Tag: riches

  • Biblical Principle #180: Balak Hired Balaam to Curse Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle Moab ruler, King Balak, hired a soothsayer named Balaam to curse Israel. Explanation Having been made aware of Israel’s victories over the Amorites, the Moabites were terrified about what was about to happen to them. Moabite king, Balak, devised a plan whereby he hired a diviner named Balaam to place a…

  • 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 26 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 8)

    Reading Psalm 1; 14; 15; 36; 37; 39 Devotional Today we begin the second section of Psalms which deal with righteousness and wickedness. We continue our focus on what we can learn about GOD’s nature and character. Psalm 1 GOD watches over the way of the righteous. Psalm 14 GOD looks down from heaven on…