Many find the dark to be frightening. When the light fades, the mind can create all sorts of dangers and dilemmas out of the shadows. The secret is to remember the truths revealed by the light. In Psalm 142, David describes a dark time in his life, where the figurative
Psalm 138 captures David’s thoughts and plans to communicate the goodness of God. He does not intend to be subtle, secretive, or silent. His plan is to be bold in declaring God’s greatness. Learn from his example and prepare yourself to communicate praise at full volume!
Memory is a wonderful thing. It can be jogged and triggered and even shared. But even when we share an experience we may not have the same memory of it. The psalmist tells us there are several important items to remember when we think about our experiences. Discover those items
Steve Jobs made the phrase “one more thing” a popular ending to his keynote addresses at Apple. Using them to introduce new items, the practice took on a life of its own and became THE defining moment of the whole speech. As we come to Psalm 134, those traveling to
Fred Rogers used to sing to us about how wonderful a day it was in his neighborhood; but very few of us live in such a setting. Our neighborhoods are sometimes anything but beautiful. However, we are called to demonstrate the beauty of true community as followers of Jesus. David
The promise of the Bible seems to be that if a person structures his life after Jesus’ pattern, he will definitely suffer for it. The Christian life is not meant to be easy or understood. So how does one live that way? We are told to “be strong and brave”