Monthly Archives: October 2017

Aging; October 21, 2017


Psalm 37:25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. I have been aware of this verse for a long time, but it didn’t hit me so … Continue reading

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Trusting God; October 20, 2017


Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: The NIV translators felt uncomfortable without indicating what the pronoun at the end of this verse pointed to, so they used a colon to … Continue reading

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Enlightenment; October 19, 2017


Psalm 36:9 For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light. This verse first grabbed me many years ago. At first glance it seems somewhat nonsensical – in your light we see light – but … Continue reading

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Redemption; October 18, 2017


Psalm 34:22 The Lord redeems his servants; no one will be condemned who takes refuge in him. It is interesting how much of the New Testament we can find in the Old. We tend to think of redemption strictly in … Continue reading

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Plans; October 17, 2017


Psalm 33:10-11 The Lord foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. But the plans of the Lord stand firm for ever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. This passage is a vital … Continue reading

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God’s Control; October 16, 2017


Psalm 32:9 Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or they will not come to you. This verse struck me a long time ago, but I … Continue reading

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Growing Faith; October 15, 2017


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. The … Continue reading

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