WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

Ps 12:1 Help, O Lord, for the godly are fast disappearing! The faithful have vanished from the earth. Have you ever felt like you were the only one that believes in God? Thinking you are the only faithful believer can be lonely. David had these moments. When he was running from Saul, not knowing whom … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS DELIVERANCE

Ps 11:5-7 The Lord examines both the righteous and the wicked. He hates those who love violence. He will rain down blazing coals and burning sulfur on the wicked. For the righteous Lord loves justice. The virtuous will see his face. This Psalm speaks to us about deliverance from the wicked. God will not keep … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DELIVERANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS ACCOUNTABILITY

Ps 10:12-13 Arise, O Lord! Punish the wicked, O God! Do not ignore the helpless! Why do the wicked get away with despising God? They think, “God will never call us to account.” No matter how hard we try to be “good” it seems that the “bad” have everything. Comparing yourself to others is a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ACCOUNTABILITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS NATIONS

Ps 9:15 The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set. Sometimes life is the pits, literally and figuratively. We all want God to help us when we are in trouble but what about our nation. David wanted God’s help so justice … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NATIONS

WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

Ps 9:9-10 The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord do not abandon those who search for you. As you go through life, you may feel confident in the plan God set before you. Then something changes. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE

Ps 9:1 I will praise you, Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done. Have you ever pondered your life? All the things that have happened, both good and bad. Every time something happens, an action takes place. Think about, if nothing happens in life, would that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE

WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMANESS

Ps 8:3-4 When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers-the moon and the stars you set in place-what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them? Wow, how humbling is this scripture? Looking at creation is always a revelation. We … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMANESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

Ps 7:17 I will thank the Lord because he is just; I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High. We should always be thankful no matter the circumstances. Years ago I felt over worked and underappreciated. After weeks of staying late to complete work, I made a conscious decision to thank … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER. Ps 7:9 End the evil of those who are wicked, and defend the righteous. For you look deep within the mind and heart, O righteous God. Slanderous accusations of those who claimed David is a traitor and sought to kill Saul and seize the throne had surfaced. Cush, a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

Ps 6:1-3 O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage. Have compassion on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? This passage can be many things to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY