WORD OF THE DAY IS NATURE

Ps 65:8 Those who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders. From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy. In David’s time, the known world was quite small.  He believed that nature was a sign of love and provision from God. Land, water, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NATURE

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOSENESS

Ps 65:4 What joy for those you choose to bring near, those who live in your holy courts…             In the Old Testament, only Levitical priests were allowed in the Holy of Holies. These were the chosen and most of them took that designation with great respect and obedience. They were special, privileged, and had … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOSENESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS RIGHT

Ps 64:10 The Godly will rejoice in the Lord and find shelter in him. And those who do what is right will praise him.  Attacks come in many ways but words spoken against us hurt the worst. It can feel like a slap in the face. Why is it so difficult to do what is … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RIGHT

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

Ps 64:1 O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies’ threats.             We are taught to pray and praise God. I do that and feel the assurance that he hears me, but I admit I also complain, sometimes a lot. The inequality of life is bad enough.  We also see so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLING

Ps 63:8 I cling to you; your strong right hand holds me securely.             What do you cling to? For some, it may be a past relationship or a past decision. Others may hold on to past mistakes never accepting forgiveness. Perhaps it is something current that keeps us from growing and maturing in God.  … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLING

WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD’S FILLING

Ps 63:1 O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water. David is in a growth spurt with God. He has no choice; he is in the wilderness of Judah and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD’S FILLING

WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

Ps 62:12 …Surely you repay people according to what they have done.             Today is a good day to talk about “fixed income”. All my working life everyone talked about saving as much money as you can so that when you retire you have something to fall back on. I heard it all—fixed income, limited … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Ps 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.             Sometimes, I try to remember everything God has done in my life.  Giving his only son Jesus is of course the ultimate gift but that was only the beginning. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

WORD OF THE DAY IS QUIETLY WAIT

Ps 62:1 I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. Pressures of life permeate our society and our churches.  Juggling family, friends and work are difficult. The decisions we must make on a daily basis add to the stress. Keeping our priorities, knowing and doing right and not wrong or just putting … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS QUIETLY WAIT

WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

Ps 61:2 From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed.  God is not limited by geography, he is everywhere. Where ever we are, he is there. Even when country boarders change due to war or hostile takeovers, God is there.  Walls and buildings also do not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED