WORD OF THE DAY IS DESIRE

Ps 84:5, 6 What joy for those whose strength comes from the Lord, who have set their minds on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.  When they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. The autumn rains will clothe it with blessings.             The sons of Korah, who were the … Continue reading      WORD OF THE DAY IS DESIRE

WORD OF THE DAY IS DO GOOD

Ps 82:3 “Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.             We live in a “me” society. The usual motto is “what’s in it for me”. Most haven’t learned the “do good” principle. It is very close to the Golden Rule, the basic principle of treating … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DO GOOD

WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

Ps 80:17 Strengthen the man you love, the son of your choice.             God chose Israel, who God called his “first born” and the people he chose to bring his message into the world. We have been grafted (adopted) into his nation through Jesus’ death and resurrection. We can be sure that we are God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

Ps 80:7 Turn us again to yourself, O God of Heaven’s Armies. Make your face shine down upon us. Only then will we be saved.             Distractions happen in life but we need to learn how to control them. Distractions can be hazardous to our spiritual health. Taking time for spiritual growth can be difficult. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEP

Ps 79:13 Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will thank you forever and ever, praising your greatness from generation to generation.             How deep are you willing to go? I know that is a strange question, but I believe the depth of your breakthrough is totally dependent on the depth of your … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEP

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

Ps 79:11 Listen to the moaning of the prisoners, demonstrate your great power by saving those condemned to die.             According to the news, there are so many incarcerated the prisons can’t hold them. These physical confinements can be temporary. Those in bondage count the days until they are released. Some, who caused grievous harm, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

Ps 79:8 Do not hold us guilty for the sins of our ancestors! Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.             Ever complain about being held accountable for another’s sin? Someone else caused the problem, but now I’m guilty. These were difficult times for the Israelites. Fast … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

WORD OF THE DAY IS JEALOUSY

Ps 79:5 O Lord, how long will you be angry with us? Forever? How long will your jealousy burn like fire?             Can the Lord be jealous? Over and over the bible explains how the Israelites turned from the one true God and served other Gods. All he ever wanted was their love, devotion and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS JEALOUSY

WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADER

Ps 78:72 He cared for them with a true heart and led them with skillful hands.             Sheep are dependent on the shepherd for guidance, provision and protection. They were not satisfied with an unseen shepherd and begged God for a king, like all the other nations around them. Now, at God’s appointed time, David … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADER

       WORD OF THE DAY IS GRIEF

Ps 78:39 For he remembered that they were merely mortal, gone like a breath of wind that never returns. Each of us have contemplated our body as temporary, but it becomes real when someone we love dies. Some live longer and spend more time on this earth. Does that mean their purpose took longer to … Continue reading        WORD OF THE DAY IS GRIEF