Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

2 Samuel 21:22: “These four were born to the giant...

March 28th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Near the end of the account of David's life in 2 Samuel, we are ...

2 Samuel 20:1: “And there happened to be there...

March 27th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
There was much infighting between the 12 tribes of Israel after Absalom's rebellion was ...

2 Samuel 19:15: “Then the king returned and came...

March 26th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
After Absalom's rebellion was defeated, the people of Israel disputed among themselves about bringing ...

2 Samuel 18:19–20: “Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok...

March 25th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Absalom rebelled against his father, King David, and tried to take his throne; but ...

2 Samuel 17:14: “So Absalom and all the men of...

March 24th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The advice Ahithophel gave Absalom for how to defeat his father was good, meaning ...

2 Samuel 16:23: “Now the advice of Ahithophel,...

March 23rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When Absalom rebelled against his father, King David, and tried to take his throne, ...

2 Samuel 15:14: “So David said to all his servants...

March 22nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This was a low point in King David’s life. Because of his sin with ...

2 Samuel 14:14: “For we will surely die and...

March 21st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Water that has been spilt on the ground and cannot be gathered up again ...

2 Samuel 13:36: “So it was, as soon as he had finished...

March 20th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is a long, sad chapter in the story of King David and his ...

2 Samuel 12:22–23: “And he said, ‘While the...

March 19th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King David sinned. And rather than turn to the Lord and repent at his ...

2 Samuel 11:2: “Then it happened one evening that...

March 18th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This chapter of 2 Samuel is the scriptural record of perhaps the most infamous ...

2 Samuel 10:11–12: “Then he said, ‘If the Syrians...

March 17th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When the king of the Ammonites died, King David sent some of his servants ...

2 Samuel 9:13: “So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem,...

March 16th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When King David was at the table with Mephibosheth, it seems he never mentioned ...

2 Samuel 8:14–15: “He also put garrisons in Edom;...

March 15th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Unlike King Saul, King David ruled his kingdom in a just manner. As we ...

2 Samuel 7:12–13: “When your days are fulfilled...

March 14th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This prophecy of "your seed" is one of many Scriptures emphasizing God's promise of ...

2 Samuel 6:15–16: “So David and all the house...

March 13th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The first time the people tried to bring up the ark, they did it ...

2 Samuel 5:23–24: “Therefore David inquired...

March 12th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Twice in this chapter the Philistines came against David, and both times he asked ...

2 Samuel 4:8: “And they brought the head of...

March 11th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
These men came to the new king and claimed that they had been serving ...

2 Samuel 3:27: “Now when Abner had returned...

March 10th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David's general, Joab, carefully engineered the revenge killing of Abner so that it took ...

2 Samuel 2:23: “However, he refused to turn...

March 9th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Abner, Saul’s general, killed Asahel, the younger brother of Joab, David's general. Abner killed ...

2 Samuel 1:27: “How the mighty have fallen,...

March 8th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When David said the mighty, he meant King Saul and Jonathan his son. It ...

1 Samuel 31:5: “And when his armor bearer saw...

March 7th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The immediate, terrible result of King Saul's suicide was its influence on his young ...

1 Samuel 30:23–25: “But David said, ‘My...

March 6th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is an example of the God-given wisdom David used in a difficult circumstance, ...

1 Samuel 29:8: “Then David said to Achish,...

March 5th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David seemed genuinely disappointed that he wasn’t going to be allowed to fight for ...

1 Samuel 28:5–6: “When Saul saw the army...

March 4th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
At the beginning of Saul’s reign, the prophet Samuel clearly warned Saul to fear ...

1 Samuel 27:11–12: “David would save neither...

March 3rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David, in order to get away from Saul's constant attacks, fled to the territory ...

1 Samuel 26:9–11: “But David said to Abishai,...

March 2nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In chapter 24, David was conscience-smitten because he had cut off a portion of ...

1 Samuel 25:23–24: “Now when Abigail saw...

March 1st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In chapter 25, we find a beautiful portrait of a humble and noble woman ...

1 Samuel 24:11–12: “Moreover, my father,...

February 29th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
As Saul was pursuing David once again, he stopped in a cave. What he ...

1 Samuel 23:27–28: “But a messenger came...

February 28th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Saul was attacking David and his men when a messenger came to Saul ...

1 Samuel 22:2: “And everyone who was in distress,...

February 27th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David became the leader of a formidable group of men, drawn together by adverse ...