WORD OF THE DAY IS REDEMPTION

            Ps 49:8, 9 Redemption does not come so easily, for no one can ever pay enough to live forever and never see the grave.             This part speaks about the slave market in the ancient world; freedom came with a price for every slave. Someone had to pay the price for their freedom. Slavery … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REDEMPTION

WORD OF THE DAY IS LIFE MAP

            Ps 48:14 For that is what God is like. He is our God forever and ever, and he will guide us until we die. We love to travel. In 2003, we decided to tour Ireland. Up until then we used tour companies but wanted the freedom to go out on our own so I … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LIFE MAP

WORD OF THE DAY IS MEDITATE

Ps 48:9 O God, we meditate on your unfailing love as we worship in your Temple. Meditation can alleviate stress and has shown to help reduce anxiety and blood pressure. As we think deeply and focus our mind we begin to arrive in a place of tranquility and peace but it depends on what you … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MEDITATE

WORD OF THE DAY IS ENDURE

                      Ps 45:6-7 Your throne, O God, endures forever and ever. You rule with a scepter of justice. You love justice and hate evil. Therefore, God, your God, has anointed you, pouring out the oil of joy on you more than on anyone else.             This Psalm is considered messianic and describes the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ENDURE

WORD OF THE DAY IS NAME

Ps 44:5 Only by your power can we push back our enemies; only in your name can we trample our foes.             What is in a name? That question has been addressed for thousands of years. There are many variables in choosing a name for a child. Family names, traditional names and made up names, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NAME

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 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

WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

Ps 9:9-10 The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord do not abandon those who search for you. As you go through life, you may feel confident in the plan God set before you. Then something changes. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

WORD OF THE DAY IS HOME

Ps 74:2 Remember that we are the people you chose long ago, the tribe you redeemed as your own special possession! And remember Jerusalem, your home here on earth.             Jerusalem also known as Mount Zion, God’s home on earth is very important to the people of the time. However, our home is very important … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HOME

WORD OF THE DAY IS INDIVIDUALS

Ps 33:15 He made their hearts, so he understands everything they do.             God made each one of us. That’s a fact. Do you think he made us all the same? Of course not. We are individuals. Even identical twins can have differences, especially in personality, demeanor or aptitude. We are all different, but he … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INDIVIDUALS