Monthly Archives: October 2016

To Flee or Fight

In the Lord I take refuge. How then can you say to me: “Flee like a bird to your mountain.” Psalm 11:1 Unfortunately, in David’s life he faced all kinds of adversity and danger. Whether it was the wild animals … Continue reading

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The Lord Is King

The Lord is King for ever and ever… Psalm 10:16 Today’s passage from the Psalms reminds us that the Lord is King for ever and ever. He is the Lord Almighty and we are to honor him in all we … Continue reading

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An Image of God

But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; you consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to you; you are the helper of the fatherless. Psalm 10:14 Tremper Longman III, an Old Testament scholar, theologian, … Continue reading

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He Lifts His Hand

Arise, Lord! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless. Psalm 10:12 Today has started out to be a really foggy and confusing day. It is yet another day in a string of confusing days where I’ve … Continue reading

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He Is Not Hiding

Why, O Lord, do you stand off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? Psalm 10:1 In today’s passage the Psalmist wrestles with the age old question, “Why doesn’t God help in times of trouble?” Whenever difficult situations … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Hope Come From?

But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish. Psalm 9:18 Have you ever felt like your particular situation was so bleak there was absolutely no hope left for you? I’ve been there … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Stronghold

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Psalm 9:9 Like today’s Psalm passage presents, I serve a loving God who is my stronghold, my fortress, my tall tower, and my shelter just like … Continue reading

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Know His Name

Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:10 King David was a man of worshipful wisdom, pious passion, and spiritual strength. He understood the greatness of God, … Continue reading

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He Is the Lord Most High

I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. Psalm 9:2 Have you ever been overcome by the Spirit of God in such a way that you radically rejoice in the … Continue reading

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Tell of His Great Wonders

I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of your great wonders. Psalm 9:1 Ralph Waldo Emerson was a nineteenth century American pastor, essayist, lecturer, and poet who wrote, “Never lose an opportunity to see … Continue reading

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