The throne is handed on to Solomon by David. This is seen as part of the ongoing purpose of God: “Praise the Lord God of Israel who has let me see the heir to my throne” (1 Kings 1:48). The kingship was given to Solomon by “the Lord” (1 Kings 2:15) – “The Lord set […]Read More Learning From 1 Kings
You, Lord, are “our rock and our salvation” (Psalm 62:2,6). We think of Your Son, Jesus Christ – the “Rock of our salvation” (1 Corinthians 10:1-4,16), and we say, “Your steadfast love is better than life … I will praise You as long as I live” (Psalm 63:3-4). We look at Jesus, our great Saviour, […]Read More Christ – The Rock Of Our Salvation
Genesis 6:9-22 Lord, we thank You for Your great love. There is no love like Your love. We think of Your Son, giving Himself, in death, for us. We think of His suffering for us and we say, “Saviour of the world, what have You done to deserve this?” We look at the Cross, and […]Read More Lord, we thank You for Your great love.
* Who is God and what is he to you? From the Bible, we learn about God so that we might be changed by him. We don’t learn about God, just to say, “That’s interesting.” We learn about him so that we might enjoy new life – restored to fellowship with God, deeper fellowship with […]Read More God our Father
‘How can we sing the songs of the Lord while in a foreign land?’ (Psalm 137:4). Lord, it is not easy to keep on worshipping You when so many show no interest in worshipping You. What are we to do when our faith seems so weak and we are on the verge of giving up? […]Read More Lord, it is not easy to keep on worshipping You when so many show no interest in worshipping You.
Lord, we give up so easily. We start well – then, we lose our way. we don’t stick at it. How are we to keep on going – when the going gets tough? You keep on going – when we feel like giving up. Keep us by Your power (1 Peter 1:5). Keep us from […]Read More Lord, we give up so easily.
The book of Nehemiah begins with distressing news – “The wall of Jerusalem has been broken down, and its gates have been destroyed by fire” (Nehemiah 1:3). Nehemiah takes this situation to the Lord in prayer (Nehemiah 1:4-11). With the help of God, the work of rebuilding begins. This work was pleasing to the Lord […]Read More Learning From The Book Of Nehemiah