Verse Meditation: 2 Kings 7.2

The Power of Belief “So an officer on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, ‘Look, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, could this thing be?’ And he said, ‘In fact, you shall see it with your eyes, but you shall not eat of it’” (2 Kings 7.2 NKJV). Belief is the telltale sign if we really trust in God. Many times we don’t realize our disbelief until it is tested. God will reveal if we truly put our faith in Him when we are confronted with impossible situations that are completely out Continue reading

Verse Meditation: 1 Kings 2.45

Established “But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever” (1 Kings 2.45 NKJV). When King Solomon moves into his kingship, he must clean “house” in order to have one of the most prosperous reigns in all of history. Before God securely establishes Solomon as the anointed king over Israel, He gives Solomon time to rid his “Promise Land” of unresolved issues that would prevent King Solomon from achieving the full extent of his kingdom-vision. The process of ridding a God-anointed territory of sin is very important to the establishment of a calling or Continue reading

Flask or Horn?

Comparing the lives and actions of King Saul and King David teaches us how to handle the vision/promise God gives us. We all have our “kingdom” that God has prepared for us. We all have our designated territory that we have dominion over. Both King Saul and King David were given the same promise: they were both kings of Israel. However, they each treated this promise very differently. The distinction that occurred in their leadership can be traced to their anointing. Both Saul and David were unexpectedly anointed king by the same prophet, Samuel. Saul was looking for his father’s Continue reading