Fifth book of the Torah and Christian Old Testament
Today's interview is with Dr. Carmen Imes, who is the Associate Professor of Old Testament at Biola University in La Mirada, CA. We talk to her about her excellent book, Bearing God's Name: Why Sinai Still Matters. We discuss what the command means when it says, “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain” (Ex. 20:7), and more broadly the role of the law in general. What does it mean to “bear” or “take” God's name in vain? How is the law actually missional for Israel being a light to the nations? How is the law applicable to believers today under the new covenant? We discuss these important questions and many more. We hope you enjoy this conversation as an addition to our time in Exodus this fall and winter. This interview also fits with the episode releasing this coming Monday on Ex. 19-24! Dr. Imes' Recommended Resources: Andrew Peterson's music & books Other Radically Normal interviews: The Book of Revelation w/ Dr. Tom Schreiner (#87) On Tour w/ Caroline Cobb (#84) Union with Christ w/ Kyle Worley (#81) Trading Hustle and Hurry for the Goodness of Limits w/ Dr. Ashley Hales (#76) The Importance of Deuteronomy w/ Dr. Kyong-Jin Lee (#73) The Missionary Heart of the Book of Exodus w/ Dr. W. Ross Blackburn (#70) The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self w/ Dr. Carl Trueman (#67) Religious Liberty for All w/ Dr. Andrew Walker (#64) Freedom from Sin w/ John Elmore (#61) God's Glory Above the Clouds w/ Captain Dan Griffin (#53) Hebrews 11 & Working to God's Glory w/ Trillia Newbell (#38) Courage, Integrity & the Future w/ Dr. Russell Moore (#32) Apologetics & Theology w/ Dr. Gavin Ortlund (#26) The Ascension of Christ w/ Dr. Patrick Schreiner (#23) Interview w/ Pastor Tommy Nelson (#14) Interview w/ College Pastor Nate Hilgenkamp (#12) Interview w/ OU Baseball Coach Britt Bonneau (#4) Radically Normal YouTube // IG: @radicallynormalpod // Email: email@example.com // Send us prayer requests or Q&A questions for the end of season 4!
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Tuesday, 30 November 2021 And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, “Be saved from this perverse generation.” Acts 2:40 The recorded words of Peter's discourse are ended, but this is not all that he said to the people as is evidenced by the words, “And with many other words.” What this means is that what was deemed appropriate by the Spirit to be conveyed was included in the passage, but nothing else. Everything in Scripture has a set purpose. Nothing is left out that should have been included, and nothing superfluous is added in. What is recorded from Peter's words was sufficient to convey why the event of speaking in tongues took place, what they signified, proof that they were prophesied in advance, how they pointed to the work of Christ Jesus, how the Scriptures prophesied of the work of Jesus, what that work led to (meaning His exaltation), and what was necessary for those standing before Peter to be saved from the wrath that would most surely come upon the people for having crucified their Messiah. The recorded account is fully sufficient to meet the purposes of being a proper witness against Israel concerning their actions and their guilt. It is also a witness that the Feast of Pentecost (Shavuoth) has found its fulfillment in the work of the Lord. With these things sufficiently explained and their truths established, it says of the many words of Peter's that are left unrecorded that “he testified and exhorted them.” The Greek words give the sense of a complete and encouraging testimony. In other words, Peter left no questions unanswered, and what he said was fully sufficient to convince, if those who heard were willing to pay heed. Included in his exhortation, Peter included a stern warning, saying, “Be saved from this perverse generation.” In other words, the wrath of God was aroused against Israel, just as had happened so many times in their past. Each time, their Scriptures carefully recorded the surrounding events, testifying to them why the things that happened to them came about. Their standard was the Law of Moses and when they departed from it, they were explicitly told what the resulting punishment would be. And yet, nothing is recorded in their Scriptures – meaning the Old Testament – to explain their second exile. This means that either Israel was left without explanation, in their own writings, as to why they were exiled, or it means that Sacred Scripture does record the reason, but they have failed to accept that body of Scripture as divinely inspired. In other words, the Old Testament is an incomplete account of Israel's history. Only with the New Testament do Moses' words, to which Israel is bound, now have any meaning for the modern nation. Indeed, the Old Testament tells of Israel's modern restoration, but it does not tell why they needed to be restored. Only with their rejection of Christ do the past two thousand years of their history make any sense. This is what Peter is implying when he calls them a “perverse generation.” The word translated here as “perverse” is skolios. It literally means “crooked.” HELPS Word Studies defines it as “crooked (bent) because dried out (like a piece of parched wood); (figuratively) morally twisted (warped) because lacking the oil of the Holy Spirit – hence, unacceptable to God (His standards).” The definition is a perfect fit for what occurred in Israel. They lacked the Holy Spirit, as evidenced by the lack of speaking in tongues at the fulfillment of the Feast of Pentecost. As such, they were unable to accept God's standard as presented to them in the Person of Jesus Christ. Their thoughts were crooked and there would be no hope for the nation. Only those who stepped away from the national mindset could be saved. Life application: There is an interesting set of patterns that is found in Scripture, and which connects what occurred in the wilderness wanderings of Israel to the Roman exile of Israel. Israel was offered Canaan, the Land of Promise. Before they entered, men were selected to spy out the land. When they returned, a bad report was spread throughout the camp and the people rebelled. At that time, the Lord promised to destroy the congregation through exile in the wilderness. They would continue to fall dead during that period until all that generation was gone. Only after that would Israel then enter into Canaan. The Bible is clear, both in Numbers – and as is explained in Hebrews – that they were punished because they lacked faith – “Therefore I was angry with that generation, And said, ‘They always go astray in their heart, And they have not known My ways.' 11 So I swore in My wrath, ‘They shall not enter My rest.'” Hebrews 3:10, 11 & “For who, having heard, rebelled? Indeed, was it not all who came out of Egypt, led by Moses? 