Rebellion, Witchcraft, and Stubbornness

"Then came the word of the LORD unto Samuel, saying,  'It repents Me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following Me, and has not performed my commandments.' And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.  And when Samuel rose early to meet …

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The Teaching of Rebellion

Jeremiah did not enjoy preaching the message which God gave him to preach.  He loved the people, the priests (they were members of his own family), the princes, and the kings.  He loved the temple and what it represented.  Most of all Jeremiah loved God and His commandments. When Hananiah the prophet preached that God …

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For the LORD Had Said…

"For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun."  Numbers 26:65 (KJB) There had been an incident at Peor (chapter 25) where the Midianite people, discovering the sinful passions …

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The Problem of the Rebellious Heart

“And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi: seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the …

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The Peril of a False Messenger

There are a lot of messengers in this old world.  Everyone's opinion is as good as anybody else.  That is what we are told, and as far as human opinion goes; that is based assumptions and pretense; then your opinion is as good as mine.  However, when it comes to the truths of God's Word …

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God’s Truth to the False Preachers

"Then came the word of the LORD unto Jeremiah, saying, Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith the LORD concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he caused you to trust in a lie: therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will …

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092611 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth

"The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against Me.  The ox …

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062311 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body…

'...That ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.  Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.   For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under …

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050211 …To obey is better than sacrifice…

"And Samuel said, 'Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.  For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast …

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Verse Of The Day 060810

"Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?  Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them, …

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