Tag: Shimei

  • 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 13 – Absalom Rebels Against David

    Reading 2 Sam. 14:25-16:14 Psalm 3 Devotional Two years after Absalom returned to Jerusalem he and David finally saw each other. Absalom bowed before David and David kissed him. However, it seems that Absalom developed contempt for the king over time. In time Absalom acquired a chariot and fifty men to run ahead of him.…