From Ecclesiastes 5-8 The passage reminds us about being overly righteous. Are you more concerned about your appearance in front of others rather than before God? In the gospel Jesus is well aware the overt [ Read More … ]
From Proverbs 24-26 Today’s passage speaks about how people behave in the presence of the king. Some seek out his heart. Some seek to undermine his rule and authority. Some put themselves forward in his [ Read More … ]
From Proverbs 7-9 A father warns his sons away from an adulterous woman. She has offered sacrifices and made her vows to the LORD in the hope she will have children. But her husband has gone away. So [ Read More … ]
From 1 Kings 3-5 Introduction First Kings begins with the death of King David (about 970 B.C.) and the reign of his son, Solomon, who “excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and [ Read More … ]
From Proverbs 4-6 How do you seek wisdom? Wisdom has many benefits for those who seek and know her. Those who do not turn away from her. She ‘keeps’ them safe and well. She ‘guards’ [ Read More … ]
From 2 Chronicles 1 Today we start reading through the second book of Chronicles. David has made his son Solomon king and passed away. Today’s passage gives a brief account of the early stages of [ Read More … ]
From Isaiah 28-30 We are reminded to be true to the LORD and not just render him lip service. The funny thing about lip service, is that we generally give it to appease the people [ Read More … ]
From Ecclesiastes 1-4 Today we start Ecclesiastes. The Preacher begins on a sober note. The significant motif of the book raises the question about the meaning of life. To a significant extent the answer he [ Read More … ]
From Proverbs 30-31 What is her name? The woman who fears the LORD? This post is part of my bible in a year series.
From Proverbs 24-26 Why should we go about seeking wisdom? Don’t we know enough already? This post is part of my bible in a year series.