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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through 2 Samuel

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 Last Will and Testament of King David (2 Samuel 23; Psalm 57)

The Last Will and Testament of King David (2 Samuel 23; Psalm 57)

Scripture reading – 2 Samuel 23; Psalm 57 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Russian, German, Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, or Spanish. Our Scripture reading comprises the historical narrative of David’s life in 2 Samuel 23 and Psalm 57....

Blood for Blood: A Call for Justice (2 Samuel 20; 2 Samuel 21)

Blood for Blood: A Call for Justice (2 Samuel 20; 2 Samuel 21)

Scripture reading – 2 Samuel 20; 2 Samuel 21 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into German, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, or Portuguese. The prophet Nathan had warned David that the consequences of his adultery with Bathsheba and the murder...

Battle Wounds, Broken Hearts, and Peace Restored (2 Samuel 19)

Battle Wounds, Broken Hearts, and Peace Restored (2 Samuel 19)

Scripture reading – 2 Samuel 19 Click on this link to translate today's Bible study into German, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, or Portuguese. Today’s Bible study returns to the historical narrative in 2 Samuel 19. For context, remember David, his family,...

Weeping and Wailing: The Death of Rebel (2 Samuel 18; Psalm 26)

Weeping and Wailing: The Death of Rebel (2 Samuel 18; Psalm 26)

Scripture reading - 2 Samuel 18; Psalm 26 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Russian, Arabic, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Our Scripture reading is 2 Samuel 18 and Psalm 26. Today’s devotional is focused solely on 2 Samuel 18. 2...

Popular Devotional Studies

Marriage

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...

Prayer

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.”...

Hard Topics

“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...