Saturday, December 31, 2016

For Herself

1 Kings 10.4
When the queen of Sheba experienced for herself Solomon's wisdom

Friday, December 30, 2016

Empty Heart

1 Kings 10.2
She came to Solomon and talked about all the things that she cared about, emptying her heart to him.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Hear About You

1 Kings 10.1
The queen of Sheba heard about Solomon and his connection with the Name of God.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Send Away

1 Kings 9.27
Hiram sent seaworthy sailors to assist Solomon's men with the fleet.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

No Skimping!

1 Kings 9.25
Everything that had to do with The Temple he did generously and well; he didn't skimp.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Honour Back

1 Kings 9.11
Solomon rewarded Hiram king of Tyre with a gift of twenty villages in the district of Galilee. Hiram had provided him with all the cedar and cypress and gold that he had wanted.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

No Matter How Long

1 Kings 9.10
At the end of twenty years, having built the two buildings, The Temple of God

Saturday, December 24, 2016


1 Kings 9.9
That's what's behind this God-visited devastation.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Only To You

1 Kings 9.6
if you or your sons betray me, ignoring my guidance and judgments, taking up with alien gods by serving and worshiping them

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Your "Always"

1 Kings 9.5
You can count on always

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Th Same I Gave

1 Kings 9.5 The same guarantee I gave David your father I'm giving you you are faithful through and through. you are never-changing, always strong, always loving, always helping, always ruling - your character is our shield, it's our foundation, our security - the one thing that holds all the universe together. thank you for your faithfulness, the one thing we can count on, the one thing our whole lives depend on. praise you God!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

He Makes It Sure

1 Kings 9.5
then I'll back your kingly rule over Israel, make it a sure thing on a solid foundation.

Monday, December 19, 2016


1 Kings 9.4
attentively obedient to my guidance and judgments

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Live The Life!

1 Kings 9.4
pure in heart and action, living the life I've set out for you

Saturday, December 17, 2016

As Your Father...

1 Kings 9.4
As for you, if you live in my presence as your father David lived

Friday, December 16, 2016


1 Kings 9.3
I've sanctified this Temple that you have built: My Name is stamped on it forever; my eyes are on it and my heart in it always.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

I've Listened

1 Kings 9.3
And God said to him, "I've listened

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Just As You Always Do

1 Kings 9.2
God appeared to Solomon again, just as he had appeared to him at Gibeon.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Heart Set

1 Kings 9.1
all the projects he had set his heart on doing

Monday, December 12, 2016

Thank You All The Way

1 Kings 8.66
exuberant with heartfelt gratitude for all the good God had done for his servant David and for his people Israel.

Sunday, December 11, 2016


1 Kings 8.66
They blessed the king

Saturday, December 10, 2016


1 Kings 8.65
They started out celebrating for seven days - and then did it another seven days! Two solid weeks of celebration!

Friday, December 09, 2016

Big One

1 Kings 8.65
This is how Solomon kept the great autumn feast, and all Israel with him, people there all the way from the far northeast (the Entrance to Hamath) to the far southwest (the Brook of Egypt) - a huge congregation.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Set Apart

1 Kings 8.64
the king set apart the central area

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

With All

1 Kings 8.63
This is how the king and all Israel dedicated The Temple of God.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The King And Us

1 Kings 8.62
The king and all Israel with him then worshiped

Monday, December 05, 2016


1 Kings 8.61
to everything he has made plain this day

Sunday, December 04, 2016

To You

1 Kings 8.61
alert and attentive

Saturday, December 03, 2016

My God

1 Kings 8.61
our personal God

Friday, December 02, 2016


1 Kings 8.61
your lives must be totally obedient to God

Thursday, December 01, 2016

You Are God

1 Kings 8.60
Then all the people on earth will know God is the true God; there is no other God.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Right By You

1 Kings 8.59
he'll do what is right for me, to guarantee justice for his people Israel day after day after day.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Day and Night

1 Kings 8.59
be always right there before him, day and night

Monday, November 28, 2016

Pace Maker

1 Kings 8.58
watching the signposts, walking at the pace and rhythms he laid down for our ancestors.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

You Cleared It!

1 Kings 8.58
following the life path he has cleared

Saturday, November 26, 2016

You Keep Me

1 Kings 8.58
May he keep us centered and devoted to him

Friday, November 25, 2016

He Never Will

1 Kings 8.57
may he never give up and walk out on us.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

My Own.

1 Kings 8.57
our very own God

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

No Not One

1 Kings 8.56
Not one he spoke has misfired.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

All Good. All Good!

1 Kings 8.56
all those good and wonderful words that he spoke

Monday, November 21, 2016

Just As You Said So

1 Kings 8.56
who has given peace to his people Israel just as he said he'd do.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Blessed Be You!

1 Kings 8.56
Blessed be God

Saturday, November 19, 2016


1 Kings 8.53
You handpicked them

Friday, November 18, 2016

Within Earshot

1 Kings 8.52
O be alert and attentive to the needy prayers

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Your Precious

1 Kings 8.51
They are, after all, your people and your precious inheritance whom you rescued

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Your Say

1 Kings 8.50
move their captors to treat them with compassion.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

In The Heat Of It All

1 Kings 8.48
in the land of the enemy who conquered them

Monday, November 14, 2016

Back To You

1 Kings 8.48
and turn back to you heart and soul

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Right For You

1 Kings 8.45
Listen from heaven to what they pray and ask for, and do what's right for them.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

When You Happen

1 Kings 8.44
When your people go to war against their enemies at the time and place you send them

Friday, November 11, 2016

Before You

1 Kings 8.43
and will live in reverent obedience before you

Thursday, November 10, 2016


1 Kings 8.43
so that people all over the world will know who you are and what you’re like

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Real Power

1 Kings 8.42
your wonder-working power

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Your Fame

1 Kings 8.42
People are going to be attracted here by your great reputation

Monday, November 07, 2016

Come In

1 Kings 8.41
And don't forget the foreigner who is not a member of your people Israel but has come from a far country because of your reputation.

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Believing Obedience

1 Kings 8.40
live in believing obedience

Saturday, November 05, 2016

So We'll Live

1 Kings 8.40
so that they'll live before you

Friday, November 04, 2016

From Your Home

1 Kings 8.39
Listen from your home in heaven.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Any Prayer

1 Kings 8.38
any prayer that's prayed from anyone at all among your people Israel, hearts penetrated by the disaster, hands and arms thrown out to this Temple for help

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

When... You Happen!

1 Kings 8.37
When disasters strike

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Send Your Rain

1 Kings 8.36
send rain on the land you gave your people as an inheritance.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Train Up

1 Kings 8.36
Train them to live right and well

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Fresh Start

1 Kings 8.36
start over with them

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Can Do!

1 Kings 8.35
but then they pray at this place, acknowledging your rule and quitting their sins

Friday, October 28, 2016

Back To You

1 Kings 8.34
return them to the land you gave their ancestors.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Turn To You

1 Kings 8.33
turn to you and acknowledge your rule in prayer

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Before You

1 Kings 8.31
repeats the promise before your Altar

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


1 Kings 8.29
My Name will be honored there

Monday, October 24, 2016

On This Temple

1 Kings 8.29
Keep your eyes open to this Temple night and day

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Listen, God

1 Kings 8.28
Listen to my prayers, energetic and devout, that I'm setting before you right now.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bold To Ask

1 Kings 8.28
Even so, I'm bold to ask: Pay attention to these my prayers, both intercessory and personal, O God, my God.

Friday, October 21, 2016

All You

1 Kings 8.27
Why, the cosmos itself isn't large enough to give you breathing room

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Move In

1 Kings 8.27
Can it be that God will actually move into our neighborhood?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

You Make It All Happen!

1 Kings 8.26
God of Israel, let this all happen; confirm and establish it!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Careful to Live

1 Kings 8.25
careful to live obediently in my presence

Monday, October 17, 2016

Keep Being You, God!

1 Kings 8.25
Keep it up, God, O God of Israel! Continue to keep the promises you made

Sunday, October 16, 2016

In The Pudding

1 Kings 8.24
The proof is before us today!

Saturday, October 15, 2016


1 Kings 8.24
You did exactly what you promised - every detail.

Friday, October 14, 2016

The True North

1 Kings 8.20
God has done what he said he would do: I have succeeded David my father and ruled over Israel just as God promised; and now I've built a Temple to honor God, the God of Israel

Thursday, October 13, 2016


1 Kings 8.19
But you are not the one to do it

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


1 Kings 8.16
But I did choose David to rule my people Israel.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


1 Kings 8.14
Now he has kept the promise he made

Monday, October 10, 2016

Then Them

1 Kings 8.14
The king then turned to face the congregation and blessed them

Sunday, October 09, 2016

To Mark Your Presence

1 Kings 8.13
I've built this splendid Temple, O God, to mark your invisible presence forever.

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Your Cloud

1 Kings 8.10
a cloud filled The Temple of God

Friday, October 07, 2016

Nothing But You

1 Kings 8.9
There was nothing in the Chest but the two stone tablets that Moses had placed in it at Horeb where God made a covenant with Israel after bringing them up from Egypt.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

So Many!

1 Kings 8.5
so many that no one could keep track

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Us All

1 Kings 8.5
King Solomon and the entire congregation of Israel were there at the Chest worshiping

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

With All Of Us

1 Kings 8.3
With all Israel's leaders present, the priests took up the Chest of God

Monday, October 03, 2016


1 Kings 8.2
And they came, all Israel before King Solomon in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month, for the great autumn festival.