17 Now with whom was He angry forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose corpses fell in the wilderness? 18 And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who did not obey? 19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.” Hebrews 3:16-19 The pattern is repeated in the coming of Christ. The people did not believe Him. In their unbelief, they were not given the rest that is found in Jesus Christ. For those who do believe, they have entered God's rest (Hebrews 4:3). The entire account of Israel's Roman exile was typologically anticipated in the wilderness wanderings. They, as a nation, were removed from God's presence because of their unbelief. However, the nation eventually did cross the Jordan and enter. Likewise, Israel will someday come to Christ in faith and enter into His rest. The pattern is explained in the Numbers and Deuteronomy sermons at the Superior Word website. One of the main themes of this, however, is that Moses did not enter into the promise, but died outside of Canaan in the land of Moab. Moses represents the law. As such, a clear and unambiguous picture is made for us. By the law, no person can enter into God's rest. They must come by faith in Christ alone. If you are stuck in a law-observant church, meaning observing the law in part or in whole, you must remove yourself from that doctrine. What is taught by the Seventh Day Adventists, the Hebrew Roots movement, and so on is the highest form of heresy because it denies the all-sufficient work of Jesus Christ. Be sure to never add deeds of the law into your theology in an attempt to please God. He is pleased with you based on your faith in the work of His Son. Only after being saved are your works credited in accord with your salvation. These are not works of the law, but works as outlined in the New Testament epistles. Have faith Christ Jesus and be pleasing to God. Lord God, Your word is a wonderful testimony to Your working in and through Jesus Christ. Help us to be sound in our thinking and to know in our hearts that You have done everything necessary to reconcile us to Yourself. Help us to put away our arrogance by trying to do what He has already done. Help us to find our sufficiency in His work alone. To Your glory we pray. Amen.
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 We are wrapping up National Adoption Month with adoptive mom and FASD advocate, Debbie Raymond. Deb is a single mom of two adult children—Lydia, who was adopted from China and is now a college graduate and Wyatt who has an FASD was adopted from South Korea and lives at home with Debbie. Listen in as host Sandra Flach talks with Debbie about her adoption journey and how she courageously faces each day as a single mom of an adult son with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, leave a review, and share it on your social media. Links mentioned in this episode: sandraflach.com justicefororphansny.org FASCETS @pawssibilities.withFASD
In today's world masculine virtues and male leadership is derided and rejected. What was required for transitioning from Moses's leadership to Joshua's? Moses gives the answer in Deuteronomy 31:1-13: Strength and courage. Masculine strength and courage that the world has forgotten. Courage rooted in faith, upheld by the Word of God.
This week we return to our study of the Holy Bible with Theology Correspondent Tony Tudor. We take on the book of Numbers and the book of Deuteronomy, and come to the conclusion that every great monster in history was taking plays straight out of Moses's book. We also discuss the documentary hypothesis, the origins of usury and the biblical justifications for worldwide cultural and political domination at play today. Don't forget to join our Telegram channel at T.me/historyhomos and to join our group chat at T.me/historyhomoschat The video version of the show is available on Youtube, bitchute, odysee and our telegram channel and all of those can be reached through the Link.tree in any of our social media bios. For weekly premium episodes or to contribute to the show subscribe to our channel at www.rokfin.com/historyhomos Any questions comments concerns or T-shirt/sticker requests can be leveled at firstname.lastname@example.org Later homos --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/historyhomos/support
Ezekiel 18:20 states that “The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.” How does this resolve with passages such as Exodus 20:5, 34:7, and Deuteronomy […]
When we launched Generations in 2004, we were the ONLY church in the USA with that name. Today, there are over 30 versions of Generations Community Church throughout the United States. Perhaps God IS doing something we might not easily recognize. Our very name comes from one of our church's values - a belief that we should ALL take our faith home with us. Faith isn't just something that happens at church for 60 minutes on a Sunday morning. Faith is an every day thing - a family thing - a school thing - a work thing - a life thing. And it's supposed to be that way.
Deuteronomy 30:11-20 ~ Words in Simplicity A teaching from The Bridge Christian Fellowship Whidbey Island through the book of Deuteronomy by Pastor Rick Crawford. References: • Matthew 18:3-4 • Matthew 19:13-14 • Psalm 131:1-3 • Isaiah 7:14 • Isaiah 9:6 • Luke 2:7, 12, 16 • Deuteronomy 29:29 • Psalm 25:14 • Proverbs 25:2 • 2 Corinthians 12:5-9 • John 14:26 • 1 John 2:27 • Job 23:12 • Psalm 34:1 • Psalm 35:28 • Isaiah 8:20 • Isaiah 59:21 • Psalm 19:14 • Genesis 2:9-17 • Revelation 20:14 • Revelation 21:4 • Psalm 19:1-4 • Romans 8:19-22 • 1 John 5:20 • Romans 10:4-17 • Psalm 107:26 • Mark 9:23 • John 1:1, 14 • Philippians 2:10
John 3:14-17 Love is giving your best. Love is giving your all. God is love. How did Christ prove His love for you (John 15:12-13)? Romans 5:5-8; What did you do to earn Christ's love? Matthew 22:36-40; How do you apply the greatest commandment? How do you apply the second commandment? In Deuteronomy 10:12-13, what actions does God expect out of his people? What commandment does God make to those who love Him, John 14:22-24? Ephesians 5:1-2; How am I to live for God? 1 John 4:7-8; What do you need to be in order to love? How is your love for others to affect your relationships with others, 1 John 4:17-21? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mattrolo/message
Deuteronomy 8:1-3 Our lives are so full of distractions, obligations, and stuff that we often lose sight on our dependence on the Lord. The spiritual discipline of fasting allows us to cut through the fullness of life to make room for a relationship with God.
