Praying for those who mistreat us

DAILY BIBLE READING:Isaiah 15:1–18:7 Galatians 1:1-24 Psalm 58:1-11 Proverbs 23:12TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Galatians 1:23-24 (ESV) “They only were hearing it said, ‘He who used to persecute us in now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy.’ And they glorified God because of me.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):In our Verse for Today, we read that Paul was talking about […]

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When praise is natural

DAILY BIBLE READING:Nehemiah 5:14–7:73a 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Psalm 33:1-11 Proverbs 21:8-10TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Psalm 33:1 (ESV) “Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Did you know that there is a difference between giving thanks to God and offering praise to Him? Essentially, we thank God for what He has done and we […]

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A song to the Lord

DAILY BIBLE READING:1 Chronicles 15:1–16:36 Romans 1:18-32 Psalm 10:1-15 Proverbs 19:6-7BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:1 Chronicles 16:23-24 (CSB) “Let the whole earth sing to the Lord. Proclaim his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his wondrous works among all peoples.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):As King David was celebrating the arrival of the Ark of the Covenant, he ordered that […]

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Celebrating in times of trouble

DAILY BIBLE READING:1 Chronicles 11:1–12:18 Acts 28:1-31 Psalm 9:1-12 Proverbs 19:1-3BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 9:1-2 (CSB) “I will thank the Lord with all my heart; I will declare all your wondrous works. I will rejoice and boast about you; I will sing about your name, Most High.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):When we read our Verse for Today, we hear the Psalmist […]

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A benefit of praising God

DAILY BIBLE READING:2 Kings 15:1–16:20 Acts 19:13-41 Psalm 147:1-20 Proverbs 18:4-5BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 147:1 “Hallelujah! How good it is to sing to our God, for praise is pleasant and lovely.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):There are so many wonderful blessings to enjoy throughout our day if we will only stop to look for them. Yet, it is also true that this […]

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The heavens praise our God

DAILY BIBLE READING:Joshua 21:1-22:20Luke 20:1-26Psalm 89:1-13Proverbs 13:15-16BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 89:5 “LORD, the heavens praise your wonders – your faithfulness also – in the assembly of the holy ones.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Looking up into a night sky can be a humbling and exhilarating experience. Yet, the naked eye can see only so much. A powerful […]

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God’s affirmation when I doubt

DAILY BIBLE READING:Deuteronomy 5:1-6:25Luke 7:11-35Psalm 68:19-35Proverbs 11:29-31BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Luke 7:28 “I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John, but the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Have you ever had some doubts about your faith? I mean some serious doubts? Like, […]

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Singin’ in the rain!

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Numbers 24:1-25:18 Luke 2:1-35 Psalm 59:1-17 Proverbs 11:14 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY: Psalm 59:16 “But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress. REFLECTIONS ON […]

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Praise & Love and why they are inseparable

This morning, I read Psalm 134 where it calls upon the reader to praise the Lord. “Now praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord who stand in the Lord’s house at night! Lift up your hands in the holy place, and praise the Lord! May the Lord, Maker of heaven and earth, bless […]

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