Tag: israel

Increase Not Decrease: God Grants the Role

“You Yourselves bear me witness that I said ‘I am not the Christ, but I have been sent before Him’.” (John 3:28) Of course John’s comment is in light of his ministry. For he says that he was to announce the Christ because he is not the Christ: his role was to prepare the way.…

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Prayer Mondays: Solomon

Barring my faulty memory (and if I’m not lazy) I want to post prayers on Monday from all over Church History and then throughout the modern day, and then my own. This one comes from pre-Church history, for Israel, by King Solomon in 1 Kings 8:22-30.

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Learning Lessons At The Doors Of Canaan

When looking at the book of Numbers we might notice how the first half of the book is primarily concerned with (the very good) preparation of the Israelites for their journey. The second half of the book, we all know, strikes a darker chord as we witness rebellion, after rebellion, after rebellion.  But what are…

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Prayer Monday: Hannah

Barring my faulty memory (and if I’m not lazy) I want to post prayers on Monday from all over Church History and then throughout the modern day, and then my own. This one is not so much from the Church, Modern or Ancient, but from ancient Israel and comes from Hannah; since the prayer was…

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