1 Kings 22

The blood from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot. 1 Kings 22:36

They washed the chariot at a pool in Samaria where the prostitutes bathed. 1 Kings 22:38

Lord, may your blood cleanse me of all my sins. In the same way soldiers cleaned their weapons in the prostitute pool, cleanse me until I a fit to do your work. 

 

Carelessness is an insult to the Holy Spirit. We should have no carelessness about us, either in the way we worship God or even in the way we eat and drink. – Oswald Chambers

1 Kings 20

You will know that I am the Lord. 1 Kings 20:28

So the prophet said, “Because you have not obeyed the Lord, as soon as you leave me a lion will kill you. 1 Kings 20:36

Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts: murderous motives, adulterous fantasies, sexual acts or perversion, theft, lying, and blasphemous words against God. – Jesus ( Matthew 15:18-20 )

Lord, today may I know that you are my Lord. May I obey your word. May you kill all sin in my life and allow me to live in your will.

 

Either Christ is the supreme authority on my heart, or He is not worth paying any attention to. – Oswald Chambers

1 Kings 19

Elijah went up to Elisha and threw his cloak around him. 1 Kings 19:19

Elisha burned the plowing equipment. Then he set out to follow and become Elijah’s attendant. 1 Kings 19:21

Lord, when you throw the cloak of your Holy Spirit upon us, we must stop, turn, and follow you. Today, give me the strength to burn my equipment and set out to follow you. May I prove myself to be a worthy attendant.

 

The Beatitudes contain the “dynamite” of the Holy Spirit. They “explode” when the circumstances of our lives cause them to do so. – Oswald Chambers