Category Archives: Blessing

Job 38:1-7 (34-41) – Then the LORD answered Job

Job 38:1-7 (34-41) 1Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind: 2“Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? 3Gird up your loins like a man, I will question you, and you shall declare to me. 4“Where … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12 From the same mouth come blessing and curse

James 3:1-12 1Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking … Continue reading

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Psalm 45 – Like the pen of a ready scribe

Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9 My heart overflows with a goodly theme; I address my verses to the king; my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe. 2You are the most handsome of men; grace is poured upon your lips; … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 7:1-14a – Go do all that you have in mind; for the Lord is with you

2 SAMUEL 7:1-14A 1Now when the king was settled in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house … Continue reading

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Psalm 24 – Receive blessing from the LORD

Psalm 24 1The earth is the LORD’s and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it; 2for he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the rivers. 3Who shall ascend the hill … Continue reading

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Psalm 20 – May the LORD Fulfill all Your Petitions

Psalm 20 1   The LORD answer you in the day of trouble! The name of the God of Jacob protect you! 2   May he send you help from the sanctuary, and give you support from Zion. 3   May he remember all your offerings, … Continue reading

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Psalm 1 – Prospering

PSALM 1:1-6 1   Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 2   but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on … Continue reading

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Psalm 133 – The Call is to Community

PSALM 133:1-3 1   How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! 2   It is like the precious oil on the head, running down upon the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down over the collar of … Continue reading

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Genesis 17 – Walk before me and be blameless

GENESIS 17:1-7, 15-16 1When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 2And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make … Continue reading

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Mark 1:9-15 – Be held by the water

MARK 1:9-15 9In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like … Continue reading

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