The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times (Psalm 12:6 CSB).
Psalm 12 has a lot to say about words. There are those who speak lies, flatter, boast, or think … Read the rest
When the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalm 11:3 CSB).
As we look at things happening in our culture — moral decay, political tensions, crime, etc., we may feel as if the foundations of life are … Read the rest
Why has the wicked person despised God? He says to himself, “You will not demand an account.” (Psalm 10:13 CSB)
Why do people renounce God? Pride? Idolatry? Greed? Hurt? Any or all of these might be reasons people wall up … Read the rest
I will thank the Lord with all my heart; I will declare your wondrous works (Psalm 9:1 CSB).
What a great goal: start and end the day by recounting God’s wonderful deeds! How might our outlook on life change if … Read the rest
When I observe your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you set in place, what is a human being that you remember him, a son of man that you look after him? (Psalm 8:3 … Read the rest
If anyone does not repent, he will sharpen his sword; he has strung his bow and made it ready (Psalm 7:12 CSB).
This verse is a strong and sobering reminder that we need to ask God for forgiveness when we … Read the rest
Turn, Lord! Rescue me; save me because of your faithful love (Psalm 6:4 CSB).
David, the author of Psalm 6, once again calls our attention to God’s steadfast love. David asks God to deliver him from his troubles for the … Read the rest
But I enter your house by the abundance of your faithful love; I bow down toward your holy temple in reverential awe of you (Psalm 5:7 CSB).
This verse reminds us that it is only through the abundance of God’s … Read the rest
Answer me when I call, God, who vindicates me. You freed me from affliction; be gracious to me and hear my prayer. (Psalm 4:1 CSB)
At first glance, the beginning of this Psalm may seem almost too bold. David is … Read the rest
I cry aloud to the Lord, and he answers me from his holy mountain. I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me (Psalm 3:4-5 CSB).
The Psalms teach us that we can be honest with … Read the rest