Day Fifty – Two Wise Men Who Were Kings

Today's Scripture reading is Proverbs 23 through Ecclesiastes 4. I will be only sharing from the Proverbs beginning with. Chapter 23 –  “Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.  Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward …

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Day Thirty – The Peril and Power of Pride; Without Prejudice

It is written in Proverbs, “Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18).  Pride even gets into the hearts and minds of the best among us; and that is never more clear to me than when I was reading in 2 Chronicles 18 – 31 this morning. I read of …

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To Trust or to Defy the Living God

My reading for today was Isaiah 36 - 38.  In these chapters the Assyrians have been on a rampage through the land of Judah, destroying and pillaging; and they have come to Jerusalem which is walled and protected by good soldiers.  The king of Assyria sends his messenger to the wall with a threatening message, …

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Old, Outdated, Antiquated???

Reading chapters 17 - 19 of 2 Kings today... "For he clave to the LORD, and departed not from following Him, but kept His commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses." 2 Kings 18:6 (KJB) Old, outdated, and antiquated are words we might hear from some older people about the Bible.  We would probably hear it …

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Thinking Through the Prophets

"Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying, 'Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts; Zion shall be plowed like a field, and …

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That All the Kingdoms of the Earth May Know that You are the LORD

"“O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. Incline Your ear, O LORD, and hear; open Your eyes, O LORD, and see; and hear all the words of Sennacherib, which he …

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Trusting GOD and His Word in the Threats of Life

"And he set captains of war over the people, and gathered them together to him in the street of the gate of the city, and spake comfortably to them, saying, 'Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there …

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Strength for Today 233715-20

"And Hezekiah prayed unto the LORD, saying,'O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, that dwellest between the cherubims, Thou art the God, even Thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth: Thou hast made heaven and earth. Incline Thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open Thine eyes, O LORD, and see: and hear all …

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