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APPLYING GOD’S TEACHING

He gave you manna to eat in the desert, something your fathers had never known, to humble and to test you so that in the end it might go well with you. Deuteronomy 8:16 It has never gone well for … Continue reading

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GOD’S TEACHING

Religious teachings conceived in the minds of men tend to neglect the more important matters of law: justice, mercy, and faith. Jesus’ strongest rebuke against the Pharisees was their willingness to tithe on the smallest herb in their gardens, even … Continue reading

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Follow Me: My Father

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 4[1] God’s judgment for the first premeditated murder was severe. Abel had done nothing that deserved death by his brother’s hand. Surely this crime warranted the death penalty. Yet Cain’s … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Don’t Take Your Presence From Me

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 4[1] God knew that Cain had murdered his brother when he asked him, “Where is your brother Abel?”[2] Cain lied, “I don’t know. Am I my brother’s keeper?” In other … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Justified and Merciful

 Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 3 God had commanded happiness in the midst of devastation, and then he created good things. When he created man and saw it was not good for the man to … Continue reading

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CH 21 THE LORD’S PEOPLE

Numbers 16:41-45 The next day the whole Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron. “You have killed the Lord’s people” they said. But when the assembly gathered in opposition to Moses and Aaron and turned toward the Tent of Meeting, … Continue reading

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CH 20 HOPE DEFERRED

The Hebrew word chatta and the Greek word hamartano that are translated sin in the Bible have a common meaning: to miss or to err so as not to share in the prize. Even if we kept the whole law … Continue reading

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CH 19 GUILTY OF LOVE

Joshua and Caleb saved themselves by faith when they believed the written word of God and were not afraid to confess it in the presence of unbelief. Their good confession revealed the hatred and murder in the hearts of their … Continue reading

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