In the basement of their home he kept the barber’s chair that his deceased father had once used in a shop in another town.

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— 2 Samuel 9:7 Many years after his friend Jonathan died, King David reached out to Jonathan’s son Mephibosheth.

David restored to Mephibosheth the land that had belonged to his grandfather, King Saul, and David welcomed Mephibosheth to his royal table. Because David loved Jonathan and wanted to do something kind to a member of Saul’s household “for Jonathan’s sake” (2 Samuel 9:1).

On Saturdays, suggest the authors (The Ten Commandments of Dating), couples should spend the day together and discuss their thoughts about the week's theme; Sundays they ought to attend church.

The Monday-to-Friday anecdotes, which often use the prosaic to illustrate the profound (the shame of a messy dorm room, for instance, teaches the importance of "healthy self-talk"), can feel a bit judgmental and preachy.

Deuteronomy 15:1–11Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.

Deuteronomy Years ago I said something that still bothers me when I think about it. The husband earned a good living in his hairstyling salon.

Young, host of the syndicated radio show The Single Connection, and Adams, a clinical psychologist, present a nine-week course of daily devotionals for committed Christians involved in long-term relationships and aiming toward marriage.

Weekly "disciplines" focusing on foundational spiritual themes-love, prayer, simplicity-are divided into daily mediations meant to be read in solitude.

My friend used the chair in his basement two evenings and part of Saturday each week to seat customers who couldn’t afford to see him in his shop.