Tag - Prosper

Whatever You Do Stay Planted

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Psalm 92:13 Planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. O-bservation: The Psalmist is speaking of those who have chosen the path of RIGHTEOUSNESS. He promises them that God will cause them to flourish, another word for prosper, if they will stay planted in the house of the Lord. It leaves me with this thought, “Whatever You Do Stay Planted.” A-pplication: Whenever I read this passage, I’m reminded of its New Testament parallel where the writer says in Hebrews 10:25 that it is important for Christians to meet...

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You Need A Prophet

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezra 6:14 So the elders of the Jews continued to build and prosper under the preaching of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah, a descendant of Iddo. O-bservation: Ezra, the priest of Israel, reported that during the rebuilding of the Temple of the Lord in Jerusalem the elders continued to build and to prosper because they were being preached to by the prophets Haggai and Zechariah. A-pplication: Upon their return to Jerusalem, after 70 years in Babylonian captivity, the people of Judah began to turn back toward the Lord. Before Ezra returned to Jerusalem, the people were...

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Why Lord?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 12:1 You are always righteous, Lord, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? O-bservation: Jeremiah acknowledged God's righteousness towards him, but he voiced an age-old complaint. He asked God the same question King David asked the Lord. Why do the wicked prosper? "Why Lord?" A-pplication: I suppose it's just human nature to wonder about the "Other Guy." When Jesus told Peter he would one day die for the cause of...

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PEACEMAKERS

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 29:7 Also seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers you too will prosper. O-bservation: Jeremiah, the Prophet over Israel at the time of their exile in Babylon, told the people: don’t be afraid of your oppressors and the great city into which you have been exiled. Instead, embrace the city. Settle there and marry and have a family in the city. Pray for the peace of the city. If it prospers, even you as...

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