Archives for May 2017

Life Lessons From David

June 1 - Today's Readings - 2Samuel 22-24 and Proverbs 1 Get ready for the book of Proverbs - have your high-lighter or journaling notebook beside you - Every time you see a "nugget" in this precious book, take note of it. There is enough “ammo” here to make you into a righteous, successful, rich and wise person (with great marriage and family relationships to boot)! On to King David, who Continue Reading

Having The Same Heart

May 31 – Today’s Readings - 2Samuel 19-21 These chapters are both tragic and victorious for David. He is left with the terrible aftermath that inevitably follows infighting amongst God's people.First there is deep grief at the precious loss of life (including David’s son) - then the difficult but necessary task of praising and encouraging his men because of the obvious victory they have won for Continue Reading

Who Would You Chose?

May 30 – Today’s Readings - 2Samuel 16-18 and Psalms 150 2 Samuel 15:1,6&14 reads, “In the course of time, Absalom provided himself with a chariot and horses and with fifty men to run ahead of him - Absalom behaved in this way toward all the Israelites who came to the king asking for justice, and so he stole the hearts of the men of Israel. - Then David said to all his officials who were Continue Reading

Legacy Of Sin

May 29 – Today’s Readings - 2Samuel 13-15 and Psalms 149 Back in Chapter 11 David had a major moral failure and sinned. Nathan the prophet confronted him in Chapter 12 and said, "Out of your household I am going to bring calamity upon you". Chapters 13-15 certainly reflect a series of "calamities" for David, his family and his kingdom because it seems everything fell apart morally within his Continue Reading

Great Grace

May 28 – Today’s Readings - 2Samuel 10-12 and Psalms 148 David is well known for a lot of things - positive things - Godly things – kingdom building things. He is rarely spoken of, however without mention of "his sin with Bathsheba". If you were Bathsheba, how would you like your name to be so closely associated with immorality and murder in the Bible? This is exactly what happened in her life Continue Reading