WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

Ps 67:1 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favor on us.             Why smile? It is an emotional response that crosses all barriers of culture, race and society. When we smile it releases happy hormones such as endorphins. This in turn makes the brain happy then this signals facial … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

WORD OF THE DAY IS NATURE

Ps 65:8 Those who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders. From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy. In David’s time, the known world was quite small.  He believed that nature was a sign of love and provision from God. Land, water, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NATURE

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 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 HOPE

  Ps 46:8 Come, see the glorious works of the Lord: See how he brings destruction upon the world.             There are many places in our world that are referred to as “wonders” but some of them are man-made. We need to concentrate on God made wonders.  These glorious works can be huge such as … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HOPE

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 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 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 JOY

Ps 1:1-2 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. It is appropriate that we start with the first verses of the book of Psalms … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS JOY

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