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Sound the Trumpet!

Come with me on a Journey through the Bible

‘When you go into battle, sound the trumpets.  Then the Lord will rescue you from your enemies.’
Feb 7 2014

The Israelite’s journey was just beginning.  They had their laws, they were numbered and their duties were assigned.  The Tabernacle was assembled and was ready to be taken down and reassembled whenever God directed.

The Promised Land was ahead of them but it was already occupied.  There were many battles to be fought.

We are also on a journey.  Our destination is not in sight – but we know where we’re going.

Between here and there, we will fight many battles.  And God reminds us in Numbers 10 to sound our trumpets so he will come fight our enemy with us.  The big difference for us is that we have the Spirit of God living inside of us so our cry for help doesn’t need to be a loud trumpet blast.  It can be…

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Let Trials Produce Maturity

Faithful Is He Who Calls You

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“Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep His promise.” Hebrews 10:23 (NLT)

Is it possible to be joyful even in the face of trials and tribulations? It is, dear friend! When your faith is tried, it grows stronger, more mature and resilient, because it allows God to demonstrate His love and His faithfulness to you. These triumphs may not come in the packages you expect, but they are fashioned by God’s wisdom and understanding. Rejoice, dear friend, even in your trials.

When you’re troubled and
worried and sick at heart
And your plans are upset
and your world falls apart,
Remember God’s ready
and waiting to share
The burden you find
too heavy to bear.

Helen Steiner Rice

“The Lord you God is among you, a warrior who saves. He will rejoice over you with gladness. He will bring you quietness with His love. He will delight in you with shouts of joy.” Zephaniah 3:17 (HCSB)

The Gospel According To Jesus – Part 23

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“What man among you, if he had a sheep that fell into a pit on the Sabbath, wouldn’t take hold of it and lift it out? A man is worth far more than a sheep, so it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”
Matthew 12:11-12 (HCSB)

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