Julius T. Medenblik

Julius Medenblik

Devotionals by Julius Medenblik

October 31, 2011

Praying "So That" Prayers

2 Kings 19:14-19
“Our God, deliver us … so that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone, LORD, are God.”
2 Kings 19:19

October 30, 2011

Humility Needed

2 Kings 5:7-19
“Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel. So please accept a gift from your servant.”
2 Kings 5:15

October 29, 2011

Extraordinary Compassion

2 Kings 5:1-6
“If only my master would see the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.”
2 Kings 5:3

October 28, 2011

No Turning Back

1 Kings 19:19-21
Elisha … burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate.
1 Kings 19:21

October 27, 2011

Refreshed by God

1 Kings 19:5-18
An angel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.”
1 Kings 19:5

October 26, 2011

Coming Down From the Mountaintop

1 Kings 18:45-19:6
“I have had enough, LORD,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.”
1 Kings 19:4

October 25, 2011

Waiting and Watching

1 Kings 18:40-46
The seventh time the servant reported, “A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea.”
1 Kings 18:44

October 24, 2011

Come Here to Me

1 Kings 18:30-39
Elijah said to all the people, “Come here to me.”
1 Kings 18:30

October 23, 2011

Bleeding for Attention

1 Kings 18:22-29
They shouted louder and slashed themselves with swords and spears, as was their custom, until their blood flowed.
1 Kings 18:28

October 22, 2011

Following or Wavering?

1 Kings 18:16-24
“How long will you waver … ? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.”
1 Kings 18:21

October 21, 2011

Serving to Save

1 Kings 18:1-15
Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them in two caves … and had supplied them with food …
1 Kings 18:4

October 20, 2011

From Weeping to Witness

1 Kings 17:17-24
“Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD from your mouth is the truth.”
1 Kings 17:24

October 19, 2011

First Give

1 Kings 17:7-16
“Don’t be afraid… But first make a small loaf of bread for me from what you have and bring it to me …”
1 Kings 17:13

October 18, 2011

Not an Easy Life

1 Kings 17:1-5
“You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there.”
1 Kings 17:4

October 17, 2011

Gentle Words

1 Samuel 25:1-27
“Pardon your servant, my lord, and let me speak to you; hear what your servant has to say.”
1 Samuel 25:24

October 16, 2011

God's Timing, Not Ours

1 Samuel 24
“Some urged me to kill you, but … I said, ‘I will not lay my hand on … the LORD’s anointed.’”
1 Samuel 24:10

October 15, 2011

Fear and Trembling

1 Corinthians 2:1-5
My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might … rest on … God’s power.
1 Corinthians 2:4-5

October 14, 2011

An Unlikely Choice

1 Samuel 16:1-13
“People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
1 Samuel 16:7

October 13, 2011

The Power of "Perhaps"

1 Samuel 14:1-23
“Perhaps the LORD will act in our behalf. Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving …”
1 Samuel 14:6

October 12, 2011

The Ears of a Hero

1 Samuel 3
Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”
1 Samuel 3:10

October 11, 2011

A Mother's Prayer

1 Samuel 1
“Look on your servant’s misery and … give [me] a son, then I will give him to the LORD …”
1 Samuel 1:11

October 10, 2011

God at Work

Ruth 2
Ruth … said … “Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.”
Ruth 2:2

October 9, 2011

Heroes Need One Other

Ruth 1:15-22
“Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.”
Ruth 1:16

October 8, 2011

Troubles and Blessings

Ruth 1
Naomi said … “Go back, each of you … May the LORD show you kindness, as you have shown kindness …”
Ruth 1:8

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