Tag - Adonijah

Forward OR Froward?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 1:5a Now Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, put himself forward and said, “I will be king.” O-bservation: This man, Adonijah, was one of King David’s sons. David was near death, and during the time that the King was physically weak, his son Adonijah put himself FORWARD and said, “I’m going to be king.” A-pplication: The word FROWARD means to live in a state of disobedience. When Adonijah put himself FORWARD, he was taking upon himself more than he was anointed by God to do. Yes, he was anointed by the Lord based upon his...

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Who’s Fault Was It?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 1:6 His father had never rebuked him by asking, “Why do you behave as you do?” He was also very handsome and was born next after Absalom. O-bservation: Not long before David, the King of Israel, passed away, his eldest son Adonijah appointed himself King of Israel. He was the younger brother of Absalom, who had split his father's kingdom. Like his brother Absalom, he was a beautiful person in looks and stature. He had legal rights to the throne, but it was not his to declare. David failed to discipline this...

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