What Nebuchadnezzar Underestimated

What Nebuchadnezzar Underestimated Dan 2: 12-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Nebuchadnezzar successfully destroyed Judah and took many captives to Babylon.  He was very powerful and became the world ruler in his day.  God had promoted him to this great power and rule.  Among the captives, he had Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and...

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It Is The Lord, 1 Sam 12:6-13

1 Samuel 12:6-13 It Is The Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Sam 6:6-13, Israel essentially rejected the Lord when they demanded a king, and by doing so missed the fact that all the time since they had been a nation “it is the Lord” that had been taking care...

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Honour, 1 Tim 1:17

Honour 1 Tim. 1:17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible, we are to honour certain people in our lives.  This lesson is about whom we are to honour.  To honour someone means to show high regard or appreciation for: to pay tribute to (Webster’s Third New International Dictionary).  We are...

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Therefore Will We Also Serve The Lord, Jos 24:14-18

Before the end of Joshua’s ministry, in Jos 24:14-18, he challenged the people of Israel to choose whom they would serve.  He said, “as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  He made a conscious choice to serve the Lord.  The people were adamant in their reply,...

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Far Above All

In Eph 1:19-23, we find some wonderful things about Jesus that show us he is far above all, like Paul said in verse 21.  He is far above all because: He is the Risen Savior – Eph 1:20 – you need a Savior.  You cannot save yourself.  Doctors, biologists, chemists,...

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Jehoshaphat a Godly Leader 1 Chr.17:3-20

Jehoshaphat a Godly Leader 1 Chr. 17:3-20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jehoshaphat a Godly Leader.  What Israel needs today is a godly leader like Jehoshaphat.  With the exception of a couple of bad decisions regarding the 10 northern tribes, Jehoshaphat demonstrated some characteristics of the kind of leader that Israel...

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Take Away the Wicked, Prov 25:4-5

Take Away the Wicked Prov 25:4-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The point of Prov 25:4-5 is very plain and is thoroughly demonstrated in scripture.  Before a silversmith can make a silver vessel, he must heat the silver and remove the dross so that he is working with pure, unblemished material.  Likewise,...

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Comely in Going, Prov 30:29-31

Recently, I heard Joel Haynes preach on this text and apply the characteristics of these three animals and the king to Jesus Christ.  He emphasized that these four are comely “in going.”  I had missed that in my reading of this text.  Thinking about this text, I also see similarities...

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King Saul of Israel, 1 Sam 10:17-27

1 Sam 10:17-27 Saul, the King of Israel CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Sam 10:17-27, concerning King Saul of Israel, we find some very interesting truths regarding the relationship between Israel and God.  Basically, Israel rejected God and asked for a man, instead, to lead them and to fight for...

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