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  •   It was pleasing in the sight of the Lord that Solomon had asked (for wisdom). 1 Kings 3:10 Wisdom is the ability to see life from God’s viewpoint and God’s understanding for application. Doug Sager, Christian   Because you have asked (for wisdom), and have not asked long life, riches,…
    February 23, 2018
  •   Solomon showed his love for the Lord by walking according to the statutes of his father David, except... 1 Kings 3:3 To what advantage is there to deviate from the plumb line of what is good?  Will not what you devise collapse?   At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said,…
    February 16, 2018
  •   David (to young Solomon), "My time to die is near. So be strong and show yourself a man (you can do this). 1 Kings 2:2 My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano, 1946-1993 US basketball coach, sportscaster   David (to Solomon) Obey the Lord…
    February 9, 2018
  •   (David said, Solomon) shall sit on my throne, and he shall be king in my place (making him coregent until his death). For I have appointed him to be ruler over Israel and Judah. 1 Kings 1:35 No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often…
    February 2, 2018
  •   (in chastising David and the people, the Lord said) It is enough! 2 Samuel 24:16b Unnecessary discipline is counterproductive, cruel, corrosive, corruptive, detrimental, distressing, erosive, injurious, malignant, toxic, and venomous.   (David was offered a free place and supplies to erect an alter to God,…
    January 26, 2018
  •   (at this time, Israel was at rest from her enemies, but David) said, ‘Now go throughout all the tribes of Israel, . and count the people, that I may know the number of the people.’ 2 Samuel 24:2 The object of our confidence throws light on that which we rely.   Joab (ruthless military commander)…
    January 19, 2018
  •   These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: thirty-seven in all (who stood with him in obscurity and prosperity). 2 Samuel 23:8,39b One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are. Gail Godwin   Josheb-basshebeth, chief of (David’s…
    January 5, 2018
  •   Therefore (because of who You are and what You have done) I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the nations, And I will sing praises to Your name. 2 Samuel 22:50 Genuine gratitude and praise for an unseen God, awakens curiosity for an unknown God.   The Spirit of the Lord spoke by me, And His word was…
    December 29, 2017
  • The Lord helps the righteous and delivers them; He shall deliver them because they trust in Him. Ps 37:40  Things may seem to be going all wrong, but He knows as well as we; and He will arise in the right moment if we are really trusting Him so fully as to let Him work in His own way and time. A. B. Simpson (of…
    December 22, 2017
  • The law of his God is in the righteous man’s heart; his feet do not slip. Ps 37:31  You can let your conscience be your guide so long as you let God guide your conscience.  Adrian Rogers, 1931-2005 The Lord will not leave the righteous in the hand of the wicked, Nor condemn him when he is judged. Ps 37:33   …
    December 15, 2017
  • All day long, the righteous is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing. Ps 37:26   Children learn and return what they observe and receive. Dorothy Knolte  Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever. Ps 37:27    Let the godly man endeavor to relieve his brethren…
    December 8, 2017
  • And in the days of famine the (righteous and blameless) will have abundance. Ps 37:19b   In God's providence, we need not worry about the price of wheat. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92 The wicked borrows and never repays, but the righteous is gracious and giving. Ps 37:21 Virtually everything we see…
    December 1, 2017
  • Evil men have drawn the sword And have bent their bow, To cast down the poor and needy, To slay those who are of upright conduct. Ps 37:14    Wicked men hide their strength, by feigned humility and crafty courteous demeanor, and yet they will always have in readiness an armed band of satellites, or claws…
    November 24, 2017
  • (Commit your way to the Lord; Trust also in Him); He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, And your justice as the noonday. Ps 37:6   The more we fret over our reputation, the worse for us. Our strength is to sit still and leave our vindication with the Judge of all the earth. Charles Haddon Spurgeon,…
    November 17, 2017
  • (Psalm of David) Do not fret because of evildoers, Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity. Ps 37:1    To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. Ken S. Keyes, Jr. Trust in the Lord, and do good. Psalm 37:3a   None of us are responsible for all the things that happen…
    November 10, 2017

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