Day Seventy Seven – Jesus And The Man Born Blind

There are many religious folk in the world.  Many of them think they are seeing, even though they are blind.  Our reading of the Scriptures has reached the seventy seventh day of the ninety. The reading today is John 9 through 21, and what wonderful words I read this morning.  It was mostly the words …

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God, Gracious and Merciful

"Yet for many years You had patience with them, And testified against them by Your Spirit in Your prophets. Yet they would not listen; Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands. Nevertheless in Your great mercy You did not utterly consume them nor forsake them; For You are God, …

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When the People are in Bondage

"And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. For there were that said, 'We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.' Some also there were that said, 'We have mortgaged our lands, …

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Building the Wall… God Will Fight for Us

"And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another. In what place therefore ye hear the sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us: our God shall fight for …

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GOD’S Servant Kings and Leadership

"Also I have made a decree, that whosoever shall alter this word, let timber be pulled down from his house, and being set up, let him be hanged thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this. And the God that hath caused His name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, …

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Returning People, Leaders Lay Foundation, and Worship God

"And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel. And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto …

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When Leaders Get Full of Themselves

"But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense. And Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him fourscore priests of the LORD, that were …

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Be Not Afraid… For the Battle is Not Yours, But GOD’S

"Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation; and he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus …

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GOD Disciplines His People

"And when the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, They have humbled themselves; therefore I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance; and My wrath shall not be poured out upon Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak. Nevertheless they shall be his …

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That All People of the Earth May Know Your Name

"Moreover concerning the stranger, which is not of Thy people Israel, but is come from a far country for Thy great name’s sake, and Thy mighty hand, and Thy stretched out arm; if they come and pray in this house; then hear Thou from the heavens, even from Thy dwelling place, and do according to …

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