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
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
Ps 17:1 O Lord, hear my plea for justice. Listen to my cry for help. Pay attention to my prayer for it comes from honest lips. Have you ever felt there is no justice in the world? You are probably correct in that assumption. Many God never promised life would be fair. What’s important is … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HONEST
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.