Tag Archives: depending on God

Righteousness; December 7, 2017


Jeremiah 33:16 “In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness.” This is the foundation of Paul’s exposition of righteousness by faith, … Continue reading

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The Provision of the Holy Spirit; October 26, 2017


Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. This Psalm is justly one of the most famous, … Continue reading

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Tools; October 23, 2017


Psalm 44:6-8 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. In God we make our boast all day long, and … Continue reading

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Trusting God; October 20, 2017


Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: The NIV translators felt uncomfortable without indicating what the pronoun at the end of this verse pointed to, so they used a colon to … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Trust; October 13, 2017


Psalm 28:1, 8 To you I call, O Lord my Rock; do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent, I shall be like those who have gone down to the pit. The Lord is the … Continue reading

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God our Creator; September 29, 2017


Job 38:36 “Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind?” From chapter 38 we have God answering Job, and all the way through the end of chapter 39 it is a succession of rhetorical questions to … Continue reading

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Fasting; September 8, 2017


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. The point of fasting … Continue reading

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