By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 50 Scripture Readings: Song of Songs 3-4 Key Scripture Verses: Song of Songs 4:9-10; 16 (NIV, Life Application Bible) HE: “You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride; you have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace. How delightful… Continue reading Week 50 Wedded Bliss!
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 48 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 11-12 Key Scripture Verse: Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.” This verse in Ecclesiastes reminds me of the old adage, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” Solomon’s message in Psalm 11… Continue reading Week 48 Enjoy Life, But Remember God
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 46 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 7-8 Key Scripture Verses: Ecclesiastes 7:16-18 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise—why destroy yourself? Do not be overwicked, and do not be a fool—why die before your time? It is good to grasp the one and not let go… Continue reading Week 46 Can We Be Too Righteous or Too Wise?
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 45 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 5-6 Key Scripture Verses: Ecclesiastes 5:15 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.” We come into the world as vulnerable,… Continue reading Week 45 How To Have A Meaningful Life
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 43 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 1-2 Key Scripture Verses: Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat… Continue reading Week 43 Is All Our Toil For Naught?
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 39 Scripture Readings: Proverbs 26-27 Key Scripture Verse: Proverbs 27:19 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.” The proverbs in this section are more of the proverbs of Solomon that were written for the king and for those whom he… Continue reading Week 39 What Does Your Life Say About You?
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 39 Scripture Readings: 2 Chronicles 6-10 Key Scripture Verses: 2 Chronicles 7:1 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “When Solomon finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple.” As you will recall, David’s son… Continue reading Week 39 Dedication of the Temple
Today’s Text: First Chronicles 20-22 Key Text: First Chronicles 22:11 “Now, my son, the LORD be with you, and may you have success and build the house of the LORD your God, as he said you would.” King David’s son was privileged like few men. He was hand-picked to “build the house of the LORD,”… Continue reading Week 36: Build the House
No God Like God Today’s scripture selection: Second Chronicles 6-10 Key verse: Second Chronicles 6:14 Solomon said, “LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven or on earth – you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way.” People love to make comparisons.… Continue reading Week 39 Tuesday
A Little Self-Control Today’s scripture selection: Proverbs 25 Key verse: Proverbs 25:28 Among the wise sayings of a very wise king we find these words: “Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.” Kings know all about the danger of having a city whose walls are broken through and… Continue reading Week 38 Thursday