A Hiding Place

Scripture You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word. ~Psalm 119:114, NASB Quote There is only one safe hiding place. ~Rebecca Jordan I did a brief study of Psalm 62 during my devotional time yesterday. It is a great Psalm where David confesses his dependence on the LORD. David said, “I…

The Amazing Word

Scripture How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heart every day? How long will my enemy have the upper hand? ~Psalm 13:2, NLT Quote God’s grace, through the person and work of His Son Jesus Christ, is the only salvation from sin and evil. ~Ya’akov No one agrees on the…

Seeking His Face

Scripture When You said, “Seek My face,” My heart said to You, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.” ~Psalm 27:8, NKJV Quote When I think of seeking His face, I am thinking about His face {Person} rather than His hands {asking for something I want or need.} ~Rex Looney The Hebrew word pānîm can mean the…

Shame

Scripture I hold fast to your statutes, Lord; do not let me be put to shame…Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. ~Psalm 119:31,39, NIV Quote I sometimes think that shame, mere awkward, senseless shame, does as much toward preventing good acts and straightforward happiness as any of our vices. ~Clyde…

Space

Scripture When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place. ~Psalm 118:5, NIV Quote The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God, but in the cities little else but the works of men. And the one makes a better subject for contemplation…

Old Trees Bear Fresh Fruit

Scripture The righteous flourish like a tree…they will bear fruit in old age. ~Psalm 92:12-14 Quote Age brings a harvest which all men must reap: the fruit will determine if it is bitter or sweet. ~Mrs. Charles E. Cowman When Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was well along in years and every hair of his head was…

Rejoice–It’s An Order

Scripture Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob… this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob. ~Psalm 81:1,4, NIV Quote We fail to worship because our minds are attached to useless things. If is impossible to worship God when our mind is not…

Be Still My Soul

Scripture Truly my soul finds rest in God: my salvation comes from Him. ~Psalm 62:1, NIV Quote To God, silence can be a form of praise. ~Ellen Davis Life can get noisy. As I was doing my devotions a few days back, the hymn “Be Still My Soul” came to mind. It is a great…

Fearless

Scripture In God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me? ~Psalms 58:11, NIV Quote Courage is not the absence of fear, it is the conquest of it. ~Anonymous David was a warrior king who had stood face to face with death in hand to hand combat many times and yet…

Only God Is Great

Scripture But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “God is great!” ~Psalm 70:4, NLT Quote God’s glory cannot be contained by creation because God the infinite Creator remains far greater than what He created. ~Steven J. Lawson I attended…