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Archive for April 2013

Psalm 49:16-17 – carrying nothing away

April 30, 2013

16  Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich, when the glory of his house is increased; 17  For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will not descend after him. “You can’t take it with you.”  “Hearses don’t have trailer hitches.”  These and other phrases are ways of expressing what […]

Psalm 29:3-9 – The voice of the Lord

April 29, 2013

3 The voice of the LORD is upon the waters; the God of glory thunders, the LORD is over many waters. 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful, the voice of the LORD is majestic.  This psalm uses the phrase “the voice of the Lord” seven times to represent thunder and the lightning it […]

Proverbs 24:13 – eat honey

April 27, 2013

13 My son, eat honey, for it is good, yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste; This is one command I gladly obey.  In fact, I followed it only a few hours ago.  The health benefits of honey are numerous: reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease, reduce ulcers and […]

Psalm 19:7-11 – the word of the Lord

April 26, 2013

7 The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. 8 The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. 9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the […]

Psalm 9:10 – trusting who doesn’t forsake

April 25, 2013

10 And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, for You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You. Have you trusted someone before, only to be forsaken by them?  It hurts.  The reality is that anyone in your life could forsake you at some point.  It should comfort you […]

Psalm 148 – Praise the Lord!

April 24, 2013

1  Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise Him in the heights! … 11  Kings of the earth and all peoples; princes and all judges of the earth; 12  Both young men and virgins; old men and children. 13  Let them praise the name of the LORD, for His name alone is […]

Psalm 138:6 – the exalted and the lowly

April 23, 2013

6  For though the LORD is exalted, yet He regards the lowly, but the haughty He knows from afar. We appreciate those who have some level of prominence and acknowledge those who don’t.  Maybe it’s the professional athlete who gives of his time to mentor the young up-and-coming athletes.  It could be someone with financial […]

Psalm 24:1 – the earth birthed by God

April 22, 2013

1 The earth is the LORD’S, and all it contains, the world, and those who dwell in it.   As foster parents, occasionally when someone gives birth to a baby that baby is placed in our care.  We are responsible for how we treat the baby and are expected to do what we can to […]

Psalm 91:15 – answering a call

April 19, 2013

15 He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. When we do business with a company we like to know that we can expect good customer service when troubles arise.  There’s nothing more frustrating than having a problem at 5:01 […]

Psalm 128:1 – The blessing of fear

April 18, 2013

1 How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in His ways. Some fear can be a negative thing, but fearing God is a positive thing that leads to blessing in your life.  It blesses you by causing you to walk in His ways, obey His word.  As Jesus said, “Blessed are those […]