WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-CONTROL

            Ps 4:4 Do not sin by letting anger control you. Think about it overnight and remain silent.             Sound familiar, sleep on it and take care of it tomorrow.  When something makes me angry, I try to wait before making a decision about how to deal with it. God will allow trouble in our … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-CONTROL

WORD OF THE DAY IS SECURITY

Ps 3:3, 5 But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high… I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the Lord was watching over me.  Ever had a bad day? You overslept, traffic was horrendous, computer problems then you … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SECURITY

WORD OF THE DAY IS PLACE

Ps 42:3 Send out your light and your truth; let them guide me. Let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the place where you live.             The sons of Korah are pleading to God to help them find his holy mountain. In those times, it referred to Mount Zion but what about now. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PLACE

WORD OF THE DAY IS CONSEQUENCES

Ps 38:3 Because of your anger, my whole body is sick; my health is broken because of my sins.   Everyone suffers illness, sometimes minor, and sometime catastrophic. We live in a world full of germs and viruses, so sometimes an illness may be from exposure to “worldly” things. However, sometimes our sins affect our … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONSEQUENCES

WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS

Ps 27:4 The one thing I ask of the Lord—the thing I seek most—is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. David had the right idea. Think about it, all you have to do is live in church … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS

WORD OF THE DAY IS NO DEFEAT.

Ps 25:1-2 O Lord, I give my life to you. I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat. David wrote almost half of the Psalms about his enemies. Most of the time he was referring to actual people. Nevertheless, deep down he wanted … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NO DEFEAT.

WORD OF THE DAY IS SUCCESS.

Ps 20:4 May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed.     This is a prayer for victory in battle and is a prayer every Christian should pray. Not because we face military conflict but because we find ourselves deep in spiritual warfare everywhere. When we pray for a person, whether for … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SUCCESS.