All Our Days – Psalm 90:14

“Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.” Psalm 90:14 It is in knowing the steadfast love of the Lord for those who are His that we are able to truly, freely rejoice. His is a love which conquers our fear and soothes our […]

When We Don’t Understand – Psalm 32:9-10

“Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you. Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but steadfast love surrounds the one who trusts in the LORD.” Psalm 32:9-10 “But for me it is good to be near God; […]

Keeping Careful Watch – Proverbs 4:23, 26

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life… Ponder the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure.” Proverbs 4:23, 26 These verses struck me this morning as pictures of such intentionality. We are not to live our lives simply coasting. Rather, we keep attentive watch […]

Prove Me, O Lord – Psalm 26:2-3

“Prove me, O LORD, and try me; test my heart and my mind. For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness.” Psalm 26:2-3 The writer of this psalm, David, begins by speaking of his having walked in integrity and “trusted in the LORD without wavering.” Then he makes a […]

Who Am I? – Exodus 3:11-12

“But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?’ He said, ‘But I will be with you’” Exodus 3:11-12a “But I will be with you.” A seemingly simple statement. Yet it identifies a major shift in perspective—one that turns everything around […]