Category Archives: Satan

Churning the Great Waters

In wrath you strode through the earth and in anger you threshed the nations. You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. You crushed the leader of the land of wickedness, you stripped him from head … Continue reading

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The Moon will be Dismayed

They raise their voices, they shout for joy; from the west they acclaim the Lord ’s majesty.   Therefore in the east give glory to the Lord ; exalt the name of the Lord , the God of Israel, in the … Continue reading

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Enough!

There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: the grave; the barren womb; land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’ – Proverbs 30:15-16 The end of proverbs contains some interesting and odd rhetorical … Continue reading

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Hope in His Unfailing Love

God Himself envelopes the earth – separate but pervasive and persistent. Continue reading

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The Snare has Been Broken

If the Lord had not been on our side— let Israel say— if the Lord had not been on our side when people attacked us, they would have swallowed us alive when their anger flared against us; the flood would … Continue reading

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Iron Man or Son of Man?

How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness and grieved him in the wasteland! Again and again they put God to the test; they vexed the Holy One of Israel. They did not remember his power— the day he … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of a Cloud

The Adversary departed from the Lord’s presence and struck Job with severe sores from the sole of his foot to the top of his head. Job took a piece of broken pottery to scratch himself and sat down on a … Continue reading

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Strong Walls

The repairs next to him were made by the priests from the surrounding region. Beyond them, Benjamin and Hasshub made repairs in front of their house; and next to them, Azariah son of Maaseiah, the son of Ananiah, made repairs beside … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #8 – Chicken Chute

I needed a break after finishing 1 & 2 Chronicles.  Working my way through these two books felt at times like a combination of television re-runs and a phone book.  There were a few hidden wells, but I have to admit I … Continue reading

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Indictments

Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent a message to Hezekiah: “This is what the Lord , the God of Israel, says: I have heard your prayer concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria. This is the word that the Lord has spoken … Continue reading

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