Friday, August 31, 2018 “Long Tenures”

1 Kings 16:29 In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab the son of Omri became king over Israel; and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years. Asa, King of Judah, reigned for many years. He was not a perfect man, but God allowed him to reign many … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 “Worse Every Time”

1 Kings 16:28 So Omri rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. Then Ahab his son reigned in his place. It seems that the kings got worse every time a new one came to the throne. This would be no exception. Ahab would prove to be evil in so many ways. Pray that … Continue reading

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 “Right or Might”

1 Kings 16:27 Now the rest of the acts of Omri which he did, and the might that he showed, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel? Might isn’t always right nor is it a sign of God’s blessing. Pray today that strength and influence will be … Continue reading

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 “Idols that Provoke the Lord”

1 Kings 16:25-26 Omri did evil in the eyes of the Lord, and did worse than all who were before him. 26 For he walked in all the ways of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in his sin by which he had made Israel sin, provoking the Lord God of Israel to anger with their … Continue reading

Monday, August 27, 2018 “The Worse”

1 Kings 16:25 Omri did evil in the eyes of the Lord, and did worse than all who were before him. King Omri had quite a reputation. There were some very bad kings of Israel but God says that Omri was worse than the rest. There are some “pretty bad apples” in every government administration. … Continue reading

Sunday, August 26, 2018 “Buying Samaria”

1 Kings 16:23-24 In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king over Israel, and reigned twelve years. Six years he reigned in Tirzah. 24 And he bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver; then he built on the hill, and called the name of the city which … Continue reading

Saturday, August 25, 2018 “Stable”

1 Kings 16:23 In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king over Israel, and reigned twelve years. Six years he reigned in Tirzah. Omri reigned for 12 years in two different locations. The writer of the New Testament Book of James wrote that a double-minded man is unstable in all his … Continue reading

Friday, August 24, 2018 “Full Tenures”

1 Kings 16:23 In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king over Israel, and reigned twelve years. Six years he reigned in Tirzah. King Asa of Judah reigned three times as long as Omri. Asa was not perfect but compared to Omri he was a saint. Pray that those who are … Continue reading

Thursday, August 23, 2018 “What is Right?”

1 Kings 16:21-22 Then the people of Israel were divided into two parts: half of the people followed Tibni the son of Ginath, to make him king, and half followed Omri. 22 But the people who followed Omri prevailed over the people who followed Tibni the son of Ginath. So Tibni died and Omri reigned. The … Continue reading

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 “Half and Half”

1 Kings 16:21 Then the people of Israel were divided into two parts: half of the people followed Tibni the son of Ginath, to make him king, and half followed Omri. In this case half and half did not add up to a whole. It resulted in division not addition. America is so divided today … Continue reading