Saturday, January 3, 2015
Devotions-The Time For
Bible Questions Answered:
“When should be the time for devotions. Im thinking after dinner when everyone is around....”
Bernice/ Walsall, England (United Kingdom)
Genesis 28:16-18 KJV
16 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely The Lord is in this place; and I knew it not.
17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
18 And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
Elkanah and his wife Hannah: Praying for a child.
I Samuel 1:19 KJV
And they rose up in the morning early, and worshiped before The Lord, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and The Lord remembered her.
II Chronicles 29:20,28-30 KJV
20 Then Hezekiah the king rose early, and gathered the rulers of the city, and went up to the house of The Lord.
28 And all the congregation worshiped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.
29 And when they had made an end of offering, the king and all that were present with him bowed themselves, and worshiped
30 Moreover Hezekiah the king and the princes commanded the Levites to sing praise unto The Lord with the words of David, and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness, and they bowed their heads and worshiped.
Job 1:5 KJV
And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.
Psalm 5:3 KJV
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
Psalm 58:7-11 KJV
7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.
8 Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.
9 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations.
10 For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy Truth unto the clouds.
11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.
Mark 1:35 KJV
And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, He (Jesus) went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.