You Are The Man!

David was furious. “As surely as the Lord lives,” he vowed, “any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!” Then Nathan said to David, “You are that man!” (2 Samuel 12:5,7) Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-31, John 16:1-33, Psalm 119:65-80, Proverbs 16:4-5 Relate: When I think about David’s response to Nathan’s story all I can think is, “What…

May 14 – Bend Down

They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus bent down and wrote in the dust with his finger. (John 8:6) Read: 1 Kings 22:10-53, 2 Chronicles 18:9 – 20:30 Relate: In Jeremiah 17, God says, “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? I…

Job 31:1 (Broken Covenant)

I made a covenant with my eyes not to look with lust at a young woman. (Job 31:1) Read: Job 31:1 – 33:33, 2 Corinthians 3:1-18, Psalm 43:1-5, Proverbs 22:8-9 Relate: Ashley Madison. A month ago, if somebody said those two words, I would have asked, “who’s that?” Since the list came out earlier this month, I don’t…

Bend Down

They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus bent down and wrote in the dust with his finger. (John 8:6) Read: 1 Kings 22:10-53, 2 Chronicles 18:9 – 20:30 Relate: In Jeremiah 17, God says, “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? I…

Caught

A crowd soon gathered, and he sat down and taught them. As he was speaking, the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery. They put her in front of the crowd. “Teacher,” they said to Jesus, “this woman was caught in the act…

Prostitution and Adultery (12/6/13)

Read: Hosea 4:1-5:15, 2 John 1:1-13, Psalm 125:1-5, Proverbs 29:9-11 But why should I punish them for their prostitution and adultery? For your men are doing the same thing, sinning with whores and shrine prostitutes. O foolish people! You refuse to understand, so you will be destroyed. (Hosea 4:14) Relate: Maybe you’re better than me. Maybe you don’t tend to bring down shame and reproach…