Good morning! This is the day that the Lord has made, CHOOSE to rejoice and be glad in it. We have the power to decide whether or not we will have a great day or a terrible day. It’s all in our perception and attitude. I challenge you all to turn every negative into an opportunity to praise God. PUSH hard to find the blessing.
TFTD: Psalm 37
The Heritage of the Righteous and the Calamity of the Wicked
When you get a chance, please read Psalm 37 in its entirety. Every believer of Christ needs to read this passage of scripture.
Have you ever looked at the people around you who aren’t honest, who are always doing and saying something evil, yet they appear to have it all together. Doesn’t it look like they have the best jobs, the best home, the best of everything? We’ll key word is “appear”. They may appear to have it all, but trust, not in me, but in the word of the Lord that the wicked will not inherit the land.
Here are some key points I want to leave you with as you read Psalm 37:
- Do not fret because of evildoers
- Trust in the Lord, and do good;
- Commit your way to the Lord,
- Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him;
- The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord,
- Depart from evil, and do good;
- Wait on the Lord,
And keep His way,
The bulleted items above are the beginning parts to scriptures within Psalm 37.
This is what you need to remember: don’t worry about the people who are doing evil against you, no matter what trust in the Lord and make sure you are doing what is right. Commit your life, your heart, and your actions to the ways of the Lord. It’s not enough to profess Christ you have to live like Him. Put all of your hopes in the Lord and then wait patiently on Him because His timing is better than yours anyway. Make sure you allow the Lord to order your steps and not the world. Depart from evil, strive each day to resist sin and to do things that are pleasing to Christ. Continue to wait on the Lord in all that you do and keep His commandments. We have an inheritance that we are entitled to as believers, but it doesn’t come by just accepting in Christ, we must trust Him, live a life that is pleasing to Him, wait on Him, and the list goes on.
Psalm 37 is a powerful body of scripture because it shows me the wicked does not have a future, but I do, but more importantly it tells me what I am to do in order to claim my inheritance. Find hope and joy in this text. Find strength for the journey. Equip yourself to receive your inheritance from a generous God. We shall inherit the land!!!! God’s word is true!!! It’s time to get empowered with the promises of God!!! It’s not about what it looks like right now, but what it will look like in God’s time!!! *Excuse me while I shout to that*
Have a blessed day!
Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis
Can’t breathe: Try Spiritual CPR: Consistent in praying, Persistent in pursuing the knowledge of God, and Resistant to temptation.
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