Small and Great Alike

In today’s verse, we read about the small and great alike. Deuteronomy 1:17 says, “Do not show partiality when deciding a case; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it” (CSB). This verse … Continue reading Small and Great Alike

Full of Abounding Truth

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says, “But Lord, Your nurturing love is tender and gentle. You are slow to get angry yet so swift to show Your faithful love. You are full of abounding grace and truth” (Psalm 86:15 TPT). Note again, the verse says “grace and truth” — you have to have a balance … Continue reading Full of Abounding Truth

Full of Abounding Grace

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says, “But Lord, Your nurturing love is tender and gentle. You are slow to get angry yet so swift to show Your faithful love. You are full of abounding grace and truth” (Psalm 86:15 TPT). It is important to note that the verse says “grace and truth” — you have … Continue reading Full of Abounding Grace

Nurturing Love

Read Psalm 86. Today, we will be looking at God’s nurturing love (Psalm 86:15). The beginning of today’s verse describes God with words translated as merciful, full of compassion, gracious, tender, and kind. The sad truth is that many people think of God as vengeful, and avoid God because of the fear of His wrath. … Continue reading Nurturing Love

Favor of God

Read Psalm 86. As we continue to mediate on Psalm 86 this month, today we look at verse 3, particularly the favor of God.  Now when we see the word “favor” in the Bible, there are numerous words used with similar meanings. The Psalmist makes this request: “Show me Your favor.” The Hebrew word “chanan” … Continue reading Favor of God

Wouldn’t It Be Better

I struggle too much with looking at something and thinking there is a way to make it better, to improve upon something. On the one hand, it’s helpful for me to have this mindset because I can often take something and create a better way, a more streamline solution, a different option that could end … Continue reading Wouldn’t It Be Better

Gifts of Grace and Glory

This verse for today is beautiful. We tend to focus on not lacking one thing that we need. It is an awesome promise, but it is important to remember the first half of the sentence— “Those who walk along His paths with integrity” — those people will never lack what they need. Why? Because our … Continue reading Gifts of Grace and Glory