WORD OF THE DAY IS THRILL

Ps 92:4 You thrill me, Lord, with all you have done for me! I sing for joy because of what you have done.             We all have things and experiences that make us happy, but these are usually fleeting and temporary. I love to travel. The memories are truly a blessing but one visit to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS THRILL

WORD OF THE DAY IS GRATITUDE

Ps 78:36 But all they gave him was lip service; they lied to him with their tongues.  Ingratitude can be the root cause of many problems in our life. Lip service and lies bring us to a cold, lonely place. Gratitude brings us to a place we appreciate what we have and a willingness to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GRATITUDE

WORD OF THE DAY IS HURRY

Ps 70:1 Please, God rescue me! Come quickly, Lord and help me. This verse was King David’s plea to God to hurry to his rescue. Why do we want God to hurry? Why does he seem late to the situation? We want instant gratification but is that good for us? Probably not. When we pray … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HURRY

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