Shine on Me in 2018!
Michael T. Scott Ministries, Inc. - Reaching the World for Christ!
RSS

Recent Posts

Where's the Fruit?
Hidden Treasures
Get Your Inheritance
Increase
Lord, Make Me A Blessing

Categories

"Michael T. Scott"
2018
blessing
Dr. Tamara T. Scott
God-seekers
new year 2018 spiritual religious
Spiritual
spiritual renewal
Star Trek
powered by

My Blog

Shine on Me in 2018!

Daily Spiritual Vitamin
"Shine on Me!"
Day Eight: Psalm 84:11 "For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no good things will He withhold from those who walk uprightly."

It is believed that this particular psalm was written by King David after he had been banished from his Kingdom and barred from the Holy City by his rouge son, Absalom.  This was a time in his personal life when King David must of felt vulnerable, isolated, and miserable. After having been forced to flee from his own palace at that hands of his own flesh and blood and those same men from his "inner circle" that betrayed him, he longed to be in the tabernacle of God.  There may come a time in all of our lives when we may feel the effects of not being able to go into the "House of the Lord". This particular Psalm teaches us that even when we cannot physically enter into the Lord's House for worship and consolation, we always have access to the "Lord" of the House! When we develop a meaningful relationship with Him, even in the midst of our darkest seasons we have a Father that we can depend upon. Here in the eleventh verse, King David makes it clear to the reader just who his Father is and what He will do for his own.

A Sun and Shield

King David describes the Lord God as a sun and shield! The sun is our source of light, heat, and power among many other things. In a natural sense, we need the sun to shine upon the Earth for the basic necessities of life and for our survival. Just as the Earth needs a Sun, the believer needs the SON! The Son is our source of light, warmth, and power while we are here in the earth. Let us praise Him for being our sustainer and our protector. Therefore, no matter what this year will bring, we have to remember that our Father is a sun and shield!

Giver of Grace and Glory

King David labels the Lord as the giver of "grace and glory"! As He shines upon us, we become the recipients of God's grace, which is His unmerited favor. That's good news this morning! Just think of how we really don't deserve all that our God does for us, but yet He continues to show us FAVOR and glory, which means he honors us and esteems us highly as His children. He has placed a "high premium" value on the lives of His children. We are the King's kids, members of the royal family, and He loves us so much more than we truly realize. He will not withhold any good thing from those of us who walk with Him.
Devotional Song
Shine on me, Shine on me
Let the Light from the lighthouse, Shine on me
Shine on me, Shine on me
Let the Light from the lighthouse, Shine on me!

17 Comments to Shine on Me in 2018!:

Comments RSS
help with dissertation uk on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 7:39 AM
I really enjoyed reading your article. I found this as an informative and interesting post, so i think it is very useful and knowledgeable. I would like to thank you for the effort you made in writing this article.
Reply to comment


nice on Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:22 AM
good
Reply to comment


resume help online on Sunday, July 01, 2018 3:54 AM
Okay thank you for this information and all but i was wondering if you would offer any help on essayshark review because thats what i primarily came here for so it would be lovely if you can, thanks! And i would like this help to be delivered to me as soon as possible !!
Reply to comment


best essay.com on Friday, July 13, 2018 5:21 PM
For the new year resolution I have been planning the same and it sure is going to be exciting for me to give a try. It has always been so good when someone is there to motivate you for the mean while.
Reply to comment


guaranteed loans online on Monday, January 07, 2019 7:29 AM
Breaking the debt cycle isn’t easy, and it’s not something that a single loan is going to solve. But choosing a safe, affordable installment loan that will help build your credit over a predatory payday loan is a good first step to take.
Reply to comment


Kris Thorkelson on Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:12 AM
The nightmare of constipation finally done due to Kris Thorkelson Myplace medicines of problems related to the side effects of the chemotherapy. Like his company was leading the market of medicine in Canada and the United States of America.
Reply to comment


v on Sunday, May 05, 2019 6:37 AM
v
Reply to comment


resumention reviews on Friday, May 24, 2019 6:15 AM
I really love your post it is all about the goodness of our God, from the book of Psalms. This book was written by King David, he writes a wonderful poem that makes you sing because of the good tune of it. Sometimes we feel anxious and we cannot enter the house of the Lord because we commit sins that are not pleasant to his eyes and ears. Being loved by God makes me feel so comfortable, he guides, protects and blessed me and my family. Thank you that you have shared a wonderful verse from the book of the promise it is the Bible. Bible is the instructions that I follow in my life. I am not a perfect person but I tried to that sometimes I experienced to be tempted by anyone that surrounded me.
Reply to comment


tableclothsfactory on Friday, May 31, 2019 4:37 AM
Shine on Me in 2018!
Reply to comment


wholesale eyelashes on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 2:51 AM
Shine on Me in 2018!
Reply to comment


wedding stubby holders australia on Wednesday, June 05, 2019 11:06 PM
Shine on Me in 2018!
Reply to comment


iphone 8 plus cases on Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:03 PM
Shine on Me in 2018!
Reply to comment


blackmountain on Thursday, July 04, 2019 1:32 AM
Shine on Me in 2018!
Reply to comment


coin master free coins on Monday, July 22, 2019 5:03 AM
The best Coin Master tools: Coin Master Hack generator tool. Which one is the best? First of all, we recommend you to try our Coin Master hack spins
Reply to comment


Rambo jacket on Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:05 AM
Here's a good idea. I have to spend some time learning more. I liked this great blog by reading this, thanks a lot for sharing.
Reply to comment


Tom Cruise Maverick Leather Jacket on Friday, August 23, 2019 5:56 AM
This is a very good tip especially to those new to the biosphere. Short but very accurate information… Many thanks for sharing this one. A must read the post!
Reply to comment


Rick Dalton Brown Jacket on Friday, August 23, 2019 6:08 AM
Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article.
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint