January 15

“You have taught the little children to praise you perfectly.” – Psalm 8:2 (TLB)            A few weeks ago, our Children’s Ministry did some special music and drama in our morning services.  Is there anything cuter than that?  This year was a western theme, and they all had on their little cowboy and cowgirl… Continue reading January 15


January 14

“O Lord my God, if I have done wrong or am guilty of injustice,if I have betrayed a friend or plundered my enemy without cause, then let my enemies capture me. Let them trample me into the ground and drag my honor in the dust.” – Psalm 7:3-5 (NLT)            Most people don’t want accountability.  They want approval.  Have you… Continue reading January 14

January 12

“Spread your protection over them, that all who love your name may be filled with joy.  For you bless the godly, O Lord;you surround them with your shield of love.” – Psalm 5:11-12 (NLT)            “Father, I pray your protection over all who read this today.  As they yield their day before you, wrap your great arms around… Continue reading January 12

January 11

“Lead me in the right path, O Lord, or my enemies will conquer me. Make your way plain for me to follow.” – Psalm 5:8 (NLT)            Have you ever wondered what God wanted you to do?  I have.  In fact, when I was reading this verse, I thought to myself that I have prayed this very… Continue reading January 11

January 10

“Because of your unfailing love, I can enter your house; I will worship at your Temple with deepest awe.” – Psalm 5:7 (NLT)            When I lived in Phoenix, I had a friend who invited me to play golf with him at an exclusive golf club.  Knowing that some of the nicer courses could cost… Continue reading January 10

January 7

“You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and new wine.” – Psalm 4:7 (NLT)             In 2012, Wired magazine, which features the latest gadgets in the world of technology, gave a list of what they believed to be the five best toys ever.  Their list was shocking… Continue reading January 7

January 6

“Don’t sin by letting anger control you. Think about it overnight and remain silent.” – Psalm 4:4 (NLT)            What great words to live by for the New Year!  Some people think it’s a sin to get angry.  It’s not.  Anger is simply an emotion.  In fact, it’s a GOD-given emotion.  Anger helps us to protect… Continue reading January 6