Tag: weeping

  • December 4 – Godly Repentance and Cheerful Giving

    Reading  2 Cor. 1:1-9:15  Devotional Paul and his companions left Ephesus shortly after an uproar led by the silversmith Demetrius due to the negative impact Paul’s teachings had on Demetrius’ income. (Demetrius made silver shrines of Artemis, the idol of Ephesus.) Paul traveled to Troas, apparently hoping to find Titus there, and then went on…

  • August 30 – Lamentations (Part 2)

    Reading Lam. 3:1-5:22 Devotional Today we conclude our two-day reading of the book of Lamentations, a collection of sad songs or poems most likely penned by the prophet Jeremiah, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C. In Lam. 3, Jeremiah writes about his own personal suffering. GOD has protected Jeremiah from death, but his…

  • August 3 – Josiah Dies in Battle

    Reading 2 Chron. 35:20-25 2 Kings 23:30b-34, 36-37, 35 Jer. 22:10-17; 26:1-23 Devotional Neco king of Egypt was passing through the land of Judah on his way to the Euphrates River for a battle, and king Josiah went out against Neco. In a rather uncommon event GOD spoke to Neco and told him to warn…

  • May 30 – Wisdom in Considering Man’s End

    Reading Eccl. 12:9-10; 7:7-12, 19-26; 10:1-11:6; 12:11-12; 7:1-6, 15-18, 27-29; 8:1 Devotional 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the…