Hearing the story of the Israelites hasn't become easier now that they're in the Promised Land. If you've been reading through *most of the Bible in a year with us, you might be feeling the same way. Even in times of peace, the people can't keep their promises without someone making them keep their word.
The next twenty points of interest cover the introduction of a earthly king to govern God's people. But they already had a King. Why were they looking for a replacement for the King of kings?
When Saul is crowned King, things don't go quite as planned. It's not until David, a man after God's own heart, takes the throne that there is true peace in the land. However that peace comes at a cost and brings with it trouble of its own. It is getting clearer with each chapter that we read that we need a Savior. We can't escape this sin pattern on our own.
If you're just here to download the next installment of the Road Map Through the Bible, you can get that here! I encourage you to continue reading about praying the Psalms.
One beautiful way of submitting our desires to God's is praying His Words back to him. I've asked my husband to share about this powerful practice today. I hope you're as encouraged by this idea as I have been:
In light of this, I want to give you five reasons why you should pray the Psalms.