Tuesday, March 16, 2010


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The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree,
He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Those who are planted in the house of the Lord
Shall flourish in the courts of our God.
They shall still bear fruit in old age;
They shall be fresh and flourishing,
To declare that the Lord is upright;
He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

Psalm 92:12-15

This passage has been dear to me for a good while now, but as the years pass, it becomes even more so. I know quite a few golden years folks who are really living this passage and they are such encouragements to me. Now that I too am older, I sure do pray the Lord will give me strength to bear fruit to His glory, even in old age.


Susan said...

He will and does, Maxine, because His word is truth and He is faithful and He is the same yesterday, today and forever. What a mighty God we are privileged to serve.

Kaye Swain said...

Hooray, Maxine! You and I have GREAT MINDS :) :) :) (Great minds think along the same track. :) ) We used the same inspiring Bible verses and I so love the picture you used to illustrate them! :) Have a blessed and Happy St Patricks Day! :)

Lauren said...

great Word!! Let us bear much fruit for the Lord! :)

Laurie said...

What a good reminder and encouragment to us as we age, we are to "still bear fruit" and "be fresh and flourishing" and most of all "to declare the Lord upright." And as you said so well, Maxine, we pray the Lord will give us the strwgth we need. Thank you!

P.S. So glad you did not get flooding, etc, from the storms recently! Praise God1

Linda said...

I think you bear beautiful fruit right here in this little place Maxine. You encourage, uplift and bring such joy.
The picture and the words are beautiful!

LeAnn * ~ See Great Things said...

I love this verse too, and it is such an encouragement. He is so faithful and good to us. It is such a joy to be used by Him.

Amydeanne said...

Thanks for joining WFW this week Maxine!

Peggy said...

Blessings Maxine...Great verse and beautiful fruit! May we bear fruit all the days of our lives!

Thank you for your visit. The reason many are sharing El Shaddai is from an online study we are doing, actually there are two on the Names of God!

I agree with Linda...though I don't know you well, it's evident!

Cathy said...

I love that, Maxine. I also have set those verse to music, but have not sent them in for copyright yet. I even sing it. Blessings ~

Karen said...

I can just smell the ripening peaches on my grandmother's peach trees in Georgia. Yes, I want to be fruitful for the kingdom!

Sherry said...

Praise God for the verse and how He is working in your life!

Patti said...

You bear fruit beautifully, Maxine!!! You are always such an encouragement!