Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pursuing the Enemy While I Can

I pursued my enemies and overtook them, I did not turn back till they were destroyed. I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. Psalm 18:37-38 I truly love today’s passage from the Psalms … Continue reading

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God Sustains Me

You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great. Psalm 18:35 In today’s passage from the Psalms we learn that God gave King David His shield of victory, offered … Continue reading

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God’s Training

He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. Psalm 18:34 As a helicopter pilot in the United States Marine Corps, we trained all the time. Each year we conducted thousands of hours of training … Continue reading

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Standing on the Heights

He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights. Psalm 18:33 One of the first things taught in ground tactics as a young 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps was to … Continue reading

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Give Thanks Today

He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. Psalm 18:16 Today is Thanksgiving Day but for someone with Alzheimer’s disease it is just another day in the battle against this … Continue reading

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Armed with Strength

For who is God besides the Lord? And who is the Rock except our God? It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. Psalm 18:31-32 I’ve read the 18th Psalm countless times in my life. … Continue reading

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The Perfect Way

As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in Him. Psalm 18:30 John Bunyan, the great English writer and Baptist preacher, wrote in his famous … Continue reading

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A Fortress to Everyone

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 While serving as a pilot in … Continue reading

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My Sole Source of Strength

I love you, O Lord, my strength. Psalm 18:1 In Steven J. Lawson’s commentary on the Psalms he writes, “In every soul-testing trial, the believer must find strength in a refuge greater than himself. He must be anchored to a … Continue reading

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God Keeps My Lamp Burning

You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. Psalm 18:28-29 Yesterday was our church’s food pantry distribution … Continue reading

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