Ps 23:4 Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and staff protect and comfort me. God’s “rod and staff” are extremely important to our spiritual growth in today’s volatile climate. Not only spiritual but also political, social and economic issues we … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISCIPLINE.
Ps 27:4 The one thing I ask of the Lord—the thing I seek most—is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. David had the right idea. Think about it, all you have to do is live in church … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS
Ps 25:1-2 O Lord, I give my life to you. I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat. David wrote almost half of the Psalms about his enemies. Most of the time he was referring to actual people. Nevertheless, deep down he wanted … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NO DEFEAT.
Ps 20:4 May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed. This is a prayer for victory in battle and is a prayer every Christian should pray. Not because we face military conflict but because we find ourselves deep in spiritual warfare everywhere. When we pray for a person, whether for salvation, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SUCCESS.
Ps 18:30-32 God’s way is perfect. All the Lord’s promises prove true. He is a shield for all who look to him for protection. For who is God except the Lord? Who but our God is a solid rock? God arms me with strength, and he makes my way perfect. David wrote this Psalm on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS WEAKNESS
Ps 22:1-2 My God, my God, why have you abandoned (forsaken) me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help? Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night I lift my voice, but I find no relief. David gives an amazing description of what would … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HOPE
Ps 19:14 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock and redeemer. Think about your life. Did the sun rise or set? Did you see a flower or a rainbow? Did that moment “speak” to you? If so, these are the words of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS WORDS