Sunday, October 02, 2016


1 Kings 7.51
That completed all the work King Solomon did on The Temple of God.

Saturday, October 01, 2016


1 Kings 7.9
No expense was spared

Friday, September 30, 2016

All Done

1 Kings 6.38
It was completed in the eleventh year in the month of Bul (the eighth month) down to the last detail, just as planned.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

First Things

1 Kings 6.37
The foundation for God's Temple was laid

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


1 Kings 6.21
Everywhere you looked there was pure gold

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

For Housing You

1 Kings 6.19
The Inner Sanctuary within The Temple was for housing the Chest of the Covenant of God.

Monday, September 26, 2016


1 Kings 6.14
Solomon built and completed The Temple.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

No Deserting You

1 Kings 6.13
I won't desert my people Israel.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Stay With You

1 Kings 6.13
I'll personally take up my residence among the Israelites

Friday, September 23, 2016

I Made

1 Kings 6.12
Then I'll complete in you the promise I made to David your father.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

What's Important

1 Kings 6.12
what's important is that you live the way I've set out for you and do what I tell you

Wednesday, September 21, 2016


1 Kings 6.7
so that the building site itself was reverently quiet

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Built To You

1 Kings 6.2
that King Solomon built to God

Monday, September 19, 2016

Dressed Stone

1 Kings 5.17
Following the king's orders, they quarried huge blocks of the best stone - dressed stone for the foundation of The Temple.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Healthy Peace

1 Kings 5.12
The healthy peace between Hiram and Solomon was formalized by a treaty.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

His Part

1 Kings 5.12
And God, for his part, gave Solomon wisdom, just as he had promised.

Friday, September 16, 2016

My Turn

1 Kings 5.11
In his turn, Solomon gave Hiram… He did this every year.

Thursday, September 15, 2016


1 Kings 5.8
It's as good as done

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Still You

1 Kings 5.7
Blessed be God for giving David such a wise son to rule this flourishing people!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


1 Kings 5.7
When Hiram got Solomon's message, he was delighted

Monday, September 12, 2016

Here's How

1 Kings 5.6
And here is how you can help

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Following You

1 Kings 5.5
following the promise that God

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Built For You

1 Kings 5.5
Build a temple in honor of God

Friday, September 09, 2016

Peace All Around

1 Kings 5.4
God has provided peace all around - no one against us, nothing at odds with us.

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Put Down On All Sides

1 Kings 5.3
wars he had to fight on all sides, until God finally put them down.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

All Across The World

1 Kings 4.34
Sent by kings from all over the earth who had heard of his reputation, people came from far and near to listen to the wisdom of Solomon.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016


1 Kings 4.30
Solomon's wisdom outclassed the vaunted wisdom of wise men of the East, outshone the famous wisdom of Egypt.

Monday, September 05, 2016


1 Kings 4.29
There was nothing beyond him, nothing he couldn't handle.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Deep and Large

1 Kings 4.29
God gave Solomon wisdom - the deepest of understanding and the largest of hearts.

Saturday, September 03, 2016


1 Kings 4.25
Throughout Solomon's life, everyone in Israel and Judah lived safe and sound, all of them from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south - content with what they had.

Friday, September 02, 2016

Real Work of Peace

1 Kings 4.24
Solomon was sovereign over everything, countries and kings, west of the River Euphrates from Tiphsah to Gaza. Peace reigned everywhere.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

All The Way

1 Kings 4.21
Solomon was sovereign over all the kingdoms from the River Euphrates in the east to the country of the Philistines in the west, all the way to the border of Egypt. They brought tribute and were vassals of Solomon all his life.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

All Met

1 Kings 4.20
Judah and Israel were densely populated - like sand on an ocean beach! All their needs were met; they ate and drank and were happy.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


1 Kings 4.1
King Solomon was off to a good start ruling Israel.

Monday, August 29, 2016

You All This Time

1 Kings 3.28
They were all in awe of the king, realizing that it was God's wisdom that enabled him to judge truly.

Sunday, August 28, 2016


1 Kings 3.16
The very next thing

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stay On Course

1 Kings 3.14
stay on course, keeping your eye on the life-map and the God-signs

Friday, August 26, 2016

Your Ask

1 Kings 3.13
As a bonus, I'm giving you both the wealth and glory you didn't ask for

Thursday, August 25, 2016

So Much More

1 Kings 3.11
and haven't grasped after a long life,

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Master King

1 Kings 3.10
God, the Master

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

God-Listening Heart

1 Kings 3.9
a God-listening heart so I can lead your people well, discerning the difference between good and evil

Monday, August 22, 2016

On My Own No More

1 Kings 3.9
who on their own is capable of leading your glorious people?

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Listening Heart

1 Kings 3.9
Give me a God-listening heart so I can lead your people well

Saturday, August 20, 2016

By Giving. Giving!

1 Kings 3.6
by giving

Friday, August 19, 2016

Love Forever

1 Kings 3.6
And you have persisted in this great and generous love

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Heart Right

1 Kings 3.6
his heart right

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Just Perfect

1 Kings 3.6
his relationships were just

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Extravagant Love

1 Kings 3.6
You were extravagantly generous in love

Monday, August 15, 2016

Except That...

