Posts with the tag “1-chronicles”
1 Chron 29-2 Chron 1
by Audrey Rogers on July 2nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 1--Verse 14Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen.Before Israel came into the promised land, Moses warned that its future king must never gather for himself horses, wives, and riches (Deut. 17:16-17). Power, sex, and money aren’t necessarily bad things, unless they exceed certain limits. Yet Solomon never seemed to have enough, and it spelled his doom.Wh...
1 Chronicles 26-28
by Audrey Rogers on July 1st, 2021
Daily Devotional from1 Chronicles 28--Verse 20Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the LORD God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the LORD is finished.”God told David he wasn’t going to live his dream of building a temple for Him, but hi...
1 Chronicles 23-25
by Audrey Rogers on June 30th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 23--Verses 25-26For David said, “The Lord, the God of Israel, has given rest to his people, and he dwells in Jerusalem forever. And so the Levites no longer need to carry the tabernacle or any of the things for its service.”This must have been a huge relief for the Levites. God provided them with a place of rest. I am betting the Levites were pretty afraid of car...
1 Chronicles 21-22
by Audrey Rogers on June 29th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 22--Verse 19a (AMP) Now set your heart and your soul to seek (inquire of, require as your vital necessity) the Lord your God…David fell into sin and was met with both judgement and mercy from God, which made him want to build God a permanent house—a temple that was beyond comparison. But the bloodshed and war under his kingship made him unfit to build God’s house...
1 Chronicles 19-20
by Audrey Rogers on June 28th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 19--Verse 2aAnd David said, “I will deal kindly with Hanun the son of Nahash, for his father dealt kindly with me.” Nahash, the king of Ammon, showed kindness to David. So when Nahash died, David sent ambassadors to console his son and successor, Hanun, in his time of grief. But Hanun’s advisors sowed seeds of distrust in David’s pure motives. They convinced Hanu...
1 Chronicles 17-18
by Audrey Rogers on June 26th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 17—Verse 27Now you have been pleased the bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever before you, for it is you, O Lord, who have blessed, and it is blessed forever.I love David’s conversation with God in this chapter. David’s like, ‘Here I am sitting in my nice wood house while God is out tent-camping – I need to fix this!’ and God is like, ‘Rea...
1 Chronicles 15-16
by Audrey Rogers on June 25th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 16--Verse 34Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.Earlier this week, I went out to the beach with my family and lost my phone. It just fell out of my pocket, and we combed the beach to no avail. But while looking, I prayed, “Lord, you tell me that if I ask, I will receive. So, will you please return my phone?"Then, a t...
1 Chronicles 13-14
by Audrey Rogers on June 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 14--Verse 10And David inquired of God, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will you give them into my hand?” And the LORD said to him, “Go up, and I will give them into your hand.”Before David made any move against the Philistines, he asked God what he should do.It’s easy to go through life and not give much thought to our decisions. And, it’s easy to go thr...
1 Chronicles 11-12
by Audrey Rogers on June 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 11--Verses 18-19Then the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate and took it and brought it to David. But David would not drink it. He poured it out to the Lord and said, “Far be it from me before my God that I should do this. Shall I drink the lifeblood of these men? For at the r...
1 Chronicles 9-10
by Audrey Rogers on June 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 9--Verse 27And [The Sons of Korah] lodged around the house of God, for on them lay the duty of watching, and they had charge of opening it every morning… When the Israelites were allowed to return to Israel after the Exile, a specific clan of Levites were given the duty of guarding the Temple, as well as leading in the preparation of Sabbath. The Sons of Korah we...
1 Chronicles 7-8
by Audrey Rogers on June 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 7--Verse 20The sons of Ephraim: Shuthelah, and Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son.Sometimes keeping track of people in the Bible can be difficult, especially when they have the same name. Consider the name Mary. There is Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary the sister of Lazarus, and Mary Magdalene to name a few. Joash was a name given to di...
1 Chronicles 5-6
by Audrey Rogers on June 19th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 6—Verse 64So the people of Israel gave the Levites the cities with their pasturelands.When the Israelites took possession of the Promised Land, and the land was portioned out among the tribes, every tribe except Levi received an allotment of land. Was this a punishment to their tribe for some reason? I don’t think so. God required the other tribes to provide citi...
1 Chronicles 3-4
by Audrey Rogers on June 18th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 4--Verse 10Jabez called on the God of Israel The name Jabez means pain. Apparently, his mother wanted her son to have a constant reminder that he caused her pain on the day of his birth. How is that for a stigma!? “You cause pain.”“You make me sad.”“You will never bring joy to anyone’s life.” Most of us know about the devastating effects our words can have on a y...
1 Chronicles 1-2
by Audrey Rogers on June 17th, 2021
Daily Devotional from 1 Chronicles 1--Verse 34Abraham fathered Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel.Reading these genealogies is like a recap of all we’ve read this year. As you read, stop at the names you remember from past reading and reflect on their story. These first two chapters of 1 Chronicles remind me of learning about my own family history. As a kid, I loved hearing my grandparents’...
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