May 13 – The Armor Bearer

Read: 1Samuel 14:1-52, John 7:31-53, Psalm 109:1-31, Proverbs 15:5-7  “Let’s go across to the outpost of those pagans,” Jonathan said to his armor bearer. “Perhaps the Lord will help us, for nothing can hinder the Lord. He can win a battle whether he has many warriors or only a few!” (1 Samuel 14:6) Relate: If I have…

25 Songs of Christmas #14 O Little Town

Oh little town of Bethlehem how still we see thee lie. Until the soldiers come with swords and make your mothers cry. Blood in thy dark streets floweth on this horrible night. The hopes and dreams of all it seems were crushed in thee tonight. It is horrible, isn’t it? This is how I “rewrote”…

June 13 – Counsel Of The Elders

But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the older men and instead asked the opinion of the young men who had grown up with him and were now his advisers. (1 Kings 12:8) Read: 1 Kings 11:1-12:19, Acts 9:1-25, Psalm 131:1-3, Proverbs 17:4-5 Relate: “You’ve always got a better story.” It wasn’t a compliment. I thought it was…