WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADER

Ps 78:72 He cared for them with a true heart and led them with skillful hands.             Sheep are dependent on the shepherd for guidance, provision and protection. They were not satisfied with an unseen shepherd and begged God for a king, like all the other nations around them. Now, at God’s appointed time, David … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADER

       WORD OF THE DAY IS GRIEF

Ps 78:39 For he remembered that they were merely mortal, gone like a breath of wind that never returns. Each of us have contemplated our body as temporary, but it becomes real when someone we love dies. Some live longer and spend more time on this earth. Does that mean their purpose took longer to … Continue reading        WORD OF THE DAY IS GRIEF

WORD OF THE DAY IS LOYALTY

Ps 78:37 Their hearts were not loyal to him. They did not keep his covenant.             Loyalty is the quality of being faithful and dependable to someone or something. Keeping your word may sound easy, but it’s not. Loyalty should come not from a sense of duty, but a heart of commitment.             The children … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LOYALTY

WORD OF THE DAY IS GRATITUDE

Ps 78:36 But all they gave him was lip service; they lied to him with their tongues.  Ingratitude can be the root cause of many problems in our life. Lip service and lies bring us to a cold, lonely place. Gratitude brings us to a place we appreciate what we have and a willingness to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GRATITUDE

WORD OF THE DAY IS HARDHEADED                               

Ps 78:32 But in spite of this, the people kept sinning. Despite his wonders, they refused to trust him.             The Israelites were hardheaded. Their disobedience kept them on a roller coaster of problems and turmoil. Time and again God, who was with them, brought them through tough times but still they continued to sin … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HARDHEADED                               

WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

Ps 78:5 For he issued his laws to Jacob; he gave his instructions to Israel. He commanded our ancestors to teach them to their children.               There is always something we can teach our children. When they are small, they absorb everything we say and do. As they grow and mature, they enter the stage … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

WORD OF THE DAY IS REMEMBER

Ps 77:11 But then I recall all you have done, O Lord; I remember your wonderful deeds of long ago. Occasionally we have bad days. We feel abandoned, discarded by God. In anguish we complain but words are useless, only tears come. Years ago, someone hurt me deeply. If the lie told about me was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REMEMBER

WORD OF THE DAY IS VOWS

Ps 76:11 Make vows to the Lord your God, and keep them. Let everyone bring tribute to the Awesome One.  After many questions of why the wicked flourish, Asaph finally knows the answer. Making, keeping and supporting the vows made to the Lord. Sounds simple, but it’s the most complex thing for us to do. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS VOWS

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFIANCE

Ps 76:10 Human defiance only enhances your glory, for you use it as a weapon.             How can God receive glory from our human defiance? Is that even possible? Many times in the Bible God allowed his people and the disobedient to see miracles. Some who were disobedient were destroyed. Those who remained were used … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFIANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS POWER

Ps 75:10 For God says, “I will break the strength of the wicked, but I will increase the power of the godly.”                                                                       Up to this time the writer (probably Asaph) has doubts but now has the assurance that God will keep his promise to bring Israel through the previous destruction of Jerusalem. As … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS POWER