Week 41 Education in God’s Word

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 41 Scripture Readings: 2 Chronicles 16-20 Key Scripture Verse: 2 Chronicles 2 Chronicles 17:7-9 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah to teach in the towns of Judah. With them were certain Levites—Shemaiah, Nethaniah,… Continue reading Week 41 Education in God’s Word

Week 37: Cheerfully Giving

Cheerfully Giving, Sharing Our Resources and Talents By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 37 Scripture Reading: 1 Chronicles 25-29 Key Scripture: 1 Chronicles 29:14 “But who am I, and who are my people that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only… Continue reading Week 37: Cheerfully Giving

Week 35: Wallflowers

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 15-19 Key Text: First Chronicles 15:29 As the ark of the covenant of the LORD was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David dancing and celebrating, she despised him in her heart. I remember the “wallflowers” of my high… Continue reading Week 35: Wallflowers

Week 33: Life as Worship

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 5-9 Key Text: First Chronicles 9:33-34 “Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night. All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and… Continue reading Week 33: Life as Worship

Week 32: Family Line

Today’s Text: First Chronicles 1-4 Key Text: First Chronicles 2:1-2 “These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.” It’s one of those sections of scripture you might be tempted to skip over – this long, long genealogical list. “So and so begat so and so…”… Continue reading Week 32: Family Line

Week 37 Tuesday

A Joyful Noise Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 25-29 Key verse: First Chronicles 25:1 I love the fact that King David, in arranging for proper worship of the LORD, made sure there were plenty of musicians; and not just your run-of-the-mill type.  These guys were set aside specifically for “the ministry of prophesying, accompanied by… Continue reading Week 37 Tuesday

Week 36 Tuesday

Going By the Numbers Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 20-24 Key verse: First Chronicles 21:1 “Satan rose up against Israel and incited David to take a census of Israel.” You never know that the Devil is up to. Here in one account of King David’s exploits we have a very interesting example of that. David… Continue reading Week 36 Tuesday

Week 35 Tuesday

With You Wherever Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 15-19 Key verses: First Chronicles 17:7-8 “Now then: tell my servant David, ‘This is what the LORD Almighty says: I took you from the pasture, from tending the flock, and appointed you ruler over my people Israel.  I have been with you wherever you have gone….” David’s… Continue reading Week 35 Tuesday

Week 34 Tuesday

Established by God Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 10-14 Key verse: First Chronicles 14:2 “And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.” How do you know when you’ve “made it” to the top? What are… Continue reading Week 34 Tuesday

Week 33 Tuesday

Consequences Today’s scripture selection: First Chronicles 5-9 Key verses: First Chronicles 9:1      “All Israel was listed in the genealogies recorded in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.  They were taken captive to Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.” Life has consequences – sometimes very serious ones. While it makes for difficult reading,… Continue reading Week 33 Tuesday