Tag Archives: King of kings

Israel’s Real First King?

Realized for the first time ever that, at least technically, Saul wasn’t the first king of Israel. It was a guy named Abimelech. And all the leaders of Shechem came together, and all Beth-millo, and they went and made Abimelech … Continue reading

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All His Story

I guess I could start my yearly reading plan in December rather than January. That is if I wanted to be reading the story of Jesus birth in the month when we focus on celebrating His birth. But this morning, … Continue reading

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A King and A Kingdom

Turned the corner and headed down the homestretch of my reading plan this morning. Started in on the minor prophets and Revelation which, along with the rest of Job and the culmination of John’s gospel with the finished work and … Continue reading

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Distressed, In Debt, Discontent, Oh My!

He was the man who would be king but, for now, was a fugitive. The man who had been promised the throne, but who now set up court in a cave. And from there he would build his army. We … Continue reading

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A Pleasing Theme

I’ve heard stories of songs that have come to composers almost instantly. An idea is seeded, an inspiration blooms, and, before you know it, a song is written. Verses and choruses emerging from nothing in just a very short time. … Continue reading

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A Gimme Prayer

How often have we prayed a pray pleading with God but not presuming on God? Shared the desires of our heart but know that we cannot make demands of our God? Or, how many times have we sought direction when … Continue reading

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Untamable

I wonder if our familiarity with the Nativity doesn’t have, if not a damaging effect, sometimes a dulling one. That we can look in the manger, see the Baby, and subconsciously think to ourselves, “That’s a manageable God.” We behold … Continue reading

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