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Category: Devotionals

Devotionals

A Human Family

Read: Matthew 1:1-16 David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah. (v. 6) My father has become very interested in our family’s genealogy. He has done a tremendous

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A Respected Counselor

Read: 1 Kings 1:11-31 Bathsheba bowed and paid homage to the king, and the king said, “What do you desire?” (v. 16) Bathsheba was not merely the woman who committed adultery

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A Severe Mercy

Read: 2 Samuel 12:15-25 The LORD loved him and sent a message by Nathan the prophet. So he called his name Jedidiah. (vv. 24-25) In his autobiography, A Severe Mercy, Sheldon

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A Shocking Accusation

Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-14 You did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel. (v. 12) When our children were young, my husband would teach them Bible verses

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A Murderous Act

Read: 2 Samuel 11:14-27 The thing that David had done displeased the LORD. (v. 27) Each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire,” James warns

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An Adulterous Affair

Read: 2 Samuel 11:1-13 David sent messengers and took her, and she came to him. (v. 4) The account of David and Bathsheba is one of the most famous stories in

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A Heeded Correction

Read: 1 Samuel 25:32-44 Blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodguilt. (v. 33) How do you respond when someone offers you a

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A Compelling Plea

Read: 1 Samuel 25:23-31 The LORD has restrained you from bloodguilt and from saving with your own hand. (v. 26) When I visited the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, I was

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A Decisive Woman

Read: 1 Samuel 25:14-22 Now therefore know this and consider what you should do, for harm is determined against our master [Nabal] and against all his house. (v. 17) Who would