1 Kings 14-15
on May 29th, 2023
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...  Read More
1 Kings 12-13
on May 27th, 2023
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...  Read More
1 Kings 10-11
on May 26th, 2023
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...  Read More
1 Kings 8-9
on May 25th, 2023
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!...  Read More
1 Kings 6-7
on May 24th, 2023
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...  Read More
1 Kings 4-5
on May 23rd, 2023
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...  Read More
1 Kings 2-3
on May 22nd, 2023
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...  Read More
2 Samuel 24-1 Kings 1
on May 20th, 2023
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...  Read More
2 Samuel 21-23
on May 19th, 2023
Daily Devotional from 2 Samuel 22--Verse 31This God—His way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; He is a shield for all those who take refuge in Him.This is why we as a church gather around God’s word. And this is why we started our daily reading plan. Every word is true and perfect because the One who spoke it is perfect. It’s so important we allow God’s word to have its proper place in ...  Read More
2 Samuel 18-20
on May 18th, 2023
Daily Devotional from 2 Samuel 18--Verse 33 (CSB)“The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber above the city gate and wept. As he walked, he cried, “My son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you, Absalom, my son, my son!”’As a son of David, Absalom became treacherous. He did things against God’s law and he tried to usurp the throne of his father. Absalom’s wick...  Read More
2 Samuel 15-17
on May 17th, 2023
Daily Devotional from 2 Samuel 15--Verse 21But Ittai answered the king, “As the Lord lives, and as my lord the king lives, wherever my lord the king shall be, whether for death or for life, there also will your servant be.”There come times in our lives that we are forced to choose one path or another. The choice we make may impact the rest of our lives - or even eternity. What vocation should I ch...  Read More
2 Samuel 12-14
on May 16th, 2023
Daily Devotional from 2 Samuel 12—Verses 13-14David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” And Nathan said to David, “The Lord has also put away your sin; you shall not die. Nevertheless, because by this deed you have utterly scorned the Lord, the child who is born to you shall die.”The “deed” Nathan refers to is actually several:LustAdulteryCover-UpMurderDavid committed these sins agai...  Read More