WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

Ps 69:16 Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.  Who wants someone to take care of them? We do. Who needs mercy? We do. However, do we deserve it?  Since the time of creation, when sin entered the garden, we became … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

WORD OF THE DAY IS ABUNDANCE

Ps 72:16 May there be abundant grain throughout the land, flourishing even on the hilltops. May the fruit trees flourish like the trees of Lebanon, and may the people thrive like grass in a field.             Abundance—a very large quantity of something. Yes, that’s the definition, but what is it really and do we really … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ABUNDANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAY

Ps 69:13 But I keep praying to you, Lord, hoping this time you will show me favor. In your unfailing love, O God, answer my prayer with your sure salvation. After praying, David still feels rejected and broken by his circumstances. There is much in this world that tempts us to turn from God. We … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAY

WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

Ps 69:4-5 O God, you know how foolish I am; my sins cannot be hidden from you. Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs on my head. Many enemies try to destroy me with lies, demanding that I give back what I didn’t steal. We all sin but David was persecuted and harassed … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

WORD OF THE DAY IS HEADS ABOVE

Ps 69:1-2 Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can’t find a foot hold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.             David is again in the pit of despair. The floodwaters, in this case depression, is drowning … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEADS ABOVE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Ps 68:35 God is awesome in his sanctuary. The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. In our society our looks are important. We need to look better, smarter, and younger just to keep up in the business world. We color our hair, lose weight and maybe have saggy skin lifted but … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

WORD OF THE DAY IS STRENGTH

Ps 68:34 Tell everyone about God’s power. His majesty shines down on Israel; his strength is mighty in the heavens. United we stand, divided we fall. Think about what that motto means and why it is so important today. Trying to accomplish a task, even something as easy as buying groceries, can be difficult for … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STRENGTH

WORD OF THE DAY IS ARMS

Ps 68:19 Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior! For each day he carries us in his arms. Everyone learns and understands things differently. I am visual. When I try to problem solve I think and visualize possible solutions. I suppose that’s why I love sign language for the deaf. I see the words on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ARMS

WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

Ps 68:5 Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy.             We have all felt lonely but usually it is subdued by family, friends or fellowship at church activities. This type of interaction helps but is it enough? When feeling anxious and experiencing a lack of connection to others the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

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