Category: Psalms

When God Makes Our Enemies Fear Us

For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.  Psalm 18:29 How does God protect us if we are His child? He nudges us to take a different route, buy a different house, even make … Continue reading When God Makes Our Enemies Fear Us

Satan Will Use God’s Word Against Me

Hold not your peace, or God of my praise. Psalms 109:1 Has the Word of God ever tormented you? Conviction is one thing; torment is altogether different. God is not a tormentor and yet, when it’s the Word of God that appears to eat at … Continue reading Satan Will Use God’s Word Against Me

A Map Of ‘Down’

Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he … Continue reading A Map Of ‘Down’

No Longer On Speaking Terms

I proclaim your saving acts in the great assembly; I do not seal my lips, Lord, as you know. I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and your saving help. I do not conceal your love and your … Continue reading No Longer On Speaking Terms

Lifting Up What Is Almost Dead

“O afflicted one, storm-tossed and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.  Isaiah 54;11 Hagar knew what it was to face death.  She experienced an isolation in the wilderness that offered no comfort. She held her nearly dead … Continue reading Lifting Up What Is Almost Dead

How God Comforts Me

"Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Every day, we have more … Continue reading How God Comforts Me

When Changes Come In Waves

Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.  Psalm 42:7 Have you ever been knocked over by a huge wave?  I have.  As a child of 5 years old, I almost drowned when … Continue reading When Changes Come In Waves

Trembling For Home

Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth. Worship the LORD with reverence and rejoice with trembling.  Psalm 2:10-11 Worship and trembling go together.  I've been so moved during worship that I could no longer stand up.  It's a beautiful … Continue reading Trembling For Home

Making Critical Choices With My Senses

Make me to know your way, O Lord; teach me your paths.  Psalm 25:4 I can judge nothing with my senses correctly without consulting God.  Nothing!  What looks lush one day can be a wasteland tomorrow.  What looks barren today can become lush once the … Continue reading Making Critical Choices With My Senses

The Object of Someone’s Wrath

Who considers the power of your anger, and your wrath according to the fear of you? Psalm 90:11 Many live as the object of someone’s wrath. Through no fault of their own, they share the same last name with someone who harbors rage over the … Continue reading The Object of Someone’s Wrath