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  • June 14, 2023By JB Shreve

    The Kingdom of David is finally established as we turn to episode 10 in our podcast series. In this episode, we meet several interesting characters, including the sons of Zeruiah, Abner, Mephibosheth, and more. We walk through David’s coronation as king over Judah, the civil war with the tribes of Israel, and finally the unification … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-kingdom-of-david-the-days-of-david-episode-10/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 7, 2023By JB Shreve

    Today’s episode in our Days of David podcast series tells the dramatic and tragic story that inspired the Song of the Bow. This song of mourning includes the timeless phrase “How the mighty have fallen!” Today we look at the end of the house of Saul, his death and the deaths of his sons, including … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/the-mighty-have-fallen-the-days-of-david-episode-9/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 31, 2023By JB Shreve

    The action starts to heat up in our podcast series on the life of David. This week’s episode looks at the building of David’s army, the famous elite forces unit known as David’s Mighty Men, and his many wives. David’s mighty men are one of my favorite parts of the stories of David. For several … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/davids-mighty-men-and-many-women-the-days-of-david-episode-8/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 25, 2023By JB Shreve

    David’s life on the run from King Saul begins in this episode as we look at David’s outlaw years. Highlights of this story include the school of the prophets in Naioth, David’s flight from Saul, Doeg the Edomite, David faking madness before the Philistines, and David’s 400 at the Cave of Adullam. For those following … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/davids-outlaw-years-the-days-of-david-episode-7/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 15, 2023By JB Shreve

    The tragic parts of the story of David begin in this episode from our Days of David podcast series. In this episode, we look at David’s unique relationships with the children of Saul. First, we look at the story of David and Jonathan and then the story of David and his first wife, Saul’s daughter … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/david-and-jonathan-the-days-of-david-episode-6/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 3, 2023By JB Shreve

    In this podcast episode, we meet the hero of your story – the young David. From his anointing as king to his time playing the harp in Saul’s court, and finally to one of the most famous scenes in history – the story of David and Goliath. Read More, Learn More, Things Talked About in … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/david-and-goliath-the-days-of-david-episode-5/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 1, 2023By JB Shreve

    Many times a part of our prayer life is to bring personal alignment to the standards and will of God. Such prayers posture us correctly for His presence. 1 Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my meditation. 2 Give heed to the voice of my cry, My King and my God, For to … <a href="https://jbshreve.com/personal-alignment/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • 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