Daily Bible Reading “If It Hadn’t Been for the Lord by My Side” (Psalm 124:1-8)

If It Hadn’t Been for the Lord by My Side Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 124:1-8. Psalm 124 is A Song of degrees written by David. The people sang it while going to Jerusalem. David acknowledges that if it hadn’t been for the LORD being on their side Israel would have been destroyed. Have you ever felt like David did? There were men who rose up against them with great wrath. The enemy could’ve swallowed them up if the LORD hadn’t been on their side to defend them. David praises the LORD for protecting them from the enemy. (more…)

Daily Bible Reading “Unto Thee I Lift Up My Eyes” (Psalm 123:1-4)

Unto Thee I Lift Up My Eyes Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 123:1-4. Psalm 123 is another of the Songs of degrees, which the Israelis sang on their journey to Jerusalem. It is a song of praise to the LORD, lifting up the LORD, God of heaven. The Psalmist reminds us as a servant lifts his eyes to his master and maidens to their mistress, even so our eyes are lifted to our God. A servant or maiden honors and respects his master or mistress. They also look to their master or mistress to provide or them. In (more…)

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…)