Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak

Last week we finished up our series on the early history of Israel found in the Old Testament. Today we are going to turn to the New Testament book of James. We are going to be reading through James in the month of September. James has been considered a controversial book. It took several hundred […]

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Holy places are important places

Over the last several weeks we have been learning about the early history of Israel when they were ruled by kings. We have heard about their first two kings Saul and then David and now we move to their third king Solomon. Solomon will end up being the last king to rule over a united […]

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Wisdom of Solomon

Over the past several weeks we have been reading about Israel’s early history when they were ruled by kings. First there was Saul and then David. In today’s scripture we will be reading of the death of David and the battle over who will be the next king. Today we move into the Old Testament […]

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We have been reading through the stories of early Israel history when they were ruled by kings. The first king was Saul and then David became king. Reading through these stories over the past several weeks has put David in a very different light for me. David has always been one of the heroes of […]

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Over the past few weeks, we have been reading through the stories from Israel’s early history when they were ruled by kings. Their first king was Saul and then David rose to power as their second king. Up until today we have been reading about how David was faithful to God and how God chose […]

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David and Not Building a Temple

Over the past several weeks we have been reading stories from the early history of Israel when they were ruled by their first kings. We have heard about Saul their first king and now David their second king. We have heard stories of David being anointed king over a united Israel for what will be […]

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David and The Ark

Over the past few weeks we have been learning about the early days of Israel when they were ruled by kings. We have heard about Saul being the first king and then David succeeding him. We heard the stories of how Saul was jealous of David and tried to have him killed. Last week we […]

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Mourning and Death

We are in a sermon series reading through some of the important stories found in 1st and 2nd Samuel from the Old Testament. This is the period when ancient Israel is moving into the period of monarchy. Last week we read about how King Saul and the Israelite army were being threatened by the Philistines. […]

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Goliath is Vulnerable

Today we continue reading through the Old Testament books of 1st and 2nd Samuel. Last week we read the story of the anointing of David to become the 2nd king of ancient Israel replacing Saul. David was an unlikely choice because he was the youngest of 8 children and overlooked as kingly material. But we […]

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