Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Giving Thanks for God’s Many Blessing (Psalms 65 Devotional)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song.1 Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion, and to you shall vows be performed.  2 O you who hear prayer, to you shall all flesh come.  3 When iniquities prevail against me, you atone for our transgressions.  4 Blessed is the one you choose… Continue reading Giving Thanks for God’s Many Blessing (Psalms 65 Devotional)

Devotional, God Is..., Old Testament, Psalms

The Effects of Knowing God (Psalms 18:16-27 Devotional)

16 He sent from on high, he took me; he drew me out of many waters.  17 He rescued me from my strong enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.  18 They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my support.  19 He… Continue reading The Effects of Knowing God (Psalms 18:16-27 Devotional)

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The Anchor of my Soul (“God is Immutable” Devotional)

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. 5  He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord. 6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. 7… Continue reading The Anchor of my Soul (“God is Immutable” Devotional)

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God Reigns Over the Nations (“God Is King” Devotional)

Psalm 47For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm.1 Clap your hands, all you nations;  shout to God with cries of joy. 2 For the Lord Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.3 He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet. 4 He chose our inheritance… Continue reading God Reigns Over the Nations (“God Is King” Devotional)

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The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23 Devotional)

A Psalm of David.1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.  2 He makes me lie down in green pastures.  He leads me beside still waters.  3 He restores my soul.  He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.  4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow… Continue reading The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23 Devotional)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

What is Good and Pleasant? (Psalm 133, A Song of Ascents of David, Devotional)

Psalm 133 A Song of Ascents of David Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! 2 It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron,  running down on the collar of his robes! 3 It is like the dew of… Continue reading What is Good and Pleasant? (Psalm 133, A Song of Ascents of David, Devotional)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Thank you, Lord, for this day you have made (Psalm 118: 22-29)

The stone that the builders rejected  has become the cornerstone. This is the Lord's doing;  it is marvelous in our eyes. This is the day that the Lord has made;  let us rejoice and be glad in it. Save us, we pray, O Lord! O Lord, we pray, give us success! Blessed is he who… Continue reading Thank you, Lord, for this day you have made (Psalm 118: 22-29)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)

Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: “The right hand of the Lord does valiantly, the right hand of the Lord exalts,  the right hand of the Lord does valiantly!” I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the Lord. The Lord has disciplined me severely,  but… Continue reading Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)

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Shelter in His everlasting love (Psalm 118: 1-14)

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!2 Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”3 Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”4 Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”5 Out of my distress I called on the… Continue reading Shelter in His everlasting love (Psalm 118: 1-14)

Devotional, Old Testament, Psalms

Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)

Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalm 117 ESV This is the shortest psalm with only two verses, and it is the shortest chapter of the entire Bible. There are 1189 chapters in… Continue reading Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)