| › Introduction - Devotional Hours
with the Bible
J. R. Miller,
Gleanings from the Psalms
This eight volume set was published between 1908 and ...read|
| › Chapter 1 - The Way of the Righteous - Psalm 1
"Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his d ...read|
| › Chapter 2 - The King in Zion - Psalm 2
"Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against ...read|
| › Chapter 3 - Living up to Our Prayers - Psalm 5:3
"My voice shall you hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto you--and will look up."
"In the morning w ...read|
| › Chapter 4 - Show Me the Path - Psalm 16:11
"You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand there are pleasures for evermore!"
It is ...read|
| › Chapter 5 - God's Works and Word - Psalm 19:1-2, 7-8
"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night aft ...read|
| › Chapter 6 - The Way of Safety - Psalm 19:12, 13
"Who can understand his errors? Cleanse me from hidden faults. Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not ha ...read|
| › Chapter 7 - The Shepherd Psalm - Psalms 23
"The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores m ...read|
| › Chapter 8 - Into Your Hands - Psalm 31:5
"Into Your hands I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me."
These words are often quoted as if they were for the hour of death. Indee ...read|
| › Chapter 9 - Refuge from the Hurt of Tongues - Psalm 31:20
"You shall hide them in the secret of Your presence from the pride of man; You shall keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife ...read|
| › Chapter 10 - David's Joy over Forgiveness - Psalm 32
"Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. blessed is the man whose sin the LORD does not count against hi ...read|
| › Chapter 11 - Under God's Wings - Psalm 36:7
"How priceless is Your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge under the shadow of Your wings!"
Some of the most expr ...read|
| › Chapter 12 - The Desires of Your Heart - Psalm 37:4
"Delight yourself in the LORD--and He will give you the desires of your heart!"
The young people who have read "The Arabian Nights" w ...read|
| › Chapter 13 - Waiting for God - Psalm 37:7
"Rest in the LORD--and wait patiently for Him."
We are told of certain men that they walked with God. If we are walking with anyone, ...read|
| › Chapter 14 - The Living God - Psalm 42:2
"My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?"
There were many gods among the ancient heathen. Every ...read|
| › Chapter 15 - David's Confession - Psalm 51
"Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all ...read|
| › Chapter 16 - Blessing from Life's Changes - Psalm 55:19
"God, who is enthroned forever, will hear them and afflict them. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God."
Some ch ...read|
| › Chapter 17 - Awake, My Glory - Psalm 57:7, 8
"My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music. Awake, my glory! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awak ...read|
| › Chapter 18 - Messiah's Reign - Psalm 72:1-2
"Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness. He will judge your people in righteousness, your aff ...read|
| › Chapter 19 - Delight in God's House - Psalm 84:1-2
"How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh c ...read|
| › Chapter 20 - The Home of the Soul - Psalm 90:1
"Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations!"
We might translate it thus: "Lord, you have been our home in all ...read|
| › Chapter 21 - Numbering Our Days - Psalm 90:12
"Teach us to number our days aright--that we may gain a heart of wisdom."
"They are slipping away--
these sweet, swift years;
Like a ...read|
| › Chapter 22 - Sowing Seeds of Light - Psalm 97:11
"Light is sown for the righteous; and gladness for the upright in heart."
LIGHT is one of the commonest words in the Bible. It means ...read|
| › Chapter 23 - A Call to Praise - Psalm 103:1
"Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name!"
These is not a single sad note in all this Psalm--it is ...read|
| › Chapter 24 - Forgetting His Benefits - Psalm 103:2
"Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits!"
Every part of our being should join in praising God. The song of prais ...read|
| › Chapter 25 - Speak out Your Message - Psalm 107:2
"Let the redeemed of the LORD say so!"
There is a duly of keeping silent. There are times when we would better not say anything. The ...read|
| › Chapter 26 - The Dew of Your Youth - Psalm 110:3
"Your people shall be willing--on Your day of battle. Arrayed in the beauties of holiness, from the womb of the dawn, you have the dew ...read|
| › Chapter 27 - The Rejected Stone - Psalm 118:22-23
"The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone; the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes."
There is a s ...read|
| › Chapter 28 - Looking unto the Mountains - Psalm 121:1-2
"I lift up my eyes to the mountains; where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth."
| › Chapter 29 - Joy in God's House - Psalm 122:1-2
"I rejoiced with those who said to me--Let us go to the house of the LORD! Our feet shall stand within your gates, O Jerusalem."
| › Chapter 30 - God's Thinking of us - Psalms 139:17-18
"How precious also are your thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more in number ...read|
| › Chapter 31 - Looking One's Soul in the Face - Psalm 139:23, 24
"The human heart is most deceitful and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?" Jeremiah 17:9
"Search me, O God, and ...read|
| › Chapter 32 - A Morning Prayer - Psalm 143:8-11
"Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I li ...read|
| › Chapter 33 - The God of Those Who Fail - Psalm 145:14
"The LORD upholds all those who fall--and lifts up all who are bowed down."
The God of the Bible--is the God of the weak and the un ...read|