1 Kings 3.3
except that he also

Sunday, August 14, 2016

For Sure

1 Kings 2.45
But King Solomon will be blessed and the rule of David will be a sure thing under God forever.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

And Them

1 Kings 2.33
and his descendants

Friday, August 12, 2016


1 Kings 2.28
he took refuge in the sanctuary of God, seizing the horns of the Altar and holding on for dear life.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Make Sure

1 Kings 2.22
Why don't you just ask me to hand over the whole kingdom to him on a platter

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


1 Kings 2.19
The king got up and welcomed her, bowing respectfully

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

It's All You

1 Kings 2.15
God's doing.

Monday, August 08, 2016


1 Kings 2.12
he had a firm grip on the kingdom.

Sunday, August 07, 2016

You Know It

1 Kings 2.9
You're wise, you know how to handle these things.

Saturday, August 06, 2016

You Never Know

1 Kings 2.7
that's the way they treated me when I was running for my life from Absalom your brother.

Friday, August 05, 2016

Every Single One

1 Kings 2.7
extend every hospitality to them

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Baton Passed

1 Kings 2.4
you'll always have a successor on Israel's throne

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Watch It!

1 Kings 2.4
watch [your] step, staying true to me heart and soul

Tuesday, August 02, 2016


1 Kings 2.4
God will confirm what he promised

Monday, August 01, 2016

Get On Well

1 Kings 2.3
then you'll get on well in whatever you do and wherever you go

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Life Map

1 Kings 2.3
Walk in the paths he shows you: Follow the life-map absolutely, keep an eye out for the signposts, his course for life set out in the revelation to Moses

Saturday, July 30, 2016

The Only Way

1 Kings 2.3
Do what God tells you.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Blessed Be You!

1 Kings 1.48
Blessed be God, Israel's God, who has provided a successor to my throne, and I've lived to see it!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Greater Things

1 Kings 1.37
Just as God has been with my master the king, may he also be with Solomon and make his rule even greater than that of my master King David!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016


1 Kings 1.36
may God, the God of my master the king, confirm it!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

This Very Day

1 Kings 1.30
I'll make sure it happens this very day.

Monday, July 25, 2016


1 Kings 1.30
I'll do exactly what I promised

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Grow Old With You

1 Kings 1.1
The years had caught up with him.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

In You

2 Samuel 24.10
replacing trust with statistics

Friday, July 22, 2016


2 Samuel 23.17
This is the sort of thing that the Three did.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

For You Alone

2 Samuel 23.10
A big win for God

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Not Ever

2 Samuel 23.10
he never let go of his sword!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

With Each Other

2 Samuel 23.9
He was with David

Monday, July 18, 2016

Keep It

2 Samuel 23.7
Better not try to touch them; keep your distance with a rake or hoe.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Of All Of Me

2 Samuel 23.5
My entire salvation, my every desire

Saturday, July 16, 2016

In Plain Sight

2 Samuel 23.5
Spelled it out plainly and kept every promised word

Friday, July 15, 2016


2 Samuel 23.5
And this is just how my regime has been, for God guaranteed his covenant with me

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Fair and Square

2 Samuel 23.3
Whoever governs fairly and well, who rules in the Fear-of-God

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Rocky Mountain

2 Samuel 23.3
Israel's Rock-Mountain

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


2 Samuel 23.3
The God of Israel spoke to me

Monday, July 11, 2016


2 Samuel 23.1
Whom the God of Jacob made king

Sunday, July 10, 2016

To The Top!

2 Samuel 23.1
the voice of the man God took to the top

Saturday, July 09, 2016

And All His Children

2 Samuel 22.51
I mean David and all his children - always.

Friday, July 08, 2016


2 Samuel 22.51
God's chosen is beloved.

Thursday, July 07, 2016

We Win!

2 Samuel 22.51
God's king takes the trophy

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Rhyme Your Name

2 Samuel 22.50
That's why I'm singing songs that rhyme your name.

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Thank You!

2 Samuel 22.50
That's why I'm thanking you, God, all over the world.

Monday, July 04, 2016


2 Samuel 22.49
You pulled me from the grip of upstarts, You saved me from the bullies.

Sunday, July 03, 2016

Oh Wow, Lord!

2 Samuel 22.49
He rescued me from enemy anger.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

You Set Things Right

2 Samuel 22.48
This God set things right for me and shut up the people who talked back.

Friday, July 01, 2016

My Towering God!

2 Samuel 22.47
Blessing to my Rock, my towering Salvation-God!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Long Live You!

2 Samuel 22.47
Live, God!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

How You Work!

