Posts from August 2019

Posts from August 2019

Jeremiah

Jeremiah 11:1-5

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 30, 2019 – Friday Jeremiah 11:1-5   NIV 1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Listen to the terms of this covenant and tell them to the people of Judah and to those who live in Jerusalem. 3 Tell them that this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Cursed is the one who does not obey the terms of this covenant—…
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Jeremiah 13:1-2

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 29, 2019 – Thursday Jeremiah 13:1-2 NIV 1 This is what the Lord said to me: “Go and buy a linen belt and put it around your waist, but do not let it touch water.” 2 So I bought a belt, as the Lord directed, and put it around my waist. Comments Skipping ahead in Jeremiah this morning because I received a link on my FB page about…
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Jeremiah 9:12-16

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 28, 2019 – Wednesday Jeremiah 9:12-16  NIV 12 Who is wise enough to understand this? Who has been instructed by the Lord and can explain it? Why has the land been ruined and laid waste like a desert that no one can cross? 13 The Lord said, “It is because they have forsaken My law, which I set before them; they have not obeyed Me or followed My…
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Jeremiah 7:21-26

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 27, 2019 – Tuesday Jeremiah 7:21-26  NIV 21 “‘This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Go ahead, add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices and eat the meat yourselves! 22 For when I brought your ancestors out of Egypt and spoke to them, I did not just give them commands about burnt offerings and sacrifices, 23 but I gave them this command: Obey Me,…
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Jeremiah 3:34-25 & 4:1-2

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 26, 2019 – Monday Jeremiah 3:24-25 & 4:1-2   NIV 24 From our youth shameful gods have consumed the fruits of our ancestors’ labor —             their flocks and herds, their sons and daughters. 25 Let us lie down in our shame, and let our disgrace cover us.             We have sinned against the Lord our God, both we and our ancestors;             from our youth till this day we have not obeyed…
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Jeremiah 3:11-13

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 23, 2019 – Friday Jeremiah 3:11-13   NIV 11 The Lord said to me, “Faithless Israel is more righteous than unfaithful Judah. 12 Go, proclaim this message toward the north:             “‘Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will frown on you no longer,             for I am faithful,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will not be angry forever. 13 Only acknowledge your guilt—you have rebelled against the Lord your God,            …
Isaiah

Isaiah 50:10-11

To obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 22, 2019 – Thursday Isaiah 50:10-11   NIV 10 Who among you fears the Lord and obeys the word of His servant?    Let the one who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the Lord and rely on their God. 11 But now, all you who light fires and provide yourselves with flaming torches,    go, walk in the light of your fires and of the torches…
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Isaiah 42:23-25

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 21, 2019 – Wednesday Isaiah 42:23-25   NIV 23 Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention in time to come? 24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers?             Was it not the Lord, against whom we have sinned?             For they would not follow His ways; they did not obey His law. 25 So he poured out on them His burning anger, the violence of…
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Isaiah 1:16-20

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 20, 2019 – Tuesday Isaiah 1:16-20   NIV 16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of My sight; stop doing wrong. 17 Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.        Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. 18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord.       “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white…
Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes 8:2-8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * August 19, 2019 – Monday Ecclesiastes 8:2-8   NIV 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. 3 Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. Do not stand up for a bad cause, for he will do whatever he pleases. 4 Since a king’s word is supreme, who can say to him, “What are you doing?” 5 Whoever obeys his command will…
Proverbs 5:21

Proverbs 5:12-14

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 16, 2019 – Friday Proverbs 5:12-14    NIV 12 You will say, “How I hated discipline! How my heart spurned correction! 13 I would not obey my teachers or turn my ear to my instructors. 14 And I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God’s people. Comments Proverbs 5 has the title Warning Against Adultery and is written from Solomon to his sons in a format any father (or mother) could…

Psalm 128:1-6

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice August 15, 2019 – Thursday Psalm 128:1-6    NIV 1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to Him. 2 You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. 4 Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the Lord. 5 May…
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