WORD OF THE DAY IS LONG

Ps 42:1 As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God.             Have you ever wanted something so bad you could almost taste it? You just knew if you didn’t get it you would die. You were desperate and so discouraged you really wanted to give up and die. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONG

WORD OF THE DAY IS STORMS

Ps 29:4, 7&8 The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is majestic… The voice of the Lord strikes with bolts of lightning. The voice of the Lord makes the barren wilderness quake; the Lord shakes the wilderness of Kadesh. Thunderstorms and lightning are part of nature. Watching rolling clouds become … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STORMS

WORD OF THE DAY IS COURAGE

Ps 27:14 Wait patiently on the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. I never thought of myself as brave or courageous. The best attribute I seem to possess is self-confidence. At times, it can come across as arrogance. The perception of another person can be a window into ourselves. This has … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COURAGE

WORD OF THE DAY IS FELLOWSHIP

Ps 24:3-4 Who may climb the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? Only those whose hands and hearts are pure… God deserves our worship and it is the least we can do to please someone we love. We do nice things for people, why not for the One who made … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FELLOWSHIP

WORD OF THE DAY IS GRACE

Ps 23:6 Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever.              Goodness and unfailing love is God’s ultimate gift of grace that follows us throughout life. Because we did nothing to earn this divine grace it is … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GRACE

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 INTEGRITY

Ps 18:25 To the faithful you show yourself faithful; to those with integrity you show integrity. The dictionary states integrity as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, moral uprightness.” From the beginning, humankind had trouble following this promise of God. Whenever man had to choose, his first instinct was to pick … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INTEGRITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS SHOW ME

Ps 17:7 Show me your unfailing love in wonderful ways. By your mighty power you rescue those who seek refuge from their enemies.             There are many ways to show love. Many times we show love to another without even realizing it. Sometimes it’s a kind word, an encouraging touch, or an unexpected smile. Showing … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SHOW ME

WORD OF THE DAY IS SATISFIED

Ps 17: 15 Because I am righteous, I will see you. When I awake, I will see you face to face and be satisfied.             This verse shows our unending faith in life after death. He uses the word “awake” as a transition to his heavenly body. There is no other explanation except resurrection, after … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SATISFIED

WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASURE

Ps 16:11 You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasure of living with you forever. There is a theme flowing throughout Psalms 16 that shows the joy and benefits of living with God, not only now but for eternity. When David penned this text, he … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PLEASURE