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We should always find ways of “praising the Lord” for He is surely worthy to be praised! In fact He is the Only One that is worthy to receive praise because He and He alone is the only Wise and True God. We often make appreciative comments about some individual person, but we are not going to praise any man the same way that we praise the Lord.
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In Ephesians 1:8, and it tells us that God has overdone it in this way, “in which He has abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence.” He didn’t just give us enough to get by. He gave us as much as was possible for us to handle. Magnanimously did God give to us. In Philippians 1:9, Paul says, “I pray that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment.” And not just enough to get by, but more than is just enough. In 1 Thessalonians 3:12, it says, “The Lord is to make you to increase and to overdo it in loving one another and all men.” In chapter 4, verse one of the same 1 Thessalonian Epistle, “We are to abound more and more.” And in verse 10, it says the same thing, “We are to abound or increase more and more.” And you’ll remember that the giving of the Macedonians in 2 Corinthians 8, “Out of their poverty, there came an overabounding liberality.” In other words, they did as much as was possible from their poor circumstance.