Tag Archives: religion

Choosing God; July 16, 2017


1 Kings 18:21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” This is the story of the most dramatic … Continue reading

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True Religion; July 10, 2017


1 Kings 12:28 After seeking advice, the king made two golden calves. He said to the people, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem. Here are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of … Continue reading

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August 31, 2016


Jeremiah 14:14 Then the Lord said to me, “The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I have not sent them or appointed them or spoken to them. They are prophesying to you false visions, divinations, idolatries and the delusions … Continue reading

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August 28, 2016


Jeremiah 10:5 “Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not fear them; they can do no harm nor can they do any good.” Reading this immediately brings … Continue reading

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April 15, 2016


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Hezekiah had his head and his heart on straight. Faced with an … Continue reading

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February 6, 2015


Isaiah 29:13 The Lord says: “These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is made up only of rules taught by men.” … Continue reading

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August 22, 2014


Amos 5:24 “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” From verse 21 the Lord is delivering one of the strongest condemnations of “religion as usual” in the whole Bible, and here he expresses what … Continue reading

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