Monday, August 3, 2020

Psalm 23:1, Isaiah 53:6 NIV 2011 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. David knew the Lord was leading him where God needed him to go. He also knew the Lord…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Psalm 28: 6-9 NIV 2011 Praise be to the Lord, for he has heard my cry for mercy. The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. The Lord is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Psalm 139:17-18 NIV 2011 How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand—when I awake, I am still with you. Psalm 139 is one of 8 psalms of David “prayers framed by praise.” Psalm 138:14, “I praise you because I am fearfully…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

1 Corinthians 11:23-25 NIV 2011 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after supper…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Ephesians 4:22-24 NIV 2011 You were taught… to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. Paul gave instructions for Christians living in Ephesus to remember. Once they accepted Christ as their Savior, they also received the Holy Spirit as their constant…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Hebrews 1:3 NIV 2011 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven. The author of the book of Hebrews described the supremacy of Jesus, God’s Son. He…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Isaiah 26:3-4 NIV 2011 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal. Isaiah began this passage as a song of praise for God’s deliverance similar to verses in Isaiah 25. Reference to “minds are steadfast because they…

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Monday, July27, 2020

Psalm 18:1-3 NIV2011 I love you, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies. David’s song is…

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Joshua 1:8-9 NIV 2011 “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your…

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Ecclesiastes 9:11 NIV 2011 I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor the learned; but time and chance happen to them all. One commentator wrote, “Success is uncertain-more evidence that humans do not…

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