Category: Old Testament
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1 Chronicles 29.12-15, 18 – All things come from God
Posted: 9 February 2011 in 1 Chronicles

Thine, O LORD is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest […]

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Isaiah 47.5-10 – God’s use of sinful motives
Posted: 4 February 2011 in Isaiah

Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms. I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid […]

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Isaiah 45.9-12 – The futility of striving with God
Posted: 3 February 2011 in Isaiah, Scripture

Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands? Woe unto him that saith unto his father, What begettest thou? or to the woman, What hast thou […]

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Isaiah 43.3-7 – Eternal life & the purpose of Creation
Posted: 2 February 2011 in Isaiah, Scripture

For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee. Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life. Fear not: […]

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Psalm 136.10-20 – God’s “unfairness”
Posted: 31 January 2011 in Psalms

To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever: And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever: With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever. To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy […]

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