Category Archives: courage

April 18th- he would not join the other prophets, please the king, and, in so doing, perpetuate a lie.

1 Kings 22: 13Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, “Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, … Continue reading

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April 15th-Solomon is challenged by the Lord repeatedly through adversaries and shows his extraordinary wisdom.

1 Kings 11: 14Then the LORD raised up an adversary to Solomon……28Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious, he appointed him over all the forced labor of the house … Continue reading

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April 7th-How well and how often and through what difficult situations do we share the Lord’s truths?

2 Samuel 14:14“For we will surely die and are like water spilled on the ground which cannot be gathered up again. Yet God does not take away life, but plans ways so that the banished one will not be cast … Continue reading

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April 2nd-David had to be careful here, not to succumb to the men or to play favorites.

1 Samuel 30: 22Then all the wicked and worthless men among those who went with David said, “Because they did not go with us, we will not give them any of the spoil that we have recovered, except to every … Continue reading

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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 21st-How could we exhibit this kind of integrity in our lives today?

  Ruth 1: 16But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and … Continue reading

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March 20th-Sometimes, you may have to do something outlandish to get your point across

Judges 20: 4So the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came with my concubine to spend the night at Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin. 5“But the men of Gibeah rose up against me … Continue reading

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