Category: Old Testament
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Jeremiah 10.7-11 – The true God and pagan gods.
Posted: 12 April 2011 in Jeremiah

Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee. But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities. Silver spread into plates is […]

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Proverbs 22.2 – The implications of Divine Providence
Posted: 7 April 2011 in Proverbs

The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. Verses such as the one above tend to be unpopular in our day. It is easy to see why, because it is an open invitation for people to complacently say that the poor should be “content with their station in life,” […]

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Jeremiah 21.1-4, 13-14 – A couple of disconnected thoughts
Posted: 5 April 2011 in Jeremiah

“The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when king Zedekiah sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, saying, Enquire, I pray thee, of the LORD for us; for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon maketh war against us; if so be that the LORD will deal […]

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Numbers 22-23 – God’s Immutable Will
Posted: 4 April 2011 in Numbers

“And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in the plains of Moab on this side Jordan by Jericho. And Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites. And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children […]

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Jeremiah 17.19-27 – God’s priorities and ours.
Posted: 1 April 2011 in Jeremiah

Thus said the LORD unto me; Go and stand in the gate of the children of the people, whereby the kings of Judah come in, and by the which they go out, and in all the gates of Jerusalem; And say unto them, Hear ye the word of the LORD, ye kings of Judah, and […]

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