Category Archives: Failure

Who Do You Know That’s Crying for Help? Psalm 69

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalm 68 through 70; Psalm 86; Psalm 101 Many years ago I had a dear friend who made a one night mistake that wound up taking her life. For years I didn’t know what was wrong; finally … Continue reading

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Who Do You Know That’s Crying for Help? Psalm 69

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalm 68 through 70; Psalm 86; Psalm 101 Many years ago I had a dear friend who made a one night mistake that wound up taking her life. For years I didn’t know what was wrong; finally … Continue reading

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Famous Last Words: Nothing Can Stop Me Now! Psalms 30:6-7

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalms 35 through 38 “Nothing Can Stop Me Now!”  Have you ever thought or said those words? David did: When I was prosperous I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor; O Lord, made me as secure … Continue reading

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BEWARE: What’s In Your Heart WILL Come Out of Your Mouth!

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalms 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 David speaking to the Lord: How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart?     Cleanse me from these hidden faults. 13 Keep your servant from deliberate … Continue reading

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Lord, Have Mercy on Our Wayward Children–2 Samuel 18:5

Today’s Scripture Reading:  2 Samuel 17: 15-29; Psalm 3; Psalm 63, 2 Samuel 18: 1 through 19:30 My heart breaks for King David. His son not his friend not a co-worker but his son—flesh of his flesh and blood of his … Continue reading

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Is It Satan or The Law of Sowing and Reaping? 2 Samuel 12:11-12

Today’s Scripture Reading:  2 Samuel 12: 26-31; 1 Chronicles 20: 2-3; 2 Samuel 13: 1 through 14:33 In yesterday’s reading Nathan spoke for the Lord and confronted David of his sin of murdering Uriah and sleeping with Uriah’s wife.  As … Continue reading

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Is It Possible to Remove the Stains of Sin? Psalm 51:1-9

Today’s Scripture Reading:  1 Chronicles 20:1; 2 Samuel 11: 1 through 12: 14; Psalm 51; 2 Samuel 12: 15-25; 2 Samuel 5: 14-16; 1 Chronicles 14: 3-7; 1 Chronicles 3: 5-9 Can I be candid? I’ve often wondered how David could … Continue reading

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Do You Read Directions?

Today’s Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 5: 1-3, 1 Chronicles 11: 1-3,1 Chronicles 12: 23-40, 2 Samuel 5: 17-25, 1 Chronicles 14:8-17, 2 Samuel 5: 6-10, 1 Chronicles 11: 4-9,1 Chronicles 3: 4b, 2 Samuel 5:13, 4:5, 11:12, 1 Chronicles 14: 1-2, … Continue reading

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Are Your Assumptions Completely Wrong?

Today’s Scripture Reading:  2 Samuel 3:6 through 2 Samuel 4:12 The Amalekite man assumed David would be happy Saul was dead (2 Samuel 1: 1-16) Joab assumed David would approve of his revenging his brother Asahel’s death by killing Abner … Continue reading

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Will This Be Your Biggest Regret? 2 Samuel 23: 20-21

Today’s Scripture Reading:  2 Samuel 2: 1 through 2 Samuel 3: 5, 1 Chronicles 3: 1-4a, 2 Samuel 23: 8-17, 1 Chronicles 11: 10-19, 2 Samuel 23: 18-39, 1 Chronicles 11: 20-47 There was only one King David. In most of … Continue reading

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