Scripture Reading for the day: Psalm 95
Scripture Quote:“for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture,the flock under his care.” Psalm 95:6(NIV)
In Psalm 95:6, we read that the LORD is the greatest God and King over everything. His excellency as Creator is unmatched throughout the universe. Yet He would call us His own. In the Old Testament times, when idol worship and blatant disobedience prevailed, He still loved us. He wanted His people to come to Him with joy and gratitude. And even today, we also may approach our Heavenly Father with an indescribable gladness - Even though we fail Him repeatably, He has chosen us to follow Him and through Christ we are redeemed.
We are His sheep and He supplies our green pasture. God goes before us to set up the best possibilities despite Satan's efforts to the contrary. We stubbornly refuse His guidance so we can ignorantly, “do it our way,” only to find that we end up in more trouble than we can eradicate ourselves. Jesus has already experienced everything that we have. He is always close and willing to answer our call for help. We need only remember that our hope lies in His hands, not ours - And, that's pretty excellent!
Meditation for the day: “Hope springs eternal...” Alexander Pope . Where does your hope come from?
Memory Verse: ”Come, let us bow down in worship,let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.” Psalm 95:6(NIV)