2 Samuel 7:22 – April 15, 2019

Therefore, great are you, Lord GOD! There is no one like you, no God but you, as we have always heard. 2 Samuel 7:22 NABRE The quoted verse is part of a prayer that King David proclaims to God in response to the prophecy of Nathan. Nathan proclaims a dynastic succession of David which includes the Messiah who will be David’s descendant. David responds with a song of praise addressing the three points of the…

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1 Samuel 16:7 – August 25, 2018

But the LORD said to Samuel: Do not judge from his appearance or from his lofty stature, because I have rejected him. God does not see as a mortal, who sees the appearance. The LORD looks into the heart. ‭‭1 Samuel‬ ‭16:7‬ ‭NABRE‬‬      The books of Samuel are historical, a view of the Hebrew people, although not in a timeline sequence, they contain stories of succession of leaders. Central to the transition from Judges who…

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