June 22 “Blessing or dripping?”

Drip, drip, drip … ladies, our Proverbs reading says we can choose to be godly wives and a blessing to our husbands or we can choose our own way. If you’re married, what kind of a wife are you?

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Today’s Readings:
1 Chronicles 7 & 8
Psalm 77.4-9
Proverbs 19.13-14
Acts 5.22-42

1 Chronicles 7 & 8:

Looking for baby names?

If you’re expecting all this genealogy gives you an abundance of names from which to choose. Who’s going to be the first to have a little Elioaenai or Hotham or Japhlet? Or maybe you could name that darling little girl Maacah or Hushim or Baara. Maybe Shuppim and Huppim for those twins! It makes you wonder why some of those names didn’t come into modern usage!

God is looking for those whose hearts are completely His

Possible baby names aside, it can be challenging to get through all this genealogy. But God had a reason for including it in His inspired Word. And we need to dig in and find the nuggets of truth.

I was struck with how many times the men listed were described as “mighty men of valor.” God is still looking for “might men” and “mighty women” who will stand up and be counted in the battle to win souls.

2 Chronicles 16.9a says, “For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His.” Continue reading