Neither will I hide My face anymore from them

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; 'Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name; after that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against Me, when they dwelt safely in their land, …

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Forgiveness and Redemption

Out of the depths have I cried unto Thee, O LORD. Lord, hear my voice: let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. If Thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with Thee, that Thou mayest be feared. I wait for the LORD, my soul doth …

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Catching Courage

"And when he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David's brother, struck him down. These four were descended from the giants in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants."  2 Samuel 21:21-22  (KJB) REFERENCES: 1 Samuel 17; 2 Samuel 21; Psalms 60:12; 108:13; 118:15; Jeremiah …

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Know That The LORD Is God

"This shall be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD: where I will meet you, to speak there unto thee. And there I will meet with the children of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sanctified by My glory. And I will sanctify …

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Day Twenty Four – Prophets and Kings

In the reading today - 1 Kings 15 - 2 Kings 6 - we begin the reading of a king of Judah by the name of Asa (1 Kings 15), and it is said of him, “Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father” (15:11).  We …

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Day Twenty Three – A Heart Turned Away

David, even though he had committed adultery against Uriah the Hittite, and had murdered him is still the standard of a man with a heart for God.  The thing which makes a difference is that he did have a heart for God.  He loved God, and wanted only to glorify Him.  It is seen in …

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Day Twenty – King Saul, and David

Reading today is 1 Samuel 17 - 29. I will do a little backing up to chapter 15 for study purposes, and a reminder of King Saul's sin. Saul began his reign as the chosen, anointed king of Israel, chosen by God.  His heart was right, humble, and honorable.  He seemed not to be grasping …

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