I drop into bed at night, exhausted from all the noise, in a pitch-dark room, and drop off to sleep, only to get up and start rushing first thing in the morning. David fell asleep under the stars with no sound of traffic or electronic clatter in the background. He could feel the grass beneath him and see the stars above him and God was self-evident in His majesty. Laying there, enveloped in the awesome reality of His power, how could David not meditate on God?
Brother, what have you done with the grace of God? Have you hidden it or have you shouted it to others? Our desire should be as that of David in Psalm 40. We should tell “the glad news of deliverance”; we should not restrain our lips, we should not hide the deliverance of Christ within our hearts; we should speak of His faithfulness and salvation; we should not conceal His steadfast love.
We men wear a lot of hats; that is to say that we fill a lot of roles. One hat is the husband hat, another is our Christian hat, that one is our employee hat, and still another is our father hat. The thing is, we are all of those things, and more, all at the same time. We don’t get to take off the Christian hat while we put on the employee hat; the husband hat stays securely in place while we wear the father hat.
Bible Reading for: June 19 Psalms 31-34 David wrote that many are the afflictions of the righteous and this is still true even after salvation. The good news is Jesus will deliver us from them. God has told us that if we obey Him and walk in His ways we will be blessed, and if …
This is what I hear in Psalm 25; a humble heart prepared to hear and be led. In fact, that is what I hear in all of the psalms today. How about your heart? Are you still running around doing your own thing while praying for God to bless what you are doing?