Tag Archives: blessings

God’s Plans; November 14, 2017


Psalm 94:9 Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? Very simple, irrefutable logic here! However, it’s the implications of this rhetorical question that cause people either to insist that God is … Continue reading

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Perspective; September 19, 2017


Nehemiah 9:20 “You gave your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths, and you gave them water for their thirst.” This whole section is about the blessings of the Exodus. They finally had … Continue reading

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Tithing; August 25, 2017


2 Chronicles 31:10 Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok, answered, “Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the Lord, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the Lord … Continue reading

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Recovering from Mistakes; July 28, 2017


2 Kings 8:4 The king was talking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, and had said, “Tell me about all the great things Elisha has done.” Sometimes the Old Testament narrative leaves questions about chronology. It seems … Continue reading

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May 11, 2017


Deuteronomy 28:2 All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God. This list of blessings is well known, and certainly seems attractive. A few of the things are so specifically agrarian that … Continue reading

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April 30, 2017


Deuteronomy 11:26-28 See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse— the blessing if you obey the commands of the Lord your God that I am giving you today; the curse if you disobey the commands of … Continue reading

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April 11, 2017


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” I have lost track of how many passages talk about both faith and works, knowledge and action. Lots of passages focus on one or … Continue reading

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