Daily Bible Reading “Marvelous are Thy Works” (Psalm 139:13-24)

Psalm 139 14Marvelous are Thy Works

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 139:13-24. My favorite part of this chapter is in verses 13-18 when David talks about how God knew us from the beginning when we were formed in our mothers’ wombs. He talks about all our members being written in God’s book of remembrance.

David declares that God’s thoughts of us are more than the sands of the sea. How does it make you feel to know God knows you so intimately? He loves you. He cares about you. In fact, He loves you so much He sent His Son to die on the cross for your sins.

In Matthew 10:30 and Luke 12:7 the Scripture says the very hairs on our head are numbered. Do you have any idea how many hairs are on your head? He knows us better than we know ourselves.

David then talks about his enemies. He says since God loves him so much and cares so much for him surely He will protect him from his enemies. David asks God to search his heart and see if there is any evil in his ways or thoughts. He asks God to lead him in the way everlasting.

Have you asked God to search your heart? Or are you afraid of what He might find? Believe it or not, God already knows the secrets of our hearts. But we may need God to reveal our thoughts and intents to us so we can make them right with Him.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Psalm 139:13-24

13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
15 My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
18 If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.
19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men.
20 For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain.
21 Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate thee? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?
22 I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

 

Things to think about:

  • How does it make you feel to know that God knew you from the very beginning of your life, while you were still in your mother’s womb?
  • How does it make you feel to know that God protects you from the enemy?
  • Have you ever asked God to search your heart to see if there is any wickedness in it, as David did? Why not do that today and ask Him to reveal to you the things in your life that need to change?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for this Scripture in Psalm 139 where David talks about how intimately You know us. Thank You for Your protection from the enemy. Search our hearts to see if there is any wickedness in them. Cleanse and purify our hearts, souls, and bodies, and make us what You would have us to be. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

This is an excerpt from The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150.

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About the book:

The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150 by Deborah H. Bateman is the 30th book in the Daily Bible Reading Series. The book of Psalms contains 150 chapters. Deborah divided The Book of Psalms into five books to make it easier to read and study. Each book contains approximately thirty chapters from the book of Psalms.

Psalm 119 has already been published in a book called: Psalm 119: Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet. The book of Psalms is one of Deborah’s favorite books of the Bible. It is a great book to read if you’re ever feeling down or need to renew your relationship with Christ. King David went through a lot of tough times in his lifetime, but he loved God and trusted God to protect him from his enemies.

The book of Psalms was written by various people. About half of it was attributed to King David, whether they were written by David or for David is questioned by some biblical scholars. Some of the Psalms were written by Asaph and some say they were written for the sons of Korah and even Moses and Solomon were writers of the Psalms. The Psalms consists of poetry that was primarily meant to be used as songs of praise to the Lord.

This part of the book of Psalms contains fifteen of the Songs of degrees. They were the songs or chants that the people of Israel sang as they journeyed to Jerusalem. It also contains some of the Psalms of David.

The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150 contains thirty-eight Daily Bible Reading Lessons. Each lesson contains a brief commentary by the author, the Daily Bible Reading Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer of the day. It is a great Bible study for individuals or group studies.

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Daily Bible Reading “He Knows My Name” (Psalm 139:1-12)

Psalm 139 1He Knows My Name

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 139:1-12. This is a Psalm of praise to God from David. David contemplates how intimately God knows us. God knows everything about us. He knows about our daily life. He knows everything we think, say, and do. He knows about our choices and our habits. David finds it hard to comprehend how well God knows him; do you?

David acknowledges God’s omnipresence. He reminds us that God is everywhere we go. No matter where we go we can’t escape Him. God holds us in His hand. He guides us through our life. When we are asleep God watches over us. When we are awake and going about our daily lives He is leading us each step of the way. Even in the darkness, we cannot hide from God.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Psalm 139:1-12

1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me.
2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
3 Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.
4 For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether.
5 Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.
7 Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
8 If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
9 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
10 Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
11 If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.
12 Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

 

Things to think about:

  • Do you know God as well as He knows you? How can you get to know Him better?
  • Do you care about God as much as He cares about you? In what ways can you let God know you care about Him?
  • How does it make you feel to know how much God loves and cares for you?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for this Scripture in Psalm 139. As we look at David’s thoughts and see how well You know us we are humbled to know You care for us so much. We thank You for watching over us and protecting us. We thank You for leading, guiding, and directing our lives. Please search our hearts to see if there is any evil in them. If so, please forgive us and cleanse our hearts. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

This is an excerpt from The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150.

Click the link above to get your copy now!

 

In honor of Mother’s Day

Proverbs 31: Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman

by Deborah H. Bateman

is only 99 cents thru 05/14

Go to: http://bookShow.me/B00CAVCOKG

Get your copy now!

 

 

For the study of Psalm 119 see my book: Psalm 119: Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet.

 

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PS. Thank you for coming to DeborahHBateman.com to study the Bible with us. Come back again tomorrow. Please invite your friends and family to join us for Bible Study.

 

Featured Book:

psalms_part_5-25The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150
by Deborah H. Bateman

About the book:

The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150 by Deborah H. Bateman is the 30th book in the Daily Bible Reading Series. The book of Psalms contains 150 chapters. Deborah divided The Book of Psalms into five books to make it easier to read and study. Each book contains approximately thirty chapters from the book of Psalms.

Psalm 119 has already been published in a book called: Psalm 119: Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet. The book of Psalms is one of Deborah’s favorite books of the Bible. It is a great book to read if you’re ever feeling down or need to renew your relationship with Christ. King David went through a lot of tough times in his lifetime, but he loved God and trusted God to protect him from his enemies.

The book of Psalms was written by various people. About half of it was attributed to King David, whether they were written by David or for David is questioned by some biblical scholars. Some of the Psalms were written by Asaph and some say they were written for the sons of Korah and even Moses and Solomon were writers of the Psalms. The Psalms consists of poetry that was primarily meant to be used as songs of praise to the Lord.

This part of the book of Psalms contains fifteen of the Songs of degrees. They were the songs or chants that the people of Israel sang as they journeyed to Jerusalem. It also contains some of the Psalms of David.

The Book of Psalms: Part 5 Chapters 120-150 contains thirty-eight Daily Bible Reading Lessons. Each lesson contains a brief commentary by the author, the Daily Bible Reading Scriptures, a few questions for contemplation or discussion, and a prayer of the day. It is a great Bible study for individuals or group studies.

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