Category Archives: I Kings

Psalm 122

Psalm 122 is about going to Jerusalem, as well as desiring Jerusalem’s prosperity and peace.  Last week, I shared songs about Psalm 121.  This week, allow me to share this song, which is about the first line of Psalm 122: … Continue reading

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Addicted to One’s Own Glory vs. Living for God’s Glory

I was reading through blogger and pastor Morgan Guyton’s archives yesterday.  There’s usually something in his posts that really resonates with me, whether or not I agree with everything he’s saying.  It’s like he has had many of the same … Continue reading

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Expressions I Don’t Recognize, The Coming Evangelical Collapse, I Kings 22

1.  Zosia Zaks, Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults, page 167: Keep a log book of common expressions and conversational patterns.  For example, if you keep hearing people say, “She’s having a bad hair day!” or “He’s ill!” write … Continue reading

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Organizational Challenges, Moses, I Kings 21

1.  Zosia Zaks, Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults, page 27: Some autistic people have difficulty managing all the tasks that go into maintaining a home.  What has to be done first?  Where do you begin?  What are … Continue reading

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I Kings 20

For my weekly quiet time this week, I studied I Kings 20. King Ben-Hadad of Syria, his army, and thirty-two kings have besieged and attacked Samaria, the capital of Northern Israel.  Ben-Hadad lays claim to the wives, children, silver, and gold … Continue reading

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I Kings 19

For my weekly quiet time, I studied I Kings 19. Queen Jezebel of Northern Israel has threatened to kill Elijah, for he has just led Israel to the LORD and has slaughtered the prophets of Baal.  Elijah then flees all the way from … Continue reading

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Scattered Thoughts on I Kings 18

For my weekly quiet time this Sabbath, I studied I Kings 18, which is about Elijah’s confrontation of the prophets of Baal and Asherah on Mount Carmel.   I learned something new in my study today, which, apparently, most commentators (both … Continue reading

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Phyllis Schlafly’s Positive Woman 6, I Kings 17

1.  Here’s an interesting quote from my reading today of Phyllis Schlafly’s Power of the Positive Woman: George Gilder demonstrates in his book Sexual Suicide that the family is the institution that has civilized the male.  It enables female stability … Continue reading

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The Old South, I Kings 16

1.  For Black History Month today, I watched The Rosa Parks Story (2002) and To Kill a Mockingbird.  As I watched The Rosa Parks Story, with its emphasis on maintaining one’s self-respect in the midst of a culture that treats … Continue reading

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Alexander Haig, Color Purple, Randy Nations, I Kings 15

1.  I learned today that Alexander Haig has passed away.  Alexander Haig had an illustrious career as a soldier and an advisor to Presidents.  He served Douglas MacArthur in Korea, became a hero in the Vietnam War (after leaving his … Continue reading

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