Today's Verse: 2 Samuel 6:21 (KJV)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

... therefore will I play before the Lord.
— 2 Samuel 6:21 (KJV)

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

David was ridiculed for his exuberance as he rejoiced with dancing at the Ark of the Covenant's return home. He refused, however, to be deterred by such criticism. The ark's return was a reason for celebration. His God was the only true and living God. His God had given him victory after victory from dangerous foes. His God has preserved His people through all sorts of hardships and difficulties over a long history of challenges, oppression, wandering, and battling. David was determined he would and delighted he could celebrate before the Lord. Shouldn't we?

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My Prayer...

Lord God Almighty, full of grace and mercy, awesome in power and holiness, you are my joy, my hope, and my future. I rejoice in you as the only One, and the only thing, worthy of all glory, honor, and praise. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

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Illustration of 2 Samuel 6:21 (KJV) — ... therefore will I play before the Lord.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.