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B90X2012 “Jeremiah”

We are now in the thick of the warnings and woes of the prophetic call.  I used to think that these guys said the same things over and over to the same people.  It seemed kind of redundant and way over the top.  What I found out was that they were on a preaching tour around the country and that these words were shared with different groups of folks.  So what may sound familiar was that the prophet was repeating himself as he moved around.  He would just find a different way to say the same thing over and over.  Hence the appearance to us that it is so monotonous.  There are very few markers that tell us that it is a new group or a new town.

Some stuff about Jeremiah:
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day fifty-five b90x jeremiah (10.14-23.8)

Hi friends~ 

Jeremiah by Repin

 We are now in the thick of the warnings and woes of the prophetic call.  I used to think that these guys said the same things over and over to the same people.  It seemed kind of redundant and way over the top.  What I found out was that they were on a preaching tour around the country and that these words were shared with different groups of folks.  So what may sound familiar was that the prophet was repeating himself as he moved around.  He would just find a different way to say the same thing over and over.  Hence the appearance to us that it is so monotonous.  There are very few markers that tell us that it is a new group or a new town. Continue reading

Day 52 B90X (Is 41:19- Is 52:12)

Good Monday Friends~

 I hope your weekend was what you needed.  Happy Presidents Day!  What a great country we live in.  Please continue to pray for all that happens in our nation as we continue to shine brightly in our generation. 

 We have turned a corner in our OT literature and are now at the threshold of the major and minor oracles used by Father to ongoingly proclaim His words.  Isaiah is so well placed, because there is so much material that goes both the direction of judgment and hope.  Some of the other prophets can lean the judgment way a bit too much leaving little room for our contemporary readers to be encouraged.  Isaiah is so chock full of encouraging scripture.  As I read today, so many of them really spoke to me. Continue reading

27th of Jan B90X (2 Ki 4:38- 2 Ki 15:26)

 G’deye  Blokes and Sheilas (you have to say it with an Auzy accent as you throw a shrimp on the bar-by)~
 
Is all going well for you?  I was at a Castle Rock pastor’s prayer time this morning.  Someone asked how our churches are going and what kinds of things we were doing to encourage our community of believers into holiness.  Can I just say how very proud of you all I am?  Some were so taken back by the fact that many of you would give up food or sweets or TV or computers or facebook or alcohol for any length of time, let alone for 21 days.  Then to top it off, for you to be reading the whole Bible in 90 days.  We are part of a good thing Saints.  Stay at it.  Keep your hands on the plow moving forward.
 
Were any of you as puzzled today by the story of Jehu as I was?  He is anointed king of Israel by Elisha and is commanded to rid the country of anything to do with Ahab and his family.  We know they are scoundrels.  They want to change the religion from their brand of Judaism to Baalism. Then he says, “Come with me and see my zeal for the Lord.”  Here is where it got odd, 10:18, “Ahab served Baal a little; Jehu weill serve him much.”  What?!  Whose side is Jehu on?  He then packs a Baal temple with Baal priests, gives them new robes, and as they were trying them on (my addition), Jehu snuck outside, ordered the doors locked, and sent dudes in to annihilate them all.  I had to read through it all a couple of times.  As it turns out, Jehu pulled a fast one on them.  He deceived them all.  Interesting stuff.
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