Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Psalm 110:1: “The LORD said to my Lord, / ‘Sit...

October 21st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Since this is a psalm by David and he was a king, it seems ...

Psalm 109:4: “In return for my love they are...

October 20th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David recounted in this psalm how he was attacked "without cause" by people and ...

Psalm 108:12–13: “Give us help from trouble,...

October 19th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here is a great truth: only God can really bring help and lasting victory ...

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

October 18th, 2017 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...

October 17th, 2017 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!...

October 16th, 2017 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...

October 15th, 2017 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...

October 14th, 2017 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...

October 13th, 2017 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...

October 12th, 2017 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,...

October 11th, 2017 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...

October 10th, 2017 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!...

October 9th, 2017 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...

October 8th, 2017 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! /...

October 7th, 2017 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;...

October 6th, 2017 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...

October 5th, 2017 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...

October 4th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God's strength and might greatly exceeds that of any pounding surf or tsunami. Unfortunately ...

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

October 4th, 2017 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...

October 3rd, 2017 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,...

October 2nd, 2017 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...

October 1st, 2017 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...

September 30th, 2017 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...

September 29th, 2017 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; /...

September 28th, 2017 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;...

September 27th, 2017 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...

September 26th, 2017 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,...

September 25th, 2017 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...

September 24th, 2017 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...

September 23rd, 2017 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;...

September 22nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Psalm 80, the psalmist cried out to the Lord on behalf of the ...