WORD OF THE DAY IS DOUBTS

Ps 94:19 When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.      Doubts are insidious and give us a feeling of uncertainty. Ever had doubts? I have doubts about who I am and what I should do. Sometimes we doubt our fashion sense, career choices or decisions made years ago. How … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DOUBTS

WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

Ps 91:16 I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”             Rewards are complicated. We want rewards. We work hard for them and sometimes do things we shouldn’t to receive them. And what happens when we get the new car, promotion or great vacation, do we thank God and appreciate … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

WORD OF THE DAY IS FEAR NOT

91:5-6 Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday I tried to count how many times “fear not” is in the Bible, but with all the different translations and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FEAR NOT

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