WORD OF THE DAY IS SING

Ps 68:4 Sing praises to God and to his name! Sing loud praises to him who rides the clouds. His name is the Lord—rejoice in his presence! For me, there is nothing more uplifting than singing worship songs. I just wish I could carry a tune. Yes, I am musically challenged but, as in Psalm … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SING

WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

Ps 67:5 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you             This entire Psalm refers to God’s relationship to the earth. He is the God of all people past, present and future. In biblical times, the known world was small compared to what we know now. I believe that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

Ps 67:1 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favor on us.             Why smile? It is an emotional response that crosses all barriers of culture, race and society. When we smile it releases happy hormones such as endorphins. This in turn makes the brain happy then this signals facial … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

WORD OF THE DAY IS PURIFIED

 Ps 66:10 You have tested us, O God; you have purified us like silver. One vacation we went to a silver mine in Utah. As I listened to the guide explaining the process and work needed to extract the silver and saw the silver veins running through the rock, I realized God made us the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PURIFIED

WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

Ps 66:5 Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people!             We hear of miracles daily. Some are divine miracles such as a person surviving a horrific car accident with only minor injuries, or the birth of a baby to an infertile couple. However, what about everyday kindnesses … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEDS

Ps 66:3 Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds!” Your enemies cringe before your mighty power.    The author and time of writing this Psalm are unknown but is believed to refer to the parting of the Red Sea. Those who experienced this great miracle told the story to their children, and it was passed … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEDS

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