Daily Bible Reading “Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem” (Psalm 122:1-9)

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 122:1-9. Psalm 122 is A Song of degrees written by David, which the Israelis sang when they were going to Jerusalem. They went to Jerusalem to worship the LORD, give their sacrifices and give thanks to the LORD. This Psalm begins with one of my favorite verses, “I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” They looked forward to the times when they went to Jerusalem, the holy city where the temple was built. In the city were (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “I Will Lift Up My Eyes” (Psalm 121:1-8)

I Will Lift Up My Eyes Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 121:1-8. Psalm 121 is another of the Psalms that is included in the Song of degrees. The Psalmist declares, “I will lift up my eyes to the hill, from where my help comes.” He declares, “My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” The LORD won’t allow your foot to be moved, because he doesn’t slumber or sleep. The Psalmist assures the people with the words of this Psalm. He reminds them that the LORD God, the creator of the earth, is the keeper (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “Deliver My Soul, O LORD” (Psalm 120:1-7)

Deliver My Soul, O LORD Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 120:1-7. Psalm 120 is the first of fifteen Psalms that is considered to be “A Song of degrees” which includes Psalm 120-134 and means they were sung when people traveled to Jerusalem. The Psalmist in this Scripture is having a problem with people lying. He calls out for God to deliver him from those who have lying lips and a deceitful tongue. He asks, “What can be done to this lying tongue?” Proverbs 10:18 says, “He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “I Have Chosen the Way of Truth” (Psalm 119:25-32)

I Have Chosen the Way of Truth Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 119:25-32. This portion of Scripture in Psalm 119 starts with the Hebrew letter DALETH, which is the fourth letter in the Hebrew alphabet and represents the number 4. It also represents the letter D and means doorway. Hebrew letters not only represent a letter, they represent a word, and a number. The Psalmist admits that his soul clings to this earth, but asks God to restore him to God’s Word. He declares his ways and asks God to teach him the statutes of God. He wants (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “Help Me Keep Thy Word” (Psalm 119:17-24)

Help Me Keep Thy Word Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 119:17-24.  This portion of Scripture starts with the Hebrew letter GIMEL, which is the third letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Because of the shape of the letter some think it may have derived from a camel, but it said to be a rich man running after a poor man. The Psalmist tells God to deal with him bountifully so he will live and keep God’s word. He asks God to open his eyes so he can see the wondrous things from God’s law. He declares that he is (more…)