Sep 23, 2021
Yesterday we heard of David’s grandson, Rehoboam, and the unfortunate start to his reign. The northern tribes revolted and went with Jeroboam. Rehoboam seems to have made wise choices after that, at least for a short time.
Today’s highlighted verse:
Pro. 29:23 GNT Arrogance will bring...
Sep 22, 2021
Yesterday we completed the story of Solomon’s achievements.
A highlight for today:
Pro. 29:11 GNT Stupid people express their anger openly, but sensible people are patient and hold it back.
Yesterday we heard Jesus’ teaching about John the Baptist.
Sep 21, 2021
Yesterday we heard God’s famous response to Solomon, which is so often applied as a promise to America. It is stretching it past the breaking point to apply that promise to America. First of all, our country does not have a personal relationship with God like that of Israel in Solomon’s time. We also...
Sep 20, 2021
Yesterday we heard Solomon’s famous prayer at the dedication of the temple. He understood that the people would need forgiveness from the Lord, and requested the Lord’s mercy.
Pro. 28:8 NLT Income from
charging high interest rates
will end up in the pocket of someone who...
Sep 19, 2021
Yesterday we heard of the various things that Huram-abi made under Solomon’s direction for the temple, and of the dedication of the temple. In today’s (not reverent) language, we might say that the Lord ‘showed up’ for that dedication, just like He did for the dedication of the tabernacle.