Monthly Archives: August 2014

My Deliverer

For you have been my hope, O Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth. From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you Psalm 71:5-6 Today passage from the … Continue reading

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Difficult Days

Yet I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; O Lord, do not delay. Psalm 70:5 Today is the fourth demanding day in a string of difficult days filled with … Continue reading

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Let God Be Exalted

But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation always say, “Let God be exalted!” Psalm 70:4 Today has been an extremely difficult day as I wrestle with the demands of … Continue reading

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Glorify God with Thanksgiving

I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. Psalm 69:30-31 Yesterday evening a thunderstorm was raging in the … Continue reading

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Sure Salvation

But I pray to you, O Lord, in the time of your favor; in your great love, O God, answer me with your sure salvation. Psalm 69:13 Yesterday, our Sunday School lesson centered on the great mercy of God our … Continue reading

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Show Us Your Strength

Summon your power, O God; show us your strength, O God, as you have done before. Psalm 68:28 Part of my morning ritual is to exercise because it is one of the six tenants of the “Best Practices” which everyone … Continue reading

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He Bears Our Burdens

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Psalm 68:19 I love to read and especially enjoy Christian literature. Unfortunately, I am unable to remember most of the information that I read. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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Be Glad and Rejoice

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 I read today in the Gospel of Luke about the time when Jesus healed the lame, blind, deaf, and leprosy laden people … Continue reading

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May God Be Gracious

May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Psalm 67:1-2 Today’s passage from the Psalms is one of the … Continue reading

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God’s Guiding Light

Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me! Psalm 66:20 My wife and I just returned from a weeklong trip to the coast of Maine. While we were there, we visited the … Continue reading

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