August 14 “God, authority & speeding tickets”

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God is a God of order and He works through authority. We can’t say we’re fully submitted to God if we aren’t submitted to the authority He has placed in our lives.

Today’s Readings:
Job 19 & 20
Psalm 95.6-11
Proverbs 23.4-5
Romans 13.1-14

Job 19 & 20:

My Redeemer lives

In spite of all his miseries Job could still say, “For I know that my Redeemer lives …” That should put most of us to shame! He went on to say, “… I shall see God.” So no matter what, he was sure of his eternal destiny.

listening, earPsalm 95.6-11:

We will hear His voice

What a strong encouragement to us that as we “worship and bow down” and recognize that “He is our God,” that if He is truly the God who sits on the throne of our hearts, we “will hear His voice” and do what He asks us to do! Continue reading

May 28 “Knowing the voice of God”

Knowing the voice of God: Is it possible to know when God is speaking or when it’s the enemy?

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Today’s Readings:
1 Kings 3 & 4
Psalm 68.15-20
Proverbs 17.10-12
John 10.1-23

1 Kings 3 & 4:

Do you need wisdom?

In chapter 3, God appears to Solomon in a dream and gives him a blank check to request anything he wants. Instead of wealth, or fame, or any material blessing, Solomon asks for wisdom to rule the kingdom.

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God still invites us to ask for wisdom and gives it freely to those who do.

James 1.5, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”

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