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Devotional Hours with the Bible, Volume 2

By J.R. Miller

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   Introduction - Devotional Hours with the Bible J. R. Miller, 1910 Volume 2. From the Exodus--through the Life of David This eight volume set was published
   Chapter 1 - The Giving of Manna - Exodus 16, Numbers 11 The people of Israel had now entered upon their forty years of discipline. Daring this period they were to be made into a nat
   Chapter 2 - The Ten Commandments - Exodus 20 Mount Sinai became the meeting-place of God and the people of Israel. The Lord met Moses on the mountain and told him that He would revea
   Chapter 3 - Worshiping the Golden Calf - Exodus 32 Moses continued long in the Mount receiving instructions from God concerning the institutions of religion which were to be established in
   Chapter 4 - The Tabernacle - Exodus 40 The tabernacle was not built after the plans of any human architect. Moses did not design it himself. It was made according to the patter
   Chapter 5 - Nadab and Abihu - Leviticus 10:1-11 "Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered strange fire before the L
   Chapter 6 - Journeying Towards Canaan - Numbers 9-10 The stay at Sinai was ending. The time had come for the beginning of the march towards the promised land. Pauses in life are necessary
   Chapter 7 - Report of the Spies - Numbers 13-14 "The LORD now said to Moses--Send men to explore the land of Canaan, the land I am giving to Israel. Send one leader from each of th
   Chapter 8 - The Brazen Serpent - Numbers 21:1-9 "They began to murmur against God and Moses. "Why have you brought us out of Egypt to die here in the wilderness?" they complained.
   Chapter 9 - Moses' Death and Burial - Deuteronomy 34 "Moses the servant of the Lord died." The death of Moses was a sore disappointment to him. He wanted to live longer. He thought his
   Chapter 10 - Joshua Encouraged - Joshua 1:1-9 The work of Moses was done--and he was laid to rest. Now Joshua is called to take up the unfinished task. We need not fret and vex our
   Chapter 11 - Crossing the Jordan - Joshua 3 Before crossing the river, Joshua sent spies to enter Jericho secretly and learn all they could learn about the city. The Divine promise t
   Chapter 12 - The Fall of Jericho - Joshua 6 The city of Jericho was at the entrance to the promised land. The people had now crossed the river--but Jericho stood as a great iron gate
   Chapter 13 - Joshua and Caleb - Joshua 14 The story of Caleb is interesting. He was a man of the heroic type. He was one of the twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the land of Can
   Chapter 14 - Cities of Refuge - Joshua 20:1-9 There has always been need for mercy in this world. There has also been need always for law--for the protection of men from wrong and
   Chapter 15 - Joshua's Parting Advice - Joshua 24:14-28 It is a good thing to get safely to the end of one's life, to have done its work well, to have been victorious in its battles, and
   Chapter 16 - The Curse of Meroz - Judges 5:1-23 It was in the days of the judges. The Israelites were suffering sore oppression under their ancient enemies, the Canaanites. Deborah
   Chapter 17 - Gideon and the Three Hundred - Judges 7 Gideon is one of the most interesting characters of his time. The days were troublous for the people of Israel. It was their own fault, to
   Chapter 18 - Ruth and Naomi - Ruth 1 The Book of Ruth is one of the most delightful pastorals ever written. It is full of charm and beauty. It is related, whether on indisputab
   Chapter 19 - Samuel the Judge - 1 Samuel 7 Samuel grew up from very young childhood in the House of the Lord. The atmosphere was good in a way, although we cannot think of Eli as
   Chapter 20 - Israel Asking for a King - 1 Samuel 8 It was when Samuel was old, that the people began to talk about wanting to have a king. It takes a great deal of grace to grow old sweet
   Chapter 21 - Saul Chosen King - 1 Samuel 9-10 It had been decided that Israel should have a king. How was he to be found? The story is graphically told in the Scriptures. There wa
   Chapter 22 - Samuel's Farewell Address - 1 Samuel 12 In all the narrative of Saul's election and coronation as king, the character of Samuel shines out brightly. Though himself set aside b
   Chapter 23 - Saul Rejected as King - 1 Samuel 15 Saul began his reign with enthusiasm. He had a splendid coadjutor in his son Jonathan. Jonathan was brave and popular with the people.
   Chapter 24 - Samuel Anoints David - 1 Samuel 16 Saul had failed because he would not accept God's way for his life--but insisted upon having his own way. The result was that he wrecke
   Chapter 25 - David and Goliath - 1 Samuel 17 The story of David and Goliath is one with which every reader of the Bible is familiar. It is full of interest. It reveals much of Davi
   Chapter 26 - David and Jonathan - 1 Samuel 18 The story of the friendship of Jonathan and David is a Bible classic. As such, it takes rank with the finest friendship stories in any
   Chapter 27 - Saul Tries to Kill David - 1 Samuel 18 At first Saul was strongly attracted to David. David's valor that day in the conflict with Goliath, which won the friendship of Jonatha
   Chapter 28 - David Spares Saul - 1 Samuel 26 Twice at least David had Saul in his power and might have killed him--but each time he magnanimously spared him. On the former occasion
   Chapter 29 - Death of Saul and Jonathan - 1 Samuel 31 The story of the last days of Saul's life is very sad. God had departed from him, and he had no heavenly guidance. He was drifting like
   Chapter 30 - David Becomes King - 2 Samuel 2:1-10 Saul was dead. David was out of the country when the fatal battle on Mount Gilboa was fought. Indeed, he was with the Philistines w
   Chapter 31 - David Brings up the Ark - 2 Samuel 6; 1 Chronicles 13 The continuance of Ish-Bosheth's reign was brief. It had no moral strength from the beginning, and was kept in existenc
   Chapter 32 - God's Covenant with David - 2 Samuel 7:1-16 The ark was in its place, and the worship of the Lord had begun. David had prospered greatly. He was living now in a palace of ceda
   Chapter 33 - David and Absalom - 2 Samuel 15:1-12; 18:24-33 The narrative of the rebellion of Absalom is one of the saddest stories in the Bible. The flight of David from his home,

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