Category: Old Testament
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Numbers 23.28-24.6 – Wanting to control God.
Posted: 30 January 2012 in Numbers

And Balak brought Balaam unto the top of Peor, that looketh toward jeshimon. And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams. And Balak did as Balaam had said, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar. And when Balaam saw that it […]

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Numbers 23.18-24 – Election and God’s free choice
Posted: 29 January 2012 in Numbers

And he took up his parable, and said, Rise up, Balak, and hear; hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor: God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not […]

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Numbers 12.6-8 – The uncomfortable implications of God’s sovereignty over history
Posted: 27 January 2012 in Numbers

And they turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and og the king of bashan went out against them, he, and all his people, to the battle at edrei. And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land; […]

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Jeremiah 5.7-14 – The worship of idols
Posted: 17 January 2012 in Jeremiah

How shall I pardon thee for this? thy children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots’ houses. They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour’s […]

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2 Chronicles 33.1-7 and Ecclesiastes 12.13 – The First Duty of Man
Posted: 2 January 2012 in 2 Chronicles, Ecclesiastes

“Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem: But did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel. For he built again the high […]

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