1 Corinthians 5–8 1 Corinthians 5–8 (Listen) Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church 5 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. 2 And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. 3 For though absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have already pronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing. 4 When you are assembled in the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus, 5 you are to deliver this man to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord.1 6 Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? 7 Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. 8 Let us therefore celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people—10 not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world. 11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one. 12 For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church2 whom you are to judge? 13 God judges3 those outside. “Purge the evil person from among you.” Lawsuits Against Believers 6 When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints? 2 Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases? 3 Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, then, matters pertaining to this life! 4 So if you have such cases, why do you lay them before those who have no standing in the church? 5 I say this to your shame. Can it be that there is no one among you wise enough to settle a dispute between the brothers, 6 but brother goes to law against brother, and that before unbelievers? 7 To have lawsuits at all with one another is already a defeat for you. Why not rather suffer wrong? Why not rather be defrauded? 8 But you yourselves wrong and defraud—even your own brothers!4 9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous5 will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,6 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. Flee Sexual Immorality 12 “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13 “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 14 And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power. 15 Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! 16 Or do you not know that he who is joined7 to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, “The two will become one flesh.” 17 But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him. 18 Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin8 a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. 19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, 20 for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. Principles for Marriage 7 Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 3 The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. 4 For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. 5 Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. 6 Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.9 7 I wish that all were as I myself am. But each has his own gift from God, one of one kind and one of another. 8 To the unmarried and the widows I say that it is good for them to remain single, as I am. 9 But if they cannot exercise self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. 10 To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband 11 (but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife. 12 To the rest I say (I, not the Lord) that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he should not divorce her. 13 If any woman has a husband who is an unbeliever, and he consents to live with her, she should not divorce him. 14 For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy. 15 But if the unbelieving partner separates, let it be so. In such cases the brother or sister is not enslaved. God has called you10 to peace. 16 For how do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? Live as You Are Called 17 Only let each person lead the life11 that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. This is my rule in all the churches. 18 Was anyone at the time of his call already circumcised? Let him not seek to remove the marks of circumcision. Was anyone at the time of his call uncircumcised? Let him not seek circumcision. 19 For neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but keeping the commandments of God. 20 Each one should remain in the condition in which he was called. 21 Were you a bondservant12 when called? Do not be concerned about it. (But if you can gain your freedom, avail yourself of the opportunity.) 22 For he who was called in the Lord as a bondservant is a freedman of the Lord. Likewise he who was free when called is a bondservant of Christ. 23 You were bought with a price; do not become bondservants of men. 24 So, brothers,13 in whatever condition each was called, there let him remain with God. The Unmarried and the Widowed 25 Now concerning14 the betrothed,15 I have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy. 26 I think that in view of the present16 distress it is good for a person to remain as he is. 27 Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek to be free. Are you free from a wife? Do not seek a wife. 28 But if you do marry, you have not sinned, and if a betrothed woman17 marries, she has not sinned. Yet those who marry will have worldly troubles, and I would spare you that. 29 This is what I mean, brothers: the appointed time has grown very short. From now on, let those who have wives live as though they had none, 30 and those who mourn as though they were not mourning, and those who rejoice as though they were not rejoicing, and those who buy as though they had no goods, 31 and those who deal with the world as though they had no dealings with it. For the present form of this world is passing away. 32 I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord. 33 But the married man is anxious about worldly things, how to please his wife, 34 and his interests are divided. And the unmarried or betrothed woman is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to be holy in body and spirit. But the married woman is anxious about worldly things, how to please her husband. 35 I say this for your own benefit, not to lay any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and to secure your undivided devotion to the Lord. 36 If anyone thinks that he is not behaving properly toward his betrothed,18 if his19 passions are strong, and it has to be, let him do as he wishes: let them marry—it is no sin. 37 But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed, he will do well. 38 So then he who marries his betrothed does well, and he who refrains from marriage will do even better. 39 A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. 40 Yet in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is. And I think that I too have the Spirit of God. Food Offered to Idols 8 Now concerning20 food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. 