WORD OF THE DAY IS HEADS ABOVE

Ps 69:1-2 Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can’t find a foot hold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.             David is again in the pit of despair. The floodwaters, in this case depression, is drowning … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEADS ABOVE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Ps 68:35 God is awesome in his sanctuary. The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. In our society our looks are important. We need to look better, smarter, and younger just to keep up in the business world. We color our hair, lose weight and maybe have saggy skin lifted but … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

WORD OF THE DAY IS BLAMELESS

Ps 26:1-2 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Test my motives and my heart. No one is innocent since Eve ate the forbidden fruit.  David was proclaiming his innocence as others accused him of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS BLAMELESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

Ps 12:1 Help, O Lord, for the godly are fast disappearing! The faithful have vanished from the earth. Have you ever felt like you were the only one that believes in God? Thinking you are the only faithful believer can be lonely. David had these moments. When he was running from Saul, not knowing whom … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LONELINESS

WORD OF THE DAY IS ACCOUNTABILITY

Ps 10:12-13 Arise, O Lord! Punish the wicked, O God! Do not ignore the helpless! Why do the wicked get away with despising God? They think, “God will never call us to account.” No matter how hard we try to be “good” it seems that the “bad” have everything. Comparing yourself to others is a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ACCOUNTABILITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE

Ps 9:1 I will praise you, Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done. Have you ever pondered your life? All the things that have happened, both good and bad. Every time something happens, an action takes place. Think about, if nothing happens in life, would that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE

WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

Ps 7:17 I will thank the Lord because he is just; I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High. We should always be thankful no matter the circumstances. Years ago I felt over worked and underappreciated. After weeks of staying late to complete work, I made a conscious decision to thank … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS THANKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER. Ps 7:9 End the evil of those who are wicked, and defend the righteous. For you look deep within the mind and heart, O righteous God. Slanderous accusations of those who claimed David is a traitor and sought to kill Saul and seize the throne had surfaced. Cush, a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DEFENDER

WORD OF THE DAY IS ASK

Ps 2:8 Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession. Watching the news can be depressing and overwhelming. The destruction from war, terrorist attacks and even natural disasters can make you wonder “why”. I wish I had all the answers.  All I know is God … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ASK

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