Tagged with 1 Chronicles

May 9, 2012 – Two Things

This week’s reading has allowed me to get yet another glimpse of the man after God’s own heart. This has been a running theme to me the last few days. Today, two things stood out to me: David’s focus and David’s kindness.   The readings 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles attested to David’s focus. It … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 – Who Am I?

Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and said, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? 1 Chron 17:16 I love this passage. It not only shows the graciousness of God but it also gives us a glimpse of  David’s heart. David is finally king … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 – Labels

 Because I bore him in pain. 1 Chron 4:9b     Jabez. Pain. This is how his own mother labeled him. Imagine living like that. Jabez prayed to God that he would not live down to his name and God heard him.    His mother’s phrase caught my attention.    What are the things we bear in pain? … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 – Names in a Book

I was looking at my scheduled posts for today and Wednesday – and groaned: 1 Chronicles 1-2 today and 1 Chronicles 3-5 on Wednesday. Really? They’re mostly genealogies! Talk about a very, very dry reading.   But God’s word always gives us something if we are careful to look between the lines.    What do these names mean to … Continue reading