Monday – May 6, 2024

1 Samuel 26-27; 1 Chronicles 8; Acts 18 Know where you stand before you’re standing there. David had been running for his life from Saul for along time.  The emotions alone must have had his adrenaline pumping.  Confusion, and exhaustion must have been only a couple of emotions David was experiencing. In verse 7, in […]

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Friday pt. 2 – May 3, 2024

1 Samuel 25; 1 Chronicles 7; Acts 17 by Charlie Simpkins ”“He is the God who made the world and everything in it. Since he is Lord of heaven and earth, he doesn’t live in man-made temples, and human hands can’t serve his needs—for he has no needs. He himself gives life and breath to everything, […]

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Friday – May 3, 2024

1 Samuel 25; 1 Chronicles 7; Acts 17 by Lori Rowell God worked through Abigail to bring calmness to chaos. David was angry at Nabal for refusing and mocking him. David was about to kill innocent men because of this. Abigail used calm, wise words to defuse the situation. She pointed out the good in David. […]

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Thursday – May 2, 2024

1 Samuel 23-24; 1 Chronicles 6; Psalm 54; Acts 16 by Becky Hill Martin Conflict. I hate it. It’s right up there with math and beets. I am a peacemaker by nature – so much so, that I majored in Marketing & PR “where everything is sunny and presented in technicolor goodness.” (I was very ex […]

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Wednesday – May 1, 2024

1 Samuel 21-22; 1 Chronicles 5; Psalm 52; Acts 15 by Faith Brady Was Abimelech killed with the priest of the Lord because he gave David holy bread?  Or because Saul was just angry?  Notice Saul wouldn’t kill him, he had someone else do his dirty work.  Did you notice that people recognized David as the king?  But what did […]

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Tuesday – April 30, 2024

1 Samuel 20; 1 Chronicles 4; Psalm 56, 57, 142; Acts 14 A psalm of David, regarding his experience in the cave. A prayer. (Psalm 142) Make these words of David your own. Make this your prayer. The same GOD David called out to, is the same GOD you have full access to through your […]

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Monday – April 29, 2024

1 Samuel 18-19, 1 Chronicle 3, Psalm59, Acts 13 One key point of  Acts 13 is the importance of being open to the leading of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Just as Paul and Barnabas were obedient to the Spirit’s direction, we too should be willing to step out in faith and share the […]

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Friday – April 26, 2024

1 Samuel 17; 1 Chronicles 2; Acts 12 by Kelli Simpkins  “Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him up. ‘Quick, get up!’ he said, and the chains fell off Peter’s wrists.” Acts 12:7-8 “Why do bad things happen to good […]

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Thursday – April 25, 2024

1 Samuel 15-16; 1 Chronicles 1; Psalm 39; Acts 11 by Becky Hill Martin In the words of one of my favorite Golden Girls – Sophia Petrillo, “Picture it:” you’ve got this list of instructions from God, and you’re like, “Yeah, I’ll do most of it, but this part here… nah, not feeling it.” Well, spoiler […]

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Wednesday – April 24, 2024

1 Samuel 14; Psalm 124; Acts 10 by Faith Brady And again Saul makes a “knee jerk reaction”.  But then the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree…14:1 “But he did not tell his father”.  Then Saul didn’t tell his son about the vow of no food.  Ok, why would the leader of the army, (v24 “And the men […]

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