Posts with the tag “1-kings”
1 Kings 22-2 Kings 1
by Audrey Rogers on June 2nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 22--Verses 26-28And the king of Israel said, “Seize Micaiah, and take him back to Amon the governor of the city and to Joash the king's son, and say, ‘Thus says the king, “Put this fellow in prison and feed him meager rations of bread and water, until I come in peace.”’” And Micaiah said, “If you return in peace, the Lord has not spoken by me.” And he said, “Hear, all...
1 Kings 20-21
by Audrey Rogers on June 1st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 21--Verses 27-29 (NIV)When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted. He lay in sackcloth and went around meekly. Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite: “Have you noticed how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself, I will not bring this disaster in his day, but I will bring it on his house in t...
1 Kings 18-19
by Audrey Rogers on May 31st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 19--Verses 11-12And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in t...
1 Kings 16-17
by Audrey Rogers on May 29th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 17—Verse 13And Elijah said to her, “Do not fear; go and do as you have said. But first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterward make something for yourself and your son.”God often asks us to step out in faith BEFORE He provides a miracle. He asks us to pray for the sick BEFORE He heals them. He asks us to give 10% of our income back to him BEFORE ...
1 Kings 14-15
by Audrey Rogers on May 28th, 2021
Daily Devotionals from 1 King 15-- Verse 11And Asa did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as David his father had done. In these chapters we see ruler after ruler turn away from God and towards the things of this world. But, in the middle, we see Asa, who wanted to serve the LORD and led the people to do so. Although he did his best, he still did not entirely eradicate the evil that existed i...
1 Kings 12-13
by Audrey Rogers on May 27th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 12--Verse 7And (the old men) said to him, “If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever.” Dear Rehoboam, Congratulations on obtaining the Kingdom. May you reign in the grace of David and in the wisdom of your father, Solomon. You have consulted us regarding your...
1 Kings 10-11
by Audrey Rogers on May 26th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 10--Verses 23-24Thus King Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom. And the whole earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind.What a blessed man Solomon was, he had all you could ask for and yet he blew it!! There is a key detail I think Solomon forgot which led to his downfall. Solomon forgot tha...
1 Kings 8-9
by Audrey Rogers on May 25th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 8--Verse 66 (CSB)On the fifteenth day [Solomon] sent the people away. So they blessed the king and went to their homes rejoicing and with happy hearts for all the goodness that the Lord had done for his servant David and for his people Israel.God officially dwells in the Temple! His glory filled the temple with a dark cloud and ALL OF ISRAEL was present to witness it!...
1 Kings 6-7
by Audrey Rogers on May 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 6--Verse 7When the house was built, it was with stone prepared at the quarry, so that neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron was heard in the house while it was being built.Have you ever wondered why there were so many exact specifications that needed to be followed in building the temple? Just one of the restrictions is listed in the verse above.Whatever the rea...
1 Kings 4-5
by Audrey Rogers on May 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 4--Verses 29-30And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore, so that Solomon’s wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt.We have a wealth of information at our fingertips today – between Google and YouTube, we can learn anything. But knowledge is not the same...
1 Kings 2-3
by Audrey Rogers on May 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Kings 3--Verse 26He shall be neither mine nor yours. The phrase “misery loves company” means that if someone is miserable, they want others to be miserable as well so they can feel better about themselves. And since the lady in this story already lost a baby, she didn’t particularly mind if the other lost hers as well. Unfortunately, life is full of these kinds of people. T...
2 Sam 24-1 Kings 1
by Audrey Rogers on May 20th, 2021
Daily Devotionals from 1 Kings 1-- Verse 17She said to him, “My lord, you swore to your servant by the Lord your God, saying, ‘Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne.’" Adonijah thought he could easily take control of the kingdom without David’s blessing and the priests’ anointing. But Nathaniel and Bathsheba reminded David that he had promised to make Solomon king. I...
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