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Open Wide

Today’s Verse:

I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. ~Psalm 81:10

Do you remember visits to the dentist’s office when you were a child? After the dental assistant made you comfortable in the patient chair, the dentist would come in, and just as he would start the examination of your teeth, he would say, “Open wide.” Opening our mouth wide is essential for the dentist to do a thorough examination and work on our teeth. The dentist is not the only one telling us to “open wide.” God gives us a wonderful directive concerning prayer and faith.

We see a dominating OMNIPOTENCE.

“I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt…” The setting for this psalm is a reminder to Israel from whence they came. They were divinely delivered from Egyptian bondage. Whenever God said, “I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt,” this was a reminder that salvation is only of the Lord. It was a reminder of the ten plagues that God sent to Egypt to demonstrate the weakness and wickedness of the Egyptian false gods. As Israel started their journey out of Egypt in the desert, God demonstrated His strength by giving