WORD OF THE DAY IS EXIST

Ps 89:11 The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; everything in the world is yours—you created it all.                                     I enjoy watching animal shows on TV. The migration patterns amaze me, but I never appreciated the intricacies involved.  Since retirement I sit on my deck every morning, weather permitting, and spend time reading … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS EXIST

WORD OF THE DAY IS HACKS

          Ps 81:6 “Now I will take the load from your shoulders; I will free your hands from their heavy tasks.             We all know about hacks (a simple or clever tip to find a solution or temporary fix to a problem). There are clothing hacks, food hacks, and even kitchen hacks. Sometimes a piece of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HACKS

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

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 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 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 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 FORTRESS

Ps 59:9 You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress. This Psalm comes from a very personal cry for help. David was again in a place of running from Saul but he realized that the enemies of the king were also the enemies of God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FORTRESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS REST

Ps 55:6 Oh that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest!             Have you ever wanted to run away and hide from the problems and pressures of life? Acting on the impulse to flee a difficult situation is not an answer that resolves the problem. When the devil steals … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REST