Verse of the Day on Psalm 118

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Psalm 118:8

Psalm 118:8

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and all who follow His instructions have good insight. Reverence for the Lord is the beginning of knowledge but fools despise wisdom and detest instruction. How much better, therefore to take refuge in the Lord rather than to place ones trust in man.

A reverential fear of God and a heart that trusts the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and gives us safety from the fear of man. read more...

Psalm 118:24

Psalm 118:24

When thing go well, and the sun is shining, and we have just received a wonderful surprise or had some encouraging news of a dear loved one how we rejoice and how our hearts are full of praise to the Lord. It is on these days of unexpected wonder and joyful delight that we lift up our voices and proclaim with the Psalmist: This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it – and rightly so.

But what read more...

Psalm 118:24

Psalm 118:24

We love to look out on misty mornings, stunning sunsets and a sun-kissed field of wheat and say: 'this is the day that the Lord has made we will rejoice and be glad in it' - and indeed it is good to praise the Lord for the wonderful works of His mighty hand. But this lovely verse, which is right in the centre of scripture has a far more significant meaning - and one which is attached to the very core of God's own heart, for on this scheduled day, the Lord read more...

Psalm 118:28

Psalm 118:28

God knows the importance of praise, the power of prayer and the benefits that accompany a thankful heart in the life of a believer, which is why so many writers of scriptures exhort us to rejoice in the Lord, to pray without ceasing and in everything to give thanks - indeed the apostle Paul explains that this is God's will for all His blood-bought children.

And here we discover the Psalmist giving glory to the Lord in an read more...