Tag: experience

  • What the Old Testament Teaches Us about Elders

    The New Testament tells us that the Law of Moses was our tutor (teacher; guardian; schoolmaster) to bring us to Christ (see Gal. 3:23-25). In this post, let’s look at what our tutor has to say about the role of elders in Old Testament times. Having this foundation helps us better understand the role of…

  • June 7 – Elijah Taken Up

    Reading 2 Kings 2:1-25; 4:1-17, 38-44, 18-37; 8:1-2; 6:1-7 Devotional Elijah was a great man. In today’s reading he receives his reward for a life of devotion to GOD. Elijah was taken up by a whirlwind led by chariots and horses of fire. Apparently GOD had revealed Elijah’s coming departure because Elisha as well as the other prophets…

  • May 24 – Proverbs About Children

    Reading Persons and Attributes Parents and Children – Prov. 1:8-9; 10:1; 11:29; 15:20; 17:2, 6, 21, 25; 19:26; 20:20; 23:22-25; 28:24 The Elderly – Prov. 16:31; 20:29 Women and Wives – Prov. 11:22; 12:4; 14:1; 18:22; 19:13-14; 21:9; 25:24; 21:19; 27:15-16 Kings and Rulers – Prov. 14:28, 35; 16:10, 12-15; 17:7, 11; 19:12; 20:2, 8,…

  • 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…