05/10/15

READING:  Psalms 50, 53, 60, 75 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:   These psalms often deal with the fate of those who reject God: 50:22 Understand this,…

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05/09/15

READING: 2 Samuel 8-9, 1 Chronicles 18 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: These chapters record David’s military victories as he gained control over Israel. More specifically,…

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05/08/15

READING: Psalms 25, 29, 33, 36, 39 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: While today’s readings include several psalms, these prayers of Psalm 25 are powerful —…

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05/07/15

READING:  2 Samuel 7; 1 Chronicles 17 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  These chapters deal with David’s desire to build God a temple. Within chapter 7 are these…

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05/05/15

READING:  Psalms 1, 2, 15, 22, 23, 24, 47, 68 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  There is much in these psalms, but recurrent is the call to…

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05/04/15

READING:  2 Samuel 5:11-6:23, 1 Chronicles 13-16 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  These texts essentially repeat each other, though David’s psalm of thanksgiving in 1 Chron….

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05/03/15

READING: Psalms 106-107 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: These psalms (particularly Psalm 106) are reminders of the story of God’s people — and more specifically, God’s…

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05/02/15

READING: Psalm 133 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  This brief psalm is a song of unity that worshippers sang on their pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The first…

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05/01/15

READING:  2 Samuel 5:1-10, 1 Chronicles 11-12 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: As I read these texts, I am reminded that the Bible has numerous stories that might appeal…

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