The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation. Psalm 118:14 Rejoice and live each day with confidence in an all-powerful sovereign God, who saved you and keeps you. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Spring 2007


The Lord has disciplined me severely; But He has not given me over to death. Psalm 118:18
God’s correction proves our cure so that in the end, the purpose of His medicine rids us of our malady, and renders us healthy and vigorous. John Calvin, 1509-64, French reformer, theologian

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. Psalm 118:22
We shall not rightly measure the relative importance of things unless we resolutely set ourselves to look at them with eyes purged from the illusions of sense, and cleared to see truth. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist expository preacher
Cornerstone - starting place, chief foundation which is essential and indispensable to uphold and firmly unit and keep together. Ephesians 2:20 - having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone

This is the Lord’s doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:23 We never cease to be astonished how wonderfully done - God by means of weakness defeats power, by the simplicity of his word baffles the craft of men, and by the invisible influence of his Spirit in human hearts overcomes open and determined opposition. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92

This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Joy is that deep settled confidence that God is in control in every area of my life. Paul Sailhamer, Chuck Swindoll’s senior associate, Fullerton Evangelical Free Church