Tag: Amasa

  • May 12 – Recognizing the Value of Wisdom

    Reading 1 Kings 2:13-46; 3:1; 9:16; 3:2-3 2 Chron. 1:2-6 1 Kings 3:5-28  Devotional Solomon has taken over for his father David, who recently died. His first few recorded actions as king are to deal with problems that arose prior to his taking the throne. Solomon had his brother Adonijah executed because Adonijah asked to…

  • April 15 – David Returns to Jerusalem

    Reading 2 Sam. 19:5-20:26 Devotional David was mourning Absalom’s death when his army commander Joab came to him. Joab said David’s behavior was extremely discouraging and predicted that if David didn’t come out to show his support for his troops that they would all desert him by nightfall, which David did. There was much turmoil…