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A Clear Warning From God

A Clear Warning From God

He may be young but he understood exactly what I was saying. 1 Kings 11:1-43 Reference: “They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held fast to them in love.” ‭‭1 Kings‬ ‭11:2‬…

How Do You Compare?

How Do You Compare?

She would often look at others and idealise their lives. 2 Samuel 14:1-33 Reference: “In all Israel there was not a man so highly praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the top of his head to the sole of his foot there was no blemish in him.” ‭‭2 Samuel‬ ‭14:25‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I…

Real Life Story

Real Life Story

When I see a movie has been based on a real life story I start to get nervous. 2 Samuel 13:1-39 Reference: “Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the ornate robe she was wearing. She put her hands on her head and went away, weeping aloud as she went.” ‭‭2 Samuel‬ ‭13:19‬ ‭NIV‬‬…

The Distant Reward

The Distant Reward

There are times when you think you are doing the right thing but it blows up in your face. Proverbs 28:1-28 Reference: “Whoever rebukes a person will in the end gain favor rather than one who has a flattering tongue.” Proverbs‬ ‭28:23‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: My friend, Susan, called me quite upset from her day at…

The Heart of a Man

The Heart of a Man

The heart of this gentleman was reflected throughout his whole life. Proverbs 27:1-27 Reference: “As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭27:19‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I was recently at the funeral of an elderly gentleman. I had only known him in his later years, so I was fascinated to hear the…

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