Majestic

Read

  Psalms 8:11 (ESV)

O  LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name

in all the earth!

Reflect

Re-read the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Is His name not majestic in all the earth? Selah.

Respond

Respond to the Lord by offering a “thank you” to Him for His omniscience and  omnipresence throughout the earth.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

God Owns The World

Read

  Psalm 50:10-12 (NET)

For every wild animal in the forest belongs to Me,

as well as the cattle that graze on a thousand hills.

I keep track of every bird in the hills,

and the insects of the field are  mine.

Even if I were hungry, I would not tell you,

for the world and all it contains

belong to Me.

Reflect

Re-read the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Enough said, right?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by simply acknowledging His majesty.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Give The Lord a “Yet” Praise

Read

  Psalms 42:11 (NIV)

Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God,     for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Reflect

Re-read the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Have you praised the LORD today in spite of the circumstances?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by yet praising Him, by yet putting your hope in Him . . .even though your soul is sad for the moment. Wait and see what happens when you do this.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Selah

The Great God

Read

  Psalms 95:1-3

Oh come, let us sing to the LORD! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation.

Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.

For the LORD is the great God, and the great King above all gods.

Reflect

Re-read the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Have you come before His presence with thanksgiving today?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by acknowledging that He is the great God, the great King above all gods!

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Bless the LORD, O My Soul!

Read

  Psalms 103:1

Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! (NKJV)
Praise the LORD, O my soul! With all that is within me,  praise his holy name! (NET)
Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name.  (NASB)

Reflect

Re-read your favorite version of the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Have you exalted the LORD today?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by blessing His holy name!

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

My Heart is Full of Joy!

Read

  Psalms 28:7

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him. (NKJV)
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart exults, and with my song I shall thank Him. (NASB)
The LORD strengthens and protects me;  I trust in him with all my heart. I am rescued and my heart is full of joy; I will sing to him in gratitude.  (NET)

Reflect

Re-read your favorite version of the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Is the LORD your strength and shield today?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by rejoicing in Him! Give it all you got!

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Behold & Believe

Read

  John 6:40

And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day.  (NKJV)
For this is the will of my Father — for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. (NET)
For this is the will of My father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day. (NASB)

Reflect

Re-read your favorite version of the text. Think about it for a few minutes. Have you beheld and believed on the Son yet?

Respond

Respond to the Lord by thanking Him for His promise of eternal life to all who behold and believe in Christ Jesus.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.