Monthly Archives: December 2016

Trust Leads to Triumph

To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul; in you I trust, O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.Psalm 25:1-2 The 25th Psalm is a powerful prayer of … Continue reading

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Strong and Mighty

Who is the King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8 Soon after David became king, he defeated the Philistines in the Valley of Rephaim. He did this after he inquired of the … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Heads

Lift up your heads, O you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. 24:7 In Dante’s Divine Comedy, he paints a perfect prose picture of the gates of hell adorned with a … Continue reading

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You Belong to the Lord

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters. Psalm 24:1-2 Gail Lynne Goodwin, author, coach, speaker, and founder … Continue reading

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Goodness and Love Will Chase You

Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life! Wow, … Continue reading

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In the Presence of My Enemy

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Psalm 23:5 Today’s passage from the 23rd Psalm is especially fitting for someone struggling with a serious or terminal … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid for He Is with You

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 I suppose one of the biggest challenges to living … Continue reading

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The Right Path

He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23:3b In my young adult years after I left the United States Marine Corps, my wife and I decided to move back to Kentucky and live on a … Continue reading

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Green Pastures and Quiet Waters

He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. Psalm 23:2-3a I own a beautiful Thomas Kinkade print which my daughter gave me one year for Christmas. This print portrays a … Continue reading

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The Shepherd Guide

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. Psalm 23:1 We are now entering the most beloved passage in the Old Testament, the 23rd Psalm. It has been used to comfort countless Christians when illness, death, betrayal, … Continue reading

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