Costly drink

1 Chronicles 11:15 Three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David at the cave of Adullam, when the army of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim. David was then in the stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then at Bethlehem. And David said longingly, “Oh that someone … More Costly drink

The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness

And David answered and said, “Here is the spear, O king! Let one of the young men come over and take it.  The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the Lord gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the Lord’s anointed.  Behold, … More The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness

January 4 Psalm 4

January 4 Psalm 4 (ESV) Answer Me When I Call To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. 4:1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer! 2 O men, [1] how long shall my honor be … More January 4 Psalm 4

Discipline vs Punishment

Bob Deffinbaugh comments on 2 Samuel 13 and the tragedy in Israel’s royal family: ….this text is placed immediately following the passage that depicts David’s sin and its personal consequences in the death of his first son by Bathsheba. This is not only because the events of chapter 13 follow closely in time to those of … More Discipline vs Punishment