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April 4 Read Joshua 1:1-4 The conquest of the land of Canaan is about to begin. Moses, who led the people up to this point died on Mt. Nebo. He was shown the land of Canaan, but might not lead the people into it. Because of his sin of striking the rock in disobedience, he was […]

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February 16 Read Exodus 19:1-6 The Israelites traveled from Rephidim to the wilderness of Sinai, a distance of about one hundred fifty miles and encamped at the foot of the mountain. Moses ascends the mount to receive instructions from God regarding the preparations for receiving the Law of God. The people must realize their relation […]

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February 5 Read Daniel 3:13-18 Nebuchadnezzar, king of heathen Babylon and symbol of the power of this world issued an edict “Worship my golden image.” Three young Jewish lads, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were faced with the choice to worship this image or be cast into a fiery furnace. Did they attempt to compromise a bit […]

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January 5 Read Exodus 10:1-6 The fearful plague of thunderings and hail had ceased, and once again we read that Pharaoh hardened his heart. This was sovereignly ordained by God, for he instructed Moses to go again to Pharaoh in order to reveal to him and all people the power of God. Moses then describes […]

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May 1 Read Matthew 4:1-11 For our meditations this month we will listen to the words of Jesus that He spoke during His early ministry on earth. One of the first instances is His answers to the devil, who tempted Him in the wilderness. The devil sought to undermine His earthly mission and to cause […]

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April 1 Read Psalm 86:12-15 We often come across the terms longsuffering and forbearance in Scripture. Both of these words as they stand by themselves are neutral, having in common the idea of restraining oneself or holding oneself in check. Therefore they can refer to a restraining of oneself either in anger or love. However, […]

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March 1 Read Psalm 119:17-24 For this series of meditations we plan to discuss in brief some of the names, attributes and virtues of God. These can in no wise be in-depth theological treatises on the unspeakable glorious being that is God, nor will we attempt to debate all the distinctions between these terms. We […]

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 July 1 Read Hebrews 2:1-4 Our meditations this month will center on the miracles of Jesus during His earthly ministry. Commentators have written volumes on definitions and categories of miracles. Miracles abound throughout the entire Scripture and may possibly be defined as an extra-ordinary work of God that is essentially a sign and wonder of […]

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The parables of Jesus will be the topic of our meditations this month and we will try to treat one each day. We realize that it is quite impossible to do full justice to them in this fashion. However, we will focus on the main thrust of each parable and if your interest has been […]

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March 1 Read II Timothy 1:12-14 For our meditations this month we will treat the topic of faith. This great gift of God has many aspects. We hope to define it, examine it, determine whom the objects are, what it produces, how it is worked, and in whom is this faith exemplified in Scripture. It […]

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