Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: David

Be an Encourager

The drama in David’s life continues when his son Absalom decides to overthrow him. (Perhaps some counseling in conflict resolution might have prevented this mess). At any rate, David and his followers are headin’ out of town to escape Absalom and his henchmen. It was an emotional time – 2 Samuel 15:30 says the king… [ read more ]

Sovereign Lord

If you’ve done Precept Bible Studies, you know to pay attention to words that are repeated in close proximity. ¬†Such is the case with 2 Samuel 7:18-22, 28, 29. Over and over, David uses the title Sovereign Lord as he prays to God: “Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and prayed,… [ read more ]

"Serves Ya Right!"

¬† “Serves ya right!” Have you ever said those words? I have – mostly to my siblings when they broke the family rules or got into trouble for picking on me when we were kids. Even now, as a grown woman, I admit I feel like spouting them when someone wrongs me and later falls… [ read more ]

Finding Strength in the Lord

Wow – God’s Word teems with nuggets of truth and encouragement. I journal my thoughts as I read it, and my notes are growing more extensive as time passes. Besides writing general insights about how Scripture applies to me today, I’ve been collecting verses that fall into various categories. One of those categories is leadership…. [ read more ]