Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Psalm 51:1–2: “Have mercy upon me, O God,...

August 24th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The title of this psalm gives us its historical background: "A Psalm of David ...

Psalm 50:15: “Call upon Me in the day of trouble;...

August 23rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We all have people in our lives that we only see when they need ...

Psalm 49:15: “But God will redeem my soul from...

August 22nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is one of the greatest affirmations of trust and confidence in God in ...

Psalm 48:14: “For this is God, / Our God forever...

August 21st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David reminds us at the end of this song that this God he ...

Psalm 47:1: “Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples!...

August 20th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This psalm could have been written about the victories won under any number of ...

Psalm 46:10–11: “Be still, and know that...

August 19th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a powerful yet calming piece of Scripture. The message is not only ...

Psalm 45:2: “You are fairer than the sons of...

August 18th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David painted a prophetic picture of the Messiah in this pslam, almost 1000 ...

Psalm 44:3: “For they did not gain possession...

August 17th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God's people realized that they did not win possession of the land of Israel ...

Psalm 43:5: “Why are you cast down, O my soul?...

August 16th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Three times in this psalm David gave himself a pep talk, encouraging himself to ...

Psalm 42:1–2: “As the deer pants for the...

August 15th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Imagine a deer on the run, as it's being chased or hunted by its ...

Psalm 41:9: “Even my own familiar friend in...

August 14th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
One of King David's close companions, Ahithophel, betrayed him. Ahithophel was David's personal counselor; ...

Psalm 40:1–3: “I waited patiently for the...

August 13th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this psalm, David recalled a hopeless, helpless situation he had fallen into, and ...

Psalm 39:4–5: “LORD, make me to know my end,...

August 12th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
No one likes to think about it but we all need to be aware ...

Psalm 38:1–2: “LORD, do not rebuke me in...

August 11th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David, a warrior king, used language in this psalm that described God as a ...

Psalm 37:23–24: “The steps of a good man...

August 10th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
On the road of life, a believer's pathway is established or ordered by the ...

Psalm 36:7: “How precious is Your lovingkindness,...

August 9th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When David said "the children of men put their trust under the shadow of ...

Psalm 35:17: “LORD, how long will You look...

August 8th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When we find ourselves in the midst of struggles, it often feels as though ...

Psalm 34:18: “The LORD is near to those who...

August 7th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We believe that God is drawn to the brokenhearted because they have learned the ...

Psalm 33:18–19: “Behold, the eye of the LORD...

August 6th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David said that God's watchful eye is on you even when you can't ...

Psalm 32:1: “Blessed is he whose transgression...

August 5th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David opened this psalm with a profound statement about what brings happiness in life. ...

Psalm 31:5: “Into Your hand I commit my spirit;...

August 4th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a prophetic statement applied to both King David and to the Son ...

Psalm 30:11: “You have turned for me my mourning...

August 3rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God exchanged David's sackcloth, a garment traditionally worn in times of mourning, for a ...

Psalm 29:10–11: “The LORD sat enthroned at...

August 2nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David noted in this psalm that in the distant past God was there ...

Psalm 28:1–2: “To You I will cry, O LORD...

August 1st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We have all experienced times when it seemed like God was silent and not ...

Psalm 27:1: “The LORD is my light and my salvation;...

July 31st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
There are times in our lives when it feels like we live in a ...

Psalm 26:1–2: “Vindicate me, O LORD, / For...

July 30th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This was a psalm written when David had apparently been accused of something, and ...

Psalm 25:4–5: “Show me Your ways, O LORD;...

July 29th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We can't help but notice how strong David's desire was to learn how God ...

Psalm 24:3–4: “Who may ascend into the hill...

July 28th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Since God is perfect, how can sinful people approach Him; how can we come ...

Psalm 23:1: “The LORD is my shepherd; / I shall...

July 27th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This opening line of the “Shepherd's Psalm” is the most famous line of all ...

Psalm 22:1: “My God, my God, why have You forsaken...

July 26th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a familiar passage to believers. It is 1 of 7 statements Jesus ...

Psalm 21:1: “The king shall have joy in Your...

July 25th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David was singing a song of praise and worship about the confidence he had ...