WORD OF THE DAY IS SAVES

Ps 96: 2 Sing to the Lord; praise his name. Each day proclaim the good news that he saves. During weather related disasters we look for someone to save us. I have experienced this several times but never understood why God allows natural disasters such as tornados, earthquakes, blizzards and hurricanes. It is stressful to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SAVES

WORD OF THE DAY IS STUBBORN

Ps 95:8 The Lord says, “Don’t harden your hearts as Israel did at Meribah, as they did at Massah in the wilderness.               Have you ever met someone who was not open to new things and completely resistant to change? They may be egocentric with an inability to understand another person’s view or opinion as … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STUBBORN

WORD OF THE DAY IS DOUBTS

Ps 94:19 When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.      Doubts are insidious and give us a feeling of uncertainty. Ever had doubts? I have doubts about who I am and what I should do. Sometimes we doubt our fashion sense, career choices or decisions made years ago. How … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DOUBTS

WORD OF THE DAY IS FLOOD

Ps 93:3 The floods have risen up, O Lord. The floods have roared like thunder: The floods have lifted their pounding waves. Living close to the Gulf of Mexico and below sea level, we are no strangers to floods. When the local meteorologist forecast’s even just six inches of a steady downpour, we expect the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FLOOD

WORD OF THE DAY IS FREEDOM

Ps 92:1 It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to the Most High.             In America we have many freedoms. We can vote, work and receive a paycheck and worship as we see fit. But our basic freedom of voicing our opinion without fear of retaliation seems to be in … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FREEDOM

WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

Ps 91:16 I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”             Rewards are complicated. We want rewards. We work hard for them and sometimes do things we shouldn’t to receive them. And what happens when we get the new car, promotion or great vacation, do we thank God and appreciate … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

WORD OF THE DAY IS PROMISES

Ps 91:14 The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name.             God’s promises! He gives many, and he never breaks a promise, but to fulfill his promises to rescue and protect, we need to remember and act on the words after “those.” “Love and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PROMISES

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 REMEMBER

Ps 77:11 But then I recall all you have done, O Lord; I remember your wonderful deeds of long ago. Occasionally we have bad days. We feel abandoned, discarded by God. In anguish we complain but words are useless, only tears come. Years ago, someone hurt me deeply. If the lie told about me was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REMEMBER

WORD OF THE DAY IS PERSPECTIVE

Ps 73: 13, 14 Did I keep my heart pure for nothing? Did I keep myself innocent for no reason? I get nothing but trouble all day long; every morning brings me pain.                    These verses are the end of a story. Asaph is having a really bad morning. You know the kind. You wake … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PERSPECTIVE