WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

Ps 80:7 Turn us again to yourself, O God of Heaven’s Armies. Make your face shine down upon us. Only then will we be saved.             Distractions happen in life but we need to learn how to control them. Distractions can be hazardous to our spiritual health. Taking time for spiritual growth can be difficult. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

 WORD OF THE DAY IS CHURCH

Ps 73:17 Then I went into your sanctuary, O God, and I finally understood the destiny of the wicked. Asaph, who probably wrote this Psalm, struggled with the concept that the wicked seemed to prosper while he did not. He needed answers, so he went to church. After praying and seeking God, he realized that … Continue reading  WORD OF THE DAY IS CHURCH

WORD OF THE DAY IS HAPPINESS

Ps 71:17 O God, you have taught me from my earliest childhood, and I constantly tell others about the wonderful things you do.                    I didn’t have a traditional childhood.  My parents divorced by age two and mom remarried someone with three children. All I remember was constant turmoil and living in their shadow … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HAPPINESS

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: OVERWHELMED

Ps 61:2 From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed.  God is not limited by geography, he is everywhere. Where ever we are, he is there. Even when country boarders change due to war or hostile takeovers, God is there.  Walls and buildings also do not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

WORD OF THE DAY IS CRACKS

Ps 60:2 You have shaken our land and split it open. Seal the cracks, for the land trembles. Natural disasters occur all over the earth. Earthquakes have been around since creation but here, David is asking God to seal the cracks. Cracks in the earth can expose toxic gases, gaps in which to fall, and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CRACKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

Ps 57:7 My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises! Confidence is intangible making it hard to find. The dictionary states it is “the feeling that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.” Some days I was confident in my abilities on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS COURAGE

Ps 27:14 Wait patiently on the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. I never thought of myself as brave or courageous. The best attribute I seem to possess is self-confidence. At times, it can come across as arrogance. The perception of another person can be a window into ourselves. This has … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COURAGE

WORD OF THE DAY IS DELIVERANCE

Ps 11:5-7 The Lord examines both the righteous and the wicked. He hates those who love violence. He will rain down blazing coals and burning sulfur on the wicked. For the righteous Lord loves justice. The virtuous will see his face. This Psalm speaks to us about deliverance from the wicked. God will not keep … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DELIVERANCE

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