Tag Archive: 2 Chronicles

Jan 16

Do you interrupt your schedule and move quickly to serve someone else or to obey God… like Abraham did?

Usually we move at our own pace People who have rank or are in authority usually get to set their own pace. Most of us have some time each day when we are free to organize and plan our lives. Abraham moved quickly to serve It was in the afternoon, a hot afternoon, and Abraham …

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May 09

How big is your God?

Some of the events recorded in the Bible seem strangely quaint. People believed in localized or oddly restricted deities. Naaman, Syrian general, followed the advice of his captured Jewish slave girl and sought healing for his leprosy through the Jewish prophet Elisha. He was told to wash in the Jordan River but wanted to wash …

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Jan 29

Have you ever prayed for someone you did not trust? …. Like Abraham did

During one of our recent Sunday services our pastor and a missionary talked about God’s visit to Abraham recorded in Genesis 18. Their talk caused me to think about the relationship between passages that I have blogged about in the past. God’s visit to Abraham Abraham practiced hospitality toward three visitors and at some point …

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May 27

The Just Shall Live By Faith- Habakkuk’s prayer

A Time of Crisis 600 Years Before Jesus About six hundred years before Christ was born there was a time of great crisis among the Jews. King Josiah, the boy king who had grown to be a godly leader, was killed in battle against the Egyptians. He brought revival to Jerusalem, restored the temple, and …

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Apr 02

Jesus is the consummation of the prophets, priests, and kings

The Prophets When I was in seminary one of the professors referred to the prophets as God’s relief pitchers. They were called in to meet needs, usually when things were not going well. They came from different regions of the country and different tribes. Some like Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel and Ezekiel were lifelong prophets. Some …

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Apr 01

What if you knew the future when you were 26 years old?

Josiah the boy-king Josiah began his reign as king of the Jews about 635 years before Jesus was born. He lived 350 years afer King David. The history of God’s people followed the fortunes of kings who followed God and those who ignored the covenant given to the Jews through Moses. Josiah began to reign …

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Jan 06

Go…I will show you. Go … I will tell you.

God Went With Abraham There are two ways I could give you a house. I could give you the address, the keys and the ownership  papers and wish you well in your new home. I could also tell you of the gift and say, “Let me come and show you your new home.” This way …

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