Category Archives: OT Reflections

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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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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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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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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Reflections on Psalms 141-145

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Refuge – Psalms 141, 142, and 144 all remind us that God is our refuge. In what situation(s) do you need God to … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalms 136-140

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Thanks for His Love – Psalms 136 and 138 call us to give thanks to God for his steadfast love toward us. If … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalms 130-135

Which psalm or verse especially reflects your heart today?  Use those words to talk to the Lord. Hope in the Lord – The Psalmist cries out to God for forgiveness, and then waits and hopes in the Lord (Psalm 130). … Continue reading

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