1 Kings 2:1–4 (ESV) – 1 When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying, 2 “I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong, and show yourself a man, 3 and … Continue reading From Father to Son
2 Samuel 18:19–23 (ESV) – 19 Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said, “Let me run and carry news to the king that the LORD has delivered him from the hand of his enemies.” 20 And Joab said to him, … Continue reading Is It Good News?
2 Samuel 11:1–5 (ESV) – 1 In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel. And they ravaged the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But … Continue reading Caught in Sin
1 Samuel 17:48–58 (ESV)48 When the Philistine arose and came and drew near to meet David, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet the Philistine. 49 And David put his hand in his bag and took out a … Continue reading David Defeats Goliath
1 Samuel 17:38–47 (ESV) – 38 Then Saul clothed David with his armor. He put a helmet of bronze on his head and clothed him with a coat of mail, 39 and David strapped his sword over his armor. And … Continue reading The Battle Is the Lord’s
1 Samuel 17:31–37 (ESV) – 31 When the words that David spoke were heard, they repeated them before Saul, and he sent for him. 32 And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him. Your servant … Continue reading The Lord Will Deliver
1 Samuel 17:19–27 (ESV)19 Now Saul and they and all the men of Israel were in the Valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines. 20 And David rose early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and … Continue reading Who Defies the Living God?
1 Samuel 17:1–11 (ESV) – 1 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle. And they were gathered at Socoh, which belongs to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim. 2 And Saul and the men of Israel … Continue reading Goliath Terrorizes Israel
Today’s post is part of our Psalm Saturdays series from guest blogger Robert Chamberlain. You can read his archives at www.roberlain.wordpress.com . Psalm 132:1–18 (ESV)1 Remember, O LORD, in David’s favor, all the hardships he endured,2 how he swore to the LORD and vowed … Continue reading Remember
Reading the Word Matthew 1:1–17 (ESV) 1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father … Continue reading The Promised King