• Uzzah’s Error

    2 Samuel 6:1–8

    Because God seems to restrain His hand more often than not when people sin, it is easy for individuals to think the day of wrath is not coming. That is a grave error. The day of the Lord is coming, ...Read More

  • The Holy God and an Unholy Prophet

    Isaiah 6:1–7

    Are you resting in the fact that you might be better than others, a person who has not done things as bad as other people have done? All of us are tempted to believe that the Lord will accept us ...Read More

  • The Ark Comes to Jerusalem

    1 Chronicles 15:1–16:3

    Joy is an important aspect of our worship. While there is no one mandated way of expressing joy in Scripture, we do understand that our worship should include reverent joy as we think on our great salvation and praise the ...Read More

  • The Blessing and Curse of the Ark

    1 Chronicles 13

    Today’s passage indicates that the Lord takes His worship seriously. We are not allowed to treat God with irreverence by ignoring what He has commanded regarding worship, and if we do so, there may be severe consequences. Let us seek ...Read More

  • The Gospel to the Whole World

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  • The Lord Establishes David

    2 Samuel 5:11–25

    God was faithful to His promises to David even though David was not completely faithful to Him. That is a great encouragement to us that the Lord will be faithful to us even though we are often unfaithful. It also ...Read More

  • Israel Anoints David

    2 Samuel 5:1–10

    It took many centuries for the fulfillment of God’s promise to hand over the land of the Jebusites to Israel. But it did happen in the days of David. God’s timing is rarely our timing, but He is never slow ...Read More

  • Justice for Ish-Bosheth

    2 Samuel 4

    Matthew Henry warns us about those who “under color of religion, murder princes, break solemn contracts, lay countries waste, hate their brethren, and cast them out.” The murderers of Ish-bosheth used the pretense of service to the king to do ...Read More

  • Abner’s Negotiations with David

    2 Samuel 3

    We may not resort to grossly immoral acts in order to advance our own position. However, all of us have the potential to be an Abner, to shift our loyalties depending on who seems to have the most power and ...Read More

  • War between the Houses of David and Saul

    2 Samuel 2

    Sin will make us stubborn enough to resist what we know to be true. This happened in the case of Abner, but it can also make us not want to face the truth when doing so will prove difficult. Let ...Read More

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