Day 79

I Samuel 16-19 We see in today’s reading the emergence of David. Saul has disobeyed God and thus God has moved on to anoint the 2nd King of Israel who will be David. I love how God selects David who…

Day 78

I Samuel 13-15 Have you ever felt like you could do something better then God had planned it? You may not come out and say it that way but we do this when we become impatient with the plans of…

Day 77

I Samuel 9-12 Be careful what you ask for! In this passage we read the fulfillment of the people of Israel’s disobedience to God in asking for a King. The people had rejected God as their King in feeling that…

Day 76

I Samuel 4-8 In this day’s reading we see the power of God that is still with the Ark of the Covenant. We see that God demands obedience still from his people and that if you are an enemy of…

Day 75

I Samuel 1-3 The period of the Judges of Israel has come to a close. The first three chapters of Samuel show that some of the people of Israel still participate in the worship that is prescribed in the law….

Day 73

Ruth 1-4 What a beautiful story of love and dedication. Ruth is dedicated to following her mother-in-law, Boaz loves Ruth and is dedicated to following what the law says about the kinsman redeemer. This story shows the dedication of people…

Day 72

Judges 17-21 This is a tragic passage. We find that the people through just a few generations since the law was written have wondered far from God. As the people of Israel settled in the land they forgot about God…

Day 71

Judges 13-16 Samson’s story is one of great triumph and of great sadness. He is given to a vow from before he was born to not shave his hair or drink wine. His mother is told not to even eat…

Day 70

Judges 9-12 The period of the Judges continues with several interesting characters. One of the most tragic incidents is when Jephthah makes a vow to kill whatever comes out of his house first if God will give him victory. Unfortunately…

Day 69

Judges 6-8 This is the awesome story of Gideon. A man who was the least of his family but in whom God entrusted with bringing about incredible change and the defeat of the Midianites. Gideon put God to the test…