Tag: Bathsheba

  • October 19 – The Genealogies of Jesus

    Reading Matt. 1:1-17 Luke 3:23b-38 Devotional Today’s reading is a listing of the family lineage of Jesus. Matthew records the ancestry from Joseph’s perspective (Jesus’ earthly father), whereas Luke apparently records it from Mary’s perspective (Jesus’ mother). There are several righteous people among Jesus’ forefathers, including Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Boaz (husband of Ruth), David, Asa,…

  • May 11 – The Desire of Power Corrupts Many

    Reading 1 Kings 1:1-53 2 Sam. 23:1-7 2 Kings 2:1-10; 1 Chron. 29:28-30, 23-25 Devotional After spending close to one month looking at GOD’s character through the psalms, today we resume our historical look at the Israelites. King David is old, and he has already introduced Solomon as the next king over the nation. But…

  • April 10 – David Commits a Terrible Sin

    Reading 2 Sam. 21:15-22 1 Chron. 18:1; 19:1-19 Psalm 60 2 Sam. 11:1-12:13a Psalm 51 2 Sam. 12:13b-17 Devotional David had numerous wars with the Philistines, and GOD steadily gave them into his hand. During one battle, the great Philistine warrior Goliath’s brother Lahmi was killed. Over the course of time Israel took control of the…