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 […]

Dealing Well With Me – Psalm 119:65

“You have dealt well with your servant, O LORD, according to your word.” Psalm 119:65 How often do I forget that my Lord deals well with me? That His goodness constantly pursues me, surrounds me, and is stored up for me? The goodness of my precious Lord, which does not always present itself in the […]

Created for Joy – Isaiah 65:17-18

“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind. But be glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for behold, I create Jerusalem to be a joy, and her people to be a gladness.” Isaiah 65:17-18 This morning I read […]

Able to Stand – Mark 14:29-30

“Peter said to him, ‘Even though they all fall away, I will not.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times.’” Mark 14:29-30 Peter was so emphatic about his love for and commitment to Jesus. He was convinced that no […]