April 5 “Wind and waves and wonder”

Are you facing a storm in your life? Are wind and waves threatening to sink you boat? Are you worried about our nation, the economy or something else? He still rebukes the wind and waves.

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Today’s Readings:
Deuteronomy 33 & 34
Psalm 40.13-17
Proverbs 13.13-14
Luke 8.1-25

Deuteronomy 33 & 34:

Hear the Word of the Lord

We have come to the end of this book, the last of the five books of Moses or the Pentateuch, meaning “five scrolls.” The Pentateuch forms a foundation for understanding the rest of Scripture. Moses himself commanded that these important truths be read publicly.

Deuteronomy 31.12, “Gather the people together, men and women and little ones, and the stranger who is within your gates, that they may hear and that they may learn to fear the LORD your God and carefully observe all the words of this law.”

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It’s just as important for us to read and study and understand the truths contained in these sacred books so that we will “fear the Lord our God”—have that reverential respect that He alone is due—and that we will “observe all the words of this law”—be doers of the Word and not hearers only as James commanded us (Jas. 1.22-25). Continue reading