Category Archives: David

merely or more?

devotional post # 2048 Luke 20:41-44 Luk 20:41 But he said to them, “What does it mean when they say that the Christ is David’s son? Luk 20:42 Because David himself says in the book of Psalms, ‘The Lord said … Continue reading

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the One who defines holiness

NO GRUB, NO GLORY Luke 6:1-5 Luk 6:1 Jesus was going through the grain fields on a Sabbath, and his disciples picked some heads of wheat, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them. Luk 6:2 But some of the … Continue reading

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a remnant chosen by grace

Romans 11:1-10 1 So I am asking, God has not abandoned his people, has he? Absolutely not! Because I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not abandoned his people whom … Continue reading

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Family Shame

Matthew 1:6-11 6 and Jesse father of David the king. And David was father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam father of Abijah, and Abijah father of Asaph, 8 and Asaph … Continue reading

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Family History

Matthew 1:1-5 1 A record of the family history of Jesus Christ, a descendant of David, a descendant of Abraham. 2 Abraham was father of Isaac, and Isaac was father of Jacob, and Jacob was father of Judah and his … Continue reading

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great God

Psalm 145 This last psalm attributed to David is all about the greatness of the LORD and why he deserves our constant praise, and the constant praise of those who follow us.  It is not about us.  It’s about him.  … Continue reading

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three prayers

Psalm 144 David prayed for three things with no reservation or feeling of shame: rescue from the plots of his enemies, growth of the LORD’s kingdom among men, and prosperity for the righteous.  May our prayers reflect the same reliance … Continue reading

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end of the line

Psalm 143 When the enemies of your soul have chased it to the end of the line, there are only two options: give in and die, or turn to God and be rescued.  David was at the end of the … Continue reading

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silent partner

Psalm 142 A person is only as strong as the partners by his side.  Yet, there are some times when we look at our side and see no one who can help.  That’s when we have to trust the silent … Continue reading

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easy way

Psalm 141 The temptation to avoid danger by falling in with the schemers is addressed here.  David wanted protection, but he would rather be put in danger himself than take the easy way out by becoming a schemer. He would … Continue reading

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