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The Lessons God Provides; April 11, 2018


Jonah 4: 6, 7, 8 The Lord (God) provided … The turn of phrase in this chapter is very instructive. We think of God providing things we want, but we don’t think of Him providing things we don’t want. Providing … Continue reading

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Generational Transmission; January 4, 2018


Psalms 145:4 One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts. Moses wrote repeatedly about the necessity of transmitting knowledge of God from one generation to another, and here David is touching on the … Continue reading

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God’s Control; October 16, 2017


Psalm 32:9 Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or they will not come to you. This verse struck me a long time ago, but I … Continue reading

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God our Teacher; September 28, 2017


Job 36:22 “God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him?” God is indeed the ultimate Teacher, so the question is the caliber of His students. God provides lesson after lesson, but if we react in resentment … Continue reading

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God’s Righteousness; September 18, 2017


Nehemiah 9:8 “You have kept your promise because you are righteous.” Most of this chapter is a recounting of Israel’s history, and this statement to the Lord is at the foundation of it all. The Jews here are proclaiming that … Continue reading

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Response to Opposition; September 16, 2017


Nehemiah 6:9 They were all trying to frighten us, thinking, “Their hands will get too weak for the work, and it will not be completed.” But I prayed, “Now strengthen my hands.” Nehemiah was faced with satanic opposition expressed through … 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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