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July 14th-Pride is one of the easiest sins into which we slip.

Jeremiah 9: 23Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; 24but let him who boasts boast … Continue reading

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July 13th-the requirements are also a tall order; truth, justice, and righteousness being as rare as they are

Jeremiah 4: 2 And you will swear, ‘As the LORD lives,’ In truth, in justice and in righteousness; Then the nations will bless themselves in Him, And in Him they will glory.” This is quite a statement, with the people … Continue reading

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July 11th- Indeed, sometimes the potter will need to bend, flatten, or cut into the clay to make his product.

Isaiah 64: 8 But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand. A simple but great analogy here in verse 8 has been … Continue reading

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July 10th- Are we treating our offerings the same way we treat our prayers?

Isaiah 61: 8 For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery in the burnt offering; And I will faithfully give them their recompense And make an everlasting covenant with them. The Lord loves justice and, conversely, despises iniquity. So, … Continue reading

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July 5th-No matter what we are occupied with, it is always right to pause and acknowledge the Lord.

Isaiah 47: 4 Our Redeemer, the LORD of hosts is His name, The Holy One of Israel. In the middle of 3 chapters of a narrative addressing the people, there is a pause for one verse acknowledging the Lord with … Continue reading

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July 2nd-King Hezekiah’s first response to the bad news is to approach the Lord for His help and guidance

Isaiah 371And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the LORD. King Hezekiah’s first response to the bad news is to approach the Lord for His help and guidance. … Continue reading

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June 28th-notice this is “in that day”, so pride here seems to be separated for a time before the fall

Isaiah 25: 9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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