Category Archives: Relationships

King David Returns to the Throne

Read 105.) II Samuel 19:5 thru 20:26. With the army of Israel defeated, and Absalom, David’s rebellious third-born dead; it’s time now to bring David back to Jerusalem and to his throne. But, first, see how that Joab needs to … Continue reading

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David’s Consequences Begin

Read 102.) II Samuel 12:18 thru 14:24. And, so, David’s troubles begin. It was only from our last reading, we learned of David’s fall with Bathsheba and the fallout that was to come of it. Chapter 12, verses 11 and … Continue reading

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God’s Man Becomes the King!

Read 96.) II Samuel 2:1 thru 5:5 and I Chronicles 3:1-9, 11:1-3 & 12:23-40. With the death of Saul, a great power vacuum exists in Israel. If Israel is to recover, they must have a champion immediately. One of the … Continue reading

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Double-Minded Saul is Slain by the Lord

Read 95.) I Samuel 31:1 thru II Samuel 1:27, and I Chronicles 10:1 thru 14. With the final chapter of I Chronicles, we also read the closing chapter of Saul. Having never come back to the Lord, He forfeited his … Continue reading

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Wicked Saul and Good David

Read 91.) I Samuel 18:1 thru 20:42, and Psalm 59. With today’s reading, we are now 1/4 of the way thru the Bible! Remember, as of chapter 16, Saul is no longer the real king of Israel, and David is. … Continue reading

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The Man After God’s Own Heart

Read 90.) I Samuel 16:1 thru 17:58. With today’s reading, we meet David for the first time. He will be the one Samuel described in 13:14 as a “man after God’s own heart”. Here, we see in 16:7, that “the … Continue reading

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Ruth, A Story of Love and Redemption

Read 81.) Ruth 1:1 thru 4:22. This is the love story of Ruth. It’s 1200-1100 BC. Key to understanding┬áthe book is how often, and in some different ways and words, the concept of redemption occurs some 23 times in these … Continue reading

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