1 Samuel 31

1 Samuel 31The Philistines killed Saul’s sons Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua. 1 Samuel 31:2

The Philistines cut off Saul’s head. They fastened his body to the wall of Beth Shan. 1 Samuel 31:9-10

Valiant men journeyed through the night. They took down the bodies of Saul and his sons from the wall. They burned them, then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh. 1 Samuel 31:12-13

Lord, may you give me the strength and will to be a valiant man for you.

 

To believe is to commit. Oswald Chambers

Personal belief is to commit myself morally to my convictions and refuse to compromise. Oswald Chambers

1 Samuel 30

1 Samuel 30David found strength in the Lord his God. 1 Samuel 30:6

“The LORD has protected us and handed over to us the forces that came against us.” 1 Samuel 30:23

Lord, may I find my strength in you today. May you protect me. Prevent my enemies from coming against me and forcing me to do things against Your Will.

 

The moments I truly live are the moments what I act with my entire will. Oswald Chambers

1 Samuel 29

1 Samuel 29“As surely as the Lord lives, you have been reliable. I would be pleased to have you serve me. But the rulers don’t approve of you.” 1 Samuel 29:6

Lord, may I be reliable and trustworthy. May I please you with my actions. And may you be pleased to call me your servant. 

 

The Lord does not give me rules, but He makes His standard very clear. Oswald Chambers

We have to obey Christ out of oneness of spirit with Him. Oswald Chambers