June 19

“Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy.” – Psalm 68:5 (NLT)          We just celebrated Father’s Day this past Sunday.  It’s not an easy day for many people.  For some of us, it’s hard because we’ve lost our fathers.  We miss him, even though he may have died years ago.  A big part of… Continue reading June 19

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June 18

“May your ways be known throughout the earth, your saving power among people everywhere.” – Psalm 67:2 (NLT)          God is what you’re looking for.  You may not know it, but He is.  And not just you.  He’s what EVERYONE is looking for.  That’s why David makes this proclamation in our verse today. God is the answer to the deepest questions that… Continue reading June 18

July 17

“May God be merciful and bless us.  May his face smile with favor on us.” – Psalm 67:1 (NLT)   Let me pray this Psalm over you today…   “Father, I pray your mercy upon my friends today.  Many of us have fallen short and need your grace to be poured out upon us.  We haven’t… Continue reading July 17

June 16

“If I had not confessed the sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.  But God did listen!  He paid attention to my prayer.” – Psalm 66:18-19 (NLT)           “Confession is good for the soul.”  Ever heard that quote? It’s true.  Confession empties our hearts of the guilt that is eating away at us on the inside.  We feel better… Continue reading June 16

June 15

“You have tested us, O God;you have purified us like silver.” – Psalm 66:10 (NLT)          We’re funny sometimes, aren’t we?  We want all the benefits that life and faith have to offer without any of the cost.  We want health.  But we don’t want to eat right, sleep right, or exercise.  We want to have nice things without debt.  But… Continue reading June 15

June 14

“He made a dry path through the Red Sea, and his people went across on foot.  There we rejoiced in him.” – Psalm 66:6 (NLT)          I watched a short video this morning of a woman named Rachel who shared her testimony at her graduation as she was receiving her doctorate.  She was born into poverty.  Her family lived… Continue reading June 14

June 13

“Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people!” – Psalm 66:5 (NLT)          Could you use a miracle?  Do you believe that God still does stuff like that?  I do.  Just look around.  I met a guy recently who the doctors said was in dire need of a heart procedure.  Then a group of people… Continue reading June 13

June 12

“Sing of his glorious name! Tell the world how wonderful he is.” – Psalm 66:2 (TLB)          If you want a great study to do sometime, go through scripture, and look at all the names of God that He’s known by.  Each one of them reveals something special about who God is and how He works in… Continue reading June 12

June 11

“Those who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders.  From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy.” – Psalm 65:8 (NLT)          This is going to come as a new thought to some of us, but America has not cornered the market on God.  I know that many… Continue reading June 11

June 10

“You quieted the raging oceanswith their pounding waves and silenced the shouting of the nations.” – Psalm 65:7 (NLT)          This verse reminded me of one of my favorite stories in the New Testament that is found in Mark 4.  Jesus and the disciples are heading across the lake when a storm comes up.  It was one of those… Continue reading June 10