Category Archives: God’s Love for Us

Director of the Drops

He who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns midnight into dawn and darkens day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land— the Lord is his name. … Continue reading

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A Burning Stick Snatched from the Fire

“I gave you empty stomachs in every city and lack of bread in every town, yet you have not returned to me,” declares the Lord . “I also withheld rain from you when the harvest was still three months away. … Continue reading

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The Valley of Decision

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision. The sun and moon will be darkened, and the stars no longer shine. The Lord will roar from Zion and … Continue reading

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Autumn and Spring Rains

I will drive the northern horde far from you, pushing it into a parched and barren land; its eastern ranks will drown in the Dead Sea and its western ranks in the Mediterranean Sea. And its stench will go up; … Continue reading

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Wild Animals Pant for You

Has not the food been cut off before our very eyes— joy and gladness from the house of our God? The seeds are shriveled beneath the clods. The storehouses are in ruins, the granaries have been broken down, for the … Continue reading

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Waywardness

“I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them. I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily. Like a cedar of Lebanon he will send down … Continue reading

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Come Out of the Womb

So in my anger I gave you a king, and in my wrath I took him away. The guilt of Ephraim is stored up, his sins are kept on record. Pains as of a woman in childbirth come to him, … Continue reading

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