Tag Archives: obedience

God’s Control; August 6, 2017


2 Kings 23:25 Neither before nor after Josiah was there a king like him who turned to the Lord as he did—with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his strength, in accordance with all the … Continue reading

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God’s Promises; July 1, 2017


1 Kings 6:11-12 The word of the Lord came to Solomon: “As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, carry out my regulations and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you … Continue reading

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Leadership; May 20, 2017


Joshua 6:16 The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the people, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city!” Differences in language can be very interesting. In English, the command to shout is … Continue reading

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April 23, 2017


Deuteronomy 5:29 “Oh, that their hearts would be inclined to fear me and keep all my commands always, so that it might go well with them and their children for ever!” Here we have God’s motive for His commandments to … Continue reading

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March 20, 2017


Numbers 13:33 “We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.” This incident is, in a sense, one of the most “human” in the whole Bible. It ranks right up there with worshiping the … Continue reading

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December 27, 2016


Luke 2:39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. This seems like almost a throw-away line to advance the narrative, and actually it … Continue reading

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November 12, 2016


Acts 13:4 The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. This was the start of what are called Paul’s missionary journeys. One striking characteristic of how … Continue reading

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