WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

Ps 62:12 …Surely you repay people according to what they have done.             Today is a good day to talk about “fixed income”. All my working life everyone talked about saving as much money as you can so that when you retire you have something to fall back on. I heard it all—fixed income, limited … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

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 CONFIDENCE

Ps 57:7 My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises! Confidence is intangible making it hard to find. The dictionary states it is “the feeling that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.” Some days I was confident in my abilities on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

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

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 PROSPERITY

Ps 49:10 Those who are wise must finally die, just like the foolish and senseless, leaving all their wealth behind. This Psalm applies to everyone. It doesn’t matter—young and old, upper class and no class, every race, culture and generation. It is particularly significant to those who believe in consumption and materialism to show their … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PROSPERITY

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 FRUIT

             Ps 52:8 But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love. David’s dilemma here is anger at Doeg and all those who try to grow strong by destroying others. Destroying others not only breaks the ties that hold society together, but also … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FRUIT