I Love You, LORD, For You Have Heard My Voice
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
This Psalm of personal thanksgiving and praise is part of the eight “Hallelujah” psalms (111-118). Likely written after healing from a deathly illness, it is rich in Passover imagery such as the “cup of salvation.”
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
The Canons of Dort V, 13 explain that our assurance of eternal security and perseverance cannot “produce immorality or lack of concern for godliness in those put back on their feet after a fall, but it produces a much greater concern to observe carefully the way which the Lord prepared in advance” and it is “an incentive to a serious and continuous practice of thanksgiving and good works...” (Canons of Dort V, 12) Therefore, this sub-section contains songs which express both the desire and the commitment of the believer to walk in obedience for holy living. Woven throughout these songs are expressions of fervent desire for holy living, a dedication to follow God’s will, a surrender of one’s will, and prayers for the Holy Spirit to continue his sanctifying work.