Ps 35:17 How long, O Lord, will you look on and do nothing? Rescue me from their fierce attacks. Protect my life from these lions! Psalm 35 is an “imprecatory” (cursing) Psalm, which asks God to deal with his enemies. David forms a foundation for believers to use when anger against another occurs. He doesn’t … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS WALLS
Ps 32:1 Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight! David is finally content with his life so he decides to take time off from war. He felt strong, powerful and even successful. Unfortunately, when we sit back and relax we can become complacent and weak. Spiritual … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY LIES
Ps 28:7 The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy, I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Years ago, a study showed that people, especially those with devastating or terminal illness responded better to medical treatment if they laugh. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE.
Ps 23:4 Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and staff protect and comfort me. God’s “rod and staff” are extremely important to our spiritual growth in today’s volatile climate. Not only spiritual but also political, social and economic issues we … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISCIPLINE.
Ps 27:4 The one thing I ask of the Lord—the thing I seek most—is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. David had the right idea. Think about it, all you have to do is live in church … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS
Ps 25:1-2 O Lord, I give my life to you. I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat. David wrote almost half of the Psalms about his enemies. Most of the time he was referring to actual people. Nevertheless, deep down he wanted … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NO DEFEAT.
Ps 20:4 May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed. This is a prayer for victory in battle and is a prayer every Christian should pray. Not because we face military conflict but because we find ourselves deep in spiritual warfare everywhere. When we pray for a person, whether for salvation, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SUCCESS.