Sign Sender

Read Psalm 86. In today’s verse, the Psalmist is asking for a sign — "Send me a miraculous sign to show me how much You love me, so that those who hate me will see it and be ashamed. Don’t they know that You, Lord, are my comforter, the One who comes to help me?” … Continue reading Sign Sender

Giver of Strength

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse is Psalm 86:16: “Bring me to Your grace-fountain so that Your strength becomes mine. Be my hero and come rescue Your servant once again!” (TPT).  Remember, we are cursed when we rely on human strength. Jeremiah 17:5 says, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Cursed are those who put their … Continue reading Giver of Strength

Full of Abounding Grace

Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says, “But Lord, Your nurturing love is tender and gentle. You are slow to get angry yet so swift to show Your faithful love. You are full of abounding grace and truth” (Psalm 86:15 TPT). It is important to note that the verse says “grace and truth” — you have … Continue reading Full of Abounding Grace

Slow to Anger

Read Psalm 86. Today, we are going to look at verse 15, which speaks about how God is slow to anger. When we consider the word “anger,” let us take into consideration that this word translates as “aph” and it’s referencing the type of anger that gets you into a huff— the kind that has … Continue reading Slow to Anger

Nurturing Love

Read Psalm 86. Today, we will be looking at God’s nurturing love (Psalm 86:15). The beginning of today’s verse describes God with words translated as merciful, full of compassion, gracious, tender, and kind. The sad truth is that many people think of God as vengeful, and avoid God because of the fear of His wrath. … Continue reading Nurturing Love

Greatness of God

Read Psalm 86. The prayer I said before eating as a child began: “God is good. God is great.” God is great. Psalm 86:10b says, “What greatness belongs to You” (TPT). Today, we will look at the greatness of God. God is great. He is incomprehensible. We cannot fully know Him. Psalm 139:6 says, “Such … Continue reading Greatness of God

Wonders of God

Read Psalm 86. Today, we will focus on how our great God does wondrous things. The word “pala” means that something is extraordinary or surpassing. When we consider the wonders, typically we we think about the parting of bodies of water, the feeding of multitudes, the ground opening up and swallowing Korah, the manna, the … Continue reading Wonders of God

Deserving of Worship

Read Psalm 86. Yesterday, we looked at how God is Creator of all. Our devotion ended with us being in awe of Creator God, and that awe resulting in worship. Today, we focus on the worship that God alone deserves (see Psalm 86:9). Philippians 2:9-11 says: “For this reason God highly exalted Him and gave … Continue reading Deserving of Worship