December 2017

Unto You

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Isaiah 9:6-7a (KJV)

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end.


Luke 2:10-14 (KJV)

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

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When Idols Rule

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Exodus 20:1-3 (NRSV)

Then God spoke all these words: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall have no other gods before me.


Idolatry has always been a temptation for God's people. Both the Old and New Testaments repeatedly warn against replacing worship of God with worship of people, things, or ideas. Jesus refers to this temptation when he challenges his disciples to choose between God and money, warning them that "no one can serve two masters" (Matthew 6:24).

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When God Seems Gone

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2 Samuel 24:13-14, 25 (NLT)

So Gad came to David and asked him, "Will you choose three years of famine throughout your land, three months of fleeing from your enemies, or three days of severe plague throughout your land? Think this over and decide what answer I should give the LORD who sent me." "I'm in a desperate situation!" David replied to Gad. "But let us fall into the hands of the LORD, for his mercy is great. Do not let me fall into human hands."…David built an altar there to the LORD and sacrificed burnt offerings and peace offerings.

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Honor Your Enemy



1 Samuel 26:7-11 (NLT)

So David and Abishai went right into Saul's camp and found him asleep, with his spear stuck in the ground beside his head. Abner and the soldiers were lying asleep around him.

"God has surely handed your enemy over to you this time!" Abishai whispered to David. "Let me pin him to the ground with one thrust of the spear; I won't need to strike twice!"

"No!" David said. "Don't kill him. For who can remain innocent after attacking the LORD's anointed one? Surely the LORD will strike Saul down someday, or he will die of old age or in battle.

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