Today's Verse: Psalm 138:8

Thursday, February 24, 2005

The Lord will fulfill [his purpose] for me; your love, O Lord, endures forever — do not abandon the works of your hands.
— Psalm 138:8

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

First there is conviction: the Lord will finish his work in us! (cf. Philippians 1:6). Second, there is declaration: the Lord's love endures and doesn't fail (cf. 1 Corinthians 13:8). Finally, there is supplication: O Lord, don't forget me, your creation (cf. Psalms 139:13-16). What beautiful balance for our walk with the Lord.

My Prayer...

Heavenly Father and Lord of all things, I am confident that you will accomplish your will and purpose in me. Seeing how you loved and worked through the centuries with the everyday people I find in Scripture, I know your love will last long after I am gone from this place. However, dear Lord, I do face some struggles and difficulties and I ask you to please intervene with your grace and power in my life. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

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Illustration of Psalm 138:8 — The Lord will fulfill [his purpose] for me; your love, O Lord, endures forever — do not abandon the works of your hands.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.