Day Sixty Seven – Redemption and Healing through The Creator

Yesterday we looked at the very troubled marriage of Hosea and Gomer; and their marriage is a picture of Israel's broken fellowship with God. Today's reading is Hosea 12 through Amos 7.  We find God doing the work of redemption, grace, healing, and restoration in Hosea. God says to Israel through the prophet Hosea, “I …

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They Had Been With Jesus

"Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.  And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.  But when they had commanded them …

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Preach the Kingdom of God

"Then He called His twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. And He sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. And he said unto them, 'Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have …

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When He Had Opened the Book

"And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up: and, as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.  And there was delivered unto Him the book of the prophet Esaias, and when He had opened the book, He found the place where …

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The Compassion of God

Concern and Compassion took a cruise on an ocean liner.  While they were out looking over the outer railing someone fell overboard.  Concern cried out, “Man overboard”.  Compassion cried out, “Man overboard”, and dived in to rescue the imperiled man. The above story shows the difference in concern and compassion.  One cries out, but does …

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The Great Servant Who Would Suffer

The following verses were written about 700 years previous to the birth of Jesus.  They are prophetic Scripture which foretell the suffering of Jesus Christ.  Hear them, hear the word of the LORD and believe. "Who hath believed our report? And to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? For He shall grow up before …

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There Is a River…

"Along the bank of the river, on this side and that, will grow all kinds of trees used for food; their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. They will bear fruit every month, because their water flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food, and their leaves for medicine.'" …

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111111 Every thing shall live whither the river cometh

"And he said unto me, 'Son of man, hast thou seen this?' Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river.  Now when I had returned, behold, at the bank of the river were very many trees on the one side and on the other.   Then said he unto …

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080711 I will extol Thee, O LORD; for Thou hast lifted me up

"I will extol Thee, O LORD; for Thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.  O LORD my God, I cried unto Thee, and Thou hast healed me.  O LORD, Thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: Thou hast kept me alive, that I should not …

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