When Was Satan Created?
The devil was certainly created before the creation of the world since the Bible says the devil was
The Presentation of Solomon (Daily Portion 10228)
Here, David spoke to the people in order to present Solomon as the next king and to establish him as the builder of the temple. David also shows the importance of preparation in the work he did to get ready for the construction of the house of the Lord.
The Depths of Sin (Daily Portion 10225)
This passage describes the depths to which sin will take man if he refuses to repent and return to the Lord. We see here the progressive nature of man’s rebellion and the steps God takes in turning from man. This passage stands as a warning to all of us about the danger of straying away from God.
Visions of Warning (Daily Portion 10224)
In this chapter, God gives Zechariah two visions of warning. First, he sees a flying roll, which is identified as the curse. This pictures the law of God and the curse on those who disobey it. Second, he sees a woman sitting in a basket called an ephah (after the size of the basket). This vision is called wickedness and portrays false religion.
The Lord Will Abundantly Pardon (Daily Portion 10223)
God has filled this short chapter with vivid pictures of redemption and wonderful verses of encouragement. Perhaps the theme of this chapter is that the Lord
The Organization of David (Daily Portion 10221)
David established a standing army as well as officers over different areas of the economy. God gave David a genius for organization that is clearly seen in this chapter.
A Long Line of Curses (Daily Portion 10220)
In a long list that began at verse fifteen, the Lord continues to describe the curse that will fall on Israel if they fail to do the commands that He has given them in the law. This chapter has 14 verses of blessing and 54 verses of curses. Though we are not under the law today, we can learn much from this lesson about how much God hates disobedience to His word.
Only Eight Survive the Flood (Daily Portion 10219)
In this chapter, God sent the flood that destroyed all breathing beings on the face of the earth. But first, He ensured the deliverance of Noah, his family, and all kinds of animals by shutting them in the ark Noah had built in obedience to God
Not Ashamed of the Gospel (Daily Portion 10218)
Paul speaks of his desire to preach the gospel as a debtor to all men. He also speaks of the responsibility of all men to respond to the revelation given to them.
Not by Might or by Power (Daily Portion 10217)
Zechariah sees the vision of the golden candlestick and the two olive trees. The olive oil is a picture of the work of the Holy Spirit. God accomplishes His work, not by might or by power, but by the working of His Spirit. The entire vision centers on this truth.