2 Samuel 22.44
People I'd never heard of served me;

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


2 Samuel 22.44
you made me a leader of nations.

Monday, June 27, 2016

You Rescued Me

2 Samuel 22.44
You rescued me from a squabbling people

Sunday, June 26, 2016

All You

2 Samuel 22.41
You made my enemies turn tail, and I wiped out the haters.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

You Do Right!

2 Samuel 22.40
You armed me well for this fight; you smashed the upstarts.

Friday, June 24, 2016

For Good

2 Samuel 22.39
they were down for good

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Keep On!

2 Samuel 22.38
I didn't let go till they were dead men.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Worth It!

2 Samuel 22.38
When I chased my enemies I caught them

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Under Me!

2 Samuel 22.37
You cleared the ground under me so my footing was firm.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Your Touch

2 Samuel 22.36
You protect me with salvation-armor; you touch me and I feel ten feet tall.

Sunday, June 19, 2016


2 Samuel 22.35
He shows me how to fight; I can bend a bronze bow!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

King of the Mountain

2 Samuel 22.34
Now I run like a deer; I'm king of the mountain.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Armed and Aimed

2 Samuel 22.33
Is not this the God who armed me well, then aimed me in the right direction?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Rock

2 Samuel 22.32
Are we not at bedrock?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

We Make It!

2 Samuel 22.31
Everyone who runs toward him makes it.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


2 Samuel 22.31
Every God-direction is road-tested.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Whoa, God!

2 Samuel 22.31
What a God! His road stretches straight and smooth.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Smashing Band

2 Samuel 22.30
I smash the band of marauders, I vault the high fences

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Enter Light!

2 Samuel 22.29
God drives out the darkness

Friday, June 10, 2016

Sudden Flood

2 Samuel 22.29
Suddenly, God, your light floods my path.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

On Our Side!

2 Samuel 22.28
You take the side of the down-and-out

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Stick with You

2 Samuel 22.26
You stick by people who stick with you.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016


2 Samuel 22.25
God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes.

Monday, June 06, 2016

Well Put Together

2 Samuel 22.24
I feel put back together, and I'm watching my step.

Sunday, June 05, 2016

I Review

2 Samuel 22.23
Every day I review the ways he works, I try not to miss a trick.

Saturday, June 04, 2016


2 Samuel 22.22
Indeed, I've kept alert to God's ways; I haven't taken God for granted.

Friday, June 03, 2016

A Fresh Start

2 Samuel 22.21
When I cleaned up my act, he gave me a fresh start.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Complete Pieces

2 Samuel 22.21
God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016


2 Samuel 22.20
I stood there saved - surprised to be loved!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Last Man Standing

2 Samuel 22.20
He stood me up on a wide-open field

Monday, May 30, 2016

You Stick by Me

2 Samuel 22.19
They hit me when I was down, but God stuck by me.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sky to Sea

2 Samuel 22.17
But me he caught - reached all the way from sky to sea; he pulled me out

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Shout Unto You

2 Samuel 22.14
the High God gave a great shout.

Friday, May 27, 2016

You Lowered the Sky

2 Samuel 22.10
he lowered the sky. He stepped down; under his feet an abyss opened up.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

An Audience with You

2 Samuel 22.7
my cry brought me right into his presence - a private audience!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Heard Me!

2 Samuel 22.7
From his palace he heard me call

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

I Called to You!

2 Samuel 22.7
A hostile world! I called to God, to my God I cried out.

Monday, May 23, 2016


2 Samuel 22.4
I sing to God the Praise-Lofty, and find myself safe and saved.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Refuge on the Highest!

2 Samuel 22.3
My mountaintop refuge, he saves me from ruthless men.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Hideout

2 Samuel 22.3
My God - the high crag where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in the granite hideout;

Friday, May 20, 2016


2 Samuel 22.2
God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight.

Thursday, May 19, 2016


2 Samuel 22.1
David prayed to God the words of this song after God saved him from all his enemies and from Saul.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Choose Wisely

2 Samuel 21.17
No more fighting on the front-lines for you! Don't snuff out the lamp of Israel!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016


2 Samuel 21.15
David became exhausted.

Monday, May 16, 2016

All Good!

2 Samuel 21.14
That cleared things up

Sunday, May 15, 2016


2 Samuel 21.14
The bodies were taken back to the land of Benjamin and given a decent burial in the tomb of Kish, Saul's father.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Still For You, Jesus!

2 Samuel 21.3
How can I compensate you so that you will bless God's legacy of land and people?

Friday, May 13, 2016


2 Samuel 21.3
What can I do for you?

Thursday, May 12, 2016

To Consult With

2 Samuel 21.2
called the Gibeonites together for consultation.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

And So I...

2 Samuel 21.2
So the king

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Run To You. Over and Over

2 Samuel 21.1
David went to God seeking the reason.

Monday, May 09, 2016

Legacy in Unity

2 Samuel 20.19
And here you are, trying to tear down one of Israel's mother cities. Why would you want to mess with God's legacy like that?

Sunday, May 08, 2016

I'll Do It!

