June 24 Psalm 121 (ESV) My Help Comes from the Lord A Song of Ascents. 121:1 I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he … More June 24 Psalm 121
In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. Psalm 120:1 Charles H. Spurgeon says: However, when cries to man would be our weakness, cries to God will be our strength. To whom should children cry but to their father? Does not some good come even out of that vile thing, falsehood, when it drives us … More Crying out to God in distress
June 23 Psalm 120 (ESV) 120:1 In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. 2 Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue. 3 What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue? 4 A warrior’s sharp arrows, with glowing coals of the broom tree! 5 Woe … More June 23 Psalm 120
I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments. John Piper, on Psalm 119:176, in a sermon, “The Anatomy of Backsliding,” The truth about our experience is that we fail to live at the level of holiness that we know is fitting for a follower of … More The Shocking Last Verse
June 22 Psalm 119:169-176 (ESV) 169 Let my cry come before you, O Lord; give me understanding according to your word! 170 Let my plea come before you; deliver me according to your word. 171 My lips will pour forth praise, for you teach me your statutes. 172 My tongue will sing of your word, for all your commandments are … More June 22 Psalm 119:169-176
I hate and abhor falsehood, but I love your law. Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules. Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble. Psalm 119:163-165, ESV To love a law may Seem strange; but it is the only true divine life. To keep it … More Why do you keep God’s law?
I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil. Psalm 119:162 God’s Word brings great JOY! Do I rejoice over what I read in the Bible daily? Really rejoice? As if I have discovered a hidden treasure? Psalm 119:162 implies that we should have the kind of wonder and joy of finding immense … More Treasure!