DAY 3: David the King
Think back to your old high school history class for a minute: How did somebody become a king? The answer, most of the time, is that somebody simply inherited the title. His father was a king. His father’s father was a king. And so on.
As you’ve read through some of David’s story, you’ve likely discovered his path to becoming king of Israel was much different. He wasn’t related to the previous king, Saul. His family didn’t have a lot of political influence in his day. He wasn’t the firstborn son, but was instead the youngest son. From the outside, he seemed like a fairly regular guy. Seemingly, there wasn’t anything that set him apart that would’ve made people think, “That man is going places!”
To use a stronger term, David seemed insignificant in the grand scheme of things. But God saw something different. And God was going to work through David to accomplish some things of great significance for the people of Israel.
As you read today, consider this: Do you see your own life as insignificant in the grand scheme of things? What are some things of great significance He may be accomplishing in you right now?
READING & JOURNALING:
Do you see your own life as insignificant in the grand scheme of things?
What are some things of great significance He may be accomplishing in you right now?
Similarly, what are some things of great significance He already has accomplished within you and through you?
F260 READING: (A Scripture Reading Plan for Busy Believers)
Read: Genesis 22
Journal: Write it out. Following the pattern from 7 Arrows Page (click here) what did you learn from today’s reading?
Heavenly Father, I confess that there are times in which I see my life as insignificant. But today, I remember that even thought there are over 7 Billion people in the world, You still created me. You must have a wonderful purpose for my life, otherwise I wouldn’t be here. Thank You for creating me, and giving my life meaning. In Jesus’ name. Amen.