Category: Old Testament
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Proverbs 20.24, 21.1 & Ephesians 1.3-6
Predestination
Posted: 31 May 2010 in Ephesians, Proverbs

“Man’s goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?”

“The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will”

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Tags: human responsibility, predestination, preordination

Nehemiah 9.6-8 – God as Creator and Lord
Posted: 29 May 2010 in Nehemiah

Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee. Thou art the LORD the God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur…..

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Tags: creation, purposes of god

Genesis 3.1-6 & Luke 10.21 – Pride and Salvation
Posted: 28 May 2010 in Genesis, Luke

And he [the serpent] said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may [not] eat….. of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden…..

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

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Tags: obedience, original sin, pride, salvation, the fall, trusting in god

Proverbs 16.4 & Colossians 1.16 The Purpose of Creation
Posted: 26 May 2010 in Colossians, Proverbs

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil…..

For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.

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Tags: purposes of god

Leviticus 3.2 – Vocation
in Leviticus

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the offering, and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

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Tags: call of god, obedience, vocation, will of god