Tag Archives: pride

Boasting; July 19, 2017


1 Kings 20:11 The king of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.’ ” Now that’s a snappy comeback! It was obviously a proverb of the day, but … Continue reading

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Genuine Wisdom; July 7, 2017


1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. Here we have the … Continue reading

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The Concept of God; July 3, 2017


1 Kings 8:27 “But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!” It may have been Solomon’s intelligence that enabled him to have this revelation … Continue reading

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God’s Promises; July 1, 2017


1 Kings 6:11-12 The word of the Lord came to Solomon: “As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, carry out my regulations and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you … Continue reading

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David’s Example; June 25, 2017


2 Samuel 24:14 David said to Gad, “I am in deep distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for his mercy is great; but do not let me fall into the hands of men.” For the modern … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 20, 2017


2 Samuel 8:14 The Lord gave David victory wherever he went. I have a feeling David may have insisted that events be recorded this way in the official record. That is, it wasn’t that David achieved all these victories, it … Continue reading

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Worship; June 17, 2017


2 Samuel 6:14 David, wearing a linen ephod, danced before the Lord with all his might. There is a lot to learn from the story of David bringing the Ark of God into Jerusalem, but the particular thing that speaks … Continue reading

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