Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Conduct Well

1 Kings 15.11
Asa conducted himself well before God

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Dominant Theme

1 Kings 15.7
But the war with Jeroboam was the dominant theme.

Sunday, February 26, 2017


1 Kings 15.5
not going off on his own in willful defiance of God's clear directions

Saturday, February 25, 2017


1 Kings 15.5
For David had lived an exemplary life before God all his days

Friday, February 24, 2017

Despite That

1 Kings 15.4
But despite that, out of respect for David, his God graciously gave him a lamp, a son to follow him and keep Jerusalem secure.

Thursday, February 23, 2017


1 Kings 15.3
truehearted to God

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Just Like Us

1 Kings 15.3
just like his father before him

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


1 Kings 14.24
all the stuff that God had gotten rid of when he brought Israel into the land

Monday, February 20, 2017


1 Kings 14.24
polluting the country outrageously

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Lead Into

1 Kings 14.16
which have led Israel into a life of

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Good to Say

1 Kings 14.13
he's the only one for whom God, the God of Israel, has a good word to say.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Nothing But

1 Kings 14.10
They've become nothing but garbage

Thursday, February 16, 2017


1 Kings 14.9
Pushing me aside and turning your back

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Did So

1 Kings 14.7
my servant David who did what I told him and lived from his undivided heart, pleasing me.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

You Raise Me Up

1 Kings 14.7
I raised you up from obscurity

Monday, February 13, 2017

Message in a Bottle

1 Kings 14.7
Go and deliver this message I received firsthand from God, the God of Israel, to Jeroboam

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Turn Back

1 Kings 13.34
And it was this that ruined him.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Never Fails!

1 Kings 13.6
The king pleaded with the holy man, "Help me! Pray to your God for the healing of my arm." The holy man prayed for him and the king's arm was healed - as good as new!

Friday, February 10, 2017

It Happens

1 Kings 13.1
And then this happened: Just as Jeroboam was at the Altar, about to make an offering, a holy man came from Judah by God's command

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Strictly My Own

1 Kings 12.33
This was strictly his own idea

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Oh No He Didn't!

1 Kings 12.31
And that wasn't the end of it. Jeroboam built forbidden shrines all over the place and recruited priests from wherever he could find them, regardless of whether they were fit for the job or not.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

No Not Them!

1 Kings 12.28
Look at these - the gods who brought you out of Egypt!

Monday, February 06, 2017

My Way

1 Kings 12.27
As soon as these people resume worship at The Temple of God in Jerusalem, they'll start thinking of Rehoboam king of Judah as their ruler. They'll then kill me and go back to King Rehoboam.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

What You Say, Lord!

1 Kings 12.24
And they did it; they did what God said and went home.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Just Don't

1 Kings 12.24
This is God's word: Don't march out; don't fight against your brothers the Israelites; go back home, every last one of you; I'm in charge here.”

Friday, February 03, 2017

Still Comes!

1 Kings 12.22
At this time the word of God came to Shemaiah, a man of God

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Bad Curry

1 Kings 12.8
But he rejected the counsel of the elders and asked the young men he'd grown up with who were now currying his favor

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Servant Heart

1 Kings 12.7
If you will be a servant to this people, be considerate of their needs and respond with compassion, work things out with them, they'll end up doing anything for you.