Weekly Inspiration

May 14, 2017

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.  Psalm 5:3 Today is Mother’s Day. And I don’t know a mother anywhere who has not laid at God’s feet her requests for blessings for her children. Mothers pray for their children’s happiness, health, success,…

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May 7, 2017

Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.  Psalms 5:1-2 We all want God to consider our own painful grief or struggle…especially when everyone around us is tired of listening to us wail and bemoan our circumstances. In the middle…

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April 30, 2017

I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:13-14 The entire Psalm 27 is a prayer…David’s prayer of confidence. Even when his enemies advance, even in times of trouble,…

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April 23, 2017

While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.  Acts 7:59-60 After Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, the disciples began their mission of carrying the message of faith…

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April 16, 2017

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.  So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the…

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April 9, 2017

They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the king of Israel!” John 12:13 Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week in the Christian calendar. The scripture above describes Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. Many people celebrated…

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April 2, 2017

April 2, 2017 For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.  Psalm 22:24 God always hears us. And when we are in pain, God is in pain too. We are his creation, and he…

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March 26, 2017

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.”  Psalm 22:1-2 How many times have we asked, “God where are you?”…

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March 19, 2017

You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. Psalm 139:1 God knows our heart. He knows who we are at the core of our spirit. God knows us better than anyone. We cannot hide who we are from him because he created us. Interesting isn’t it that although we know that we were made…

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March 12, 2017

How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?  How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my heart? How long will my enemy triumph over me?  Psalm 13:1-2         Many times through our lives we may think that God has abandoned…

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