Category: Scripture
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Ecclesiastes 2.13-19 – Wisdom – worldly and heavenly
Posted: 25 September 2014 in Ecclesiastes

Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness. The wise man’s eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all. Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth even […]

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Jeremiah 36.1-3 and 22-23 – The call to repentance
Posted: 24 September 2014 in Jeremiah

And it came to pass in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that this word came unto Jeremiah from the Lord, saying, Take thee a roll of a book, and write therein all the words that I have spoken unto thee against Israel, and against Judah, and against all […]

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Genesis 24.1-7 – Trusting in God’s promises and providence
Posted: 12 September 2014 in Genesis

And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age….. And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house….. Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: And I will make thee swear by the Lord, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto […]

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Psalm 99.1 and 103.7 – God’s holiness
Posted: 11 September 2014 in Psalms

The Lord reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. From what I read on various Christian forums, I get the impression that some Christians have become so used […]

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Jeremiah 32.3 – Submission to the words of God
Posted: 10 September 2014 in Jeremiah

For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, Wherefore dost thou prophesy, and say, Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it; Jeremiah’s answer to Zedekiah might well have been the blunt, “Because that is what the Lord […]

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