Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Psalm 141:3: “Set a guard, O LORD, over my...

November 21st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Book of Proverbs tells us that "Death and life are in the power ...

Psalm 140:7: “O God the Lord, the strength...

November 20th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The head is one of the most vulnerable parts of the body to traumatic ...

Psalm 139:14: “I will praise You, for I am...

November 19th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We humans are made in both fearful and marvelous ways. We have all been ...

Psalm 138:6: “Though the LORD is on high, /...

November 18th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David saw himself as small and lowly while his enemies, in their pride, ...

Psalm 137:1: “By the rivers of Babylon, / There...

November 17th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
"The rivers of Babylon" still exist: the Tigris and Euphrates, which surround modern day ...

Psalm 136:1: “Oh, give thanks to the LORD,...

November 16th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm begins and ends with the same thought: being thankful for God's mercy. ...

Psalm 135:6: “Whatever the LORD pleases He...

November 15th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This phrase, "Whatever the LORD pleases He does," is better translated ''Whatever the LORD ...

Psalm 134:3: “The LORD who made heaven and...

November 14th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David tells us in this psalm that the Creator Himself blesses His human creation. ...

Psalm 133:1: “Behold, how good and how pleasant...

November 13th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
There are few things in life that are both good for us and pleasant ...

Psalm 132:11–12: “The LORD has sworn in truth...

November 12th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David made an oath to God that he would not rest until he had ...

Psalm 131:1: “LORD, my heart is not haughty,...

November 11th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David reminded himself here that he was not to have a prideful or haughty ...

Psalm 130:5: “I wait for the LORD, my soul...

November 10th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Matthew 24:35, Jesus said, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words ...

Psalm 129:5–6: “Let all those who hate Zion...

November 9th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Psalm 129 focuses on the perseverance and survival of the most enduring people on ...

Psalm 128:1–2: “Blessed is every one who...

November 8th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Too often in an effort to understand God, we reduce Him to a size ...

Psalm 127:1: “Unless the LORD builds the house,...

November 7th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Benjamin Franklin quoted these opening words of Psalm 127 in a challenge to the ...

Psalm 126:5–6: “Those who sow in tears /...

November 6th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this psalm, the author used a farming illustration to explain a spiritual truth ...

Psalm 125:1: “Those who trust in the LORD /...

November 5th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David says that those who put their full weight on the LORD and completely ...

Psalm 124:6–7: “Blessed be the LORD, / Who...

November 4th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In that day, fowlers were professional bird-catchers who captured birds by spreading a net ...

Psalm 123:2: “Behold, as the eyes of servants...

November 3rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm tells us that we are to pay close attention to the Lord. ...

Psalm 122:6–7: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:...

November 2nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
A prayer for peace is certainly an appropriate prayer for a city whose very ...

Psalm 121:1–2: “I will lift up my eyes to...

November 1st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm was sung by pilgrims making their journey to Jerusalem, on Mount Zion, ...

Psalm 120:1: “In my distress I cried to the...

October 31st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We usually remember to cry out to God when the pressure is on, but ...

Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp to my feet...

October 30th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We all want to see exactly where we're going in life, from start to ...

Psalm 118:22–23: “The stone which the builders...

October 29th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This chief-cornerstone verse is the second most frequently quoted Old Testament verse in the ...

Psalm 117:2: “For His merciful kindness is...

October 28th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is the shortest psalm and the shortest chapter in the Bible. It is ...

Psalm 116:17: “I will offer to You the sacrifice...

October 27th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David was careful to thank God even though it was a sacrifice for him ...

Psalm 115:8: “Those who make them are like...

October 26th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Idols are an illusion made to look, by the material they are manufactured from, ...

Psalm 114:7–8: “Tremble, O earth, at the...

October 25th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The point of these 2 references from Exodus 17:6 and Numbers 20:8 is that ...

Psalm 113:3: “From the rising of the sun to...

October 24th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Two concepts are included in this one illustration of God's creation praising Him. First, ...

Psalm 112:7: “He will not be afraid of evil...

October 23rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
As believers, we certainly aren't immune to trouble and heavy burdens; however, when we ...

Psalm 111:10: “The fear of the LORD is the...

October 22nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Scripture uses this expression, "the fear of the LORD," to mean being in awe ...