Daily Bible Reading “I Will Keep Thy Statutes” (Psalm 119:1-8)

I Will Keep Thy Statutes Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 119:1-8. Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible with 176 verses. It is in the middle of the Bible, and it is an acrostic of the Hebrew alphabet. Although most acrostics are one verse, Psalm 119 is broken up into stanzas of eight verses with each letter. The number eight means “life from the dead,” because on the eighth day Jesus came back from the dead. We are going to break this chapter up into small bite-size pieces so it is easier to digest and we (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “His Mercy Endures Forever” (Psalm 118:1-29)

  His Mercy Endures Forever Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 118:1-29. Psalm 118 is a prayer and song of praise to the LORD. This is said to be the song they sung the night of the Lord’s Supper. Over and over again you will see the words, “His mercy endureth forever.” I think the best thing you can do is just read the whole chapter and notice every time you see the word LORD, what the Scripture has to say about Him. Notice how in this Scripture they praise the LORD. When we go to Him in prayer, (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “All Nations Praise the LORD” (Psalm 116:10-19 – Psalm 117:1-2)

All Nations Praise the LORD Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 116:10-19 and Psalm 117:1-2. The Psalmist proclaims he believed in God and His mercy and questions what he should give to the LORD for all of His benefits to him. He says he will take the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD. He declares he will pay his vows to God in the presence of his people. What can we give to the LORD for all the benefits He has given us? Because of all the affliction and attacks from his enemies, the (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “I Love the LORD” (Psalm 116:1-9)

I Love the LORD Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 116:1-9. The Psalmist declares his love for the LORD because God hears and answers his prayers. He proclaims that he will call on the name of the LORD as long as he lives because the LORD listens to him. He cried out to the LORD to deliver his soul. Do you spend time daily praying to the LORD? The LORD is gracious, merciful, and righteous. The LORD preserves the simple. The Psalmist says he was brought low and the LORD helped him. Have you ever been humbled? He says (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “What is PURIM?” (Esther 9:26-32)

What is PURIM? Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Esther 9:26-32. PURIM is a Jewish holiday which was established during the days of the book of Esther to commemorate God’s deliverance of the Jewish people. It is a day of celebration where the book of Esther is read in the synagogues. There are parties where people dress up in costumes. They give gifts to the poor and to each other. It is a day of celebration including big family feasts. The PURIM celebration has been passed down from generation to generation and is still celebrated today. PURIM is celebrated on (more…)