A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read Proverbs 1:8-19 “Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it.” Proverbs 1:19 – Observe Pirates have been glorified and de-stigmatized in recent years in our culture. We tend to forget that they are thieves and murderers who die […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 1:1-7 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.” Proverbs 1:7 – Observe Discipline is definitely not popular in my country today. That would mean that there are a lot of fools in my country. – Do Pray for the spreading of […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 140:1-11 “do not grant the wicked their desires, O LORD; do not let their plans succeed, or they will become proud.” Psalm 140:8 – Observe David is so right about that. Whenever things go well, I immediately begin to feel proud and thoughts of being better than others immediately try […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 139:21-24 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.” Psalm 139:23 – Observe This verse comes right after David’s declaration that he had nothing but hatred for God’s enemies. I believe God’s Holy Spirit was providing a check to David’s hatred. David’s response […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 139:11-20 “If only you would slay the wicked, O God! Away from me, you bloodthirsty men!” Psalm 139:19 – Observe This sounds like David has asked God to slay wicked men and been told ‘No’ before. He still wants God to slay them, but it sounds like he has no […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 139:1-10 “Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD.” Psalm 139:4 – Observe Sometimes my own words surprise me. Sometimes I am amazed that I said something that intelligent. Sometimes I am embarrassed that I said something that stupid. But, God is never surprised. – […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 138:1-8 “May the kings of the earth praise you, O LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth.” Psalm 138:4 – Observe All the kings of the earth speak a lot of different languages! How are they going to hear the words of God’s mouth? Either God will have […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 137:1-9 “How can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a foreign land?” Psalm 137:4 – Observe The Jews in exile did not realize that Israel was really only a picture of what God wants for all humanity. In the same way that they longed to be back […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 107:33-42 “The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths.” Psalm 107:42 – Observe I note that it doesn’t say that the wicked will admit they were wrong. That is what I really want, for wicked people to admit that they are wrong. But that is very […]

– Pray – Read Psalm 107:23-32 “Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the council of the elders.” Psalm 107:32 – Observe The assembly of the people and the council of the elders is where community decisions were being made. Today’s equivalent is probably town hall meetings and […]

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