WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

Ps 80:17 Strengthen the man you love, the son of your choice.             God chose Israel, who God called his “first born” and the people he chose to bring his message into the world. We have been grafted (adopted) into his nation through Jesus’ death and resurrection. We can be sure that we are God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

Ps 79:8 Do not hold us guilty for the sins of our ancestors! Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.             Ever complain about being held accountable for another’s sin? Someone else caused the problem, but now I’m guilty. These were difficult times for the Israelites. Fast … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

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 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 STAINS

Ps 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.             Once again, we are dealing with David’s sins, he was truly sorry for his adultery with Bathsheba. He realize just how many people he hurt with that “one little … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STAINS

WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

Ps 6:1-3 O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage. Have compassion on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? This passage can be many things to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

WORD OF THE DAY IS HANDS

Ps 134: Lift your hands toward the sanctuary. And praise the Lord. Think about your hands, what they look like, what they do, but also think about what they represent. Our hands can reveal who we are in our actions. Do they hurt others, grasp and hold on to things, show weakness, indifference or rebel … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HANDS