Daily Scripture & Questions
II Samuel 16-18 God can direct by making us open to faulty counsel. From whom do you get your counsel? Do you regularly pray to God for wisdom? Why do you suppose that David grieved so much over Absalom even though he had rebelled against him? Pray for the parents of rebellious children that are in the midst of their pain.
Family Devotions-Scripture & Questions
Read II Samuel 16:1-4 and 19:24-30. Who was Mephibosheth? Was King David too quick to judge Mephibosheth without listening to the other side? Have you ever been too quick to judge without knowing all the facts?
Biblical Prayer Focus
Hebrews 13:18-19 “Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things. I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order that I may be restored to you the sooner.”
Ask the Lord to show you if there is anything that you are doing or considering doing that will go against your conscience. It is never safe to do so. Pray that you and those you love would be people of honor, who live honorably.