WORD OF THE DAY IS 1+1+1=1

Ps 83:18 Then they will learn that you alone are called the Lord, that you alone are the Most High, supreme over all the earth.             Since we bring our niece to church, I was able to bring her to every night of Vacation Bible School (VBS). Friday night was Family Night, so I stayed. … Continue reading      WORD OF THE DAY IS 1+1+1=1

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

Ps 79:11 Listen to the moaning of the prisoners, demonstrate your great power by saving those condemned to die.             According to the news, there are so many incarcerated the prisons can’t hold them. These physical confinements can be temporary. Those in bondage count the days until they are released. Some, who caused grievous harm, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRISONER

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

Ps 79:8 Do not hold us guilty for the sins of our ancestors! Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.             Ever complain about being held accountable for another’s sin? Someone else caused the problem, but now I’m guilty. These were difficult times for the Israelites. Fast … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPASSION

WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

Ps 69:4-5 O God, you know how foolish I am; my sins cannot be hidden from you. Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs on my head. Many enemies try to destroy me with lies, demanding that I give back what I didn’t steal. We all sin but David was persecuted and harassed … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HIDDEN

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 WE WIN

Ps 53:3 But no, all have turned away; all have become corrupt. No one does good, not a single one!             Here David is repeating his thoughts of Psalm 14 and is written as an instructional Psalm with guidelines on how not to be a fool. Foolishness is not synonymous with lack of intelligence. Some … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY WE WIN

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 RENEW

Ps 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. David realized just how bad he sinned when Nathan the prophet arrived on his doorstep.   Once David admitted his sin against God, Nathan assured him of God’s forgiveness. David knew God’s forgiveness offers change, a fresh start and starting … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS RENEW

WORD OF THE DAY IS STAINS

Ps 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.             Once again, we are dealing with David’s sins, he was truly sorry for his adultery with Bathsheba. He realize just how many people he hurt with that “one little … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STAINS

WORD OF THE DAY IS REDEMPTION

            Ps 49:8, 9 Redemption does not come so easily, for no one can ever pay enough to live forever and never see the grave.             This part speaks about the slave market in the ancient world; freedom came with a price for every slave. Someone had to pay the price for their freedom. Slavery … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REDEMPTION