Psalm 145: Praise! Behind the Scenes


Life Verse Design: Inspirational Art by Julie Chen

Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.
Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;
his greatness no one can fathom.
Psalm 145:2-3

When thinking of how I could visually design this psalm, I focused on the first line over & over, “every day I will praise you & extol your name for ever & ever…” I thought about the joyful emotions experienced while I worship my Lord, as well as a natural element that points heavenward. I chose a sunflower, as they are bright & cheery & “turn” to face the sun, their true source of light & life. I wanted the image to be upbeat & beautiful, drawing others into worship themselves.

Worship, whether it be through song, prayer, service, art, writing, etc… is such a personal event as you connect your heart with your creator’s. I hope you experience hope, joy, and abundance of life as you enter in and that it is done with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength. With that said, I also know there are seasons of life in which worship is purely a choice & according to the Psalms, a sacrifice of praise. Either way, whether we fully “feel” like it or not, He is worthy of all praise and I hope you sense His pleasure and Spirit as you give your pure worship to Him.

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May you enjoy serving & worshiping our mighty God.

grace & peace,

Copyright 2012 Julie Chen


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1 Comment

  1. Leslie Lenko on

    In these times we need to make an even greater effort to praise God through song, prayer and worship. By our praises may the graces and favors of God grow for ourselves and our families.

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