Tag Archives: being used by God

Shepherding; December 5, 2017


Isaiah 40:11 He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young. The Bible gives us many word pictures of God, but … Continue reading

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Prophets and Prophecy; December 2, 2017


Deuteronomy 18:15 The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him. I think the reason this verse is widely seen as Messianic is that many of … Continue reading

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Political Leadership; September 1, 2017


2 Chronicles 36:23 “This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: “‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and he has appointed me to build a temple for him at Jerusalem in … Continue reading

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Honoring the Office; July 2, 2017


1 Kings 8:23 “O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below—you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way.” I think even Solomon … Continue reading

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Being God-centered; June 16, 2017


2 Samuel 5:12 And David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. Time and again throughout the Bible we see that God doesn’t do … Continue reading

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Being Used by God; May 28, 2017


1 Samuel 1:17 Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.” We know from succeeding passages that Eli was not a very good priest, but he occupied the office, … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017


Genesis 48:15-16 Then he blessed Joseph and said, “May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day, the Angel who has delivered me from all … Continue reading

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