Monday – May 20, 2024

2 Samuel 13-14; Acts 28 Family Ties: Murder, betrayal, dishonor, sibling rivalry, lack of forgiveness, people in your business…. Sounds like the makings of one of those books I love to read.  Or, one of those “stories” (soap operas), as my Mom used to call them. Somehow it hits a little different when it’s your […]

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Friday – May 17, 2024

2 Samuel 11-12; 1 Chronicles 20; Psalm 51, 32; Acts 27 by Kelli Simpkins “Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.” Psalm 32:1 I had a preacher once who said God would always keep you in his hand; That, “You might wander to the edge of the fingertip, but he’ll always […]

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Thursday – May 16, 2024

2 Samuel 9-10; 1 Chronicles 18-19; Psalm 89; Acts 26 by Becky Hill Martin You rule the oceans. You subdue their storm-tossed waves. You crushed the great sea monster. You scattered your enemies with your mighty arm. The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; everything in the world is yours—you created it all. – […]

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Wednesday – May 15, 2024

2 Samuel 7-8; 1 Chronicles 17; Psalm 132; Acts 25 by Faith Brady “Thus says the Lord: Would you build me a house to dwell in? I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day, but I have been moving about in a […]

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Tuesday – May 14, 2024

1 Chronicles 14-16; Acts 24 My accusers never found me arguing with anyone in the Temple, nor stirring up a riot in any synagogue or on the streets of the city. These men cannot prove the things they accuse me of doing. (Acts 24:12-13) Actions speak louder than words. Have you ever found yourself questioning your […]

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Monday – May 13,2024

2 Samuel 6; 1 Chronicles 13; Psalm 60; Acts 23 Have you ever watched a movie, or read a book, and from the moment it began, the ending was already perfectly clear, at least to yourself? It’s hard for me to clearly see the ending of some seasons in my life. Things happen, life changes, […]

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Friday – May 10, 2024

2 Samuel 3-5; 1 Chronicles 12; Psalm 122, Acts 22 By Kelli Simpkins “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.’ For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, ‘Peace be within you.’” Psalm 122:6-8 This […]

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Thursday – May 9, 2024

2 Samuel 1-2; 1 Chronicles 11; Psalm 96, 106; Acrts 21 by Becky Hill Martin 17 Then David composed a funeral song for Saul and Jonathan, 18 and he commanded that it be taught to the people of Judah…  2 SAMUEL 1:17-18 If you ever watched Friends, you’re probably familiar with how each episode was entitled, The […]

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Wednesday – May 8, 2024

1 Samuel 30-31; 1 Chronicles 10; Acts 20 by Faith Brady 1 Samuel 30:6 “But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.” Then David asked of the Lord, and David obeyed.  I think many times in my life I skip the strengthening part and go straight to asking God.  How can we strengthen ourselves in the Lord […]

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Tuesday – May 7, 2024

1 Samuel 28-29; 1 Chronicles 9; Acts 19 About that time, serious trouble developed in Ephesus concerning the Way. Acts 19.23 Embarking on Jesus’s path can lead us into intriguing circumstances. Whether with our families, friends, or workplaces, we may find ourselves in what some might call ‘serious trouble.’ This trouble is a natural consequence […]

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