David’s Repentance

“You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God.” Psalm 51:17b, NLT Devotional from the Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible David had sinned against Bathsheba and her husband, Uriah, and thenseemed to live in denial about the gravity of the situation. Only when Nathan the prophet confronted David with a piercing parable […]

Reading Together

by Glenn Paauw, Institute for Bible Reading Reading the Bible well doesn’t happen automatically. There are steps we must take to ensure we’re receiving the Bible on its own terms. We read a well-translated Bible, and we read it holistically. We read complete literary units. If at all possible, we read in a nice, clean, […]

Fulfilling Our Unmet Needs and Desires

Devotional from the Life Recovery Bible Read Proverbs 3:13-26 None of us set out to become addicted to something. We were seeking something else—escape from pain, perhaps, or something to make up for our losses and brokenness—or maybe we had a subconscious desire for self-destruction. Unfortunately, the things we turned to could not satisfy our deepest needs […]