Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – May 12th, 2016:  Responding when You are Attacked

Morning Light – May 12th, 2016 Today: [Psalms Nine] Responding when You are Attacked. In Psalm 9 we see David praising God for victories won. There were many attacks upon David during his life and reign. Sometimes these attacks came from without and sometimes from within. David learned in his relationship with God not to take matters into his own hands but to trust in God for the outcome. In your life you will face many challenges and provocations but we can learn from the words of David the absolute importance of relying on God for our defense. [Psa 9:1-20 … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 11th, 2016:  Are Angels Better than Us?

Morning Light – May 11th, 2016 Today: [Psalms Eight] Are Angels Better than Us? In Psalm 2 David speaks of the glory of God and he contrasts the creation of man with the status of angels in the kingdom. There is much speculation about the names of angels and the disposition of angels. This psalm does imply that man is created in his natural form lower in status than angels that serve God. At the same time David declares that though man is lower than angels they nonetheless serve man because God has given man dominion and authority that exceeds … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 10th, 2016:  The Fate of Those who Curse You

Morning Light – May 10th, 2016 Today: [Psalms Seven] The Fate of Those who Curse You. In this chapter we find David crying out for God to defend him from his enemies. David has many people around him who are his body guards but he wants to see the hand of God vindicate his testimony. There are times that friends will defend us but when our defense comes from God that is the end of the matter. This psalm was written on the occasion of false accusation against David. Those who accused called for David’s destruction but in the end … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 9th, 2016:  A Powerful One Word Prayer

Morning Light – May 9th, 2016 Today: [Psalms Six] A Powerful One Word Prayer. In Psalm 6 David is struggling with sickness in his body and with enemies who are pressing the advantage against him. In the midst of his pain and outside pressure he cries out to God. In his petitions David doesn’t insist that God answer his prayer because he is a good person or even God’s anointed king. Instead he prays a simple prayer focused on one powerful word – MERCY. [Psa 6:1-10 KJV] 1 [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.]] … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – May 6th, 2016:  David’s Morning Routine

Morning Light – May 6th, 2016 Today: [Psalms Five] David’s Morning Routine. In this psalm we see the morning routine of David. King David like all of us had a morning routine. He included God in his thoughts first thing and sought God every morning to examine his thought life and prayer life. Verbalized prayer was an important part of David’s prayer habit and it was important for him to exercise himself in prayer early in his day. He didn’t shellac his shortcoming or failings or pretend he didn’t have any problems. He simply started every day with a petition … (click link or title to continue)