2 Samuel 19.38
I will treat him well! If you think of anything else, I'll do that for you, too.

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Life-Changing Kindness

2 Samuel 19.28
Wasn't everyone in my father's house doomed? But you took me in and gave me a place at your table. What more could I ever expect or ask?

Friday, May 06, 2016

Mirrors of Heaven

2 Samuel 19.27
But my master the king has been like one of God's angels: he knew what was right and did it.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Capture The Heart

2 Samuel 19.14
He captured the hearts of everyone in Judah.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Go Put Some Heart Into Them

2 Samuel 19.7
Get hold of yourself; get out there and put some heart into your servants!

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Truly Louder

2 Samuel 19.6
Your actions give a clear message

Monday, May 02, 2016

Good Father

2 Samuel 18.33
my dear, dear son

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Far More Than Us All

2 Samuel 18.3
you are worth ten thousand of us.

Saturday, April 30, 2016


2 Samuel 17.29
They presented all this to David and his army to eat, "because," they said, "the army must be starved and exhausted and thirsty out in this wilderness.”

Friday, April 29, 2016

Stay Up!

2 Samuel 17.10
Even if your men are valiant with hearts of lions, they'll fall apart at such news

Thursday, April 28, 2016


2 Samuel 17.2
I'll come on him when he's bone tired and take him by complete surprise.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

As If You Spoke

2 Samuel 16.23
That was the reputation of Ahithophel's counsel

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Compared To This

2 Samuel 16.11
my own son, my flesh and bone, is right now trying to kill me; compared to that this Benjaminite is small potatoes.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Oh You, God!

2 Samuel 15.26
he can then do with me whatever he pleases.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Healing in Relationships

2 Samuel 14.33
Absalom was then summoned - he came and bowed deeply in reverence before him. And the king kissed Absalom.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Give Back Life

2 Samuel 14.14
God does not take away life. He works out ways to get the exile back.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Where It Is Due

2 Samuel 12.28
Otherwise, I'll capture it and get all the credit instead of you.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

And Then the Rest

2 Samuel 12.20
Then he came home and asked for something to eat. They set it before him and he ate.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Get Up!

2 Samuel 12.20
David got up from the floor, washed his face and combed his hair, put on a fresh change of clothes, then went into the sanctuary and worshiped.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

God Talking

2 Samuel 12.11
This is God speaking, remember!

Monday, April 18, 2016

So Much More - Gladly!

2 Samuel 12.8
And if that hadn't been enough, I'd have gladly thrown in much more.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

He Really Will!

2 Samuel 10.12
God will do whatever he sees needs doing

Saturday, April 16, 2016


2 Samuel 9.12
just like one of the royal family

Friday, April 15, 2016

Restored to the Fullest

2 Samuel 9.9
Everything that belonged to Saul and his family, I've handed over to your master's grandson.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Just Like Us

2 Samuel 9.7
from now on you'll take all your meals at my table

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


2 Samuel 9.6
honoring David

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Set Apart

2 Samuel 8.11
King David consecrated these along with the silver and gold from all the nations he had conquered

Monday, April 11, 2016

Minute To Win It

2 Samuel 9.5
King David didn't lose a minute.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Anyone At All?

2 Samuel 9.1
One day David asked, "Is there anyone left of Saul's family? If so, I'd like to show him some kindness in honor of Jonathan.”

Saturday, April 09, 2016


2 Samuel 8.18
And David's sons were priests.

Friday, April 08, 2016

Doing Life Well

2 Samuel 8.15
He ruled well - fair and evenhanded in all his duties and relationships.

Thursday, April 07, 2016


2 Samuel 8.6
God gave victory to David wherever he marched.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Enforced Victory

2 Samuel 8.3
On his way to restore his sovereignty at the River Euphrates

Tuesday, April 05, 2016


2 Samuel 8.2
fell under David's rule and were forced to bring tribute.

Monday, April 04, 2016

As You Said!

2 Samuel 7.29
Oh, may your blessing be on my family permanently!

Sunday, April 03, 2016

As You Said

2 Samuel 7.29
You've already as much as said that you would, Master God!

Saturday, April 02, 2016

You First

2 Samuel 7.29
Bless my family; keep your eye on them always.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Being Who You Are

2 Samuel 7.28
being the God you are, speaking sure words as you do

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Tell Us Plainly

2 Samuel 7.27
For you, God-of-the-Angel-Armies, Israel's God, told me plainly. That's how I was able to find the courage to pray this prayer to you.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Be Glorified

2 Samuel 7.26
Then your reputation will flourish always as people exclaim, 'The God-of-the-Angel-Armies is God over Israel!' And the house of your servant David will remain sure and solid in your watchful presence.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

You Do Exactly What You've Promised

2 Samuel 7.25
So now, great God, this word that you have spoken to me and my family, guarantee it permanently! Do exactly what you've promised!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Your Own