2 If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 3 But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.21 4 Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that “an idol has no real existence,” and that “there is no God but one.” 5 For although there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth—as indeed there are many “gods” and many “lords”—6 yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist. 7 However, not all possess this knowledge. But some, through former association with idols, eat food as really offered to an idol, and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. 8 Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do. 9 But take care that this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak. 10 For if anyone sees you who have knowledge eating22 in an idol's temple, will he not be encouraged,23 if his conscience is weak, to eat food offered to idols? 11 And so by your knowledge this weak person is destroyed, the brother for whom Christ died. 12 Thus, sinning against your brothers24 and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ. 13 Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble. Footnotes  5:5 Some manuscripts add Jesus  5:12 Greek those inside  5:13 Or will judge  6:8 Or brothers and sisters  6:9 Or wrongdoers  6:9 The two Greek terms translated by this phrase refer to the passive and active partners in consensual homosexual acts  6:16 Or who holds fast (compare Genesis 2:24 and Deuteronomy 10:20); also verse 17  6:18 Or Every sin  7:6 Or I say this:  7:15 Some manuscripts us  7:17 Or each person walk in the way  7:21 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface; also verses 22 (twice), 23  7:24 Or brothers and sisters; also verse 29  7:25 The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1  7:25 Greek virgins  7:26 Or impending  7:28 Greek virgin; also verse 34  7:36 Greek virgin; also verses 37, 38  7:36 Or her  8:1 The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1  8:3 Greek him  8:10 Greek reclining at table  8:10 Or fortified; Greek built up  8:12 Or brothers and sisters (ESV)
Teaching NotesRahab By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. Hebrews 11:31Before the spies lay down for the night, she went up on the roof and said to them, “I know that the Lord has given you this land and that a great fear of you has fallen on us, so that all who live in this country are melting in fear because of you. We have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea for you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to Sihon and Og, the two kings of the Amorites east of the Jordan, whom you completely destroyed. When we heard of it, our hearts melted in fear and everyone's courage failed because of you, for the Lord your God is God in heaven above and on the earth below. Joshua 2:8-11I am on the wrong teamTime to change teams “Now then, please swear to me by the Lord that you will show kindness to my family, because I have shown kindness to you. Give me a sure sign that you will spare the lives of my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all who belong to them—and that you will save us from death.” Joshua 2:12-13 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse…Matthew 1:5Gideon “Pardon me, my lord,”…“but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.” Judges 6:15 I'm not good enough Time to step it up Abel By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. By faith he was commended as righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith Abel still speaks, even though he is dead…Hebrews 11:4 After some time, Cain gathered some things he had grown. He brought them as an offering to the Lord. And Abel also brought an offering. He brought the fattest parts of some animals from his flock. They were the first animals born to their mothers. Genesis 4:3-4 NIRV When anyone brings a grain offering to the Lord, their offering is to be of the finest flour. Leviticus 2:1I didn't do all thisTime to give it up But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth…Deuteronomy 8:18Sunday Set ListWFC Lenexa + WFC AnywhereHouse of the Lord- Phil WickhamPromises / Great is Thy Faithfulness- Maverick City Music / HymnWho My God Is- Mitch LangleyBe sure to save our Spotify Worship Playlist, updated weekly with the upcoming Sunday's set!
Today I am sharing my conversation with the absolutely wonderful Becky Keife. Becky is wife, a Mom to 3 boys, an author and the community manager of the online (in)courage community. Today, Becky and I are talking about the topic of her latest book The Simple Difference: How Every Small Kindness Makes a Big Impact. Kindness is something we desperately need and is a powerful gift that is underutilized and underestimated, and Becky lays out beautifully in her book and in this conversation the power of it, and how it ultimately reflects the heart of God. The idea of this book came from a small act of kindness years ago, but this book was written while watching the LACK of kindness in the world, the challenge of being kind quarantined at home with her family, and its just really beautiful and authentic. God knows we're going to struggle with this. He knows the world is broken, and I especially wanted to share this now because so many people are smack in the middle of navigating the holidays and in the current environment of the world and even in the Church, it feels really really difficult to just even know how to people, and for many, what to make of God in the midst of it. So we're going to talk about that. We also share some thoughts and suggestions for how to go into the holidays with a heart that asks questions first such as can I give this image bearer the dignity of compassion and kindness regardless of how we agree or disagree? On the other hand, we also want to hold proper space for asking good questions about necessary boundaries because those are real and important and healthy where appropriate. This is hard and holy work, y'all. I know the weariness is palpable in so many that I know, including myself. I hope this ministers to you, encourages you, challenges you, and equips you right where you are today. I really believe, the Lord is making Himself known in so many dark places, and as we transition into a season of the darkest part of the year, and we usher in space for Immanuel, God with us, I just wonder how we could powerfully proclaim His with-ness on this Earth with acts of compassion and kindness? No matter how big, or how small, I hope that wherever you try this out in your life, that is transforms YOU and makes the Lord feel closer and kinder in your own life. Because we all need that. We need to encounter God's kindness, and to see His presence in our lives and in the lives of those around us because it has the power to transform all of us. He's not