WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

Ps 64:1 O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies’ threats.             We are taught to pray and praise God. I do that and feel the assurance that he hears me, but I admit I also complain, sometimes a lot. The inequality of life is bad enough.  We also see so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

WORD OF THE DAY IS CLING

Ps 63:8 I cling to you; your strong right hand holds me securely.             What do you cling to? For some, it may be a past relationship or a past decision. Others may hold on to past mistakes never accepting forgiveness. Perhaps it is something current that keeps us from growing and maturing in God.  … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CLING

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 CRACKS

Ps 60:2 You have shaken our land and split it open. Seal the cracks, for the land trembles. Natural disasters occur all over the earth. Earthquakes have been around since creation but here, David is asking God to seal the cracks. Cracks in the earth can expose toxic gases, gaps in which to fall, and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CRACKS

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRESENCE

Ps 51:11 Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.             With everything David had done is it surprising that he felt far away from God? Sin and guilt can make you feel that way. As a young man, he was evicted from his home and exiled from … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRESENCE

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 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 RESTORE

Ps 23:1-3 The Lord is my shepherd; I have all I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; He leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews (refreshes, restores) my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name.             This is the most well-known of all the Psalms and the most … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RESTORE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SHOW ME

Ps 17:7 Show me your unfailing love in wonderful ways. By your mighty power you rescue those who seek refuge from their enemies.             There are many ways to show love. Many times we show love to another without even realizing it. Sometimes it’s a kind word, an encouraging touch, or an unexpected smile. Showing … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SHOW ME