Exposed

Exposed

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 26 “And when her mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased the LORD” (2 Sam. 11:27). It seems...
When Kindness Backfires

When Kindness Backfires

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 25 Sometimes kindness backfires. It has nothing to do with the one expressing the kindness, but with the one receiving the kindness. This person may have a kindness-receptor flawed by suspicion—ascribing...
His Story, Our Story

His Story, Our Story

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 24 Hundreds of years have passed since the LORD revealed to his servant Moses that Israel would one day Israel be blessed with a permanent place of worship (Deuteronomy 12). It would be a place chosen by...
Private and Public Worship

Private and Public Worship

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 23 The psalm recorded in 1 Chronicles 16 grants a look into David’s happy heart. Joy bubbles up when he recalls the promises of God to Abraham regarding a land, descendants, and a people. A thousand years...
The Chase: Pursuing the Heart of God

The Chase: Pursuing the Heart of God

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 22 The early days of David’s reign reveal his heart after God. David seeks the LORD when attacked by the Philistines. On two occasions the Philistines pursue David in the Valley of Rephaim. Both times,...
Twists and Turns in David’s Story

Twists and Turns in David’s Story

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 21 From the Patriarchal Era comes a promise that won’t begin its fulfillment for almost a thousand years. Jacob blesses his son Judah on his deathbed, “The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a...
Premier Leadership Team

Premier Leadership Team

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 20 David learns much about leadership by the negative example of his predecessor, King Saul. David was a blessing to King Saul and his army, but because of paranoia and pride, Saul sought to assassinate...
The Backlash of Disobedience

The Backlash of Disobedience

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 19 Hundreds of years before the Kingdom Era, Moses records God’s promise regarding the Amalekites, who had fought against Israel during the early days of their departure from Egypt: “Then the LORD said to...
Scrambled Thoughts and Where They Take Us

Scrambled Thoughts and Where They Take Us

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 18 Beware of the thoughts that you entertain. It won’t be long before you fulfill them. David has been on the run from Saul for over a decade. He still has about two years to go (though he is unaware that...
Psychopathic Leaders

Psychopathic Leaders

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), April 17  “So it was, when David had finished speaking these words to Saul, that Saul said, ‘Is this your voice, my son David?’ And Saul lifted up his voice and wept. Then he said to David: ‘You are more...