WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

Ps 69:4-5 O God, you know how foolish I am; my sins cannot be hidden from you. Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs on my head. Many enemies try to destroy me with lies, demanding that I give back what I didn’t steal. We all sin but David was persecuted and harassed … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

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 SING

Ps 68:4 Sing praises to God and to his name! Sing loud praises to him who rides the clouds. His name is the Lord—rejoice in his presence! For me, there is nothing more uplifting than singing worship songs. I just wish I could carry a tune. Yes, I am musically challenged but, as in Psalm … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SING

WORD OF THE DAY IS RIGHT

Ps 64:10 The Godly will rejoice in the Lord and find shelter in him. And those who do what is right will praise him.  Attacks come in many ways but words spoken against us hurt the worst. It can feel like a slap in the face. Why is it so difficult to do what is … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RIGHT

WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

Ps 61:2 From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed.  God is not limited by geography, he is everywhere. Where ever we are, he is there. Even when country boarders change due to war or hostile takeovers, God is there.  Walls and buildings also do not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

WORD OF THE DAY IS FORTRESS

Ps 59:9 You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress. This Psalm comes from a very personal cry for help. David was again in a place of running from Saul but he realized that the enemies of the king were also the enemies of God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FORTRESS

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 HEARTATUDE

Ps 50:15 Then call on me when you are in trouble and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory.             At this time the people of Israel honored all the traditions laid out by God. They were careful to follow all the rituals and made sure their sacrifices were just right. All … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEARTATUDE

WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER FORGET

 Ps 44:20-21 If we had forgotten the name of our God or spread our hands in prayer to foreign gods, God would surely have known it, for he knows the secrets of every heart.             Even with faith and obedience, this Psalm shows the defeat of Israel. When there is victory it’s easy to sing … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER FORGET

WORD OF THE DAY IS HOPE

            Ps 42:5 Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise Him again—my Savior and my God!              The Psalmist is discouraged, sad and probably depressed. This is exactly what Satan wants for us because he knows that discouragement destroys hope. When we … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HOPE