Lamp, Shield, Truth

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 22:1-51 It’s clear from David’s song in 2 Samuel 22 that he and God had a dynamic, interactive relationship. What a moving and beautiful reminder these words provide of just how personal and involved God is in each of our...

Telling God

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 22:1-4 God loves it when we tell Him how much we love, value, respect and need Him. It’s one of the ways that we can give Him praise. In 2 Samuel 22, David is telling God just what God means to Him through a beautiful and personal...

Giants

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 21:15-22 In these final verses of 2 Samuel 21, we get a recap of a number of extraordinary battle encounters that took place with the Philistines. Each confrontation mentioned is with a Philistine who was a giant or a descendant of a...

Inquiring Approach

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 21:1-14 Today’s passage, 2 Samuel 21:1-14, is a difficult one. What takes place seems extremely harsh and, honestly, it doesn’t make sense to me, even after doing some commentary research. So I’m not going to try to...

Wise Listening

Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 20:1-26 Once again we see Joab being controlled by his anger as he kills Amasa (whom David has appointed over the army). Joab then turns his focus to pursuing Sheba who is revolting against David. When Joab reaches the city of Abel...