14-20 December 2014

The Lord's Anointed

  • READ MORE Sunday  14 December 2014
    John 1:6-8, 19-28

    “This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, ‘Who are you?’ He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, ‘I am not the Messiah.’ And they asked him, ‘What then? Are you Elijah?’ He said, ‘I am not.’ ‘Are you the prophet?’ He answered, ‘No.’ Then they said to him, ‘Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?’” (vv. 19-22)

  • READ MORE Monday  15 December 2014
    1 Samuel 3:10-20

    “Eli said, ‘What was it that he told you? Do not hide it from me. May God do so to you and more also, if you hide anything from me of all that he told you.’ So Samuel told him everything and hid nothing from him. Then he said, ‘It is the LORD; let him do what seems good to him.’” (vv. 17-18)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  16 December 2014
    1 Samuel 8:4-18

    “And the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Listen to the voice of the people in all that they say to you; for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them. Just as they have done to me, from the day I brought them up out of Egypt to this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so also they are doing to you. Now then, listen to their voice; only—you shall solemnly warn them, and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them.’” (vv. 7-9)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  17 December 2014
    1 Samuel 8:19-22

    “When Samuel had heard all the words of the people, he repeated them in the ears of the LORD. The LORD said to Samuel, ‘Listen to their voice and set a king over them.’” (vv. 21-22)

  • READ MORE Thursday  18 December 2014
    1 Samuel 15:34-35

    “Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death, but Samuel grieved over Saul. And the LORD was sorry that he had made Saul king over Israel.” (v. 35)

  • READ MORE Friday  19 December 2014
    1 Samuel 16:1-9

    “The LORD said to Samuel, ‘How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel. Fill your horn with oil and set out; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.’” (v. 1)

  • READ MORE Saturday  20 December 2014
    1 Samuel 16:10-13

    “The LORD said, ‘Rise and anoint him; for this is the one.’ Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the presence of his brothers; and the spirit of the LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward. Samuel then set out and went to Ramah.” (vv. 12-13)

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