What a difference it makes when someone humbles himself before the Lord versus defiantly saying that he’ll continue on in life in his own way.
Posts Tagged: Idolatry
Jeremiah 15:4 – What Manasseh Did
When a particular individual is singled out for his wickedness in the Bible, you can be assured that the things he did were over and above God’s threshold for tolerance.
Isaiah 3:9 – They Proclaim Their Sin
The first several chapters of Isaiah read as if God could be speaking to us today. God called Isaiah to proclaim Israel’s sin so as to awaken the people to their danger of imminent judgment. He cared deeply for His children Israel, but they were indifferent. By this time in their history, God’s Chosen People…
1 Corinthians 10:6 – Examples
Paul wanted the church in Corinth to understand the mercy of God and His grace, but to certainly not take it for granted. Although he was writing primarily to a Gentile church, Paul described those whom God delivered from exile in Egypt – the Jewish people – as their fathers. He did this because the…
Deuteronomy 12:23 – Don’t Eat the Blood
We read of certain prohibitions the Lord commanded Israel and may wonder what’s behind them. One such that we come across today in our reading is Deuteronomy 12:23 in which Yahweh declares through Moses: “Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and you shall not eat…