Category Archives: wealth

Draining Away

The chariots storm through the streets, rushing back and forth through the squares. They look like flaming torches; they dart about like lightning. Nineveh summons her picked troops, yet they stumble on their way. They dash to the city wall; … Continue reading

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The Mind of an Animal

I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at home in my palace, contented and prosperous. I had a dream that made me afraid. As I was lying in bed, the images and visions that passed through my mind terrified me. So I commanded that … Continue reading

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Inheritance

This is what the Sovereign Lord says: “These are the boundaries of the land that you will divide among the twelve tribes of Israel as their inheritance, with two portions for Joseph. You are to divide it equally among them. … Continue reading

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Left Without House or Harbor

A prophecy against Tyre: Wail, you ships of Tarshish! For Tyre is destroyed and left without house or harbor. From the land of Cyprus word has come to them.   Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of … Continue reading

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Water Holes

In that day the Lord will whistle for flies from the Nile delta in Egypt and for bees from the land of Assyria. They will all come and settle in the steep ravines and in the crevices in the rocks, … Continue reading

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Reservoirs

I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. “Laughter,” I said, “is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?” I tried cheering myself with … Continue reading

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Quiet Waters

This verse suggests the road to true soul refreshment comes only after 1) recognizing and following the shepherd; 2) allowing the shepherd to provide for our needs so that we “lack nothing”; 3) accepting the shepherd’s direction to “lie down in green pastures”; and 4) trusting the Shepherd to provide the quiet water we need when we need it. Continue reading

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