According to commentary on this Psalm at iTorah.com, it is read each Wednesday in Jewish Services. The commentary states: “On the fourth day of creation. . .God created the sun and the moon, which eventually became objects of idol worship. On this day we therefore recite the chapter of Tehillim that speaks of the punishment … More The LORD will not Forsake His People
Daniel 9 4-19 This morning I felt a sorrow for our national rebellion. It stems from hearing a portion of a speech by President Reagan in which he quoted a visitor to the United States. This man had written about the greatness of America he saw through his visit to a church. The faith of … More As Daniel Prayed
7 And the LORD said to Moses, “Go down, for your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves. 8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way that I commanded them. They have made for themselves a golden calf and have worshiped it and sacrificed to it … More Is there a Moses in the House?
Fill their faces with shame, And let them seek Your Name, O יהוה This Psalm has been described as a “desperate, impassioned plea for God’s assistance during a time of war.” These days of rage and evil acts feel like a time of war. My initial response to acts of evil is to desire the … More That they may seek Your Name
◄ Psalm 83 ► 1O Elohim, do not remain silent! Do not be speechless, And do not be still, O Ěl! 2For look, Your enemies make an uproar, And those hating You have lifted up their head. 3They craftily plot against Your people, And conspire against Your treasured ones. 4They have said, “Come, And let … More Fill their faces with shame
On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. (Ps 145:7) The word for which I’m looking is Contemplation. Yesterday evening, on the way to Cutter’s, a local lounge, to listen to a jazz ensemble, I struggled with a word that is more acceptable than meditate and yet more adequately … More Contemplation
There is a cry for Spiritual fire. Intercessors are taking to their prayer closets crying out, “L-rd, have mercy upon us in these days as trouble appears.” For the past several years, the L-rd has gathered prayer warriors from throughout the Earth. They have been preparing to be used as intercessors. Now the call is … More A Cry for Spiritual Fire
Today the following email arrived from Renewal Ministry Fellowship, having been sent to its prayer line. From: Pastor Charles S.W Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org ) in LIBERIA: How are you and family, we are still praying … for aid in this Ebola crisis in our nation. On behave of all affiliates of Liberia and Sierra Leone that … More Pray for Liberia and all of West Africa
. . .be kicked out of class. Those were the options, according to reports, in a college class in Florida. Hum. What if I decided to make my college class trample on the name of Mohammed. Fatwa time. Big time price on my head. Oh, and I’d be fired on the spot. Florida Atlantic University … More Trample on The Name of Jesus or else. . .