Conviction

TODAY’S DAILY READING: 1 Samuel 24-25 & Psalm 25-26
Old Testament: 1 Samuel 24- Conviction

1 Samuel 24:5
Now it happened afterward that David’s heart troubled him because he had cut Saul’s robe.”


Life is filled with obstacles. We face constant trials that make this journey difficult. Yet, it seems we can handle almost anything except a troubled heart. When we are overwhelmed from within, it makes even the lightest burdens seem too great to bear. Our hearts are often troubled by loss, disappointment, fear or anxiety. David found there was another cause… Read More

1 Samuel 25- Heritage 

1 Samuel 25:3
“… but the man was harsh and evil in his doings. He was of the house of Caleb.”

THE-BLESSING-WIDE.jpgWebster’s dictionary defines heritage as, “something possessed as a result of one’s natural situation or birth.” While many things may be passed from one generation to the next, the most valuable commodity we can leave for the following generations, is a … Read More

Psalm 25- Follow Your Heart

Psalms 25:4-5
“Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day.”


As I child, I remember watching a movie where a group of people were trying to escape a town. Whatever direction they took, or road they chose, they always arrived at the same destination. They continued trying until they found the one way out. According to Jesus, life is like that. He stated that life really only consists of two roads. One is wide and crowded, but leads away from God. The other is narrow and difficult, and sadly, often… Read More

Psalm 26- His Habitat

Psalms 26:8
“Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house, and the place where Your glory dwells.”


Life is filled with important things and with essential things. Often, what is important will overshadow what is essential. David was an important man with many responsibilities; he was a husband, father, musician, soldier and a king. Each role he played added new responsibilities and threatened his time with God. To guard against this, David learned to fall in love… Read More

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