Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Song of Solomon 6:1: “Where has your beloved...

April 21st, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We are told that this is the choir (The Daughters of Jerusalem) responding, "Where ...

Song of Solomon 5:6: “I opened for my beloved,...

April 20th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this verse, the bridegroom knocked at the door, but the bride was slow ...

Song of Solomon 4:12: “A garden enclosed /...

April 19th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
"A garden enclosed" is a familiar title and theme often used for young single's ...

Song of Solomon 3:11: “Go forth, O daughters...

April 18th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
It doesn't take much imagination to see how this verse is symbolic of the ...

Song of Solomon 2:14: “O my dove, in the clefts...

April 17th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
If we treat this verse as most historic Christian expositors do, as Jesus speaking ...

Song of Solomon 1:1–2: “The song of songs,...

April 16th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
1 Kings 4:32 tells us that King Solomon wrote 1005 songs, and this one ...

Ecclesiastes 12:6: “Remember your Creator before...

April 15th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Solomon uses 4 metaphors for death that were familiar to his ancient readers. The ...

Ecclesiastes 11:1: “Cast your bread upon the...

April 14th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse is talking about throwing the seeds used to grow grain for bread ...

Ecclesiastes 10:1: “Dead flies putrefy the...

April 13th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Solomon held wisdom very highly and warned us here that it can easily be ...

Ecclesiastes 9:10: “Whatever your hand finds...

April 12th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When Solomon said, “Whatever your hand finds to do,” he was acknowledging that there ...

Ecclesiastes 8:11: “Because the sentence against...

April 11th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God is long-suffering toward the evildoer and seems to put up with an awful ...

Ecclesiastes 7:8–9: “The end of a thing is...

April 10th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We need to be patient and slow to anger. In our pride, we like ...

Ecclesiastes 6:12: “For who knows what is good...

April 9th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Solomon says that when it really comes right down to it, we don’t know ...

Ecclesiastes 5:2: “Do not be rash with your...

April 8th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
These words might sound familiar to our ears since they are part of a ...

Ecclesiastes 4:9–10: “Two are better than...

April 7th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Many have used this passage as part of their marriage ceremony, and it is ...

Ecclesiastes 3:11: “He has made everything...

April 6th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Eternity, to Old Testament people, was not timelessness or absence of time, but rather ...

Ecclesiastes 2:26: “For God gives wisdom and...

April 5th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Some have read this chapter as King Solomon's midlife crisis. If it is, then ...

Ecclesiastes 1:14: “I have seen all the works...

April 4th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When King Solomon, who is believed to be the author of the Book of ...

Proverbs 31:28: “Her children rise up and call...

April 3rd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Godly mothers, this promise requires you to be patient, because this may not happen ...

Proverbs 30:32: “If you have been foolish in...

April 2nd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here we find one last proverb about keeping our mouths shut. Putting your hand ...

Proverbs 29:18: “Where there is no revelation,...

April 1st, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Hebrew word translated here as revelation (vision in the King James) means ...

Proverbs 28:13: “He who covers his sins will...

March 31st, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Living Bible translates this verse: "A man who refuses to admit his mistakes ...

Proverbs 27:21: “The refining pot is for silver...

March 30th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Hebrew word translated here as valued could be better translated tested. Popularity and ...

Proverbs 26:28: “A lying tongue hates those...

March 29th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
One dictionary definition of rumor is "a current story passing from one person to ...

Proverbs 25:2: “It is the glory of God to conceal...

March 28th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In the days of Solomon, it was part of the king's duty to try ...

Proverbs 24:16: “For a righteous man may fall...

March 27th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We know that in the Old Testament 7 means complete or continually. This verse ...

Proverbs 23:7: “For as he thinks in his heart,...

March 26th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In order to live right, we must first think right, and to do that ...

Proverbs 22:1: “A good name is to be chosen...

March 25th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
I love the bumper sticker that reads: "He who dies with the most toys ...

Proverbs 21:5: “The plans of the diligent lead...

March 24th, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Once again Proverbs calls us to consider the virtue of faithfulness. Certainly our heavenly ...

Proverbs 20:7: “The righteous man walks in...

March 23rd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God gives every human parent the opportunity to do something great but it requires ...

Proverbs 19:11: “The discretion of a man makes...

March 22nd, 2021 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Ignoring or overlooking an offense is a godly virtue, and this proverb tells us ...