Thursday, December 31, 2015

Still You

1 Samuel 26.12
David took the spear and water jug that were right beside Saul's head, and they slipped away. Not a soul saw. Not a soul knew. No one woke up! They all slept through the whole thing. A blanket of deep sleep from God had fallen on them.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015


1 Samuel 26.11
but God forbid that I should lay a finger on God's anointed. Now, grab the spear at his head and the water jug and let's get out of here.”

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

In Charge

1 Samuel 26.10
He went on, "As God lives, either God will strike him, or his time will come and he'll die in bed, or he'll fall in battle,

Monday, December 28, 2015

Have Your Way

1 Samuel 26.9
Don't you dare hurt him! Who could lay a hand on God's anointed and even think of getting away with it?

Sunday, December 27, 2015

I'll Do It

1 Samuel 26.6
Taking charge, David spoke to Ahimelech the Hittite and to Abishai son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother: "Who will go down with me and enter Saul's camp?" Abishai whispered, "I'll go with you.”

Saturday, December 26, 2015


1 Samuel 25.42
Abigail didn't linger.

Friday, December 25, 2015


1 Samuel 25.39
Blessed be God who let Nabal's evil boomerang back on him

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Thank You, Lord!

1 Samuel 25.39
Blessed be God who kept me from an evil act

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Stand Up

1 Samuel 25.39
Blessed be God who has stood up for me

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


1 Samuel 25.35
I've heard what you've said and I'll do what you've asked.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Go In Peace

1 Samuel 25.35
return home in peace.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Keeps Me

1 Samuel 25.34
the God of Israel who kept me from hurting you

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Good Sense

1 Samuel 25.33
blessed be your good sense! Bless you for keeping me from murder and taking charge of looking out for me.

Friday, December 18, 2015

He Sends

1 Samuel 25.32
Blessed be God, the God of Israel. He sent you to meet me!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

When God-- 2

1 Samuel 25.31
when God has worked things for good for my master

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

When God--

1 Samuel 25.30
When God completes all the goodness he has promised my master

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Like Nothing

1 Samuel 25.29
the lives of your enemies will be hurled aside as a stone is thrown from a sling.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Trust and Obey

1 Samuel 25.29
There's far more to this life than trusting in Christ. There's also suffering for him. And the suffering is as much a gift as the trusting.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

All Because of God

1 Samuel 25.28
Your courage and unity will show them what they're up against: defeat for them, victory for you - and both because of God.

Saturday, December 12, 2015


1 Samuel 25.28
not flinching or dodging in the slightest before the opposition.

Friday, December 11, 2015

United We Stand

1 Samuel 25.27
Stand united, singular in vision, contending for people's trust in the Message, the good news

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Now That's Integrity

1 Samuel 25.27
Let nothing in your conduct hang on whether I come or not. Your conduct must be the same whether I show up to see things for myself or hear of it from a distance.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

What Life!

1 Samuel 25.27
Meanwhile, live in such a way that you are a credit to the Message of Christ.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Joyful Reunion

1 Samuel 25.26
You can start looking forward to a great reunion when I come visit you again. We'll be praising Christ, enjoying each other.

Monday, December 07, 2015

God Honours Life!

1 Samuel 25.29
If anyone stands in your way, if anyone tries to get you out of the way, Know this: Your God-honored life is tightly bound in the bundle of God-protected life

Sunday, December 06, 2015

He Is At Work!

1 Samuel 25.28
Forgive my presumption! But God is at work in my master, developing a rule solid and dependable. My master fights God's battles! As long as you live no evil will stick to you.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Us All

1 Samuel 25.27
Now take this gift that I, your servant girl, have brought to my master, and give it to the young men who follow in the steps of my master.

Friday, December 04, 2015

He Keeps Me

1 Samuel 25.26
And now, my master, as God lives and as you live, God has kept you from this avenging murder - and may your enemies, all who seek my master's harm, end up like Nabal!

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Don't Dwell!

1 Samuel 25.25
Don't dwell on what that brute Nabal did. He acts out the meaning of his name: Nabal, Fool. Foolishness oozes from him.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Watch It

1 Samuel 25.22
May God do his worst to me if Nabal and every cur in his misbegotten brood isn't dead meat by morning!"

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Fly Into Action

1 Samuel 25.18
Abigail flew into action.