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June 30, I Kings 2:10-25
Thursday, June 30, 2016      0 comments

June 30, I Kings 2:10-25 David is now dead and Solomon is firmly on the throne yet still there are plots and intrigue. Adonijah tries to maneuver around Solomon through Bathsheba. I think Bathsheba was a very smart woman, one quite famili... Read more
June 29, I Kings 2:1-9
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      0 comments

June 29, I Kings 2:1-9 David is dieing and giving last advice to his son, I contrast this section to a writing by Paul to Timothy. David begins great, be strong, walk upright before God and keep His commandments but then he changes things... Read more
June 28, I Kings 1:41-53
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      0 comments

June 28, I Kings 1:41-53 Adonijah receives word that solomon has been made king in such a way that it cannot be disputed and he and his followers have an oh snap moment. We all know what it's like, we're doing something that we shouldn't, ... Read more
June 27, I Kings 1:28-40
Monday, June 27, 2016      0 comments

June 27, I Kings 1:28-40 Apparently David make a promise to Bathsheba that Solomon would be the next king. What is done next removes any doubt and establishes Solomon firmly on the throne. He rides the king's donkey through the streets of... Read more
June 26, I Kings 1:11-27
Sunday, June 26, 2016      1 comments

June 26, I Kings 1:11-27 Modern soap operas can't even compete with the intrigue and deceit in the bible. Adonijah has set himself up as king. Bathsheba is seeking that position for her son, Nathan's motives aren't clear but they come tog... Read more
June 25, I Kings 1:5-9
Saturday, June 25, 2016      0 comments

June 25, I Kings 1:5-9 Adonijah is setting himself up as king but there is a difference between this and what Absalom did. Adonijah was apparently the eldest living son and by logical succession would be the next king, David was old and... Read more
June 24, I Kings 1:1-4
Friday, June 24, 2016      0 comments

June 24, I Kings 1:1-4 There's a certain level of humor in this and a level of practicality, not that it was right. I hope that if I ever get so old that a pretty young lady cant turn me on I just die. With David's history concerning wome... Read more
June 23, Joel 3:17-21
Thursday, June 23, 2016      2 comments

June 23, Joel 3:17-21 This is obviously a prophecy of times to come, a time when Israel will worship God and not have dealings with those who do not. A time when the enemies of Israel will be brought low and judged for their actions. Israe... Read more
June 22, Joel 3:9-16
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      1 comments

June 22, Joel 3:9-16 In Isaiah 2 God says turn your swords to plowshares, here He says the opposite. There will someday be a time of universal peace but that time won't come until Christ returns. There will also be times of war when every... Read more
June 21, Joel 3:1-8
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      0 comments

June 21, Joel 3:1-8 There's a lot here in these 8 verses. A prophecy of God judging all nations, this could refer to the end of days, when God judges all of mankind or it could be any one of a number of times when God brought His people ba... Read more
June 20, Joel 2:28-32
Monday, June 20, 2016      1 comments

June 20, Joel 2:28-32 This prophecy is quoted by Peter in Acts 2:17 and he refers to the Holy Spirit filling the people on Pentecost. In all of the translations I looked at, verse 28 says 'afterward', but after what? After the people repe... Read more
June 19, Joel 2:18-27
Sunday, June 19, 2016      0 comments

June 19, Joel 2:18-27 This is one of the places where God gives us an if-then promise. If His people will return then He will bless the land. It says they will have all of the crops that the locusts ate, God will restore the lost years. ... Read more
June 18, Joel 2:12-17
Saturday, June 18, 2016      0 comments

June 18, Joel 2:12-17 The word for the ages is and I suppose will always be repent. But most people don't know what that actually means. We usually associate repent with a change in behavior and in most cases that's true but the real mean... Read more
June 17, Joel 2:1-11
Friday, June 17, 2016      2 comments

June 17, Joel 2:1-11 Sound the alarm for an enemy is invading the land, it's army is so large it can not be compared to any other in history nor will it be again. Whatever is before it will be destroyed, like a fire it consumes, like locus... Read more
June 16, Joel 1:13-20
Thursday, June 16, 2016      1 comments

June 16, Joel 1:13-20 This second half is a picture of a land that was once great now impoverished. The priests lament from a lack of worshipers, offerings and prayers are not being made. He calls for an assembly of the elders to put asi... Read more

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