Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 31, 2017: Day 31 – Psalm 31

As you read through this psalm you will find at least one verse that strikes a familiar note.  Look at vs.5 and you will find its counterpart in Luke 23:46 where Jesus is on the cross and he utters his … Continue reading

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January 30, 2017: Day 30 – Psalm 30

This song comes to mind when I read this Psalm.   There are some conflicting titles to this psalm.  The non Scriptural title is: “Thanksgiving for recovery from grave illness”.  There is definitely a flow where there is a calling … Continue reading

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January 29, 2017: Day 29 – Psalm 29

When the psalmist uses the word “ascribe” we ought to understand him basically saying: recognize that the Lord has strength.  It is a call to acknowledge who God is.  We are not able to give God anything.  We cannot be … Continue reading

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January 28, 2017: Day 28 – Psalm 28

The flow of this psalm is one where the author cries out to the Lord for help, look at vs.1 and then the transition happens in vs.6 where we hear that God has heard the his pleadings and responded to … Continue reading

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January 27, 2017 : Day 27 – Psalm 27

I have used this Psalm often in situations where I am ministering to a family who simply has not heard an answer to prayer after a prolonged crisis or difficulty.  The last two verses, 13-14, where we are encouraged to … Continue reading

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January 26, 2017: Day 26 – Psalm 26

Would you believe that I had plans to take my computer home last night and produce the blog after my daughter’s basketball game?  They ended up winning by 44 and it was so exciting that I completely forgot.  I know, … Continue reading

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January 25, 2017: Day 25 – Psalm 25

So when the psalmist asks in vs. 7 “do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions”, I wonder where that takes you and what memories it just might elicit?  I have a number of memories of my … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017: Day 24 – Psalm 24

I can’t help but think of the hymn: “Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates” as we read this psalm.  In case you don’t know which hymn it is here is a clip to refresh your memory.  It is a … Continue reading

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January 23, 2017: Day 23 – Psalm 23

Do you know this Psalm by heart?  I would encourage you over this day to read it more than just once.  Read it and try to memorize it and maybe this Sunday we will say it together to see if … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017: Day 22 – Psalm 22

For this Psalm you have to turn to the Gospel of Matthew chapter 27 and you will find some very close parallel verses.  Now, we know that Psalm 22 came before Matthew was ever written and hundreds of years before … Continue reading

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