Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 24th-Some people are overly tied up in the external practices of religion, missing God’s plan for their eternal, internal souls.

  1 Samuel 4: 3When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the … Continue reading

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March 23rd-Often, He will bring a person low to draw them closer to Him, and then exalt or bless that person as only He can.

1 Samuel 2: 7 “The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts. 8 “He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit … Continue reading

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March 22nd-The kindness and integrity that Ruth displayed were soon rewarded

Ruth 3:10 Then he said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. 11“Now, my daughter, do … Continue reading

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March 21st-How could we exhibit this kind of integrity in our lives today?

  Ruth 1: 16But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and … Continue reading

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March 20th-Sometimes, you may have to do something outlandish to get your point across

Judges 20: 4So the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came with my concubine to spend the night at Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin. 5“But the men of Gibeah rose up against me … Continue reading

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March 19th- how far and how fast the people drifted away from the Lord.

Judges 17:1Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah. 2He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse in my … Continue reading

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March 18th-The Philistines were a nasty, prideful group.

Judges 14: 12Then Samson said to them, “Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty … Continue reading

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