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  • .all Israel and Judah loved David . (when King Saul offered his older daughter to him) David said, "Who am I, . that I should be son-in-law to the king?" 1 Samuel 18:16-18   He who takes his rank (or status, or ability or appearance) lightly raises his own dignity. Hebrew proverb    (after…
    February 14, 2020
  • Then Jonathan (king Saul’s son) made a covenant with David (a shepherd) because he loved him as himself. 1 Samuel 18:3  Despite the social and cultural differences, we (Christians) have a bond that is stronger than flesh and blood.   “The Voice of the Lord” Lewis and Harriet Lederer…
    February 7, 2020
  •   David sent to ask about (the beautiful woman he saw bathing).. 2 Samuel 11:3a (David already had many wives and concubines) You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.…
    January 31, 2020
  •   (after the enemy fled from battle) Joab left off fighting the Ammonites and returned to Jerusalem. the Syrians. regrouped (and) sent for the Syrians who were across the River. 2 Samuel 10:14-16 Partial defeat stirs up our foes to stronger struggles. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist…
    January 24, 2020
  • When Joab saw that he had two fronts to fight, before and behind, he took his pick of the best of Israel and deployed them to confront the (stronger enemy). The rest of the army he put under the command of Abishai, his brother, and deployed them to confront the (weaker enemy). 2 Samuel 10:9,10 Maximize the potential…
    January 17, 2020
  •   King David sent and brought Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s remaining son who is lame in his feet, out of (a place of hiding and poverty). David said ., "Do not fear, for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake, and will restore to you all the land of Saul your grandfather; and you…
    January 10, 2020
  •   (David prays) You are God, and Your words are true, and You have promised this goodness to Your servant. .You, O Lord God, have spoken it, and with Your blessing let the house of Your servant be blessed forever. 2 Samuel 7:28, 29 True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof…
    January 3, 2020
  •   For the sake of Your word, and according to Your own heart, You have done all this greatness (and) to let Your servant know. 2 Samuel 7:21 He has set forth by His Word the secrets of His will that He has decided to reveal to us. These He decided to reveal in so far as He foresaw that they would concern and benefit…
    December 27, 2019
  •     The LORD has heard my supplication; The LORD will receive my prayer. Psalms 6:9 Rather than repeated repetitions; reexamine, realign and revise prayer until there is a resolve that it is within God’s preferred will.   Let all my enemies be ashamed (confounded) and greatly troubled; Let them…
    December 20, 2019
  •  Moses . stood in the breach before Him.. Ps 106:23b      How greatly the intercession of the saints on behalf of others prevaileth with God. Saint Augustine of Hippo 354-430 Then Phinehas stood up and interposed, And so the plague (as a result of sin) was stayed; it was reckoned to him for righteousness,…
    December 13, 2019
  •  As for man, his days (come to an end). But the lovingkindness of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him And His righteousness to children's children.. Ps 103:15-17    It is a great satisfaction to godly men, when they are going out of the world, to see the affairs of their…
    December 6, 2019
  •  The Lord is . Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. Psalms 103:8b     Many of us do not really believe in the unconditional love of God. We dwell excessively on ourselves and on our mistakes. And so we keep asking, 'Who am I that the Lord should love me?' Instead we ought to be asking, 'Who…
    November 29, 2019
  •  The children of Your servants will continue, And their descendants will be established before You. Psalms 102:28          Don’t let these parenting years get away from you. Your contributions to your children and grandchildren could rank as your greatest accomplishments…
    November 22, 2019
  •  If anyone secretly slanders his neighbor, I will stop him. Ps 101:5a       If something uncharitable is said in your presence; speak in favor of the absent, withdraw, or, if possible, stop the conversation. St. John Vianney, 1786-1859, French priest The one who has a haughty look and a proud heart,…
    November 15, 2019
  •  O sing to the Lord a new song, For He has done wonderful things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory. Psalms 98:1          We may break ourselves off from all that is sinful in our past lives, and begin afresh, saying, ‘God helping me! I will write another sort of…
    November 8, 2019

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