Alfred Tennyson said. "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come. . ." What a word picture! Do you stand at the brink of this new year wishing all things could be new for you, looking with hope towards this new year?
"I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever." --Psalm 145:1-2
According to the Webster's dictionary exalt is defined as "praise enthusiastically and to praise something or someone very much." The word extol is defined as "to hold in very high regard; think or speak very highly of."