Author: STEVE BALL

  • God’s Holy Bible

    2 Samuel 9-11 David’s Kindness to Mephibosheth 9 And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” 2 Now there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was Ziba, and they called him to David. And the king said to him, “Are you Ziba?”…

  • Amram & Jochebed’s Faith

    Hebrews 11:23-28 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that the child was beautiful, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict. The author of Hebrews writes of the faith of many in the Old Testament times. A major figure in biblical history is Moses,…

  • God’s Holy Bible

    2 Samuel 6-8 The Ark Brought to Jerusalem 6 David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. 2 And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale-judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim. 3 And they…

  • Joseph’s Faith

    Hebrews 11:17-22 By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones. After Joseph reunited with his family in Egypt, Jacob invoked blessings over his sons, including the sons of Joseph. Joseph is an excellent example of true faith from the Old Testament.…

  • God’s Holy Bible

    2 Samuel 1-2 David Hears of Saul’s Death 1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. 2 And on the third day, behold, a man came from Saul’s camp, with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. And when he came to David, he fell to the ground…

  • Dying in Faith

    Hebrews 11:13-16 These all died in faith, not having received the things promised…God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared for them a city. When we speak of suffering, oftentimes we immediately think of death because many of the people in our lives who have suffered have done so because of some kind…

  • God’s Holy Bible

    1 Samuel 30-31 David’s Wives Are Captured 30 Now when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, the Amalekites had made a raid against the Negeb and against Ziklag. They had overcome Ziklag and burned it with fire 2 and taken captive the women and all[a] who were in it, both small and great. They killed no one,…

  • Abraham’s Faith

    Hebrews 11:8-12 By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. The Christian faith must be a lifelong possession. Those who do not endure in faith over the course of life, show that they…

  • God’s Holy Bible

    1 Samuel 27-29 David Flees to the Philistines 27 Then David said in his heart, “Now I shall perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of seeking me any longer within the borders of…

  • Abel’s & Enoch’s Faith

    Hebrews 11:4-7 By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice…By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death… Abel is the first Old Testament saint held up to us as an example of faith. Abel’s example teaches us about how true faith manifests itself in the kinds of things we offer to…