finished here, friends. This is not how the story ends. Just remember: you matter, your story matters. Connecting with Becky: Books Facebook Instagram Twitter Website Episode Sponsor: Tony Crabtree of Crabtree Homes with Exit Realty Home buyer guide: http://bit.ly/buyersguidecrabtreehomes Seller guide: http://bit.ly/sellerguidecrabtreehomes Facebook Instagram Website YouTube References: (in)courage Dayspring Lisa Jo Baker Courageous Kindness: Live the Simple Difference Right Where You Are (bible study Becky wrote to accompany The Simple Difference:How Every Small Kindness Makes a Big Impact.) Great article from Bible Study tool on : Neighbor was a more general term for person. Neighbor and non neighbor would be synonymous with Jew and Gentile (non-Jew) Who are the Samaritans? (in)courage walking through kindness Scripture References: -Psalm 100:5, Galatians 5:22-23, Titus 3:4-6 (to name a few)- Our God is kind -Psalm 25:3, 2 Timothy 1:7- He does not speak to us through shame -Hebrews 12:6, Revelation 3:19 (to name a couple!)- He disciplines, corrects and encourages us to repentance -Genesis 16:13- The first person who ever names Hagar and calls Him “El Roi”- “The God who sees me” Full story is Genesis 16 and also Genesis 21:8-20-- I mixed these 2 stories together when I talked about it. So sorry! -Romans 2:4- The kindness of God leads us to repentance -Luke 10:25-37- The Good Samaritan -Matthew 22:36-40- Second greatest commandment- love your neighbor -Leviticus 26:1, Deuteronomy 12:4, and then THIS is a list of so many of the times that share a loaded history of trying to get the Jews to stop worshiping idols of other cultures -Hagar (see above), Rahab, Ruth, A Cannanite woman, the Samaritan woman, An Ethiopian Eunuch, THE EARLY CHURCH- (etc, etc) -We see God fold in people from other cultures -1 Kings 12- The division of Northern and Southern Kingdom -Matthew 9:10-17,Mark 2:15-22,Luke 5:29-39- Jesus eats with “sinners” -Matthew 9:35-38, John 21:15-25, Acts 1:8, Acts 2, Acts 4:23-37- God invites us to show His care out of the overflow of the Holy Spirit -Romans 12:18-Inasmuch as it depends on you live peaceably with everyone -Genesis 1:27- We are made in God's image -Isaiah 6, 2 Corinthians 5:20, 1 Thessalonians 2:4, - Christ's ambassadors -Matthew 5:13-16-We are Christ's Light bearers -Luke 16:10- Being faithful with little Connecting with Emily and Simply Stories Podcast:Instagram (Em life // Podcast Life)FacebookTwitterBlog *Intro and Outro music is from audionautix.com
The tide is going to rise. “Only take heed to yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And teach them to your children and your grandchildren.” - Deuteronomy 4:9 NKJV
Deuteronomy 16-20 We are in the World Stream reading from The Message. 7streamsmethod.com | @serenatravis | Donate Commentary by Dr. Drake Travis "Lord God, we do all these things to remember you. We know you never forget about us. Help us to be more faithful in remembering you; to acknowledge you in all our ways. Amen." Remember Jesus telling the Disciples at the Last Supper to "do this as often as you do this and to remember Him"? You remember that, right? That is all God is getting at in the reading today - to remember what He told us to remember. 16 - Remember the Passover and all the tenants of it. And observe the Passover. Celebrate it where I say. Start and stop when I say. Remember to rest from everything on the Sabbath, the festivals surrounding the harvest. We're going to always do this to keep you from worshipping the harvest. You will remember me; your God who brings you the harvest. All men appear before God three times a year. You shall bring offerings, be organized, judge fairly, and do right. 17 - Offerings are to be the best you have to bring to God. All idolaters must be executed. The nation must not tolerate idolaters or idolatry. Justice must be handled with all prudence and the lessons learned must be taken seriously by all. One day you will all be crying out for a king. I wish you wouldn't but you are going to. When you do, do as I command. He must be of your own. He must not be motivated by power, women, money. And he must be a biblical student. 18 - Take care of the Levites. They must be fed and provided for without fail. It is good when they have plenty. Honor them wherever they are or wherever they are from. All the pagan practices of all the other people you encounter must be avoided permanently. Their transgressions and witchcraft will never be legal for you to do. The prophets I raise up among you, listen to them. And there will be a specific one centuries from now - l i s t e n to Him! 19 - Again, the "cities of refuge" concept is stated. Accidents happen. And Israel must not be a place of raging revenge and such madness. Those who commit manslaughter and were not intentional need a place to go and live sheltered in peace. As the nation grows, so must the cities of refuge. Other contingencies and bylaws are also stated in 19 so that schemers don't come to rule the country. Justice must rule Israel, not criminals, not even passively or deviously. 20 - Rules for War: Never be afraid. God is right there for you ensuring victory. Anyone distracted with a new house or a new vineyard or a new wife may leave. Cowards - please leave! Towns that make peace with you, they become your servants. Towns that God tells you to decimate, consult no one and do as you're told. But don't get crazy and cut down orchards though, duh!
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You were not made to go through this life alone."There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, as a father carries his son, all the way you went until you reached this place." Deuteronomy 1:31Footprints in the Sand (Author Unknown): Last night I had a dream. I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord. Across the sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand: one belonged to me, the other to the Lord. After the last scene of my life flashed before me, I looked back at the footprints in the sand. I noticed that at many times along the path of my life, especially at the very lowest and saddest times, there was only one set of footprints. This really troubled me, so I asked the Lord about it. "Lord, you said once I decided to follow you, You'd walk with me all the way. But I noticed that during the saddest and most troublesome times of my life, there was only one set of footprints. I don't understand why, when I needed You the most, You would leave me." The Lord replied, "My son, my precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of suffering, when you could see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you."God carries us, and we have each other to support and encourage.Resources: Matthew 11:28-20, Footprints in the Sand Poem, Deuteronomy 1:26-33, Numbers 11:10-17, 1 Corinthians 10:13, Psalm 34:18.
