Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Psalm 107:2: “Let the redeemed of the LORD...

January 19th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Redeemed people (believers) need to share their faith unashamedly so that lost people might ...

Psalm 106:48: “Blessed be the LORD God of Israel...

January 18th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this psalm, the psalmist traced the rebellion of Israel and the steadfast love ...

Psalm 105:1: “Oh, give thanks to the LORD!...

January 17th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David tells us to do 3 things as we approach God. First, give Him ...

Psalm 104:24: “O LORD, how manifold are Your...

January 16th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The author of this psalm is not mentioned in the title, but it's believed ...

Psalm 103:11–12: “For as the heavens are...

January 15th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
For the believer, God's twin gifts of mercy and forgiveness should make us eternally ...

Psalm 102:11–12: “My days are like a shadow...

January 14th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In an old Calvin and Hobbes cartoon, Calvin says to Hobbes, "God put me ...

Psalm 101:3: “I will set nothing wicked before...

January 13th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm reveals King David's devotion to integrity, and his strategy for behaving wisely ...

Psalm 100:4: “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,...

January 12th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The gates and courts this psalm speaks of entering are those of the tabernacle. ...

Psalm 99:1: “The LORD reigns; / Let the peoples...

January 11th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm declares that God reigns. Regardless of the political situation at any given ...

Psalm 98:1: “Oh, sing to the LORD a new song!...

January 10th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
A young teenager once complained to his father that he found most of the ...

Psalm 97:7: “Let all be put to shame who serve...

January 9th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
It is common in this 21st century to depict the religious beliefs of indigenous ...

Psalm 96:1: “Oh, sing to the LORD a new song! /...

January 8th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
At one time or another, we have all had a song get stuck in ...

Psalm 95:6: “Oh come, let us worship and bow down;...

January 7th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David's psalm challenges us to surrender ourselves to God through worship. It is there, ...

Psalm 94:16–17: “Who will rise up for me against...

January 6th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The author of this psalm declared that if God didn't rescue him there was ...

Psalm 93:4: “The LORD on high is mightier / Than...

January 5th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God's strength and might greatly exceeds that of any pounding surf or tsunami. But ...

Psalm 92:5–6: “O LORD, how great are Your works!...

January 4th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When the psalmist called the man who does not recognize God "senseless," he used ...

Psalm 91:10: “No evil shall befall you, / Nor shall...

January 3rd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We see in Psalm 91 that the author made God his place of safety, ...

Psalm 90:12: “So teach us to number our days,...

January 2nd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Psalm 90 was written by Moses, and is considered by many to be the ...

Psalm 89:49–50: “LORD, where are Your former...

January 1st, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Although this psalm ends on a sad note, “Where are you God?”, the psalmist ...

Psalm 88:18: “Loved one and friend You have...

December 31st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Some have called this psalm the "dark night of the soul," because it doesn't ...

Psalm 87:6: “The LORD will record, / When He...

December 30th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In 1790, the newly established government in America thought it a good thing to ...

Psalm 86:11: “Teach me Your way, O LORD; /...

December 29th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When David went through difficulties in his life, he desired to remain teachable, flexible, ...

Psalm 85:10: “Mercy and truth have met together;...

December 28th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We should stop and think a moment about how difficult it is to get ...

Psalm 84:5: “Blessed is the man whose strength...

December 27th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
What is the Holy Spirit saying to us in this psalm but that we ...

Psalm 83:18: “That they may know that You,...

December 26th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm was a prayer against the hostile nations that surrounded and threatened Israel. ...

Psalm 82:1–2: “God stands in the congregation...

December 25th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm addresses the injustice of earthly judges who were meant to protect and ...

Psalm 81:10: “I am the LORD your God, / Who...

December 24th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a promise from the Lord designed to encourage us to pray and ...

Psalm 80:19: “Restore us, O LORD God of hosts;...

December 23rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Psalm 80, the psalmist cried out to the Lord on behalf of the ...

Psalm 79:5: “How long, LORD? / Will You be angry...

December 22nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
It is said that this is the verse that Aurelius Augustinus (Augustine) quoted in ...

Psalm 78:2–4: “I will open my mouth in a parable;...

December 21st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Hebrew word used here for parable is broader than the one used in ...

Psalm 77:8–9: “Has His mercy ceased forever?...

December 20th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After asking a series of questions about God, the psalmist writes "Selah," which is ...