Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 31st-She was willing to take the responsibility for the situation, even though it was not a result of her actions.

1 Samuel 25: 23When Abigail saw David, she hurried and dismounted from her donkey, and fell on her face before David and bowed herself to the ground. 24She fell at his feet and said, “On me alone, my lord, be … Continue reading

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March 30th- Isn’t time we cultivate such a relationship as this?

March 30th 1 Samuel 23: 15Now David became aware that Saul had come out to seek his life while David was in the wilderness of Ziph at Horesh. 16And Jonathan, Saul’s son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and … Continue reading

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March 29th- the question we have to ask ourselves for today is, in times of trouble, would we be “caught” in the act of prayer?

1 Samuel 19: 20 Then Saul sent messengers to take David, but when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing and presiding over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul; and they … Continue reading

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March 28th- Forasmuch as talents, skills, and personalities are important, the heart, known only by God, is the very wellspring of life.

1 Samuel 16: 6When they entered, he looked at Eliab and thought, “Surely the LORD’S anointed is before Him.” 7But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I … Continue reading

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March 27th-Here is an example of a tyrannical leader proclaiming an unjust law and the people rising up, saying it should not and will not be enforced.

1 Samuel 14: 24Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put the  people under oath, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food before evening, and until I have avenged myself on my enemies.” … Continue reading

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March 26th-He would actually be in sin if he were to stop praying for the people.

1 Samuel 12: 21“You must not turn aside, for then you would go after futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile. 22“For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, … Continue reading

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March 25th-How often do we repeat the process of drifting away from God, becoming convicted of our backsliding in our hearts, and returning to His ways?

1 Samuel 7: 3Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you return to the LORD with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your hearts to the LORD … Continue reading

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March 24th-Some people are overly tied up in the external practices of religion, missing God’s plan for their eternal, internal souls.

1 Samuel 4: 3When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, … Continue reading

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March 23rd-Often, He will bring a person low to draw them closer to Him, and then exalt or bless that person as only He can.

1 Samuel 2: 7 “The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts. 8 “He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit … Continue reading

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March 22nd-The kindness and integrity that Ruth displayed were soon rewarded

Ruth 3:10 Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. 11“Now, my daughter, do … Continue reading

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