Psalm 139:23-24 23 Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!24 And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. David asked God to search for sin and point it out, even to the level of testing his … Continue reading Will you let God reveal your heart and mind? Finding out if there are things in the way can open up new doors for you.
Psalm 138:8 8 The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, endure forever--forsake not the works of Your own hands. Every person dreams and makes plans for the future. Then they work hard to see those dreams and plans come true. But to make the most of life, we … Continue reading Are you dreaming and planning alone? Make the most of life and include God.
Psalm 130:3-4 3 If You, Lord, should keep account of and treat [us according to our] sins, O Lord, who could stand? 4 But there is forgiveness with You [just what man needs], that You may be reverently feared and worshiped. Keeping a record of sins (or holding a grudge) is like building a wall … Continue reading Are you holding a grudge? It is a wall that will keep you from experiencing true freedom. Forgiveness is the key to freedom. As you forgive them God will forgive you.
Psalm 127:2 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to take rest late, to eat the bread of [anxious] toil--for He gives [blessings] to His beloved in sleep. God is not against human effort. Hard work honors God. But working to the exclusion of rest or to the neglect of family may … Continue reading It’s not a good idea to be burning the candle at both ends. (Work Life Balance)
Psalm 122:1 1 I WAS glad when they said to me, Let us go to the house of the Lord! Going to God's house can be a chore or a delight. For the psalmist, it was a delight. As a pilgrim attending one of the three great religious festivals, he rejoiced to worship with God's … Continue reading Will you come? Will you go?