Tag - 2 Samuel

I Feel The Same Way Today

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 22:47 The Lord lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be my God, the Rock, my Savior! O-bservation: At this writing King David is nearing the end of his life. As you read this verse, it appears as though David is more convinced of His God than he was at the beginning of his life. "I Feel The Same Way Today." A-pplication: As I read this passage this AM, I thought to myself that David wrote what he thought about the Lord nearly 3,000 years ago and "I Feel The Same Way Today!" God hasn't...

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Do Something

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 13:21 When King David heard all this, he was furious. O-bservation: King David had just heard that his son, Amnon, had raped his half sister Tamar, the full sister of Absalom. Amnon had her thrown out of his house and she was living with her brother Absalom in shame. David was furious, but DID NOTHING. A-pplication: Never allow injustice in your midst to go unchallenged. David knew his son Amnon had done wrong, but he did nothing in the form of discipline to rectify his sin. Later Absalom killed his brother Amnon, and Dad David...

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Just Admit It

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 12:13 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. O-bservation: David had committed an act of adultery with Bathsheba and that was just the beginning. When Nathan the prophet went to his house and confronted him David ADMITTED IT. A-pplication: In my life, there's been nothing worse than living with a load of guilt. You can get out of bed, get dressed, fix yourself up, get breakfast, kiss your spouse, and go to work, but it doesn't...

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Principles Of WINNING

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 8:6b The Lord gave David victory wherever he went. O-bservation: This is an unequivocal statement. David didn't win occasionally or every other time. No! In this passage, he was on a terror and won everywhere he went. Certainly one must ask, what are the "Principles Of WINNING?" A-pplication: There's little doubt that David and his men were schooled in the art of war. From the time he had slung a stone and hit Goliath squarely in the forehead, he had studied and practiced war at every level. But many men and women have done this...

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Don’t Touch

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 1:14 David asked him, “Why weren’t you afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?” O-bservation: Several days after the death of King Saul, a young man came from Saul's camp to report to David that he had assisted Saul with his suicide. When David heard this, he and his men tore their clothes and began weeping. He asked the young man if he had No Fear upon touching Saul (God's Anointed) in a way that assisted in his death? And then David’s men killed the young man. A-pplication: The more you read...

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