GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES
The beginning of 1 Kings 1 tells us of the final conflicts of King David and his son Adonijah who wanted to be king. This took place after David had promised that Solomon would be the next king. This conflict had many individuals supporting Adonijah and was opposed by Nathan the prophet and David’s own bodyguard among many others. Nathan had Bathsheba, Solomon’s mother, remind King David of his vow that Solomon would be the next king. God kept his promise -- in his final days David decreed Solomon as king. Today we still have God’s promises for us -- He will be with us always. Even when we are discouraged and things seem to be against us and impossible to solve or save, our God keeps His promises.
by Jim Hallbauer, Deacon
Posted in Read Through the Bible
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HE HAS A PLAN FOR YOUTHE PLACE OF COMFORT AND SAFETYIT'S THE LITTLE THINGSBE ALERTMY GOD IS NOT TOO SMALLWHEN TO SPEAK AND WHEN NOT TO SPEAKGOD IS GRACIOUS TO USKEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUTSTAND STRONG FOR YOUR FAITHOUR HOPEDO I DO WHAT THE LORD ASKS OF ME?DON'T BE A SCHEMERA TREASURE HUNTLISTEN AND FOLLOWWORDS OF COMFORT OR WARNINGTHE POSSESSOR OCCUPIES AND FILLS THE POSSESSEDUNDIVIDED LOYALTY TO GODONE CONCESSION STAND
A LEGACY OF FAITHHOW DO YOU APPROACH JESUS? GRUMBLING & COMPLAININGTHE STANDARD OF HOLINESSTHAT DOESN'T SOUND FUN!WHO IS A SINNER?JOY FROM READING THE BIBLEBETRAYING, DENYING & MEGOD'S BLESSINGSDO WE DENY KNOWING JESUS SOMETIMES?PASS THE LOCUSTS AND HONEY ...GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESSTHE UNHOLY IS MADE HOLYWHO IS A GOD LIKE HIM?!?HEALTH INSPECTOR'S PERSPECTIVETHE MASTER OF TIMINGWHO IS THE GREATEST?
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