Tag Archives: Psalms

But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God… – Matthew 6:33

Matthew 6:33 – But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. “But” can be a powerful word. It changes the direction of a whole idea, and no book uses this word more masterfully than the Bible. Just a few examples show the importance […]

Though the Lord be high… – Psalm 138:6

Psalm 138:6 – Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off. One of the hardest things for people to understand (myself included) is that God understands our human plight. Though holy and infinite in power, the Lord sympathizes with the lowliest of persons. As […]

He Healed Them There – Matthew 19:2

Matthew 19:2 – And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there. All week, we have been looking at various Scriptures that show us the importance of following God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. The consequences of failing to follow our Lord are clear, but what are the benefits? Does the Lord […]

Hear Joy and Gladness – Psalm 51:8

Psalm 51:8 – Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. Do the festivities and decorations for Christmas irritate you?  Perhaps you have bad memories from Christmases past.  Maybe this year you cannot see what you have to celebrate.  Are troubles at work, school or home bothering you?  […]

Ever of Old – Psalm 25:6

Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. – Psalm 25:6 Meditation: When were you saved? I mean, when were you eternally saved from the ultimate judgement and condemnation of God? Do you know the date? Was it when you were baptized? Was it when you took […]

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]

Pure In Heart – Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. – Matthew 5:8 Meditation:  When I consider the beatitude above, I wonder, how can I be pure in heart?  I have sinned, and I am often tempted like other men.  Then I consider the Apostles and other godly saints of the Scriptures.  They were […]