Readings October 25 to 31

Our Part in the Story:
Daily readings based on Sunday’s Narrative Lectionary text

October 25, 2015: David Anointed King
2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5; Psalm 150

Read a different text each day, and consider how it relates to Sunday’s lesson and to your daily experiences.

Monday, 10/26: God’s Covenant with David
2 Samuel 7:1-17
✤The Lord knows that David will sin and be punished, so why does God make him this promise anyway?

Tuesday, 10/27: David’s Prayer
2 Samuel 7:18-29
✤What can we learn for our own prayer life from David’s response to the Lord’s promise to him?

Wednesday, 10/28: David, Bathsheba, and Uriah
2 Samuel 11:1-27
✤How do we reconcile David, the “man after God’s own heart”, with the David in this text?

Thursday, 10/29: Nathan Condemns David
2 Samuel 12:1-15
✤Who in your life is able to tell you difficult truths?

Friday, 10/30: David’s Instruction to Solomon
1 Kings 2:1-4
✤What would be the last pieces of wisdom you would share with your heir or successor before you died?

Saturday, 10/31: Solomon’s Wisdom in Judgment
1 Kings 3:16-28
✤How would you have resolved the women’s dilemma?