Our Need for Righteousness

Saturday July 17, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 82 Rise up, God, judge the earth, for all the nations belong to You. Psalm 82:8 Reflection: How desperately the world needs righteousness and justice! Even those who do not know God know that the world lacks these things. The needy and the fatherless are vulnerable to theContinue reading “Our Need for Righteousness”

Real Worship

Friday July 16, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 81 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout in triumph to the God of Jacob. Psalm 81:1 Reflection: To the LORD, the sweetest sound is that of His people giving Him glory. It is the sound of hands playing music to express their joy in Him. ItContinue reading “Real Worship”

Focus on the LORD

Thursday July 15, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 80 Listen, Shepherd of Israel, who guides Joseph like a flock; You who sit enthroned [on] the cherubim, rise up… Psalm 80:1 Reflection: Even when the sheep of His pasture are scattered, the LORD is still Shepherd over Israel, His flock. Even when the surrounding nations have invadedContinue reading “Focus on the LORD”

What We Need

Wednesday July 14, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 79 We have become an object of reproach to our neighbors, a source of mockery and ridicule to those around us. Psalm 79:4 Reflection: “How long LORD?” the psalmist asks. How long must the people be subject to ridicule and scorn? How long must they be preyed uponContinue reading “What We Need”

God Chooses Us

Tuesday July 13, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 78:56-72 He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds; He brought him from tending ewes to be shepherd over His people Jacob- over Israel, His inheritance.  Psalm 78:70-71 Reflection: God chooses to use the people who desire to follow Him. Of course, God has decidedContinue reading “God Chooses Us”

A Compassionate God

Monday July 12, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 78:38-55 Yet He was compassionate; He atoned for [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. He often turned His anger aside and did not unleash all His wrath. Psalm 78:38 Reflection: How blessed we are to be assured of the LORD’s compassion upon us. How fortunate we are to rest in theContinue reading “A Compassionate God”

Faith for the Future

Saturday July 10, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 78:1-20 so that a future generation- children yet to be born-might know. They were to rise and tell their children so that they might put their confidence in God and not forget God’s works, but keep His commandments.  Psalm 78:6-7 Reflection: A faith-filled generation can only develop by knowledgeContinue reading “Faith for the Future”

Holy

Friday July 9, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 77  God, Your way is holy. What god is great like God? Psalm 77:13 Reflection: The word ‘holy’ is difficult to describe. From what is revealed in the Bible, to be holy is to be set apart, to be exalted high above, to be pure and true. GodContinue reading “Holy”

The Real God

Thursday July 8, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 76 God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel. Psalm 76:1 Reflection: The LORD God has made Himself known to the world first through the Jews, and then through the Gentiles. First, through His relationship with Israel, He revealed Himself to the world. Later, He wouldContinue reading “The Real God”