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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through 1 Chronicles

King David’s Farewell (1 Chronicles 28; 1 Chronicles 29)

King David’s Farewell (1 Chronicles 28; 1 Chronicles 29)

Scripture reading - 1 Chronicles 28; 1 Chronicles 29   We began our study of the life of David in 1 Samuel 16 when we were first introduced to him as the youngest son of Jesse, a Bethlehemite, and a shepherd of his father’s sheep. None who knew David, including his...

David and His Mighty Men (1 Chronicles 27)

David and His Mighty Men (1 Chronicles 27)

Scripture reading - 1 Chronicles 27 We have concluded the historian’s record of David’s census of the Levite tribe (1 Chronicles 23-26). The king had assigned men and their families to minister in the Temple and other matters related to their spiritual offices. Having...

The LORD is Great! (Psalm 145; 1 Chronicles 26)

The LORD is Great! (Psalm 145; 1 Chronicles 26)

Scripture reading – Psalm 145; 1 Chronicles 26 1 Chronicles 26 - Porters, Guards, and Administrators   David’s census of the Levites continues in 1 Chronicles 26, assigning men and families who would serve as “the porters” of the Temple (1 Chronicles 26:1-19; note 1...

Set Your Heart, and Seek the LORD! (1 Chronicles 22; Psalm 30)

Set Your Heart, and Seek the LORD! (1 Chronicles 22; Psalm 30)

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Does God Ever Repent? (2 Samuel 24; 1 Chronicles 21)

Does God Ever Repent? (2 Samuel 24; 1 Chronicles 21)

Scripture reading – 2 Samuel 24; 1 Chronicles 21 Click on this link to translate today's Bible study into German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French, or Portuguese.  Today’s Scripture readings are parallel accounts of the same tragic event…David's decision to...

The Blessed Joy of Forgiveness (1 Chronicles 20; Psalm 32)

The Blessed Joy of Forgiveness (1 Chronicles 20; Psalm 32)

Scripture reading - 1 Chronicles 20; Psalm 32 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French, Arabic, or Portuguese.  Our Scripture reading is taken from 1 Chronicles 20 and Psalm 32. You will notice that 1 Chronicles...

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Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

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A Vision of the LORD’s Heavenly Glory: The Prophet Ezekiel’s Call (Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2)

A Vision of the LORD’s Heavenly Glory: The Prophet Ezekiel’s Call (Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2)

Scripture reading - Ezekiel 1; Ezekiel 2   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Having concluded our study of the prophecies and lamentations of Jeremiah, we continue our chronological study of the Scriptures in “The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel.”...

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“The Soul That Sinneth, It Shall Die” (Ezekiel 18)

“The Soul That Sinneth, It Shall Die” (Ezekiel 18)

Today’s Scripture reading - Ezekiel 18; Ezekiel 19  Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Please note that this is the first of two Bible studies for today. As we continue our...