Author: Suma Sujith

02
Aug

Recipe for Blessed Life

Psalm 16:8-9” I have set the Lord always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will rest in hope.“ Psalm 16:8-9 is full of hope and confidence. Reading these scriptures, we get the recipe for a […]

01
Aug

Right Hand of the Lord

Psalm 118:15“The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the Lord does valiantly.“ Psalm 118 is a thanksgiving psalm. Thanksgiving is not only for the past goodness of God but for all the goodness we will experience always. Psalm 118:15 says that the tents of the […]

31
Jul

God who beholds us

Psalm 11:4“The Lord is in His holy temple, the Lord’s throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.“ Psalm 11 is the psalm of David and a psalm of refuge. Threatened by his enemies, David puts his confidence in God. Let us visualize what David is going through. He is […]

28
Jul

Inheritance of Righteous

Psalm 37:29“The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it forever.“ Psalm 37 is a “Didactic song”; it is wisdom teachings combined with instruction from “Torah”. Reading this psalm, we must understand the providence of God and accommodate ourselves to it. We have to carefully do our part and leave the rest to God, […]

27
Jul

God who loves justice

Psalm 37:28“The Lord loves justice, and does not forsake His saints; they are preserved forever, but the descendants of the wicked shall be cut off.“ Judge Horace Gray served as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. During one of his cases, a criminal was about to be released, not because he was innocent, but […]

12
Jun

Glorify Our Merciful God

Psalm 106:1 “Praise the Lord! Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.” Psalm 106 is the history of God’s goodness to Israel. It also remembers people’s rebellion and provocations. It begins and ends with “Praise the Lord” giving glory to God and emphasizing that nothing should keep […]

11
Jun

Great Restorer

Psalm 23:3“He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.” Psalm 23 is a psalm proclaiming confidence in God who is considered the Shepherd. He cares for His people. Isaiah 46:4(NIV) “Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain […]

10
Jun

Considerate and Compassionate God

Psalm 31:7“I will be glad and rejoice in Your mercy, for You have considered my trouble; You have known my soul in adversities.” When do we rejoice or be glad? Gladness and rejoicing are the outcome of victory, achievement, etc. In Psalm 31:7, David comforts and encourages himself with his hope in God and willingly […]

09
Jun

His Mercy Endureth Forever

Psalm 118:1“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.” Psalm 118 is one of the God-centered Psalms. Here, the psalmist expresses gratitude, admiration, joy, and praise for who He is. It also expresses reliance on God and not on human strength. It was probably the heartbeat of David, […]

02
Feb

God Sent His Son For Us

John 3:34“For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure.” John 3:34 are the words of John the Baptist. He was responding to a dispute between his disciples and a certain Jew about ceremonial washing. As a God-chosen forerunner, John the Baptist had testified […]