Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 24, 2016


Habakkuk 2:1-3 I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me, and what answer I am to give to this complaint. Then the Lord replied: “Write … Continue reading

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September 23, 2016


Habakkuk 1:13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrong. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves? This is a question … Continue reading

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September 22, 2016


Habakkuk 1:11 “…guilty men, whose own strength is their god.” This snippet of description is astounding, really. For one thing, it is a marvelous use of words, painting a vivid description with a minimum of effort. We all know of … Continue reading

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September 21, 2016


Micah 7:18 Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. Once again we are reminded of the polytheistic … Continue reading

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September 20, 2016


Jonah 4:9 But God said to Jonah, “Do you have a right to be angry about the vine?” “I do,” he said. “I am angry enough to die.” This is a remarkably clear illustration of the effect of anger. Unresolved … Continue reading

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September 19, 2016


Jonah 3:10 When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he had compassion and did not bring upon them the destruction he had threatened. This verse is forgotten in a lot of discussion of … Continue reading

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September 18, 2016


Jonah 2:1-2 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. He said: “In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened … Continue reading

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