Share Your Experiences

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 21:1-14; 24:1-9; 1 Chronicles 21-22; Psalm 30 Ever been travelling by yourself? It can be great fun to choose for yourself which hotel to stay at and where to have supper, etc. You can go at your own pace, stopping to see whatever catches your fancy.

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Restoring King David

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 19:5 – 20:36 Joab often has wise advice for David and he certainly remained faithful to David in his life-time (if I remember correctly) and basically his advice which I need to hear some times in my life – “Don’t be so wrapped up in yourself,

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Wresting Back The Kingdom

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 16:15 – 19:4 Hushai is an interesting character. He puts his life on the line, so to speak, for David. Can I do that? It is interesting that Ahithophel is the one who gives the advice for Absalom to defile the concubines “in the sight of

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Accepting

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 14:25-33; 15:1-16:14; Psalm 3 Not half an hour had passed since I sent you the daily email yesterday when I arrived at work, excited to hopefully leave early so I could depart for a weekend away in Lunenburg & Halifax, Nova Scotia. My hopes were dashed

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Reaping What You Sow

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 12:24-25; 13:1-14:24; 1 Chronicles 3:4-9 David’s sin with Bathsheba bear terrible consequences in today’s passage; yes, Nathan had prophesied that David would suffer for his sinful passions (cf. 1 Samuel 12:11-12). This time, however, they affect his teenage (or twenty-something) children. Both Amnon and Absalom follow

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Death Of A Son

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 12:18-23,26-31; 8:2-12; 23:9-17; 1 Chronicles 11:10-14,20-47; 18:12-13 Children are precious (one cuddle with either one of the two newborns in our little assembly at Eagle Street will convince you of this, if you have any doubt!). So, what does God want us to learn from death

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Sin, Confession, Repentance

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 11:2-27; 12:1-17; 21:15-22; 1 Chronicles 18:1; 19:1-19; Psalm 51; 60 Congratulations on reaching the 100 day mark! A hundred days is a milestone indeed, but we have not arrived at the finish line yet! So, keep it up! There is so much in today’s account of

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God’s Promises To David

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 6:20-23; 7:4-29; 8:15-18; 9; 1 Chronicles 16:37-43; 17:1-2 Today we arrive at another “mountaintop” event in the Biblical story. God covenants with David to give him a house, a kingdom and a throne—and all of these would remain forever! This covenant is an outgrowth of the

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Restoring The Ark

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 6:12; 1 Chronicles 15:1 – 16:36; Psalms 96 & 105 I like thinking of this story of David, on our Easter Sunday, when our Lord rose from the dead again and brought life, hope and great joy back into the lives of his followers again. David

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Building A Kingdom

Today’s Reading: 2 Samuel 5:6-8, 11-12; 2 Samuel 6:1-5; 2 Samuel 22; 1 Chronicles 11:6-9; 1 Chronicles 13:1-14; 1 Chronicles 14:8-17; Psalm 18 Easter Saturday, and the reading today starts with the capture of the royal city – Jerusalem! Joab does this for David, and then David is able to

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