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To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1085/29 Hebrews 12:11 tells us, For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. We're more than ready to accept God's blessing, but we should be just as willing to accept discipline when we need it. We'll talk about that today on MoneyWise. ●We often talk about how following God's financial principles makes sense. He owns it all anyway and when we follow his instructions on how to manage His resources we usually prosper. What we probably don't mention enough though is that God also has ways of correcting us when we go astray. Now, we should point out that God's blessings and His corrections aren't always financial. We should recognize that the principles taught in Scripture apply to many aspects of life and that certainly includes how we handle money. ●Deuteronomy 28 is a good example of where God clearly lays out His intended blessing for obedience; but He follows up with curses for disobedience. Though these were for the nation of Israel, the principles still apply to us. Verse 1 says, If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you todaythe Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God. Those blessings include having children and abundant crops and livestock, everything the Israelites could expect if they were obedient. But in verse 15 we see the consequences for disobedience, You will be cursed in the city and cursed in the country. Your basket and your kneading trough will be cursed. The fruit of your womb will be cursed, and the crops of your land, and the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks. ●Does this mean that God will curse us and our families for generations if we fail to balance our checkbooks or we make a late payment? No, but we should look at some of the practical ways we are corrected when we mismanage money. If you fail to live within your means or fail to plan for spending, giving and saving for the future, unpleasant things are bound to happen. You'll run up debt. You won't have enough to pay your bills. Or you won't have enough income when you can no longer work. And if you continue living beyond your means, you'll eventually get to the point where you can't even make the minimum payments on your credit cards. Creditors will start calling and your stress level will go up. God doesn't have to curse you for those things to happen. They're just the natural consequence of not following His financial principles. ●There's a spiritual component to this as well. God absolutely will use the pressure and the stress in your life to bring you to repentance and to make you realize you have to change your ways. And when you do, He will bless you. So what can we learn from all of this? ●First, unlike the clear warnings we see in Deuteronomy 28 and 1 Samuel 2, we won't always know what God's blessings or corrections will look like. But your outcome will ultimately be good when you follow God's path and not so good when you wander off it. ●Second, the reason we're to follow God's principles is not because it's a formula for financial success. Following them usually puts you in a position for financial success, but that's not the goal. The goal is to be obedient, which makes us more like Christ and enhances our intimacy with Him. That's what we're ultimately pursuing with our finances and every area of our lives. 1 Peter 2 tells us, For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. LISTENER QUESTIONS Rob also answers the following listener questions: ●What can you tell me about converting investments into income streams? ●What are your thoughts about purchasing out-of-state rental properties for an income stream and how to do it? ●Should I take my pension in a lump sum or in the form of monthly payments? ●When do you have to begin take required minimum distribution payment in retirement? Remember, you can call in to ask your questions most days at (800) 525-7000 or email them toQuestions@MoneyWise.org. Also, visit our website atMoneyWise.orgwhere you can connect with a MoneyWise Coach, join the MoneyWise Community, and even download the free MoneyWise app. Like and Follow us on Facebook atMoneyWise Mediafor videos and the very latest discussion!Remember that it's your prayerful and financial support that keeps MoneyWise on the air. Help us continue this outreach by clicking theDonate tab on our websiteor in our app.
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This week Sam sits back down with Roger Bretherton to look at certainty and what Roger holds as his bedrock to his faith. The video version of this conversation can be found here on our YouTube channel 12 hours after the audio version goes live. Is a relational faith enough? Can it be pinned down? What would undermine this? Is there a circle that one can enter to start to know God? Is it someone's fault if they can't or don't believe in God? We close with a challenge for Roger to complete to push into this more effectively in the next conversation. *Note* I was wrong about where the verses about a hanged man being cursed are found in the OT, it's actually within Deuteronomy 21:22-23. *Note* Roger's Bio: Dr Roger Bretherton is Principal Lecturer for Enterprise in the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln. He worked as a clinician, manager and trainer in the NHS for over a decade, and joined the University of Lincoln in 2007, where he specialises in coaching and positive psychology. You can find/follow Roger here: Website University Page The GOD Lab - 8 Spiritual Experiments You Can Try at Home Twitter (hermit) We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. Your support via Patreon enables us to cover the costs of running this show and look to the future to make things even better as we build upon what we already have in the works. Please take a look and consider giving. Alternatively, you can support the show with a one-off gift via PayPal or Bitcoin. Use the following link to navigate to the website, to find us on social media and anywhere else we might be present online. #Podcast #Deconstruction #God #Agnostic #Christian #Atheism #Apologetics #Audio #Question #Exvangelical #Deconversion #SecularGrace #Exchristian
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Pastor Ken Endean preached during the moring service from Deuteronomy 6-1-9 on education from a Biblical viewpoint. The goal of Christian education is always the development of Christlikeness in your life with the intentions of investing in the lives of others.
"In order to be obedient, we need to be reminded." This week, Lew discussed Deuteronomy 6:4-9, how we live in a culture that trains us, and that through time and repetition we need to teach ourselves the way of Jesus. Lew explained the passage in this way: Verse 4: Israel receives a command to listen Verse 5: Another command to love the Lord with their whole being (heart, soul, and might) Verse 6: God's Word was commanded to Israel and to us Verses 7-9: Practical examples to be reminded of God's Word and their commitment
Homily from the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the UniverseWhen torn asunder, we are held together by worship of the King of Kings.The end of the year offers us the chance to recognize the little lords and tingy tyrants in our lives; those things we love and those things tha attack us. And we have the chance to allow Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe to be the true King over all of those fragments by offering Him true worship. Mass Readings from November 21st, 2021:Deuteronomy 7:13-14Psalms 93:1-2, 5Revelation 1:5-88John 18:33-37
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Deuteronomy 8:1-6 Horatio Spafford was a Presbyterian layman from Chicago and was a successful lawyer and businessman. Humanly speaking, this man had everything going for him. He loved the Lord and was happily married with five beautiful children. However, things were about to take a drastic and sudden turn, in a series of events reminiscent of the life of Job. Spafford had heavily invested in real estate along Lake Michigan's shoreline but in the great Chicago Fire of 1871, he tragically lost everything! If that wasn't bad enough, shortly before this, he lost his only son to scarlet fever at the tender age of four. With a grieving wife, Horatio Spafford decided to send her and their four daughters across to England where he planned imminently to join them. In 1873, his family boarded the S.S Ville du Havre and set sail for England; but as the ship crossed the Atlantic Ocean, tragedy struck when the ship collided with another sea vessel. Within just 12 minutes the ship had sunk taking the lives of 226 of her passengers. When survivors finally reached dry land, Horatio Spafford received a telegram from Cardiff, Wales. It was from his precious wife Anna; the first two words read; “Saved alone...”. As Horatio journeyed to meet his grieving wife, the captain, aware of the tragedy, invited Spafford to join him in the cockpit, pointing out to him the location where he believed the ship had sunk. With this, Horatio rushed off to his room where he penned the words to a poem by the name of “Ville du Havre”. We know the name of that poem today as the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”. So many I find are content to serve the Lord and to speak well in good times when the wind is blowing in a favourable direction. But woe if that wind should suddenly change course; as changes the wind so changes their speech. It is here perhaps most of us all, where the Lord wants to try the substance and quality of our hearts. Will we still be a people of one voice speaking the same things out of season as in season? Can we say in the midst of trial, it is well with my soul?
