on an Thomistic* personality approach. Go on! Try it!<br> <br> Listen (Receive the Word)<br> <br> "The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not heard; yet their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world" (Ps 19:1-4).<br> <br> Observe (Connect the passage to recent events.)<br> <br> Study carefully these verses of praise, themselves a song, like the Magnificat.<br> <br> Who and what is this psalm about?<br> Where and when does this song take place?<br> Why and how is praise occurring?<br> <br> Verbalize (Pray about your thoughts and emotions.)<br> <br> Who, what, where, when, why and how, do you want to thank and praise God for right now?<br> <br> Entrust (May it be done to me according to your word!)<br> <br> Lord, you are my beloved, and I am yours...there is no higher praise than this...hallelujah...<br> .<br> <br> .<br> <br> *LOVE the Word(TM) exercises, vary weekly according to the four personalities, or "prayer forms," explored in Prayer and Temperament, by Chester Michael and Marie Norrisey: Ignatian, Augustinian, Franciscan, and Thomistic.<br> Scripture References for the Show<br> Luke 1:46-55, the words of the Magnificat<br> <br> And Mary said:<br> “My soul magnifies the Lord,<br> 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,<br> 48 for he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden.<br> For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed;<br> 49 for he who is mighty has done great things for me,<br> and holy is his name.<br> 50 And his mercy is on those who fear him<br> from generation to generation.<br> 51 He has shown strength with his arm,<br> he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts,<br> 52 he has put down the mighty from their thrones,<br> and exalted those of low degree;<br> 53 he has filled the hungry with good things,<br> and the rich he has sent empty away.<br> 54 He has helped his servant Israel,<br> in remembrance of his mercy,<br> 55 as he spoke to our fathers,<br> to Abraham and to his posterity for ever.”<br> <br>  <br> <br> Song in the Bible<br> <br> Song of Creation<br> <br> Job 38:6-7, The angels sang at the creation of the cosmos.<br> Psalm 19:1-4, All creation sings praise simply by being what it was made to be.<br> Zephaniah 3:17, God Himself sings and dances ("rejoices") over His people in a new, spiritual creation.<br> <br> (NAB-A) The LORD, your God, is in your midst, a mighty savior; He will rejoice over you with gladness, and renew you in his love, He will sing joyfully because of you,<br> (NJB) Yahweh your God is there with you, the warrior-Saviour. He will rejoice over you with happy song, he will renew you by his love, he will dance with shouts of joy for you,<br> (RSV-CE) The LORD, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing<br>