Tag: soldiers

  • Biblical Principle #237: King Not to Amass Horses, Wives, Wealth

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God forewarned Israel’s future kings not to amass horses, wives, and gold or silver. Explanation Knowing Israel would eventually desire a man to rule over them like the Gentile nations, GOD forewarned these Israelite kings in the Law, saying: 16 Wherefore he shall not multiply a…

  • October 9 – Nehemiah Completes Rebuilding the Walls

    Reading Neh. 4:1-6:16 Devotional Despite continued opposition from the Samaritan leader and others, Nehemiah pushed on in leading the reconstruction of Jerusalem’s walls and gates. In only 52 days, the people completed the rebuilding project. When the enemies of the Jews saw that the project was successfully completed, they lost their self-confidence and became afraid…

  • April 15 – David Returns to Jerusalem

    Reading 2 Sam. 19:5-20:26 Devotional David was mourning Absalom’s death when his army commander Joab came to him. Joab said David’s behavior was extremely discouraging and predicted that if David didn’t come out to show his support for his troops that they would all desert him by nightfall, which David did. There was much turmoil…

  • March 29 – Wait on GOD

    Reading 1 Sam. 13:1; 14:49-51 1 Chron. 9:35-44 1 Sam. 13:2-14:45 Devotional King Saul had an army of 3,000 soldiers. He put his son Jonathan over 1,000 of them. Jonathan attacked the Philistine outpost at a place called Geba. The Philistines gathered their army of 3,000 chariots, six thousand charioteers, and too many soldiers to…