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Grace and obedience

Grace and obedience
I think we can often look at the ancient Israelites and think they were a stubborn lot. Tis' true for sure, but I know my own heart needs the Lord's grace everyday as I can easily fall in the same way.Numbers 14:The People Rebel1 Then all the congregation raised a loud cry, and the people wept that night.2 And all the people of Israel grumbled agai...
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Spying out the land - listening to the right voice

Spying out the land - listening to the right voice
What enemies are stopping you from taking ground in your spiritual life? Often it is associated with fear as we see in today's reading.Numbers 12: Miriam and Aaron Oppose Moses1 Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman.2 And they said, "Has the LORD indeed spoken only ...
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No complaining please

No complaining please
We tackle the next block of chapters from numbers. Fair bit of complaining goes on here…hopefully not the case with the Lord's people in this period of lock-down.Numbers 10: The Silver Trumpets1 The LORD spoke to Moses, saying,2 "Make two silver trumpets. Of hammered work you shall make them, and you shall use them for summoning the congregation an...
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Be set free and walk in the Spirit

Be set free and walk in the Spirit
We finish Galatians today and as usual Paul never minces his words. When he speaks it's fairly clear what he wants us to know. This morning his passion is to refocus his hearers on the true gospel and not to be distracted by the counterfeit. Be blessed .Galatians 5: Christ Has Set Us Free1 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, a...
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A new identity in Christ

A new identity in Christ
Identity is such a big issue when it comes to our understanding of salvation. Paul looks at this very issue when considers 2 sons, 2 women, 2 mountains and 2 Cities. Be blessed.Galatians 4:Sons and Heirs1 I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything,2 but he is under guardians an...
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