Tag: parents

  • 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 18 – The Importance of Discipline

    Reading Sharing and Responding to Wisdom Advice and Rebuke – Prov. 3:1-2; 9:7-9; 10:8; 12:15; 13:1, 13; 15:31; 17:10; 19:16, 20, 25, 27; 23:9; 25:12; 27:5-6, 17; 29:1 Value of Advisers – Prov. 11:14; 15:22; 20:18; 24:5-6 Discipline – Prov. 3:11-12; 10:17; 12:1; 13:18, 24; 15:5, 10, 12, 32; 19:18; 20:30; 22:6, 15; 23:13-14; 29:15,…

  • May 17 – Fear GOD and Trust in Him

    Reading Value of Wise Sayings – Prov. 22:17-21 Purpose of Proverbs – Prov. 1:1-7; 25:1 Preeminence of God Fear of the Lord – Prov. 9:10-12; 10:27; 14:2, 26-27; 15:33; 19:23; 28:14 Trust in God or Self – 3:5-8; 14:12; 16:3, 20; 18:2, 4, 10; 19:3; 20:24; 21:22; 26:12; 28:26; 29:25 Divine Providence – 15:3; 16:1,…

  • April 18 – Solomon Made King

    Reading 1 Chron. 26:12-28:1; 23:1b; 28:2-29:22 Devotional Once David assigned the responsibilities for the gatekeepers of the temple, his officials, judges, military commanders, and overseers of possessions, David called together an assembly. The text reads: David summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in…

  • 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 4 – Obey Whether You Understand or Not

    Reading Lev. 11:46-47 Deut. 14:3-5 Lev. 11:4-23, 41-45, 24-38; 20:25-26; 11:39-40 Deut. 14:21a Lev. 17:15-16 Ex. 22:31 Lev. 17:10-14; 7:22-25 Ex. 23:19b Devotional In today’s reading GOD gave the Israelites a list of animals they could not eat. GOD said that eating them or touching their dead carcass would cause them to be unclean until evening. GOD told the…

  • March 5 – Duties of Respect and Support

    Reading Lev. 19:9-10 Deut. 24:19-22; 23:24-25 Lev. 25:35-38 Deut. 5:16 Lev. 19:3a; 20:9 Deut. 21:18-21 Lev. 19:32-34; 24:22; 19:14, 16-18 Deut. 22:1-4; 5:21; 25:4; 22:6-7; 20:1-20; 23:9-14 Devotional GOD expects children to obey and respect their parents. This has always been true and GOD gave the Israelites instructions regarding this. He said: Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God…

  • March 17 – The Next Generation

    Reading Judg. 2:7, 11-23; 3:1-31 Devotional The Bible says: So the people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the LORD which He had done for Israel. … When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers,…

  • March 23 – Be Careful Who You Trust

    Reading Judg. 13:1-16:31 Devotional Once again the Israelites did evil in the sight of GOD, so He gave them over to be ruled by the Philistines forty years. Then GOD raised up Samson, the strong man, to oppress the Philistines in return. Samson was a Nazarite, which meant that he could not shave his head…

  • February 27 – Personal Responsibility

    Reading Deut. 17:14-20 Ex. 22:28b Deut. 16:18 Deut. 17:8-13 Ex. 23:8 Lev. 19:15 Deut. 24:17-18; 16:19-20; 5:20 Ex. 23:1-2, 7 Deut. 19:16-21, 15; 24:16; 25:1-3; 21:22-23 Devotional Today’s readings covered GOD’s laws for Israel regarding government. Included in these verses was Deut. 24:16: Fathers shall not be put to death for their children, nor shall children be put to death…