Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

2 Kings 4:6–7: “Now it came to pass, when...

April 26th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
A prophet’s widow had debts and the creditor was going to take her children ...

2 Kings 3:27: “Then [the king of Moab] took his...

April 25th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Holy Spirit gives us insight here into the heathen religion of the indigenous ...

2 Kings 2:14: “Then [Elisha] took the mantle...

April 24th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In 1 Kings 19:19, the Lord told the prophet Elijah to place his mantle ...

2 Kings 1:16: “Then [Elijah] said to [King...

April 23rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When King Ahaziah (Ahab’s son) fell and was injured, he sent men to inquire ...

1 Kings 22:8: “So [Ahab] the king of Israel...

April 22nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Ahab's statement was as ironic then as it is today. It is like saying, ...

1 Kings 21:29: “See how Ahab has humbled himself...

April 21st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here we find an example in the Old Testament of that great spiritual principle ...

1 Kings 20:23: “Then the servants of the king...

April 20th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This is an interesting insight into the worldview of that day. The year before, ...

1 Kings 19:4: “But [Elijah] went a day’s...

April 19th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Down through the ages, Elijah has been called the prophet of power. His name ...

1 Kings 18:21: “And Elijah came to all the people,...

April 18th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
During King Ahab's reign, Baal worship reached new heights. His wife, Jezebel, had "massacred ...

1 Kings 17:1: “And Elijah the Tishbite, of the...

April 17th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God has His own way of getting our attention. Sometimes He does it in ...

1 Kings 16:34: “In his days Hiel of Bethel built...

April 16th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Joshua 6 records the story of the battle of Jericho. God told Joshua and ...

1 Kings 15:3: “And [Abijam] walked in all the sins...

April 15th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The next two chapters of 1 Kings gives us the history of both the ...

1 Kings 14:27–28: “Then King Rehoboam made bronze...

April 14th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God promised David that his descendants would sit on the throne forever. But Solomon’s ...

1 Kings 13:33–34: “Jeroboam did not turn from...

April 13th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God appointed Jeroboam to rule over northern Israel, promising him: "if you heed all ...

1 Kings 12:33: “So [Jeroboam] made offerings on...

April 12th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Solomon sinned against God by going after false gods, and because of that God ...

1 Kings 11:43: “Then Solomon rested with his fathers,...

April 11th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Solomon left a large mark in Scripture because he was a type of ...

1 Kings 10:3: “So Solomon answered all [the queen...

April 10th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Skeptics can be a distraction in our walk with the Lord. Some are not ...

1 Kings 9:3: “And the LORD said to [Solomon]: ‘I...

April 9th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Notice that it was the desire, the passion of God, to give His heart ...

1 Kings 8:27: “But will God indeed dwell on...

April 8th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Solomon had no illusions that he was providing God Almighty a place to ...

1 Kings 7:51: “So all the work that King Solomon...

April 7th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Many years before the construction of the temple was even started, King David, freely ...

1 Kings 6:7: “And the temple, when it was being...

April 6th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Near the Damascus gate there is still an old quarry that tourist can visit. ...

1 Kings 5:17: “And the king commanded them to quarry...

April 5th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
It is still possible today, 3000 years after it was built, to measure some ...

1 Kings 4:30: “Thus Solomon’s wisdom excelled...

April 4th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Solomon's day, both the Babylonians and the Persians (who were to the east ...

1 Kings 3:25–26: “And [King Solomon] said, ‘Divide...

April 3rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this famous story of 2 women who both claimed to be the mother ...

1 Kings 2:2–3: “I go the way of all the earth;...

April 2nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When David said to Solomon, who according to Josephus was 14 years old, "prove ...

1 Kings 1:11–12: “So Nathan spoke to Bathsheba...

April 1st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Nathan was the prophet God had sent to confront King David when he committed  ...

2 Samuel 24:24–25: “Then the king said to Araunah,...

March 31st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
David sinned against the Lord when he numbered the people of Israel, and as ...

2 Samuel 23:16–17: “So the three mighty men broke...

March 30th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This chapter records the names of David's mighty men and recounts some stories about ...

2 Samuel 22:2–4: “And he said: ‘The LORD is...

March 29th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This chapter contains David's song of praise (also recorded in Psalm 18), which was ...

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 ...