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 thing to be overcome by the Spirit.  He may be […]

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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 hand of a miracle-working God touches it.  I can never […]

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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 ways their life has failed to deliver what they think […]

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Nuggets For A Child

My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to your word!  Psalm 119:27 God’s agenda for me is to strengthen my faith.  Satan’s agenda is to destroy my faith.  He will do it by using pain and pleasure.  The pleasures tempt me to believe that there is something more desirable than God.  The pain […]

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May He Not Be Unknown To Me

O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary. Psalm 63:1-2 If someone told me that I would be taking someone into my […]

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When I Momentarily Give Up On God

There are many who say, “Who will show us some good? Lift up the light of your face upon us, O Lord!” You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound. PSALMS 4:6-7 David and his closest advisors are on the run from his son Absalom. The […]

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Lifting Your Head

Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Psalm 24:7 God speaks to His people and joyfully commands them to lift their heads. He has gone out to battle on their behalf and has come back victorious. Have you been shamed? No […]

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Stepping Stones

Show me the right path, O Lord; point out the road for me to follow.  Lead me by your truth and teach me,  for you are the God who saves me.  All day long I put my hope in you.  Psalm 25:4-5 A woman who takes the time to listen to and obey the voice […]

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Immovable

Great peace have those who love your law, nothing can make them stumble.  Psalm 119:165 When the Spirit of God inspired these words, He used the word ‘nothing’ in the last phrase. What a promise that absolutely the worst thing imaginable can not make me stumble if I am grounded in the word. I have […]

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What Kind Of Yoke Does Jesus Offer?

Return to your rest, O my soul. The Lord has dealt bountifully with you. Psalm 116:7 The next time you’re part of a group, introduce the topic of ‘the yoke of an oxen’ and there probably won’t be much interest, even among Christians. However, the topic is unavoidable because we’re all yoked to someone. Satan […]

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