Not in Want

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 9:09 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 23 (ESV). Preface The Lord Jesus Christ, God the Son, came to earth, took on human form, suffered as we suffer, and was tempted in like manner … Continue reading Not in Want

The Power of the Dog

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 11:06 p.m. – The Lord Jesus, again, put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” I believe there is a very good reason why he has been putting that song in my head nearly daily this past week or so. Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 22 … Continue reading The Power of the Dog

A Just Cause

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 6:11 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 17 (ESV). A Heart Prepared (vv. 1-5) A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O Lord; attend to my cry! Give ear to my prayer from … Continue reading A Just Cause

My Chosen Portion

Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “A Believer’s Prayer.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 16 (ESV). Preserve Me (vv. 1-2) Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have … Continue reading My Chosen Portion

Take Refuge

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9:11 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 5 (ESV). Prayer (vv. 1-3) Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my … Continue reading Take Refuge

Rulers Take Counsel

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 5:33 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “For Our Nation.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 2 (ESV). Nations Rage (vv. 1-3) Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers … Continue reading Rulers Take Counsel

Good and Bad Counsel

Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:17 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “He Touched My Mouth.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 1 (ESV). Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the … Continue reading Good and Bad Counsel