• The Glory of Solomon

    1 Kings 4:20–34

    At Christ’s return, the promise to Abraham will be finally and fully consummated. Until then, God continues to fulfill His pledge to the patriarch. Abraham’s true children—the church—are as numerous as the sand on the seashore, and their number continues ...Read More

  • The Offering God Seeks

    Genesis 4:1–16

    God is worthy of the very best we have to offer Him, so we should strive to give Him our best in worship. If we treat the Lord as an afterthought, we run the real risk of falling into worship ...Read More

  • The Right Kind of Fear

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  • The Righteousness of David

    2 Samuel 22:21–31

    Just as those who blatantly reject the Lord have no right to expect His assistance, those who serve God can legitimately expect His rescue, for He promises to be faithful to faithful people. His rescue may not look the same ...Read More

  • Ahithophel’s Counsel Defeated

    2 Samuel 16:15–17:23

    The Lord allowed Absalom to prosper for a time but ultimately thwarted him through counsel that was not sound for achieving his goals. God may allow the enemies of His people to succeed for a time, but eventually He will ...Read More

  • Listening with a Discerning Ear

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  • 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

  • David Spares Saul Again

    1 Samuel 26

    We do not have the same role in the history of redemption that David did. However, we know that God in His providence is working for our good just as He worked for David’s. We may not always understand how ...Read More

  • Adversity Leads to Glory

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  • Saul Kills the Priests at Nob

    1 Samuel 22

    Matthew Henry comments on today’s passage that nothing is too vile for men to do when God has given them over to the lust of their hearts. Saul’s murder of the priests at Nob shows the depths to which human ...Read More

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