Tag Archives: serving God

Response to Opposition; September 16, 2017


Nehemiah 6:9 They were all trying to frighten us, thinking, “Their hands will get too weak for the work, and it will not be completed.” But I prayed, “Now strengthen my hands.” Nehemiah was faced with satanic opposition expressed through … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 27, 2017


2 Chronicles 33:10 The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. This is a very sad statement that could be repeated many times about many different people. The idea that the Creator would indeed care … Continue reading

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God’s Instruments; July 23, 2017


2 Kings 4:30 But the child’s mother said, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So he got up and followed her. This story illustrates something that is very common, but which … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Serving God; June 27, 2017


1 Kings 3:9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” David had already recognized that his son Solomon … 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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Anointing; June 14, 2017


1 Samuel 26:9 But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him! Who can lay a hand on the Lord’s anointed and be guiltless?” David was in a very interesting situation. Saul was king, but David too had been anointed by … Continue reading

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Confidence vs. Conceit; June 7, 2017


1 Samuel 17:37 “The Lord who delivered me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine.” Saul said to David, “Go, and the Lord be with you.” … Continue reading

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