In His Word
"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." – Psalm 119:105

Archive for February 2013

Psalm 85:6 – revival

February 28, 2013

:6 Will You not Yourself revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You? The word revive means to “regain life, consciousness, or strength,…to impart new health, vigor, or spirit.”  Don’t we all need revival at times, a little strengthening and spirit?  Who better to seek to revive us than He who made us?!  […]

Psalm 63:5 – satisfaction

February 27, 2013

       63:5 My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth offers praises with joyful lips. Mike Jagger with the Rolling Stones sang, “I can’t get no satisfaction,…”  He couldn’t get it because he was looking in all the wrong places.  The psalmist found it with God: “My soul clings […]

Psalm 55:6 – “wings like a dove”

February 26, 2013

55:6 I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.”        The psalmist made this statement during a time of great trial.  “Fear and trembling come upon me, and horror has overwhelmed me” (:5).  We’ve all been there before, feeling overwhelmed and wanting out of the […]

Psalm 25:1-2 – lifting and trusting

February 25, 2013

25:1 Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. Those are great words!  They would make a great song!   🙂 Have a great day in His word!

Proverbs 15:16 – a little with the Lord

February 23, 2013

      15:16 Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and turmoil with it. Some people believe if they can just “win the big one” that they will have it made – no more problems, no more worries.  The opposite often proves to be true.  Often winning the lottery […]

Psalm 144:3-4 – breath and shadow

February 22, 2013

 144:3 O LORD, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him?  4 Man is like a mere breath; his days are like a passing shadow.               God is strong and enduring – a rock, a fortress, a stronghold, […]

Psalm 114:7-8 – rock into water

February 21, 2013

114:7 Tremble, O earth, before the Lord, before the God of Jacob, 8 Who turned the rock into a pool of water, the flint into a fountain of water. This psalm focuses on the events when God delivered the Israelites from Egypt (:1).  It first refers to when He parted the Red Sea and the […]

Psalm 104:24 – many wonderful works

February 20, 2013

104:24 O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your possessions.   God has created many wonderful works.  The next verse in this psalm mentions one specific part of it: “There is the sea, great and broad, in which are swarms without number, animals […]

Psalm 94:12 – The blessing of being chastened

February 19, 2013

       94:12 Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, and whom You teach out of Your law; Remember that “whom the Lord loves He chastens” (Hebrews 12:5-7).  “Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who […]

Psalm 118:22 – Hail to the chief!

February 18, 2013

       118:22 The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief corner stone. Today is Presidents’ Day, a day to honor those who have served our nation as the commander-in-chief.  The psalmist foretold about a different chief, one who has influenced the world more than all of our nation’s chiefs combined.  In […]