2 Samuel 7.24
You established for yourself a people - your very own

Sunday, March 27, 2016

The Gale

2 Samuel 7.23
performing great and fearsome acts, throwing out nations and their gods left and right as you saved your people

Saturday, March 26, 2016

We Are Because You Are

2 Samuel 7.23
who is like your people, like Israel, a nation unique in the earth, whom God set out to redeem for himself (and became most famous for it)

Friday, March 25, 2016


2 Samuel 7.22
nothing to compare with what we've heard with our own ears

Thursday, March 24, 2016

You Alone

2 Samuel 7.22
no God but you

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Not Even Close

2 Samuel 7.22
There is none like you

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


2 Samuel 7.22
Master God!

Monday, March 21, 2016

What Makes God Great

2 Samuel 7.22
This is what makes you so great

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Out Of Your Very Heart

2 Samuel 7.21
You've done all this not because of who I am but because of who you are - out of your very heart! - but you've let me in on it.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Nothing Compares

2 Samuel 7.19
that's nothing compared to what's coming

Friday, March 18, 2016

Always You

2 Samuel 7.18
you have brought me to this place in life

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Before You

2 Samuel 7.18
King David went in, took his place before God, and prayed

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Complete and Accurate

2 Samuel 7.17
Nathan gave David a complete and accurate account of everything he heard and saw in the vision.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

My Eye On You

2 Samuel 7.16
Your family and your kingdom are permanently secured. I'm keeping my eye on them!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Gracious Love

2 Samuel 7.15
But I'll never remove my gracious love from him

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Honour Me

2 Samuel 7.13
He will build a house to honor me, and I will guarantee his kingdom's rule permanently.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Your Children

2 Samuel 7.12
I'll raise up your child, your own flesh and blood, to succeed you, and I'll firmly establish his rule.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Peace From All. All!

2 Samuel 7.11
Finally, I'm going to give you peace from all your enemies.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Not Anymore

2 Samuel 7.10
Nor will evil men afflict you as they always have

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

TKO, Not!

2 Samuel 7.10
and plant them there so they'll have their own home and not be knocked around any more.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

A Place For Us

2 Samuel 7.10
And I'm going to set aside a place for my people

Monday, March 07, 2016


2 Samuel 7.9
I'm making you famous, to be ranked among the great names on earth

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Mowed Down!

2 Samuel 7.9
I mowed your enemies down before you

Saturday, March 05, 2016


2 Samuel 7.9
I was with you everywhere you went

Friday, March 04, 2016

I Made You

2 Samuel 7.8
I took you and made you

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Nothing But

2 Samuel 7.6
All that time I've moved about with nothing but a tent.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

I Come

2 Samuel 7.4
But that night, the word of God came

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

I Give You

2 Samuel 7.1
God gave him peace from all his enemies.

Monday, February 29, 2016


2 Samuel 6.22
but among these maids you're so worried about, I'll be honored no end.

Sunday, February 28, 2016


2 Samuel 6.22
more recklessly even than this

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Bless My Family

2 Samuel 6.20
David returned home to bless his family.

Friday, February 26, 2016


2 Samuel 6.19
and handed out to each person in the crowd, men and women alike, a loaf of bread, a date cake, and a raisin cake.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Bless The People

2 Samuel 6.18
When David had completed the sacrifices of burnt and peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of God-of-the-Angel-Armies

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

My All

2 Samuel 6.16
King David leaping and dancing before God

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

With Him

2 Samuel 6.15
The whole country was with him as he accompanied the Chest of God with shouts and trumpet blasts.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Full Worth

2 Samuel 6.14
danced with great abandon before God.

Sunday, February 21, 2016


2 Samuel 6.11
God prospered Obed-Edom and his entire household.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

My God

2 Samuel 6.2

Friday, February 19, 2016


2 Samuel 6.1
David mustered the pick of the troops of Israel

Thursday, February 18, 2016


2 Samuel 5.25
David did exactly what God told him.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Again and Again, Over and Over

2 Samuel 5.23
David again prayed to God.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

One More Time

2 Samuel 5.22
Later there was a repeat performance.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Beat It

2 Samuel 5.20
I'll help you beat them.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Count On You

2 Samuel 5.20
Count on me.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Shall I

2 Samuel 5.19
Then David prayed to God: "Shall I go

Friday, February 12, 2016

For His People

2 Samuel 5.12
giving his kingship world prominence for the sake of Israel, his people.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Look To You

2 Samuel 5.12
David took this as a sign that God had confirmed him as king of Israel

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Goes Around

2 Samuel 5.11
It was at this time that Hiram, king of Tyre, sent messengers to David, along with timbers of cedar. He also sent carpenters and masons to build a house for David.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A Longer Stride

2 Samuel 5.10
David proceeded with a longer stride, a larger embrace since the God-of-the-Angel-Armies was with him.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Ashes to Glory

2 Samuel 5.7
But David went right ahead and captured the fortress of Zion, known ever since as the City of David.

Sunday, February 07, 2016

In Your Presence

2 Samuel 5.3
the king made a treaty with them in the presence of God.

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Still You

2 Samuel 5.2
In time past when Saul was our king, you're the one who really ran the country. Even then God said to you, 'You will shepherd my people Israel and you'll be the prince.’