Have you ever worked for a boss who was impossible to please? Sometimes this is a result of unclear directions or unreasonable expectations. If you’ve ever been in this situation, you might have been forced to ask, “What exactly do you want?!” The people who lived in the areas surrounding Israel experienced a similar sort of situation. They weren’t trying to please a boss, but gods— multiple gods—in order to ensure some measure of peace and stability. To make matters worse, there was no manual for how to please them. What worked one day might not work the next. Requirements shifted constantly. We can only imagine their anxiety! One of the many things that made the Lord, Israel’s God, utterly different from those false gods was that He never changed and His requirements were clearly known. There was no secret knowledge to gain, and there was no guessing to be done. God had already told His people exactly what would please Him. See how He described this expectation in Deuteronomy 30: “Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven...Nor is it beyond the sea,...No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it...For I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees, and laws” (vv. 11–16). through the prophet Micah The Lord did not play guessing games during Micah’s time, and He doesn’t play guessing games now. He has made it clear what will please Him! >> The expectations God has made of us are clearly outlined in Scripture. It may be tempting to pick and choose, deciding what we will or will not do. But there is no confusion with God. His way is clearly stated for us. Read also: Micah 6:6–8
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1085/29 Record low interest rates have brought on a flurry of home refinancing and with it, a very big temptation. Refinancing your home provides the opportunity to take cash out of your home while increasing the size of your loan. Today, Rob West takes you through a refresher course on biblical borrowing. You've probably heard ads for mortgage refinancing that offer the option of taking money out at the closing table. They might lead you to believe that the equity in your home is money that belongs to you. But until you actually sell your home, any cash you receive from a home equity loan or cash-out refinance is just another loan. The money isn'tyours.You're just renting it for a while, and there is always a cost for that borrowing. While the Bible never calls borrowing a sin, it also never speaks of it in a positive sense. So when is borrowing okay? Simply put, it's only okay to borrow if it makes financial sense to do so. For example, a business owner might borrow to expand the operation and increase revenue, but only after due diligence shows it will increase revenue or lower overhead. In other words, the economic return on the amount borrowed should be greater than the cost. DO NOT PRESUME ON THE FUTURE Borrowing should follow the biblical principle of not presuming on the future. You should only borrow when you have a guaranteed way to pay it back. That means you're putting something up as collateral in case of default. What about student loans? Odds are, you have no collateral to borrow against, but you likely have a reasonable expectation of greater earning potential to enable you to repay the loan. However, if you're borrowing for education, you have to choose a major that gives you marketable skills, and you have tofinishyour studies and graduate. Otherwise you'll have a lot of trouble paying back those student loans. AVOID DEBT WHENEVER POSSIBLE The Bible makes it clear that we should make every effort toavoiddebt. Proverbs 22:7 says,The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower becomes slave to the lender. The less you owe, the more freedom you have to answer the Lord's calling for your life and reinvest in kingdom purposes. PAY IT OFF AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE Another biblical principle about borrowing might be described as, the shorter, the better. Deuteronomy 15 teaches that debts in ancient times weren't to exceed 7 years. If you borrow, pay your debts off as quickly as possible. AVOID CO-SIGNING Another biblical teaching about borrowing is to avoid co-signing for someone else's loan, which the bible calls surety. Proverbs 22 says,Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you? ALWAYS REPAY YOUR DEBTS And that leads us to our last biblical teaching on borrowing. God commands each of us to Pay what you owe. Ecclesiastes 5 says,It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not fulfill it. And Proverbs 3 says,Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. LISTENER QUESTIONS On today's program, Rob also answers these listener questions: ●What is the best way to make out a will? ●Why does the United States seem more reluctant than some other nations to embrace cryptocurrencies? ●How should a single parent balance retirement savings with paying down debt? RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THIS PROGRAM ●Splitting Heirs: Giving Your Money and Things to Your Children Without Ruining Their Lives(BOOK) Remember, you can call in to ask your questions most days at (800) 525-7000 or email them toQuestions@MoneyWise.org. Also, visit our website atMoneyWise.orgwhere you can connect with a MoneyWise Coach, join the MoneyWise Community, and even download the free MoneyWise app. Like and Follow us on Facebook atMoneyWise Mediafor videos and the very latest discussion!Remember that it's your prayerful and financial support that keeps MoneyWise on the air. Help us continue this outreach by clicking theDonate tab on our websiteor in our app.
