Category Archives: Israel

The Hand of Our God Was Upon Us

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah offer us a little glimpse into the hearts of men who truly loved their God and desired the best for His people. And if we pay attention, we can learn from them. How to … Continue reading

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That All the Kingdoms May Know

“And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up to the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD. Then Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said: ‘O LORD … Continue reading

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Engaging In Battle Through Prayer

I’m reading through the book of 1 Kings, and as I came across the familiar story of Elijah versus the four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal (which is really about the one true God versus a false one), I … Continue reading

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For He Is Your Life

I finished up the book of Deuteronomy this morning. The last chapter tells of the death of Moses, and of his burial, by the LORD God Himself — wow. Here are the last few verses: “But since then there has … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Commandments, Consequences, Cursing, Deuteronomy, Egypt, Faithfulness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Israel, January 2015, Life, Love, Men, Moses, Obedience, Others, Plagues, Prayer, Salvation | Leave a comment

Consider It In Your Heart

The book of Deuteronomy is a spoken journal of sorts, a summary of events and a review of the commands that God had given to the children of Israel. Moses knew he was not going to cross over the Jordan … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Angels, Blessings, Children, Commandments, December 2014, Deuteronomy, Exodus, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heaven, History, Israel, Jesus, Joy, Love, Luke, Men, Mercy, Moses, Numbers, Obedience, Salvation, Shepherd, The Father, The Nature of God | Leave a comment

A Star and A Scepter

In this season of Advent, I am reading through the book of Numbers. Not very Christmas-y, I’m afraid. So imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon prophecy regarding the coming of the Messiah, Jesus, in chapter 24. “So he took … Continue reading

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Oh, To See God’s Smile!

Happy Monday to you all! What better way to begin our work week than with a blessing? 🙂 “And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: ‘Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, “This is the way you shall bless the … Continue reading

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