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 ACCOUNTABILITY

Ps 10:12-13 Arise, O Lord! Punish the wicked, O God! Do not ignore the helpless! Why do the wicked get away with despising God? They think, “God will never call us to account.” No matter how hard we try to be “good” it seems that the “bad” have everything. Comparing yourself to others is a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ACCOUNTABILITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS NATIONS

Ps 9:15 The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set. Sometimes life is the pits, literally and figuratively. We all want God to help us when we are in trouble but what about our nation. David wanted God’s help so justice … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NATIONS

WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

Ps 9:9-10 The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord do not abandon those who search for you. As you go through life, you may feel confident in the plan God set before you. Then something changes. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMANESS

Ps 8:3-4 When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers-the moon and the stars you set in place-what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them? Wow, how humbling is this scripture? Looking at creation is always a revelation. We … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMANESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

Ps 7:17 I will thank the Lord because he is just; I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High. We should always be thankful no matter the circumstances. Years ago I felt over worked and underappreciated. After weeks of staying late to complete work, I made a conscious decision to thank … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER. Ps 7:9 End the evil of those who are wicked, and defend the righteous. For you look deep within the mind and heart, O righteous God. Slanderous accusations of those who claimed David is a traitor and sought to kill Saul and seize the throne had surfaced. Cush, a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS LEAD ME

Ps 5:8 Lead me in the right path, O Lord, or my enemies will conquer me. Make your way plain for me to follow. When out in public it is difficult to know what to say when a stranger strikes up a conversation. I am reluctant to respond to life questions when I am not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LEAD ME

WORD OF THE DAY IS TOLERANCE

 Ps 5:4 O God, you take no pleasure in wickedness; you cannot tolerate the sins of the wicked. Remember when you were a child, and you did something you regretted? Perhaps something broke and mom asked, “What happened?”  You made up a scenario of what happened but knew it was a lie.  Were you upset … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TOLERANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-CONTROL

            Ps 4:4 Do not sin by letting anger control you. Think about it overnight and remain silent.             Sound familiar, sleep on it and take care of it tomorrow.  When something makes me angry, I try to wait before making a decision about how to deal with it. God will allow trouble in our … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-CONTROL