Taking a Stand

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 3:31-39 When David discovers that Abner has been murdered by two men who are leaders in his administration and also his friends, he is stunned and mortified. But he doesn’t let the fact that these two men are close to him stop him...

Emotionally Blinded

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 3:26-39 When someone wrongs us or hurts us badly, we want justice. We want the situation righted. But sometimes our desire for perceived justice becomes so strong that it takes on an unhealthy life of its own by turning into a blinding...

Prophet, Priest, King

Today’s reading: Psalm 110:1-7 Written by David, Psalm 110 is about Jesus and is referenced and cited a number of places in the New Testament. This “song” is rich with information about Christ and the future. So read through it carefully, looking for...

"All About Me" Living

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 3:1-25 Abner provides us with a pretty good example of self-absorbed thinking and living. We’ve gleaned a little information about him prior to today’s passage, but here in 2 Samuel 3 we get an up-close and personal look at...

Rejecting Responsibility

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 3: 1-11 When Abner crosses the line through an inappropriate relationship with Rizpah, Ish-bosheth confronts him about his wrongful behavior. Although Abner clearly knows his actions have crossed the line, he refuses to acknowledge his...