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 HARDHEADED                               

Ps 78:32 But in spite of this, the people kept sinning. Despite his wonders, they refused to trust him.             The Israelites were hardheaded. Their disobedience kept them on a roller coaster of problems and turmoil. Time and again God, who was with them, brought them through tough times but still they continued to sin … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HARDHEADED                               

WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADERS

Ps 72:2 Help him judge your people in the right way; let the poor always be treated fairly. I dislike politics. I understand the concepts and the need, but have difficulty with all the games the politicians play. I know it may be the wrong attitude, but that’s my opinion. More importantly, even if I … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LEADERS

WORD OF THE DAY IS HAPPINESS

Ps 71:17 O God, you have taught me from my earliest childhood, and I constantly tell others about the wonderful things you do.                    I didn’t have a traditional childhood.  My parents divorced by age two and mom remarried someone with three children. All I remember was constant turmoil and living in their shadow … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HAPPINESS

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 GOD HUG

Ps 67:5 May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you             This entire Psalm refers to God’s relationship to the earth. He is the God of all people past, present and future. In biblical times, the known world was small compared to what we know now. I believe that … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS GOD HUG

WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Ps 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.             Sometimes, I try to remember everything God has done in my life.  Giving his only son Jesus is of course the ultimate gift but that was only the beginning. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

Ps 61:2 From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed.  God is not limited by geography, he is everywhere. Where ever we are, he is there. Even when country boarders change due to war or hostile takeovers, God is there.  Walls and buildings also do not … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: OVERWHELMED

WORD OF THE DAY IS FRUIT

             Ps 52:8 But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love. David’s dilemma here is anger at Doeg and all those who try to grow strong by destroying others. Destroying others not only breaks the ties that hold society together, but also … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FRUIT

WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED

Ps 9:9-10 The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord do not abandon those who search for you. As you go through life, you may feel confident in the plan God set before you. Then something changes. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS NEVER ABANDONED