100 Words | Daily Devotional
Beginning on June 4th, this two-year journey takes you through the entire Bible with Key Verses, Astounding Photos, and Poignant Commentary from David Mainse. Unfortunately David passed away before all the video versions of his blog could be produced. His son, Ron picks up the torch for the remaining videos.
Videos are uploaded daily.
100 Words - YR2 October 1 - Tears in God's Bottle
Key Verse: Psalm 56:8b
“Put my tears into Your bottle; are they not in Your book?”
All three Psalms in today’s reading begin with prayer, fervent prayer! God hears even an unspoken prayer, one which is a thought, but it is important to speak out loud when possible. God will respond to the ferv...
100 Words - YR2 October 2 - Worshipping or Growling
Key Verses: Psalm 57:7-11
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and give praise! Awake, my glory! Awake lute and harp! I will awaken the dawn! I will praise You, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing to You among the nations for Your mercy reaches into the heavens, and...
100 Words - YR2 October 3 - God Alone!
Key Verses: Psalm 63:1-4
O God, You are my God;
Early will I seek You;
My soul thirsts for You;
My flesh longs for You
In a dry and thirsty land
Where there is no water.
So I have looked for You in the sanctuary,
To see Your power and Your glory.
Because Your lovingkindness is better than life,
100 Words - YR2 October 4 - God's Questions
Key Verses: Psalm 65:5, 66:1-3
By awesome deeds in righteousness You will answer us,
O God of our salvation,
You who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth,
And of the far-off seas;
…Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth!
Sing out the honor of His name;
Make His praise glorious.
100 Words - YR2 October 5 - Let God Arise!
Key Verses: Psalm 68:3-4, 11
But let the righteous be glad;
Let them rejoice before God;
Yes, let them rejoice exceedingly.
Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
Extol Him who rides on the clouds,
By His name YAH,
And rejoice before Him.
The Lord gave the word;
Great was the company of those who...
100 Words - YR2 October 6 - Save Me O God!
Key Verse: Psalm 69:21
They also gave me gall for my food,
And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Prophetic statements are found in many places in the writings of King David. The words of our key verse actually happened to Jesus as He hung on the Cross. Check out Matthew 27:34-48. In...
100 Words - YR2 October 7 - Old and Gray Headed
Key Verse: Psalm 71:18
Now also when I am old and grayheaded,
O God, do not forsake me,
Until I declare Your strength to this generation,
Your power to everyone who is to come.
The words, “Let God be magnified” (70:4b) are what this blog is all about. Our meditations are a magnifying glass whi...
100 Words - YR2 October 8 - A Mare Usque Ad Mare
Key Verse: Psalm 72:8
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea,
And from the River to the ends of the earth.
This is one of two Psalms of David’s son, Solomon (the other is Psalm 127). According to the Rabbis, today’s reading could only apply to the coming Messiah. No earthly king could eve...
100 Words - YR2 October 9 - Draw Near To God
Key Verse: Psalm 73:24-25
You will guide me with Your counsel,
And afterward receive me to glory.
Whom have I in heaven but You?
And there is none upon earth that I desire besides You.
Psalm 73 was composed by Asaph, one of David’s choir leaders. It appears that doubt had crept into Asaph’s mi...
100 Words - YR2 October 10 - The Cup
Key Verse: Psalm 75:8
For in the hand of the Lord there is a cup,
And the wine is red;
It is fully mixed, and He pours it out;
Surely its dregs shall all the wicked of the earth
Drain and drink down.
We should always remember to let the Bible interpret the Bible, comparing Scripture with Scrip...
100 Words - YR2 October 11 - God's Questions
Key Verse: Psalms 77:12-13
I will also meditate on all Your work, and talk of Your deeds. Your way, O God, is in the sanctuary; Who is so great as our God?
Dr. John Hull, the former global CEO for Crossroads, earned his doctorate from one of the most highly respected theological colleges in th...
