Category Archives: overcoming

June 1st-When things are at their worst, God is at His best.

Job 5: 8 “But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God; 9 Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number. Job is getting words of wisdom from some friends, who may … Continue reading

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May 5th-As always, prayer is our best alternative.

1 Chronicles 20: 1Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led out the army and ravaged the land of the sons of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David … 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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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 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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March 18th-The Philistines were a nasty, prideful group.

Judges 14: 12Then Samson said to them, “Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty … Continue reading

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March 17th-Picking the right man for the right job at the right time can be a make or break decision.

Judges 11:1Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a valiant warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. And Gilead was the father of Jephthah. 2Gilead’s wife bore him sons; and when his wife’s sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out … Continue reading

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