Tag - Rebel

I’m Done With Rebels

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Isaiah 34:11b God will stretch out over Edom the measuring line of chaos and the plumb line of desolation. O-bservation: The prophet Isaiah began with a prophecy against the nations of the world in verse one but zeroed in on Edom here in verse eleven. He said, “I’m going to stretch out the measuring line of chaos and the plumb line of desolation.” These were architectural terms for building structures of any kind in those days. Yet God said, I will use these articles to mark out territories for complete destruction. A-pplication: I almost titled this short...

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Even Rebels Need A Word From God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 37:17 Then King Zedekiah sent for him and had him brought to the palace, where he asked him privately, “Is there any word from the Lord?” O-bservation: Jeremiah was the only prophet that Zedekiah could trust. Even so, he had allowed for him to languish in prison for no good reason save for the grandson of the fake prophet Hananiah, who Jeremiah had called a liar. The grandson’s name was Irijah. Irijah was the captain of the guard at the Benjamin Gate where Jeremiah had gone to claim his property. Irijah wanted revenge because...

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They Did More Than Think It, They Said It!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 44:16 We will not listen to the message you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD! O-bservation: A remnant of Jewish people from the southern kingdom had willingly and against the will of God moved into Egypt to worship Egypt’s false gods. God did everything He could to bring them back to Him by finally sending His prophet, Jeremiah. But after Jeremiah’s harsh warning, the men of Judah, who knew their wives were worshipping the same gods as their Egyptian girlfriends, looked at Jeremiah and said, “We Will Not Follow The...

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David’s Love For His Rebel Son

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 18:5a The king commanded Joab, Abishai and Ittai, “Be gentle with the young man Absalom for my sake.” O-bservation: David and his dwindling army had been banished from Jerusalem because David’s rebel son, Absalom, had sown discord among the people against David. When the showdown between David’s forces and Absalom’s army was imminent, David told those leaders who would command the battle for him to “Be gentle with the young man Absalom, for my sake.” A-pplication: These words identify “David’s Love For His Rebel Son.” His Son was out to KILL him and steal David’s...

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