The New Jerusalem

Thursday July 22, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 87 And it will be said of Zion, “This one and that one were born in her.” The Most High Himself will establish her. Psalm 87:5 Reflection: The city of Zion, also known as Jerusalem, is the site of much of the LORD’s wondrous workings throughout time. TheologianContinue reading “The New Jerusalem”

As He is Faithful

Wednesday July 21, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 86 Listen, Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Psalm 86:1 Reflection: When the LORD listens to His people, He does not merely hear them. When when the LORD listens to His people, He gives an attentive ear. It has been said that all that isContinue reading “As He is Faithful”

Heavenly Salvation

Tuesday July 20, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 85 Show us Your faithful love, Lord, and give us Your salvation Psalm 85:7 Reflection: To every earnest request for His salvation, the LORD has already responded with faithful love. The sinner far away from God is saved when they turn to Him and believe. Recall the timeContinue reading “Heavenly Salvation”

God’s Dwelling Place

Monday July 19, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 84 Better a day in Your courts than a thousand anywhere else. I would rather be at the door of the house of my God than to live in the tents of the wicked. Psalm 84:10 Reflection: How wonderful it must be to enjoy the Holy Presence ofContinue reading “God’s Dwelling Place”

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”