Ps 34:4 I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. David is still running from Saul and thinks of hiding in plain sight in Gath where Israel’s enemy live. The problem is Goliath, the one he killed as a teen was from there. Knowing no one would … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FREE
Ps 38:3 Because of your anger, my whole body is sick; my health is broken because of my sins. Everyone suffers illness, sometimes minor, and sometime catastrophic. We live in a world full of germs and viruses, so sometimes an illness may be from exposure to “worldly” things. However, sometimes our sins affect our … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONSEQUENCES
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
Ps 18:19 He led me to a place of safety; he rescued me because he delights in me. Some live their Christian life without realizing how delighted or pleased God is with them. Even though far from perfect David believed that God was pleased with him. With all his problems, mistakes, and sins his heart … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASED
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.