Ps 22:4-5 Our ancestors trusted in you, and you rescued them. They cried out to you and were saved. They trusted in you and were never disgraced. All my church friends were pregnant or just had babies. I experienced many problems trying to conceive and I felt like a failure. Every baby shower I attended … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER DISGRACED
Ps 34:12-13 Does anyone want to live a life that is long and prosperous? Then keep your tongue from speaking evil and your lips from telling lies. Doesn’t everyone want to live a long and prosperous life? Sure, even Spock who spread his fingers and gave the “live long and prosper” greeting on the long … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TONGUE
Ps 32:1 Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight! David is finally content with his life so he decides to take time off from war. He felt strong, powerful and even successful. Unfortunately, when we sit back and relax we can become complacent and weak. Spiritual … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY LIES
Ps 28:7 The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy, I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Years ago, a study showed that people, especially those with devastating or terminal illness responded better to medical treatment if they laugh. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE.
Ps 23:4 Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and staff protect and comfort me. God’s “rod and staff” are extremely important to our spiritual growth in today’s volatile climate. Not only spiritual but also political, social and economic issues we … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISCIPLINE.
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
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.