WORD OF THE DAY IS SUN

Ps 84:11 For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.             As we compare God to the sun, we see him as dependable, always there for us, never wavering. The warmth from the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SUN

WORD OF THE DAY IS VOLUNTEER

 Ps 84:10 A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else! I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than to live the good life in the homes of the wicked.             This verse helps explain why people volunteer. When we help another, without any expectation of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS VOLUNTEER

     WORD OF THE DAY IS 1+1+1=1

Ps 83:18 Then they will learn that you alone are called the Lord, that you alone are the Most High, supreme over all the earth.             Since we bring our niece to church, I was able to bring her to every night of Vacation Bible School (VBS). Friday night was Family Night, so I stayed. … Continue reading      WORD OF THE DAY IS 1+1+1=1

WORD OF THE DAY IS DO GOOD

Ps 82:3 “Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.             We live in a “me” society. The usual motto is “what’s in it for me”. Most haven’t learned the “do good” principle. It is very close to the Golden Rule, the basic principle of treating … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DO GOOD

WORD OF THE DAY IS HACKS

          Ps 81:6 “Now I will take the load from your shoulders; I will free your hands from their heavy tasks.             We all know about hacks (a simple or clever tip to find a solution or temporary fix to a problem). There are clothing hacks, food hacks, and even kitchen hacks. Sometimes a piece of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HACKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

Ps 80:17 Strengthen the man you love, the son of your choice.             God chose Israel, who God called his “first born” and the people he chose to bring his message into the world. We have been grafted (adopted) into his nation through Jesus’ death and resurrection. We can be sure that we are God’s … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SON

WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

Ps 80:7 Turn us again to yourself, O God of Heaven’s Armies. Make your face shine down upon us. Only then will we be saved.             Distractions happen in life but we need to learn how to control them. Distractions can be hazardous to our spiritual health. Taking time for spiritual growth can be difficult. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTION

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEP

Ps 79:13 Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will thank you forever and ever, praising your greatness from generation to generation.             How deep are you willing to go? I know that is a strange question, but I believe the depth of your breakthrough is totally dependent on the depth of your … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEEP

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

Ps 79:11 Listen to the moaning of the prisoners, demonstrate your great power by saving those condemned to die.             According to the news, there are so many incarcerated the prisons can’t hold them. These physical confinements can be temporary. Those in bondage count the days until they are released. Some, who caused grievous harm, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

Ps 79:8 Do not hold us guilty for the sins of our ancestors! Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.             Ever complain about being held accountable for another’s sin? Someone else caused the problem, but now I’m guilty. These were difficult times for the Israelites. Fast … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION