WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

Ps 86:11 Teach me your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor you.             This verse makes two requests of God. The first order of business is learning God’s ways. The process of learning and understanding can be difficult. I learned … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

Ps 86:7 I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble, and you will answer me.             David pleaded with God for help, not focusing on the problem but on the answer. His confidence that God will answer is what we need to strive for.             As a young married couple, it seemed there was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

   WORD OF THE DAY IS LIMITS

Ps 85:10 Unfailing love and truth have met together. Righteousness and peace have kissed!             During the 2020 quarantine I needed to find ways to cope with not only the physical limitation but the emotional and spiritual as well. Some found it a very stressful time and it was. People worked from home if possible … Continue reading    WORD OF THE DAY IS LIMITS

WORD OF THE DAY IS HEART PROBLEMS

Ps 85:7 Show us your unfailing love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.             When the sons of Korah returned to Jerusalem from their captivity in Babylon they found a barren and desolate city. Their spirit felt the same. Sometimes the exterior is restored but not the interior. They believed their sins were forgiven … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEART PROBLEMS

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