'God’s faithfulness' Tagged Posts

'God’s faithfulness' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Psalm 89:1-4 “I declare that your steadfast love is established for ever; your faithfulness is as firm as the heavens.” vs 2 Tradition ascribes this psalm to Ethan the Ezrahite, and calls it a maskil, a didactic poem, one that is used as a teaching tool. Ethan’s intention is clear, he wants all of Israel to know that God is faithful and that David was God’s chosen one, the founder of a dynasty that would last forever. For centuries Ethan’s…

Daily Devotions: June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020                                                                                    Psalm 89:1-4 … “I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, forever; with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations.” vs. 1      Sometimes when we read the Psalms we wonder just who these Pollyanna writers must have been. We imagine that they lived in more tranquil times than ours; that they didn’t face the societal upheavals that get daily attention from our news sources. Otherwise, how could they have possibly written such optimistic…

Daily Devotions: June 28 , 2018

June 28, 2018 Psalm 30:8-12…“What profit is there in my death, if I go down to the Pit? Will the dust praise you? Will it tell of your faithfulness?” vs. 9 Resurrection was a foreign concept to the psalmist. He believed that those who died went to Sheol, the place of the dead, and that it was a place of darkness. He would have agreed with those who say, “When you’re dead, you’re dead. That’s it!” Yet in his words…

Daily Devotions: June 25 , 2018

June 25, 2018 Lamentations 3:22-26…“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” vss. 22-23 The writer of Lamentations had endured the total destruction of Jerusalem and experienced first-hand the raw brutality of a powerful conqueror. The temple had been destroyed along with all the palaces and fine homes of the city. The people had experienced famine and starvation. The promised Day of the Lord…