Wherever He Went

May 27 – Today’s Readings – 2Samuel 7-9 and Psalms 147

“The Lord gave David victory wherever he went”. This phrase is repeated twice in these chapters and should be of great interest to you and I. The only reason the Lord seems to have done this for David is because David was putting God first in his life. The Lord spoke to David through the prophet Nathan saying, “I took you from the pasture and from following the flock to be ruler over my people Israel. I have been with you wherever you have gone, and I have cut off all your enemies from before you. Now I will make your name great, like the names of the greatest men of the earth. And I will provide a place for my people Israel and will plant them so that they can have a home of their own and no longer be disturbed.” (2 Samuel 7:8-10)Continue Reading

A New Kind Of King

May 26 – Today’s Readings – 2Samuel 4-6 and Psalms 146
King David certainly started out well. He didn’t avenge himself on the household of Saul and protected the memory of “the Lord’s anointed” – which in this case meant Saul’s family. While he was the “King in waiting”, he delayed his ascension to the throne so […]

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Inquiring Of The Lord

May 25 – Today’s Readings – 2Samuel 1-3 and Psalms 145
Well, here we are, already in the book of 2 Samuel. The first book was intense and the second is also adrenaline-charged. 2Samuel contains many details of David’s kingship and some of the secrets that made him “a man after God’s own heart”.

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Weeping Before God

May 24 – Today’s Readings – 1Samuel 30-31 and Psalms 144
We could spend time talking about the tragedy surrounding the death of Saul and his sons but I would rather focus on David’s troubles this morning. David did not have an easy time leading and governing his “mini-army”. Remember, these were the guys that nobody else […]

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Spiritists And Sorcerers

May 23 – Today’s Readings – 1Samuel 28-29 and Psalms 143
Chapter 28 certainly is a sobering “wake up call” for many who espouse our society’s ideas about “spirituality”. So many very influential people in this world consult with mediums, witches, channelors, and all other forms of occult to get “advice” for their life decisions. Without […]

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