100 Words - YR2 October 13 - God's Face and Favour!
Key Verse: Psalm 80:14-15
Return, we beseech You, O God of hosts;
Look down from heaven and see,
And visit this vine
And the vineyard which Your right hand has planted,
And the branch that You made strong for Yourself.
Psalm 79 pictures Jerusalem destroyed by surrounding nations. Yet, at the t...
100 Words - YR2 October 14 - Galilee or Dead Sea
Key Verse: Psalm 81:13
Oh, that My people would listen to Me,
That Israel would walk in My ways!
Psalm 82:5b tells us, “All the foundations of the earth are unstable.” The Bible is not a textbook on natural science, but when a statement is made on the subject, it is correct. The people could n...
100 Words - YR2 October 15 - The Meeting & The Kiss
Key Verse: Psalm 85:10
Mercy and truth have met together;
Righteousness and peace have kissed.
Our key verse found fulfillment at the cross of Christ! God’s mercy to the entire human race was made available at the Cross! God’s Truth and righteousness, for which Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice, ...
100 Words - YR2 October 16 - O City Of God
Key Verse: Psalm 88:3-4
For my soul is full of troubles,
And my life draws near to the grave.
I am counted with those who go down to the pit;
I am like a man who has no strength,
Psalm 87 may be an expansion of Psalm 86:9, which prophesies a day when “all nations which You have made shall come...
100 Words - YR2 October 17 - How Long O Lord
Key Verses: Psalm 89:1, 15
I will sing of the mercies of the Lord forever;
With my mouth will I make known Your faithfulness to all generations…
Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound!
They walk, O Lord, in the light of Your countenance.
First of all, how about a spiritual lift? Clic...
100 Words - YR2 October 18 - The Secret Place
Key Verses: Psalm 90:1 & 91:14
So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom….
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 90 is unique in that it is the only one composed by Moses. He probably wrote this during th...
100 Words - YR2 October 19 - A Palm & A Cedar
Key Verses: Psalm 92:12-14
The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree,
He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Those who are planted in the house of the Lord
Shall flourish in the courts of our God.
They shall still bear fruit in old age;
They shall be fresh and flourishing…
100 Words - YR2 October 20 - The Cup
Key Verse: Psalm 96:7-8
Give to the Lord, O families of the peoples,
Give to the Lord glory and strength.
Give to the Lord the glory due His name;
Bring an offering, and come into His courts.
Psalm 95 is God’s invitation to “COME!” What do we do when we “COME!”?… We “SING!” “SHOUT JOYFULLY!” o...
100 Words - YR2 October 21 - "100"
Key Verses: Psalm 100:4-5
Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
And into His courts with praise.
Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
For the Lord is good;
His mercy is everlasting,
And His truth endures to all generations.
Psalm 98 is another “NEW” song! The word “NEW” is one of the most po...
100 Words - YR2 October 22 - Holy Visuals!
Key Verses: Psalms 101:3a, 102:27
I will set nothing wicked before my eyes…
But You are the same and Your years will have no end.
It seems impossible to avoid seeing vile images. We do, however, have a choice of what we view. When we watch some TV programs, we are just asking for trouble. What...
100 Words - YR2 October 23 - Bless the Lord!
Key Verses: Psalm 103:15-16
As for man, his days are like grass;
As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
For the wind passes over it, and it is gone,
And its place remembers it no more.
We remember Prince Absalom, son of King David, who committed treason in trying to overthrow his father’s...
100 Words - YR2 October 24 - Creation
Key Verses: Psalm 104:31
May the glory of the Lord endure forever;
May the Lord rejoice in His works.
All the earliest records of the human race show that intelligent people were moved to worship the Creator God (as illustrated by the Youtube attachment in our P.S.). Our native people here in ...
100 Words - YR2 October 25 - Praise The Lord!
Key Verses: Psalm 105:1-3
Oh, give thanks to the Lord!
Call upon His name;
Make known His deeds among the peoples!
Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him;
Talk of all His wondrous works!
Glory in His holy name;
Those first three verses of today’s reading sum up what we should do daily. (1) Give thank...