March 24

“Therefore let all the faithful pray to you while you may be found; surely the rising of the mighty waters will not reach them.” – Psalm 32:6 (NIV)            Let me ask you what might be one of the most important questions you can answer.  “How bad is bad enough?”  How bad does something have to get before you… Continue reading March 24

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March 23

“Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven,whose sin is put out of sight!” – Psalm 32:1 (NLT)            A few years ago, my wife was complaining to me that I drive too fast.  I tried to explain that I really don’t drive that fast; it’s just that most speed limits are set way… Continue reading March 23

March 22

“Into your hands I commit my spirit; deliver me, Lord, my faithful God.” – Psalm 31:5 (NIV)            Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you were surrounded by people who were out to get you?  That’s what’s happening for David here in Psalm 31.  It’s probably when Saul was chasing him and trying… Continue reading March 22

March 21

“Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.” – Psalm 30:5b (NLT)            This is for those of you who are weeping today.  Your world has been shattered, and tears are your constant companion.  For some of you, it is the loss of a job or a huge setback you never… Continue reading March 21

March 20

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime!” – Psalm 30:5a (NLT)            God is not mad at you.  Let me say it again.  God is NOT mad at you.  He’s not that kind of God.  David reminds us of this in our verse today.  Oh, it’s not that God… Continue reading March 20

March 19

“You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead; you spared me from going down to the pit.” – Psalm 30:3 (NIV)            When I was reading this Psalm, the last phrase caught my eye:  “You spared me from going down to the pit.”  I began to think back over my life and how it… Continue reading March 19

March 18

“Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.” – Psalm 30:2 (NIV)            Last year, Paul Wood, from Lodi, California, went to the doctor.  For months, he had been suffering from excruciating headaches.  After tests and CT scans, the doctor told him that his brain was bleeding and that the CT… Continue reading March 18

March 17

“The Lord gives his people strength.” – Psalm 29:11 (NLT)            Strength—is that YOUR need today?  I prayed with a young man yesterday who suffered from a freak kind of stroke.  His road ahead and rehab is uncertain.  One thing for sure:  He will need strength from God.  I spoke with a woman today who moved… Continue reading March 17

March 16

“The voice of the Lord is powerful.” – Psalm 29:4 (NIV)            Several years ago, I worked at the Downtown YMCA in Houston.  For a period of time, I assisted in the stress-testing lab where we did physicals on members prior to designing fitness programs for them.  The doctor heading up our lab was the Chief… Continue reading March 16

March 15

“Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name.” – Psalm 29:2 (NIV)            For those of us old enough to remember 9/11, something happened to us.  We became appreciative.  We watched in horror as the Twin Towers went down with massive loss of life.  Many were trapped inside and had no way out, but there were… Continue reading March 15