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

WORD OF THE DAY IS ASK

Ps 2:8 Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession. Watching the news can be depressing and overwhelming. The destruction from war, terrorist attacks and even natural disasters can make you wonder “why”. I wish I had all the answers.  All I know is God … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ASK

WORD OF THE DAY IS JOY

Ps 1:1-2 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. It is appropriate that we start with the first verses of the book of Psalms … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS JOY

WORD OF THE DAY IS DIRECTION

            Ps 37:23 The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.             The Lord orders the direction we need to live a Christian life. Without a direction we would flounder through life never knowing what comes next, thus all our complaining, worrying, and trying to figure everything … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DIRECTION

WORD OF THE DAY IS WISE

Ps19:7 The instructions of the Lord are perfect, reviving the soul. The decrees of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.             If creation is God’s  word then his instruction is his living word. God gives us guidelines on how to live in the Bible. We need the insight of God’s word to fully … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS WISE

WORD OF THE DAY IS INDIVIDUALS

Ps 33:15 He made their hearts, so he understands everything they do.             God made each one of us. That’s a fact. Do you think he made us all the same? Of course not. We are individuals. Even identical twins can have differences, especially in personality, demeanor or aptitude. We are all different, but he … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INDIVIDUALS

WORD OF THE DAY IS FOCUS

Ps 41:1 Oh, the joys of those who are kind to the poor! The Lord rescues them when they are in trouble. It’s easy in life to focus on problems. Showing kindness to those in need always helps me focus more on others and on God’s plan. Life isn’t perfect. We need to be grateful … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FOCUS