WORD OF THE DAY IS COMMITMENT

Ps 89:33 I will never stop loving him nor fail to keep my promise to him.                                       What are you committed to and for how long? As a young adults, we usually commit to our career. Spending time in education and building our career are noble efforts. Perhaps just finding our soul mate is so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMMITMENT

WORD OF THE DAY IS HAND

Ps 89:13 Powerful is your arm! Strong is your hand! Your right hand is lifted high in glorious strength. How many times a day do you use your right hand? You may start by turning off the alarm or drinking a cup of coffee, and from there it is constant. We use both hands throughout … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HAND

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 HEALING

Ps 73:26 My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever. Where would we be without God’s healing power? This question became personally important to me while I recovered from a respiratory virus that caused me to lose several days of writing. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEALING

WORD OF THE DAY IS EXAMPLE

Ps 71:7 My life is an example to many, because you have been my strength and protection. I tried to be a good example to our children. During their teenage years, I felt inadequate. Occasionally, I needed to guide them with a firm hand. I always wondered if it was enough. One day, our youngest … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS EXAMPLE

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 HEADS ABOVE

Ps 69:1-2 Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can’t find a foot hold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.             David is again in the pit of despair. The floodwaters, in this case depression, is drowning … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HEADS ABOVE

WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Ps 68:35 God is awesome in his sanctuary. The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. In our society our looks are important. We need to look better, smarter, and younger just to keep up in the business world. We color our hair, lose weight and maybe have saggy skin lifted but … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SELF-IMPROVEMENT

WORD OF THE DAY IS STRENGTH

Ps 68:34 Tell everyone about God’s power. His majesty shines down on Israel; his strength is mighty in the heavens. United we stand, divided we fall. Think about what that motto means and why it is so important today. Trying to accomplish a task, even something as easy as buying groceries, can be difficult for … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS STRENGTH

WORD OF THE DAY IS QUIETLY WAIT

Ps 62:1 I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. Pressures of life permeate our society and our churches.  Juggling family, friends and work are difficult. The decisions we must make on a daily basis add to the stress. Keeping our priorities, knowing and doing right and not wrong or just putting … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS QUIETLY WAIT