Daily reading

Today’s reading is: Psa. 61-62; 64-67

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Psalm Sixty-One

  1. Believers have prayer resources available to them regardless of where on earth they might be (Ps. 61:1-2).
  2. Believers in prayer are spiritually in the Lord as their fortress regardless of where on earth they might be (Ps. 61:3-4).
  3. Believers involved in active prayer ministry have opportunities to glorify God when He answers their prayer (Ps. 61:5-8).

Psalm Sixty-Two

  1. The faith-rest life, exercised through prayer, silently provides stability in the face of any external circumstances (Ps. 62:1-4).
  2. The faith-rest life, exercised through prayer, is to be demonstrated and taught by older believers to younger believers (Ps. 62:5-8).
  3. The faith-rest life, exercised through prayer, places Divine Viewpoint and human viewpoint into proper perspective (Ps. 62:9-12). Verse 10 has a NT echo in Mt. 19:22 and a NT allusion in 1st Tim. 6:17.

Psalm Sixty-Four

  1. The verbal warfare of the Slanderer and his servants is deadly (Ps. 64:1-6).
  2. The Lord’s Word is more powerful than any word the Slanderer can devise (Ps. 64:7-10).

Psalm Sixty-Five

  1. Believers live in joyful anticipation of the Lord’s presence (Ps. 65:1-4).
  2. Believers live in awed reverence of the Lord’s power (Ps. 65:5-8).
  3. Believers live in thankfulness for the Lord’s provision (Ps. 65:9-13).

Psalm Sixty-Six

  1. Psalm 66 looks forward to a day in which the entire world will praise and worship the LORD (Ps. 66:1-4).
  2. The Millennium will provide the opportunity for all the nations to “come and see” (Ps. 66:5-7) and “come and hear” (Ps. 66:16).
  3. The nation of Israel will rejoice in the LORD’s faithfulness (Ps. 66:8-12).
  4. Individual believers will rejoice in the LORD’s faithfulness (Ps. 66:13-20).

Psalm Sixty-Seven

  1. The anonymous psalmist calls upon God אֱלֹהִים ’elohiym to be gracious and bless Israel (Ps. 67:1).
  2. God’s blessing upon Israel results in world-wide blessing of all the nations upon the Millennial earth (Ps. 67:2-5).
    1. Gentile evangelism (v.2).
    2. Gentile edification (vv.3,5).
    3. Gentile evaluation (v.4).
  3. Zoe-life blessings motivate bios-life benefits (Ps. 67:6-7).