2 Samuel 18:24-33: The Sordid Tale of King David and Prince Absalom

When an infant enters the world, the parents’ lives turn topsy-turvy. The occasions and energy once spent on their wants and needs go elsewhere, providing for their new child. Devotion […]

Isaiah 55:1-5: Delight in the Richest of Fare

A water vendor, a part of ordinary commerce in ages past.  Most did not live next to a stream, and sometimes access to a well became problematic.  So, in typical […]

David, Lesson 3: As King

David’s days as the privately anointed king on the lam are over.  During those years, several psalms describe where David was and how he was doing: Psalms 34, 52, 54, […]

David, Lesson 2: A Man Fleeing for His Life

Relations between Saul and David worsen while it grows stronger with Saul’s son, Jonathan.  Jonathan talked some sense into his father and his pursuit to murder David stopped.  Still suspicious, […]

Psalm 3: Arise, O LORD! Save me, my God!

People are more likely to pray when life is going badly than when life is going well.  It shouldn’t be that way, but it is.  The Old Testament book of […]