WORD OF THE DAY IS POWER

Ps 75:10 For God says, “I will break the strength of the wicked, but I will increase the power of the godly.”                                                                       Up to this time the writer (probably Asaph) has doubts but now has the assurance that God will keep his promise to bring Israel through the previous destruction of Jerusalem. As … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS POWER

WORD OF THE DAY IS PURPOSEFUL THINKING.

Ps 75:9 But as for me, I will always proclaim what God has done; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.             Sometimes I drive people nuts with my optimism. I make a conscious decision every day to find something good in every situation. My son has asked me “How can you find … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PURPOSEFUL THINKING.

WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

Ps 68:5 Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy.             We have all felt lonely but usually it is subdued by family, friends or fellowship at church activities. This type of interaction helps but is it enough? When feeling anxious and experiencing a lack of connection to others the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

Ps 67:5 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you             This entire Psalm refers to God’s relationship to the earth. He is the God of all people past, present and future. In biblical times, the known world was small compared to what we know now. I believe that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Ps 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.             Sometimes, I try to remember everything God has done in my life.  Giving his only son Jesus is of course the ultimate gift but that was only the beginning. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Merry Christmas

I Corinthians 13-Christmas Version     Author Unknown If I decorate my house perfectly with plaid bows, strands of twinkling lights and shiny balls, but do not show love to my family, I’m just another decorator. If I slave away in the kitchen, baking dozens of Christmas cookies, preparing gourmet meals and arranging a beautifully adorned table … Continue reading Merry Christmas

WORD OF THE DAY IS NAME

Ps 44:5 Only by your power can we push back our enemies; only in your name can we trample our foes.             What is in a name? That question has been addressed for thousands of years. There are many variables in choosing a name for a child. Family names, traditional names and made up names, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NAME

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 GUIDANCE

Ps 16:7-8 I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night, my heart instructs me. I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. Guidance is of paramount importance in this life. Who guides you? As a child, usually our parents or any … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GUIDANCE