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 GOD HUG

Ps 67:5 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you             This entire Psalm refers to God’s relationship to the earth. He is the God of all people past, present and future. In biblical times, the known world was small compared to what we know now. I believe that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

Ps 66:5 Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people!             We hear of miracles daily. Some are divine miracles such as a person surviving a horrific car accident with only minor injuries, or the birth of a baby to an infertile couple. However, what about everyday kindnesses … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

WORD OF THE DAY IS MEDITATE

Ps 48:9 O God, we meditate on your unfailing love as we worship in your Temple. Meditation can alleviate stress and has shown to help reduce anxiety and blood pressure. As we think deeply and focus our mind we begin to arrive in a place of tranquility and peace but it depends on what you … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MEDITATE

WORD OF THE DAY IS BLAMELESS

Ps 26:1-2 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Test my motives and my heart. No one is innocent since Eve ate the forbidden fruit.  David was proclaiming his innocence as others accused him of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS BLAMELESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS GUIDANCE

Ps 16:7-8 I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night, my heart instructs me. I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. Guidance is of paramount importance in this life. Who guides you? As a child, usually our parents or any … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GUIDANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SECURITY

Ps 3:3, 5 But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high… I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the Lord was watching over me.  Ever had a bad day? You overslept, traffic was horrendous, computer problems then you … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SECURITY