Old Testament Devotions

Devotional Thought : 1 Kings 21:27-29

August 8, 2014

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted. He lay in sackcloth and went around meekly. Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite: “Have you noticed how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself, I will not bring this disaster in…

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Devotional Thought : 1 Kings 20:23

August 1, 2014

Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, “Their gods are gods of the hills. That is why they were too strong for us. But if we fight them on the plains, surely we will be stronger than they.” 1 Kings 20:23 Note God’s response: “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the…

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Devotional Thought : 1 Kings 19:8

July 25, 2014

So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God. 1 Kings 19:8 Horeb is also referred to as Mt. Sinai. The place where God hid Moses in a cave while he passed by. The cave where Elijah…

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Devotional Thought : 1 Kings 18:21

July 18, 2014

Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” But the people said nothing. 1 Kings 18:21 Was it fear that kept the people quiet? Or was it that they wanted to keep their options…

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Devotional Thought : 1 Kings 15:34

July 11, 2014

He (Baasha) did evil in the eyes of the Lord, following the ways of Jeroboam and committing the same sin Jeroboam had caused Israel to commit. 1 Kings 15:34 Baasha killed Nadab, Jeroboam’s son who only ruled Israel for two years. He also killed the rest of Jeroboam’s family. We’re told this happened because of…

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