Friday, February 05, 2016

In You

2 Samuel 3.39
And I, though anointed king, was helpless to do anything about it. These sons of Zeruiah are too much for me. God, requite the criminal for his crime!

Thursday, February 04, 2016


2 Samuel 3.29
Joab and his entire family

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

My Word

2 Samuel 2.27
if you hadn't spoken up, we'd have kept up the chase until morning!

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

For You

2 Samuel 2.26
How long before you call off your men from chasing their brothers?

Monday, February 01, 2016


2 Samuel 2.11
David ruled the people of Judah from Hebron for seven and a half years.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Honour No Matter What

2 Samuel 2.5
David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh Gilead: "God bless you for this - for honoring your master, Saul, with a funeral.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

A Miracle-Wonder

2 Samuel 1.26
O my dear brother Jonathan, I'm crushed by your death. Your friendship was a miracle-wonder, love far exceeding anything I've known - or ever hope to know.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Remembered Well

2 Samuel 1.24
He dressed you in finest cottons and silks, spared no expense in making you elegant.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Spring, Sprang, Sprung!

1 Samuel 31.12
Their valiant men sprang into action.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Hold On for Others

1 Samuel 31.7
When the Israelites in the valley opposite and those on the other side of the Jordan saw that their army was in full retreat and that Saul and his sons were dead, they left their cities and ran for their lives.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Hey Neighbour

1 Samuel 30.26
On returning to Ziklag, David sent portions of the plunder to the elders of Judah, his neighbors, with a note saying, "A gift from the plunder of God's enemies!”

Monday, January 25, 2016

All for One, One for All

1 Samuel 30.23
Families don't do this sort of thing! Oh no, my brothers!" said David as he broke up the argument. "You can't act this way with what God gave us! God kept us safe. He handed over the raiders who attacked us.

Sunday, January 24, 2016


1 Samuel 30.18
David rescued everything the Amalekites had taken.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Please Don't

1 Samuel 30.15
Promise me by God," he said, "that you won't kill me or turn me over to my old master

Friday, January 22, 2016

Always Does

1 Samuel 30.8
The answer came

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Shall I

1 Samuel 30.8
Then David prayed to God, "Shall I go

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


1 Samuel 30.7
so I can consult God.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Keep Calm

1 Samuel 30.6
And suddenly David was in even worse trouble. There was talk among the men, bitter over the loss of their families, of stoning him.

Monday, January 18, 2016


1 Samuel 29.10
So get an early start, you and the men who came with you. As soon as you have light enough to travel, go.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Good Man

1 Samuel 29.9
You're a good man - as far as I'm concerned

Saturday, January 16, 2016

I Don't See It

1 Samuel 29.6
So Achish had to send for David and tell him, "As God lives, you've been a trusty ally - excellent in all the ways you have worked with me, beyond reproach in the ways you have conducted yourself. But the warlords don't see it that way.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Word of Mouth

1 Samuel 29.5
Isn't this the same David they celebrate at their parties, singing, Saul kills by the thousand, David by the ten thousand!

Thursday, January 14, 2016


1 Samuel 29.3
I've found nothing to be suspicious of, nothing to complain about

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Handsome Dinner

1 Samuel 28.25
After dining handsomely

Tuesday, January 12, 2016


1 Samuel 28.24
The woman moved swiftly.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Give You

1 Samuel 28.22
Let me give you some food. Eat it. It will give you strength so you can get on your way.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

What He Said

1 Samuel 28.17
God has done exactly what he told you

Saturday, January 09, 2016


1 Samuel 28.6
Saul prayed to God, but God didn't answer.

Friday, January 08, 2016

Stay Blessed

1 Samuel 27.7
David lived in Philistine country a year and four months.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

How It Got To Be

1 Samuel 27.6
This is how Ziklag got to be what it is now, a city of the kings of Judah

Wednesday, January 06, 2016


1 Samuel 27.5
If it's agreeable to you

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Keep Going

1 Samuel 26.25
Then David went on his way

Monday, January 04, 2016

Bless You

1 Samuel 26.25
Saul said to David, "Bless you, dear son David! Yes, do what you have to do! And, yes, succeed in all you attempt!" Then David went on his way, and Saul went home.

Sunday, January 03, 2016

His Business

1 Samuel 26.23
It's God's business to decide what to do with each of us in regard to what's right

Saturday, January 02, 2016


1 Samuel 26.21
You've honored me this day, treating my life as most precious.

Friday, January 01, 2016


1 Samuel 26.20
But you're not getting rid of me that easily; you'll not separate me from God in life or death.