Devotional Thought : 2 Samuel 6:21-22

Devotional Thought : 2 Samuel 6:21-22

David said to Michal, “… I will celebrate before the Lord. I will become even more undignified than this …” 2 Samuel 6:21-22 Michal was trying to “rain on David’s parade”, by making discouraging remarks about his enthusiasm. She said to him, “How the...
Living beyond sexual abuse – Bathsheba

Living beyond sexual abuse – Bathsheba

In recent years much historical sexual abuse of women has come to light. But why did they stay silent for so long? Many didn’t feel safe sharing their experiences. They were afraid they would be blamed for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, for wearing...
Short Devotion : Matthew 22:44-45

Short Devotion : Matthew 22:44-45

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “The Lord said to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet.’ If then David calls him ‘Lord,’ how can he be his son?” Matthew 22:44-45 The Pharisees agree...
King David’s Wisdom

King David’s Wisdom

There is much evidence throughout David’s time as king, where he knew more than you would expect. We read these comments: “My lord (David) has wisdom like that of an angel of God—he knows everything that happens in the land” (2 Samuel 14:20). Another time one of the...
Book Review : War Psalms of the Prince of Peace

Book Review : War Psalms of the Prince of Peace

The subtitle for, War Psalms of the Prince of Peace, is Lessons from the Imprecatory Psalms. I found this a very helpful book as it looks at the book of Psalms in a new light. In fact, James Adams’ thoughts were so new to me, that I actually read the book a couple of...