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Deuteronomy describes a specific moment when God gave His people a chance to arrange priorities so future generations could enjoy the benefits. In the message "The Legacy of a Godly Dad," Skip shares how you can diligently lead your kids. This teaching is from the series Now Streaming.Links:Website: https://connectwithskip.comDonate: https://connnectwithskip.com/donateThis week's DevoMail: https://connnectwithskip.com/devomail
Apostle Alexander Pagani shares a message about the depths of deliverance and how you can dive deeper into your own personal deliverance. God is in the business of delivering TODAY. Receive it! Notes: Hunger brings visitation. Groaning brings habitation. Add a shovel to your sword. Deuteronomy 23:9-14 Dig Deeper Ezekiel 8:7-9 2 Corinthians 6:17 Deliverance without revelation is witchcraft. Four levels of uncleanness: 1. Defile 2. Contaminated 3. Unclean 4. Corrupted Levels of Deliverance: Inside deliverance - 2 Kings 4:35 Outside deliverance - 2 Kings 5:14 Gift needs deliverance - Leviticus 8:10-11 House needs deliverance - Leviticus 14:51
MOSES' LAST message was a warning—not just to the Israelites, but to the lesser elohim who had rebelled against the authority of God. We discuss Moses' warning to the people against disobeying the commandments of God, the commissioning of Joshua, and the Song of Moses, which lays out the consequences of following other gods. Deuteronomy 32 makes it clear that these small-G “gods” are real and that not all of them are faithful. We explain why Deuteronomy 32:8 should read “sons of God” and not “sons of Israel” and share some background of the “demons” (Hebrew shedim) in Deut. 32:17. Interestingly, Deut. 32:24 suggests that two entities known as deities in ancient Canaan may have been agents of God's judgment for disobedience—Qeteb (“pestilence”) and Resheph (“plague”), who was later known to the Greeks and Romans as Apollo. For more on the “sons of God” in Deut. 32:8, see Dr. Mike Heiser's article “‘Sons of God' or ‘Sons of Israel' in Deuteronomy 32:8?” The Bible's Greatest Mysteries is on the air! For more information, log on to www.BiblesGreatestMysteries.tv. And subscribe to the new YouTube channel for The Bible's Greatest Mysteries! Our book Giants, Gods and Dragons is available now in Kindle and paperback! Get it as part of a great package with more than 27 hours of our video teachings at the SkyWatchTV Store, or by itself at Amazon.com. And Derek's novels The God Conspiracy and Iron Dragons are available now in paperback and Kindle! See the official trailers and learn more at the website for Rose Avenue Fiction. Download these studies directly to your phone, tablet, or iPod! Get our free mobile app for iOS and Android. Links to the App Store and Google Play are on the main page at www.GilbertHouse.org. Click here for the complete archive of our New Testament Bible studies to date, and click here for the Old Testament studies to date. Or go to www.spreaker.com/show/gilbert-house-fellowship for all of the audio.
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Episode 461 - Show NotesNotice that our love for God is to be comprehensive. The word “all” is used three times. If we love God with all of our heart, all of our soul, all of our strength - no area is left out.Why love? Why not duty? Why not create a religion where we work for our salvation? The answer is because God has created us to be in relationship with himself. It would be possible to fulfill religious duties and obligations and have no relationship. God is not interested in this.When we truly love we are devoted. We are committed. We are loyal. Love is not a temporary feeling. We hear people say the fell into love and they fell out of love. They are referring to the emotional aspect of love. But true love is so much bigger. Love is a decision, a daily decision. Pastor John Piper once wrote these words: “Loving God will include obeying all his commands; it will include believing all his word; it will include thanking him for all his gifts. But all that is overflow. The essence of loving God is admiring and enjoying all he is. And it is this enjoyment of God that makes all of our other responses truly glorifying to him.”Having an authentic and genuine love for God doesn't originate from our emotions, our choices, or our abilities. Actually, our love for God originates from God himself. It is God who enables us to have this kind of relationship with himself. Imagine this: how can the created love its creatorWhen we experience the love of God, we are then able to return this love. We do not love God and then he loves us back. No, God himself initiates love toward us.So, what does this love look like? What does this love look like? It wants to be with God. It wants to talk with God and listen to him. It wants to live in a way that pleases him and keeps his commandments. It wants to keep this relationship at the very forefront of our lives. It wants to put God first in all situations. When choices have to be made, we ask how this affects our relationship with God. It's putting him first in every area of our lives.Deuteronomy 6:5 says, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”1 John 4:19 - “We love because He first loved us.”5MinuteDiscipleship.comThe 5 Minute Discipleship Journal
Today's Quotes:"The more fearful a person is, the more he uses his mind. The more fearless a person is, the more he uses his Heart." - Teal Swan "The spiritual work is like jumping out of an airplane and after you get out of the airplane, you see you have no parachute on. But then you finally figure out it's okay because there is no ground." - Ram Dass "Don't lose heart. God helps those who are courageous." - Neem Karoli Baba Bonus Quotes:"Give your real being a chance to shape your life. You will not regret it." -Nisargadatta Maharaj "Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is One Lord. (Deuteronomy 6:4)In our agreement and understanding that God is one, God has no opposite, and there is no opposition. With God as one, there is only one activity, one being, one cause, one power, one law." - Joel Goldsmith "Think of God alone. Dismiss every thought from your mind, You will see God before you and all your problems will be solved." - Shivapuri Baba Today's Practice:Keep recognizing familiar thought patterns and immediately shifting into your spiritual practice-- your mantra, listening for silence, staring straight ahead, unblinkingly, swaying, smiling, etc. Jump out of the mind and into the Heart. Fall into the One Love, the One Power, the One Cause, and you'll discover your wings. I Love you, Nik email@example.com
Homily from the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time.The struggle doesn't change the destination. The struggle is the way.When we are in the middle of a journey...or the middle of life...we will encounter obstacles. In that encounter with obstacles, we will be tempted to go back. But it is necessary to ask “what is God asking of me right now?” Mass Readings from November 14th, 2021:Deuteronomy 12:1-3Psalms 16:5, 8-11Hebrews 10:11-14, 18Mark 13:24-32