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 HELP

Ps 60:12 With God’s help we will do mighty things, for he will trample down our foes. When I arrived at work, I found my assignment was first admit. Usually, that meant getting ready for an unknown. Even with information on the pregnant patient we always expect the unexpected. This time we knew the situation … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HELP

WORD OF THE DAY IS FORTRESS

Ps 59:9 You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress. This Psalm comes from a very personal cry for help. David was again in a place of running from Saul but he realized that the enemies of the king were also the enemies of God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FORTRESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARD

Ps 58:11 Then at last everyone will say, “There truly is a reward for those who live for God; surely there is a God who judges justly here on earth.” Early one morning, I backed out of the driveway and was hit so hard that it spun my car around. When I saw the car … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARD

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOUDS

Ps 57:10 For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Think about where David is while writing this Psalm. After escaping from the Philistines he is running again—from Saul, hiding in a cave (possibly Adullam or Ein Gedi). His men and everyone important to him have not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOUDS

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 CALL

Ps 55:17 Morning, noon, and night I cry out my distress, and the Lord hears my voice. Never underestimate the power you have when you call on God.  Motherhood can be difficult and I have spent many anxious evenings and nights praying for our children. As teens, our boys just didn’t see the value of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CALL

WORD OF THE DAY: PAY ATTENTION

Ps 54:2 Listen to my prayer, O God. Pay attention to my plea. Sometimes people feel ridiculous bringing the same old problems to God repeatedly. They never learned the value of praying until completion. Praying again for the same thing not only strengthens our faith, it will also cement God’s promise of answering our prayers. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: PAY ATTENTION

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