Fighting Forgetfulness

“I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds” (Psalm 9:1).

We are a forgetful people.

I’m not talking about standing in the grocery store wondering what that fourth item is that you kept repeating to yourself because you didn’t take the time to write it down (not that I’m speaking from personal experience or anything 🙂 ). I’m talking about living in the present circumstances of life, all the while neglecting to reflect on how God has treated you in the past. And while forgetting that fourth item at the grocery store is frustrating (because you have to go back again and get it!), how much worse off are we when we are not recounting God’s “wonderful deeds” to our souls?

We have much to learn here from what King David writes in the above verse. Or maybe I should say, we have much to apply here. Continue Reading