David’s final speech is praise to the Lord

From our daily Bible reading: 2 Samuel 21-24 April 11, 2019   We read here about the later years of David’s realm, and in these last three chapters we read about the good and the bad for David. Chapter 22 contains David’s song of deliverance, which is also written in Psalm 18, and contains so … Continue reading David’s final speech is praise to the Lord

A glimpse of the Messiah in David’s plight

From our daily Bible reading: 2 Samuel 13-18 April 9, 2019 Thanks for joining us,. As we continue reading through the Bible. We’re currently reading in 2 Samuel 13-18 as we catch up from the weekend. The story of Absalom is presented in this section, and we see in these six chapters a drama that … Continue reading A glimpse of the Messiah in David’s plight

Our first glimpse of God’s eternal kingdom

From our daily Bible reading: 2 Samuel 4-7 April 6, 2019   Today's reading tells the story of David finally becoming king over all of Israel, after having ruled over Judah for about seven and a half years. The elders of Israel finally agree to accept David, and once he is anointed he accomplishes two … Continue reading Our first glimpse of God’s eternal kingdom

The death of Saul – when there’s no way back to God

From our daily Bible reading: 1 Samuel 28-31 April 4, 2019 The book of 1 Samuel ends with what I think is one of the saddest endings to any story in the Old Testament, and that is the death of Saul. In this book, we've seen Saul’s beginning from a humble and somewhat timid man … Continue reading The death of Saul – when there’s no way back to God