Tag - Promise

Just One Man, All But Dead

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Hebrews 11:12 And so from this one man, and he as good as dead, came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore. O-bservation: The writer of Hebrews talked about the great prophet and patriarch of the Jewish people, Abraham. He said that from “Just One Man, All But Dead,” came a nation that was just too numerous to count. If you will remember, the promised child Isaac, was not born until Abraham was a hundred years old, and his wife Sarah, who was...

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In That Day

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Amos 9:11 In that day I will restore David’s fallen shelter-I will repair its broken walls and restore its ruins-and I will rebuild it as it used to be. O-bservation: Here the prophet Amos talked in his day, about a day that was coming when God would completely restore his people Israel in their own land to the stature of what it once was. It was an amazing prophecy inasmuch as the place known as Israel had fallen years before and was in a complete mess. But that’s why Amos was a prophet. He...

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Are You Really Sure This Time?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 17:24 Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the Lord from your mouth is the truth.” O-bservation: This is the same woman of Zarephath that was with her son about to eat their last meal together and then die. Those were her own words from verse 12 of this same chapter. She had said those words because Elijah had shown up at her door for help. He had asked her for some bread and water, and that’s what...

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My Promise

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Proverbs 14:31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. O-bservation: Here the wiseman is very direct in reminding us that any individual who oppresses, or makes trouble for, or looks down on a man or a woman who is poor and needy might as well shake their fist in the face of the Almighty! On the other hand, King Solomon tells us that in being kind and even generous to those in need, we are showing honor to our Heavenly Father. A-pplication: Many years ago,...

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Not One Word Has Failed

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Kings 8:56 Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses. O-bservation: These are the words of Solomon that he used when he blessed the people of Israel on the day he dedicated the temple he had built for the Lord. He was quick to remind the people of Israel that of all the promises the Lord God had given through the prophet Moses hundreds of years before, “Not...

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