WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

Ps 69:16 Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.  Who wants someone to take care of them? We do. Who needs mercy? We do. However, do we deserve it?  Since the time of creation, when sin entered the garden, we became … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

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 PRESENCE

Ps 51:11 Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.             With everything David had done is it surprising that he felt far away from God? Sin and guilt can make you feel that way. As a young man, he was evicted from his home and exiled from … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRESENCE

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 STAINS

Ps 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.             Once again, we are dealing with David’s sins, he was truly sorry for his adultery with Bathsheba. He realize just how many people he hurt with that “one little … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STAINS

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 MERCY

Ps 6:1-3 O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage. Have compassion on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? This passage can be many things to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MERCY

WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASED

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