Category: Old Testament
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Isaiah 45.7 & Luke 4.24-27
The implications of divine sovereignty
Posted: 19 August 2010 in Isaiah, Luke

“I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.”

“And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country. But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

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Ezra 9.5-10 – Repentance
Posted: 13 August 2010 in Ezra

And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my heaviness; and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands unto the LORD my God, And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.

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Deuteronomy 13.1-5
Preordination & human responsibility
Posted: 11 August 2010 in Deuteronomy

If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet…..

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Deuteronomy 6.10-12 – Secularism & its cause
Posted: 5 August 2010 in Deuteronomy

And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities, which thou buildedst not, And houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not…..

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Deuteronomy 4.33-40 – The Election of Israel
Posted: 3 August 2010 in Deuteronomy

Did ever people hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and live? Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt

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