Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Psalm 143:11: “Revive me, O LORD, for Your...

May 28th, 2024 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David prayed for 3 things in this verse: deliverance, understanding, and spiritual revival. Every ...

Psalm 142:4: “Look on my right hand and see,...

May 27th, 2024 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David, who was probably still young and not yet king, wrote this psalm while ...

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

May 26th, 2024 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...

May 25th, 2024 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...

May 24th, 2024 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, /...

May 23rd, 2024 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...

May 22nd, 2024 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,...

May 21st, 2024 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...

May 20th, 2024 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...

May 19th, 2024 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...

May 18th, 2024 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...

May 17th, 2024 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,...

May 16th, 2024 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...

May 15th, 2024 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...

May 14th, 2024 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...

May 13th, 2024 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,...

May 12th, 2024 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 /...

May 11th, 2024 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 /...

May 10th, 2024 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...

May 9th, 2024 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...

May 8th, 2024 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:...

May 7th, 2024 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...

May 6th, 2024 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...

May 5th, 2024 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...

May 4th, 2024 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...

May 3rd, 2024 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...

May 2nd, 2024 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...

May 1st, 2024 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...

April 30th, 2024 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...

April 29th, 2024 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...

April 28th, 2024 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Two concepts are included in this one illustration of God's creation praising Him. First, ...