Home Sweet Home: A Family Portrait (Psalms 128)

Home Sweet Home: A Family Portrait (Psalms 128)

Scripture reading – Psalms 128 Psalm 128 continues our study of the Psalms titled, “A Song of Degrees” (Psalms 120-134), and is a song of rejoicing for the LORD’s blessings.  The central focus of the psalm is the promise of the LORD’s blessings on the household of the...
Loneliness: No Man Cared for My Soul (Psalm 142)

Loneliness: No Man Cared for My Soul (Psalm 142)

Scripture reading – Psalm 142 While I cannot say definitively when David penned Psalm 142, the psalm’s title gives us the occasion: “Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave.” (“Maschil” is a contemplative song.)   Two occasions recorded in 1 Samuel...
“Speak, For Thy Servant Heareth” (1 Samuel 2; 1 Samuel 3)

“Speak, For Thy Servant Heareth” (1 Samuel 2; 1 Samuel 3)

Click on this link to translate today’s devotion into German, Spanish, Italian, Urdu, Portuguese, and Russian. Scripture reading – 1 Samuel 2-3 Before she conceived, Hannah promised the LORD she would give her firstborn son to Him. Her prayers were...
Amazing Grace: Here Comes the Bride! (Ruth 3; Ruth 4)

Amazing Grace: Here Comes the Bride! (Ruth 3; Ruth 4)

Click on this link to translate today’s devotions into German, Italian, Spanish, Urdu, Portuguese, and Russian. Scripture reading – Ruth 3-4 We continue our brief study of the “Boaz and Ruth Love Story” and are reminded of the circumstances that...
Ruth: A Testimony of Sovereignty and Providence (Ruth 1; Ruth 2)

Ruth: A Testimony of Sovereignty and Providence (Ruth 1; Ruth 2)

Click on this link to translate today’s devotion into French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Urdu, Italian, and Russian. Scripture reading – Ruth 1-2 The Book of Ruth bridges two eras: Its historical context is in the time and “days when the judges ruled...