How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! Lamentations 1:1 The Book of Lamentations is full of travailing over the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. In the… Continue reading When There Is No Hope
And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, and an house for his kingdom. 2 Chronicles 2:1 Solomon was determined to build a house for God. It was his purpose, handed down from his father, David. Solomon’s temple was seen as incredibly beautiful. No expense was spared. It was assembled… Continue reading Determined to Build
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 The war we fight is not man vs man. We do not pin sin on an individual or… Continue reading This Is My Fight
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. Psalms 1:1 Building an atmosphere of Godliness is an important component of an individual’s walk with God. Seeking the presence of God grounds us, focuses us and… Continue reading My Meditation
Hosea is the first of the minor prophet that we encounter in the Bible and is considered the voice of his generation. The time Hosea was alive and prophesied was during the crumbling and downfall of Israel. His primary focus was discussing the relationship between Israel and God. In the first 3 chapters, God commands… Continue reading Reap the Whirlwind
Zadok was a high priest, who served David during the revolt of Absalom. During the revolt, he carried the ark of the covenant with him. Later, in a time of transition, Adonijah attempted to declare himself King. Instead, David order Zadok to anoint Solomon King. In every time of upheaval, Zadok proved himself faithful to… Continue reading Blessed for Devotion
Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. Ruth 1:1 The story of Ruth begins, not with Ruth, but Elimelech, the… Continue reading Where do I go?