Category Archives: Bible Journey

Reflections on I Kings 8-10

Solomon dedicates the temple for the Lord.  Note: The Glory of the Lord – After Solomon moves the ark into the temple, the glory of the Lord fills the temple – just as it filled the tabernacle earlier. Yet the … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 6-7

Solomon builds the temple for the Lord.  Note: God’s Presence – God chooses to dwell in the temple Solomon built (6:13). He chooses to dwell among the people of Israel.  Today the church is God’s temple, and he dwells among … Continue reading

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I Kings 6-10: The Temple

(6-7) The Picture: How would you describe the temple building and its furnishings?  What is it supposed to convey about God? (6, 9) The Promise: What promise does God make to Solomon regarding the temple in 6:11-13 and 9:4-9?  How … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 3-5

Solomon asks for wisdom and prepares to build the temple. Love the Lord – Solomon loves the Lord and walks in the ways of the Lord like David did (3:3). How is your love for the Lord?  How does your … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Kings 1-2

David makes Solomon the next king and charges him to be faithful to God. Exalting Oneself – Adonijah exalted himself as the next king only to be humbled when David made Solomon king. Later Adonijah tried a new scheme to … Continue reading

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I Kings 1-5: The Call to Faithfulness

(2) God wanted David’s descendants to walk before Him in faithfulness with all their heart and soul (v4).  What does faithfulness to God look like in the context of v3? Why does faithfulness require us to pay close attention to … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 Reflections

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Heart – The psalmist seeks the Lord with his whole heart (v2, 10). His heart is in awe of God’s Word (161).  He … Continue reading

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Psalm 119 Reflections

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Delight in Word – Again and again the Psalmist speaks of his delight in the Word. Because of his delight, he meditates on … Continue reading

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Psalm 119: Get Into The Book!

(119) List the things we are to do with God’s Word.  Try to break your list into several summary categories. How do your categories relate to each other? (119) Read v2 and v10.  Why is a heart for God the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalms 146-150

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Trust – Psalm 146 bids us to not trust in people, who are here for only a short time. Rather we should seek … Continue reading

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