JB Shreve

  • April 27, 2023By JB Shreve

    In part 4 of our Days of David podcast series, we look at the Philistines and the fall of King Saul. For those reading the Biblical account as you listen, we cover 1 Samuel 13-15 in this episode. The Philistines are one of the more infamous bad guy villains of the Old Testament ranking alongside … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-philistines-and-the-fall-of-saul-the-days-of-david-episode-4/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 24, 2023By JB Shreve

    Among the most impartational aspects of the Psalms is their call to our hearts to find God and the place where  He created our spirit to live. God made man to live in His presence. That is where we find peace, hope, purpose, and all the attributes that lead our lives to make sense. The … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/shelter-in-his-presence-psalm-4/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 20, 2023By JB Shreve

    The rise of King Saul is the story of a man called but a destiny lost. It’s the story of a good man and his moral and spiritual collapse. It is the story of a man who moved beyond the bounds and hope of repentance and returning to God. It is a story that should … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-rise-of-king-saul-the-days-of-david-episode-3/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 17, 2023By JB Shreve

    Psalm 3 tells the story of real spiritual warfare. It is a fight for the truth against the lies the enemy sends against us.  The enemy has one objective – to make us believe the lie. He does not care which lie but only that we give our faith and trust to the lie rather … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/real-spiritual-warfare-psalm-3/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 11, 2023By JB Shreve

    Sometimes, what we perceive as the worst day of our life, is really the day we are born into the purposes of God. That is one of the key takeaways in this podcast episode on looking at the life of Samuel. The life of Samuel is the incredible story of the last judge of Israel. … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/samuel-the-last-judge-of-israel-the-days-of-david-episode-2/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    The life of David is one of the most fascinating accounts in the Bible. Covering the book of 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, and 1 Chronicles, David’s imprint goes beyond these into the prophets and even into the New Testament. It is a story of war, love, betrayal, loyalty, friendship, enemies, and just about everything that … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-life-of-david-a-podcast-series-epic/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    This spring Casie and I visited Paris, France. It was our first time visiting the famous City of Lights, but hopefully not the last. My wife loved the culture from which her hometown New Orleans derives its roots. We both loved the history. Paris is loaded with stories from various ages, tracking the rise of … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-predictable-rage-of-nations-psalm-2/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 7, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, Two Roads Diverged, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. One of the most famous poems in American literature is The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/two-roads-diverged-psalm-14-6/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 6, 2023By JB Shreve

    Never in the history of humanity has so much consumption and desire been so easily accessible at the push of a button. It is a marvel of our generation, and in that marvel are the presumptions of instant gratification that we often and wrongfully believe are normal and permissible before God. It’s not. Throughout the … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-seasons-of-life-psalm-13/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 5, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, The Orientation of Our Life, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. Once we have turned off the wrong voices, we must go to the next step and install the correct voice – the Word of God. The Word of God was designed to … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-orientation-of-our-life-psalm-12/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read