WORD OF THE DAY WE WIN

Ps 53:3 But no, all have turned away; all have become corrupt. No one does good, not a single one!             Here David is repeating his thoughts of Psalm 14 and is written as an instructional Psalm with guidelines on how not to be a fool. Foolishness is not synonymous with lack of intelligence. Some … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY WE WIN

WORD OF THE DAY IS RENEW

Ps 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. David realized just how bad he sinned when Nathan the prophet arrived on his doorstep.   Once David admitted his sin against God, Nathan assured him of God’s forgiveness. David knew God’s forgiveness offers change, a fresh start and starting … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RENEW

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 FELLOWSHIP

Ps 24:3-4 Who may climb the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? Only those whose hands and hearts are pure… God deserves our worship and it is the least we can do to please someone we love. We do nice things for people, why not for the One who made … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FELLOWSHIP

WORD OF THE DAY IS RESTORE

Ps 23:1-3 The Lord is my shepherd; I have all I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; He leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews (refreshes, restores) my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name.             This is the most well-known of all the Psalms and the most … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RESTORE

WORD OF THE DAY IS BLESSING

Ps 21:6 You have endowed him with eternal blessings and given him the joy of your presence. The first six verses in Psalms 21 speak of the blessings David received from God: heart’s desire fulfilled, success, a crown, and joy. What blessings has God given you? Perhaps talent, wealth, position and family. Acknowledge them all … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS BLESSING

WORD OF THE DAY IS SATISFIED

Ps 17: 15 Because I am righteous, I will see you. When I awake, I will see you face to face and be satisfied.             This verse shows our unending faith in life after death. He uses the word “awake” as a transition to his heavenly body. There is no other explanation except resurrection, after … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SATISFIED

WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASURE

Ps 16:11 You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasure of living with you forever. There is a theme flowing throughout Psalms 16 that shows the joy and benefits of living with God, not only now but for eternity. When David penned this text, he … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASURE

WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

Ps 12:1 Help, O Lord, for the godly are fast disappearing! The faithful have vanished from the earth. Have you ever felt like you were the only one that believes in God? Thinking you are the only faithful believer can be lonely. David had these moments. When he was running from Saul, not knowing whom … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

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