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 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 MIRACLE

Ps 66:5 Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people!             We hear of miracles daily. Some are divine miracles such as a person surviving a horrific car accident with only minor injuries, or the birth of a baby to an infertile couple. However, what about everyday kindnesses … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOSENESS

Ps 65:4 What joy for those you choose to bring near, those who live in your holy courts…             In the Old Testament, only Levitical priests were allowed in the Holy of Holies. These were the chosen and most of them took that designation with great respect and obedience. They were special, privileged, and had … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOSENESS

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 THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Ps 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.             Sometimes, I try to remember everything God has done in my life.  Giving his only son Jesus is of course the ultimate gift but that was only the beginning. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

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 REWARD

Ps 58:11 Then at last everyone will say, “There truly is a reward for those who live for God; surely there is a God who judges justly here on earth.” Early one morning, I backed out of the driveway and was hit so hard that it spun my car around. When I saw the car … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARD

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOUDS

Ps 57:10 For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Think about where David is while writing this Psalm. After escaping from the Philistines he is running again—from Saul, hiding in a cave (possibly Adullam or Ein Gedi). His men and everyone important to him have not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLOUDS

WORD OF THE DAY IS BURDENS

Ps55:22 Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall. Burdens are something we can’t avoid. They can weigh us down, hold us back and stop us in our tracks. There are many types of burdens, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS BURDENS