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Day 140 – David’s Prayer of Thanksgiving

Day 140 – David’s Prayer of Thanksgiving

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we learn that we will soon transition from the life of David to his son Solomon. David reflects on his life and proclaims that the Lord saved him because he loves him. He looks back on his life and rejoices despite all...
Day 139 – Reparation to the Gibeonites

Day 139 – Reparation to the Gibeonites

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we learn about the division of the gatekeepers for the Temple area. This is seen as a high honor to those who are allowed to guard the doors of the Temple. Some holy monks and religious folks served as porters of their...
Day 138 – The Effect of Sin on Others

Day 138 – The Effect of Sin on Others

Thoughts and Reflections In today’s reading we learn that David is the hailed as the king of Israel. All the tribes are competing to see who can honor him more. However, Sheba, the son of Bichri, a member of the tribe of Benjamin claims that he is knew king....
Day 137 – David Mourns Absalom

Day 137 – David Mourns Absalom

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn more about the tribe of Levi. God promised them a kingdom that will last forever. Priests only come from the tribe of Levi. David is sometimes described as wearing priestly clothes when he goes to pray to God. Jesus is a...
Day 136 – Absalom is Defeated

Day 136 – Absalom is Defeated

Thoughts and Reflections Today we learn what the Temple David established should look like. He also changes some of the former rules. Since the Temple is now larger than the Tent of Meeting and is permanent, there is a shift in the type and amount of work that needs...