As we begin a new year, many are making resolutions for the year to come. As we think about things we want to do better, many Christians will resolve to read the Bible more. As we seek to spend more time in God’s word, we ought also seek to gain a deeper knowledge of it, and have a better understanding of it.
As we conclude our walk with kings in the month of December, we will take some time to consider our Savior Jesus Christ, who was “born king of the Jews.”
As we continue our walk with some of Israel’s kings, we turn our attention this week to Israel’s most famous king, David. Though he was called, “a man after God’s own heart,” he had his flaws. One in particular, his sin with Bathsheba, led to a beautiful Psalm of repentance which is the basis for our study this morning.
For the next few weeks, we will be spending time with a number of kings that we read about in Scripture and the lessons we can learn from them. We will conclude with the One who was “born King of the Jews.” In this lesson, we consider Saul, and despite his good intentions, his failure to obey God in 1 Samuel 15.
As he deals with the subject of spiritual gifts in the church, Paul takes a moment in the middle of his discussion to describe “a more excellent way.” He shows how gifts will pass away and how love will endure long after those gifts have gone.
As we conclude our Thanksgiving series, we take some time to consider an idea that appears in every verse of Psalm 136. God’s love, which is extended to all and expressed in Christ, endures forever.