Hope or Fear – Psalm 147:11

“but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.” Psalm 147:11 This is why I have no need to fear. My future is not determined by my strength or my ability to get it all right. It is determined by my God who takes pleasure in […]

Foundations of Hope – Psalm 85:10-13

“Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other. Faithfulness springs up from the ground, and righteousness looks down from the sky. Yes, the LORD will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase. Righteousness will go before him and make his footsteps a way.” Psalm 85:10-13 “Let him who […]

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 […]

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 […]

I Am Loved – James 1:17

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” James 1:17 “All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.” Psalm 25:10 There are a […]