Week 21 Tuesday

Leaving a Worthy Legacy Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 20-23 Key verse: Second Samuel 23:3b-5      Without question, David had lived a long, turbulent, but ultimately fruitful life.      His last words are recorded in scripture, which begin:      “’When one rules over people in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he… Continue reading Week 21 Tuesday

Week 20 Tuesday

A Father’s Grief Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 15-19 Key verse: Second Samuel 18:33 “O my son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you – O Absalom, my son, my son!” The scripture comes right to the point: “The king was shaken.” David lived in a world where,… Continue reading Week 20 Tuesday

Week 19 Tuesday

Coming Clean Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 10-14 Key verse: Second Samuel 12:13 “The David said to Nathan, ‘I have sinned against the Lord.’  Nathan replied, ‘The Lord has taken away your sin.  You are not going to die.’” We humans are great at rationalizing away our worst behavior. King David had a real talent… Continue reading Week 19 Tuesday

Week 18 Tuesday

Worth Dancing About Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 5-9 Key verse: Second Samuel 6:16 I’m not much for dancing – I seem to always, sooner or later, get one foot tangled up with another.  It’s not pretty.  I suppose that’s why during high school years, if I went to a dance at all, I tended… Continue reading Week 18 Tuesday

Week 17 Tuesday

Stand Your Ground Today’s scripture selection: Second Samuel 1-4 Key verse: Second Samuel 1:12        If you read very much of the Old Testament it doesn’t take long before you can feel battle fatigue.  The long, relentless conflicts; the bloody battles; the constant back and forth of power struggles – these fill the pages… Continue reading Week 17 Tuesday