Tag: lie

  • June 18 – GOD’s Case Against Israel

    Reading Hos. 4:1-19; 5:1-15; 6:1-11; 7:1-16; 8:1-14; 9:1-17 Devotional As we continue Hosea’s prophecy, in today’s reading GOD lays out His case against Israel: 1 Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites, because the LORD has a charge to bring against you who live in the land: “There is no faithfulness, no love, no…

  • June 1 – Judah and Israel Divide

    Reading 1 Kings 12:1-33 2 Chron. 11:13-14, 16-17 1 Kings 13:1-32 Devotional When Solomon died, his son Rehoboam reigned in his place. Yet, because of Solomon’s idolatry GOD had promised to rip away ten of the twelve tribes from him. GOD had spoken to Jeroboam and told him that He would make him king over…

  • May 22 – Disharmony and Strife

    Reading Disharmony and Strife Solicitation to Evil – Prov. 1:10-19; 16:29; 25:26; 27:3; 28:10 Violence – Prov. 3:31-32; 21:7, 29 Murderers – Prov. 28:17 Causing Others Harm – Prov. 3:29-30 Revenge – Prov. 20:22; 24:28-29 Dissension and Strife – Prov. 6:16-19; 17:1; 18:18-19 Meddling – Prov. 26:17 Honesty Truthfulness – Prov. 12:20; 13:5; 24:26; 26:18-19…

  • May 21 – Wise and Truthful Speech

    Reading Wise and Foolish Talk – Prov. 14:3; 15:2, 7; 16:23; 18:6-7; 19:1; 23:15-16 Righteous and Wicked Talk – Prov. 10:20-21, 31-32; 11:11; 12:13-14; 13:2; 15:28; 17:4 Appropriate Speech – Prov. 15:23; 16:21, 24; 25:11; 27:14 Maintaining Silence – Prov. 10:19; 12:23; 13:3; 17:28; 18:13; 21:23 Controlled Speech – Prov. 15:1; 17:27; 25:15; 26:28; 28:23;…

  • April 25 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 7)

    Reading Psalm 120; 121; 140; 143; 144 Devotional As we journey through the Psalms we are focusing on those things we learn of GOD’s nature, character and actions. Psalm 120 is a prayer for deliverance from lying Gentiles who want to go to war. In this Psalm we learn that GOD: Answers me when I…

  • April 19 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 1)

    Reading Psalm 5; 6; 7; 10; 11 Devotional In today’s reading we begin our study of the Psalms. In The Daily Bible, the Psalms are organized into five major topical groupings, with the first being “Psalms of the Troubled Soul.” In our daily devotionals we will focus on what we learn of GOD in the…

  • April 16 – The Discipline of GOD

    Reading 2 Sam. 21:1-14; 24:1-9 1 Chron. 21:1-30; 22:1-19 Psalm 30 Devotional In today’s reading GOD punished Israel for some specific sins which were committed. The first occurred during King Saul’s lifetime when he attempted to kill all the Gibeonites whom Joshua had made a covenant to protect hundreds of years earlier. As a result GOD sent…

  • March 14 – Land Promise Fulfilled

    Reading Josh. 18:1-21:45 Devotional During these chapters we read how Joshua and Eleazar the high priest divided the remaining land among the tribes of Israel. They determined the order by casting lots, which fell in the following order: Benjamin, Simeon, Zebulun, Asher, Naphtali, and Dan. Joshua was given the city of Timnah Serah which was…

  • February 24 – Do Not Take Advantage of One Another

    Reading Devotional GOD gave the Israelites instructions regarding the land they were to possess. Every seventh year the Israelites were to allow the land to lie desolate—that is, to not farm it. As long as they obeyed GOD He would bless them with three years-worth of produce every sixth year so they had plenty to…