I Sing of His Mercy

“In him we have redemption” (salvation; deliverance from sin) “through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us” (Eph. 1:7-8a). “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more” (Heb. 8:12). “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and … Continue reading I Sing of His Mercy

Awaken the Dawn

Psalm 57 is a psalm of lament. The psalmist experienced some type of disaster in his life which engulfed him like a violent storm. He was hotly pursued by his enemies who, to him, were like lions or ravenous beasts just waiting to devour him with their sharp tongues. They tried to trip him up … Continue reading Awaken the Dawn

Thought-Provoking

The Lord Jesus led me to read 1 Chronicles 16 (Select vv. NASB). Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders. Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the … Continue reading Thought-Provoking

Our Only God

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 95 (vv. 1-7a NIV). Do you ever feel saddened by circumstances or by how people respond to you? You know what God has called you to do. You know the words of encouragement he has whispered in your heart. You heard him clearly. There is no doubt … Continue reading Our Only God

The Safe Place

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:31 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Jesus, I Am Resting, Resting.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 57 (NASB). Refuge in Him (vv. 1-3) Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And … Continue reading The Safe Place

Swords in Their Lips

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 8:48 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Total Praise.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Psalm 59 (Select vv. ESV). They Lie in Wait (vv. 1-4) To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David, when Saul sent men to watch … Continue reading Swords in Their Lips