Archive for February 2019

Let Him Shine

Psalm 50: 2   Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God will shine forth. God’s radiance is brilliant “out of Zion”, because that specific locale was where His presence was located.  Zion was the city God chose to reveal Himself to Israel; David’s tabernacle and eventually the temple, where all the contents gave graphic insight…

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Ignore Those Voices

Psalm 38: 15   For in You, O Lord, I hope; You will hear, O Lord my God. Prior to this declaration of faith David recounted being accosted by accusations and condemnation from the enemy.  He chose to be “like a man who does not hear” (vs. 14) the avalanche of condemnation and guilt. There are times…

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The Righteous’ Destiny

Psalm 37:37  Mark the blameless man, and observe the upright; For the future of that man is peace. The new birth results in our receiving the righteousness of God through faith in Christ, thereby making us blameless or complete/whole.  The destiny of the complete and righteous person is peace; the Hebrew word shalom.  That includes health, prosperity, happiness,…

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He Is Faithful

Psalm 37:25   I have been young, and now am old; Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his descendants begging bread. During my 7 decades of life, this is true statement and accurate description of my life experience and observation Yes there have been times of questions, doubts, fears, uncertainties that have seemingly clouded…

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Failure Isn’t Fatal or Final

Psalm 37:23, 24  The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the Lord upholds him with His hand. Stumbles, trips and falls are inevitable for the saint; however they do not define or determine our lives; even if our…

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Little Is More

Psalm 37:16  A little that a righteous man has Is better than the riches of many wicked. The Kingdom of God is full of paradoxical truth; here we see that “little” will endure beyond the materialism of the wicked.  David doesn’t say the riches of the wicked aren’t “bigger”, he does say the little of…

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