Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

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

January 28th, 2021 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...

January 27th, 2021 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...

January 26th, 2021 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...

January 25th, 2021 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...

January 24th, 2021 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...

January 23rd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Scripture uses this expression, "the fear of the LORD," to mean being in awe ...

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

January 22nd, 2021 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...

January 21st, 2021 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,...

January 20th, 2021 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...

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, ...