WORD OF THE DAY IS SUN

Ps 84:11 For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.             As we compare God to the sun, we see him as dependable, always there for us, never wavering. The warmth from the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SUN

WORD OF THE DAY IS REMEMBER

Ps 77:11 But then I recall all you have done, O Lord; I remember your wonderful deeds of long ago. Occasionally we have bad days. We feel abandoned, discarded by God. In anguish we complain but words are useless, only tears come. Years ago, someone hurt me deeply. If the lie told about me was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REMEMBER

WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMILITY

Ps 69:32 The humble will see their God at work and be glad. Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged. Humility comes from the wisdom God gives us and is a virtue every Christian should have, not in a “show-off” way but in a way that glorifies God. How is this possible? When we … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HUMILITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

Ps 64:1 O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies’ threats.             We are taught to pray and praise God. I do that and feel the assurance that he hears me, but I admit I also complain, sometimes a lot. The inequality of life is bad enough.  We also see so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

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 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