Nehemiah 3: 17 After him the Levites, under Rehum the son of Bani, made repairs. Next to him  Hashabiah, leader of half the district of Keilah, made repairs. The phrase “next to” is found twelve times with the phrase “after him” being found fifteen times.  Nehemiah uses them in describing the manner in which the…

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Hosea 10: 12  Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you. It is with caution the title is given for this post.  However, I believe it is foundational if the United States is to see…

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James 4: 7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. There is much discussion concerning spiritual warfare with principalities and the powers of darkness in recent years.  Saints of God have and need to exercise the authority delegated by the Lord Jesus Christ. James gives us two foundational principles…

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1 Sam. 30:6 “….But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.” What is our response when confronted with impossible situations, when those that are in hearts turn on us?  We’ve all been there!  David gives us a template on how to strengthen or encourage ourselves in such a time. First in such times our personal…

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Phil. 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, Most are familiar with Paul’s exhortation to the church in Corinth “the greatest of these is love” (1 Cor. 13:13).  Could Paul be adding another layer as to why love is greater when he writes…

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