Category Archives: 1 Kings

Today’s Footprint

Reading in 1 Kings, 15 and 16, I noticed numerous references of leaders “doing evil in the eyes of the Lord”. Many of these actions were modeled by grandfathers and fathers, thereby handed down to their sons. What a legacy … Continue reading

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A Heart for God

“For David had done what was right in the eyes of the Lord and had not failed to keep any of the Lord’s commands all the days of his life –except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.” 1 Kings … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely When Sitting Under a Tree

In chapter 13 of 1 Kings a prophet, a man of God, is sent to King Jeroboam in Bethel, to deliver a message of future doom for his reign as King.  God gave explicit directions on how the prophet would carry … Continue reading

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Prayer of Agur

A great reminder – Originally written June of 2011 – Timeless nevertheless. I found the heart-felt prayer in chapter 30 of Proverbs inspiring.  “Two things I ask of you, O Lord; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood … Continue reading

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What Does God See – Part 2

In my last blog,I discussed King Solomon’s rise and fall; how Solomon had walked with God and then chose a path of outright disobedience. King David, Solomon’s dad, left his son an inheritance rich in faith. David had a heart … Continue reading

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What Does God See?

King Solomon, son of David, asked God for wisdom and his request was granted. Solomon became the wisest man to ever live on earth (except for Jesus of course). Solomon had the world by its tail, and he had it … Continue reading

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As for Me and My House…..

1 Kings 18:21 “…How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him”.  This verse reminds me of the passage in Joshua when Joshua says something very similar “But … Continue reading

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