Psalm 86:5 For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You. (NKJV) As far as the daily grind of living life goes, this would have to be one of the most encouraging verses in Scripture. If you’ve been alive long, you understand that each day brings its share of difficulties and temptation. We struggle with sin and falling short of what we know God would have us to be or to do.I often feel sorry for people who are trapped in religions were you must earn eternal life or any type of reward knowing the reality is that we are born with a sinful nature. Only when the Creator God frees us from the [...]
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Psalm 92:1-2 It is good to give thanks to the Lord, And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning, And Your faithfulness every night, (NKJV) I Dedicate My MorningAlmighty God,As I enter into the start of a new day, I commit everything to your care: my self, my soul, my body, my activities and my friends.I pray that You will watch over me, keep me, guide and direct me, make me Holy and bless me.Cause my heart to follow your ways; Transform me completely into the image of Christ; just like a potter forms the clay; may my words be a well tuned musical instrument singing your praise.Let everyone around me see my living by your [...]
Lamentations 3:21-26 This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should hope and wait quietly For the salvation of the Lord. (NKJV) I wanted to just take a moment to encourage you with one of my very favorite Scriptures – Lamentations 3:21-26. I encourage you to place these verses in front of you at home, at work, in your car… wherever you are at. Just to read [...]