May the Words of my Mouth

In preparing to serve at the Dallas Processing Center for Operation Christmas Child, I have been praying that the words of David in Psalm 19:14 would be true of me. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, Lord, my rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 (HCSB) […]

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Psalm Saturday: Psalm 142

Suicide has been on my mind a lot lately. No. Not like that. I’m not thinking of killing myself. But like you, my news feed and social media pages have been filled with stories and insights about suicide in light of the recent high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Me and Sweet T […]

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Psalm 63: God is Trustworthy

Hard to believe that it is Saturday again already. Has your week flown by like mine? The temperatures sure are creeping up here in Texas. I’m not sure we’re quite ready for triple-digit days here in the DFW metroplex, but ready or not, they have arrived. There’s something about sunny weather that makes me smile. […]

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Psalm Saturday: Prayers in Psalms

The past few Saturdays we’ve looked at a couple of my favorite psalms. Since getting back home from looking after Mom as she recovered from her fall last summer, my mind has focused a lot on prayer. I’ve seen the results of people praying, especially this past year. At every turn, the Lord reveals His […]

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Come, Sing to the Lord

God is God, and I am not. The first portion of Psalm 95, credited to the pen of David, encourages us to praise the sovereignty of God. In the latter verses, beginning with the end of verse 7, the psalmist encourages us to believe and trust in the Lord, who reigns sovereign today, just as […]

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Psalm 1: Living Life in the Light of God

As a worship musician and lover of Scripture, the book of Psalms ranks high on my list of Bible favorites. Filled with songs of praise, Psalms is considered to be the songbook of the Bible. According to the notes of bible scholar Tom Constable, the title of this beloved book of the bible is Tehillim […]

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