Remember The LORD Your God
on August 30th, 2023
When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land He has given you. Be careful that you do not forget the LORD your God, failing to observe His commands . . .  Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down . . . then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the la...  Read More
Sometimes, The Blessings Come Little By Little
on August 29th, 2023
The LORD your God will drive out those nations before you, little by little. You will not be allowed to eliminate them all at once, or the wild animals will multiply around you. But the LORD your God will deliver them over to you . . . until they are destroyed.  Deuteronomy 7:22-23. I can imagine the excitement of the Israelites as they waited expectantly to take possession of the Promised Land. M...  Read More
Blessings Are Contingent Upon Obedience
on August 28th, 2023
Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; He is the faithful God, keeping His covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love Him and keep His commandments.But those who hate Him He will repay to their face by destruction . . .   If you pay attention to these laws and are careful to follow them, then the LORD your God will keep His covenant of love with you . . .   He will love yo...  Read More
Do Not Compromise
on August 25th, 2023
When the LORD your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess and drives out before you many nations . . . nations larger and stronger than you -- and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you and you have defeated them, then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy.Do not intermarry with them.  Do not give your daughters to their so...  Read More
Obey and Watch God Bless You
on August 23rd, 2023
These are the commands, decrees and laws the LORD your God directed me to teach you . . . in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess . . .  Hear, Israel, and be careful to obey so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey . . .  Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and w...  Read More
Are You A Promise Keeper?
on August 22nd, 2023
Moses said to the heads of the tribes of Israel: "This is what the LORD commands: When a man makes a vow to the LORD or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said. Numbers 30:1-2. God is a Promise Keeper. He never breaks His word!In fact, the Bible states: "God is not human, that He should lie, not a human being, that He should change H...  Read More
Do You Really Honor And Respect God?
on August 22nd, 2023
The LORD of Heaven's Armies says to the priests: "A son honors his father, and a servant respects his master. If I am your father and master, where are the honor and respect I deserve? You have shown contempt for my Name . . .  You have shown contempt by offering defiled sacrifices on my altar . . .   "You defile them by saying the altar of the LORD deserves no respect.  When you give blind animal...  Read More
Move Forward; Not Backwards
on August 21st, 2023
This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: "Stand at the gate of the LORD's house and there proclaim this message: " 'Hear the word of the LORD . . .  This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "Reform your ways and your actions, and I will let you live in this place. Do not trust in deceptive words and say, "This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD!". . . " ...  Read More
God Has It Already Figured Out
on August 20th, 2023
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go up this mountain in the Abarim Range and see the land I have given the Israelites. After you have seen it, you too will be gathered to your people . . . for when the community rebelled at the waters in the Desert of Zin . . . you disobeyed my command to honor me as holy before their eyes.". . . Moses said to the LORD, "May the LORD . . . appoint someone over this c...  Read More
God Will Favor Your Case
on August 18th, 2023
The daughters of Zelophehad . . . came forward and stood before Moses, Eleazar the priest, the leaders and the whole assembly at the entrance to the tent of meeting and said, "Our father died in the wilderness. He was not among Korah's followers, who banded together against the LORD, but he died for his own sin and had no sons. Why should our father's name disappear from his clan because he had no...  Read More
Be Sober And Vigilant
on August 18th, 2023
While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women, who invited them to the sacrifices of their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods. So Israel yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor. And the LORD's anger burned against them.The LORD said to Moses, "Take all the leaders of these people, kill them and expose them...  Read More
It Pleases God To Bless You
on August 17th, 2023
Now when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, He did not resort to divination as at other times, but turned his face toward the wilderness. When Balaam looked out and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God came on him and he spoke his message:"The prophecy of Balaam . . . the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly, the prophecy of one who hears the words of God, who ...  Read More