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June 30th-That fear, or, awe, is so highly regarded as to be referred to as a treasure.

Isaiah 33: 6 And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure. The Lord will be the stability of our times, too, as well as … Continue reading

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June 26th-Our trials and tribulations, which should cause us to turn and run into God’s arms, often have a very different effect.

Isaiah 19: 3 “Then the spirit of the Egyptians will be demoralized within them; And I will confound their strategy, So that they will resort to idols and ghosts of the dead And to mediums and spiritists. Human nature has … Continue reading

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June 25th-This is a simple but tough principle; prayer in a position of pride effectively is no prayer at all.

Isaiah 16: 12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail. This is a simple but tough principle; prayer … Continue reading

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June 22nd-We must wait on Him, seek His face, and wait yet some more, eagerly seeking His face.

As we wait, as we kneel and pray, will we pray, pray to the point where we “know” the ground on which we kneel? A most interesting thought. Isaiah 8: 17And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding … Continue reading

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March 8th-The Israelites here are forever held up as an example of how easily deceived is the mind of man.

Joshua 9: 14So the men of Israel took some of their provisions, and did not ask for the counsel of the LORD. 15Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the leaders … Continue reading

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March 6th- it was more important for Joshua to speak directly to their hearts through his actions than to their ears through his words.

Joshua 1: 8“This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then … Continue reading

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February 28th-With the absence of printing and books, no doubt we would take our call to read and study His Word daily a great deal more seriously if we had to write out our own copy!

  Deuteronomy 17:18 “Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests. 19“It shall be … Continue reading

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February 6th-There is so much more in the Word than we realize, if we will only pursue it.

Leviticus 15: 31“Thus you shall keep the sons of Israel separated from their uncleanness, so that they will not die in their uncleanness by their defiling My tabernacle that is among them.” A whole series of rules on dealing with … Continue reading

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February 1st-God unfortunately does not give us a cloud or pillar of fire to use to follow Him today.

Exodus 40: 36Throughout all their journeys whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the sons of Israel would set out; 37but if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not set out until the day … Continue reading

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January 31st-Imagine having no “established means of communication” with the Lord, and having so many people depending on the priests for it.

Exodus 38:26….. for each one who passed over to those who were numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 men Among other activities, intercession is made by the high priests in the tabernacle. Imagine having no “established means … Continue reading

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