Tag Archives: obedience to God

Recovering from Mistakes; July 28, 2017


2 Kings 8:4 The king was talking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, and had said, “Tell me about all the great things Elisha has done.” Sometimes the Old Testament narrative leaves questions about chronology. It seems … Continue reading

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Numbers; July 26, 2017


2 Kings 6:16 “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” This is a story and a verse that I have liked for longer than I can remember. It … Continue reading

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Our Image of God; July 20, 2017


1 Kings 20:28 The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the Arameans think the Lord is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, … Continue reading

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Doing What God Says; July 14, 2017


1 Kings 17:5 So he did what the Lord had told him. This chapter introduces us to Elijah, considered one of the greatest prophets and one who appeared with Moses to talk with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration. (Matthew … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament; June 26, 2017


1 Kings 2:2-3 “I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, show yourself a man, 3 and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees … Continue reading

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Inquiring of God; June 12, 2017


1 Samuel 23:4 Once again David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him. This particular story is an excellent illustration of the reason for David’s successes. Simply put, He asked God. Today we would tend to think that … Continue reading

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May 1, 2017


Deuteronomy 12:7 There, in the presence of the Lord your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice in everything you have put your hand to, because the Lord your God has blessed you. We sometimes forget that … Continue reading

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