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“The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.” Psalm 16:5 In the NIV this verse reads, “Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup, you have made my lot secure.” We all know what an assignment is.  In school, the teachers assign project that have to follow certain guidelines and meet deadlines.  At work, the boss assigns a job to be done and expects it to be done in a certain way and in a certain time frame.  All these assignments come to an end, but serving the Lord is…

“This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 How do you view your day?  Do you wake up every morning, thanking the Lord for a good night’s rest and for another day that He has given you to serve Him?  Or, do you wake up thinking of all the things that you have to do today, and worry about how you are going to find the time and the energy to get them done? We have had a very hot summer and most days the windows have had to…

“And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God:……..Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest;…………..He shall build an house for my name.” I Chronicles 22:7-10 David felt he had been greatly blessed by God, and he desired to build a great building wherein the ark of God would dwell and where God could meet with His people. He started gathering materials suitable for such an undertaking. But God spoke to him and told him…