Tag Archives: gratitude

Happiness; May 30, 2023


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. The awareness of this truth is the secret to genuine success. We do all sorts of things, but it is actually God … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 15, 2023


Psalm 146:5-6 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them– the Lord, who remains faithful forever. The English … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 2, 2023


Psalm 106:24-25 Then they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe his promise. They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the Lord. What follows this is a horrendous record of idolatry and child sacrifice, certainly bringing to … Continue reading

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God’s Blessings; April 28, 2023


Psalm 84:12 O Lord Almighty, blessed is the man who trusts in you. Various parts of this Psalm have understandably been set to music in modern times. As a Levite, the Psalmist had plenty of opportunity to observe people as … Continue reading

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Wealth; April 21, 2023


Psalm 49:12-13 But man, despite his riches, does not endure; he is like the beasts that perish. This is the fate of those who trust in themselves, and of their followers, who approve their sayings. This whole Psalm is about … Continue reading

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Focus; April 19, 2023


Psalm 40:5 Many, O Lord my God, are the wonders you have done. The things you planned for us no one can recount to you; were I to speak and tell of them, they would be too many to declare. … Continue reading

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Pride and Humility; April 3, 2023


Matthew 26:33 Peter replied, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.” As is almost always the case, Peter’s biggest problem was pride. As it says in verse 35, all the disciples were protesting that they … Continue reading

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Trials; March 8, 2023


Numbers 14:11 The Lord said to Moses, “How long will these people treat me with contempt? How long will they refuse to believe in me, in spite of all the miraculous signs I have performed among them?” Since God is … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Sight; March 4, 2023


Exodus 4:30-31 He also performed the signs before the people, and they believed. God knows our weakness and meets us where we are. As I mentioned a few days ago, Abram had no theological foundation for his faith, and his … Continue reading

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Response to Trials; February 19, 2023


James 1:2-4 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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