Thank God for encouragers!

Miriam and Aaron complained (Numbers 12:1-2). Caleb and Joshua encouraged (Numbers 13:30; 14:6-9). Thank God for encouragers!

Paralyzed by fear – Where does this negativity come from?

"The Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them" (Numbers 14:9). Paralyzed by fear - where does this negativity come from? We are overwhelmed by fear when we take our eyes off the Lord, when we forget that "the Lord is with us." Let's cut our fears down to size - by remembering that our God is …

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Some Simple Thoughts From The Scriptures

Genesis When I was writing these words, I was thinking of some of the stories in the book of Genesis (the book of beginnings). I was thinking about Adam, Abraham and Joseph - and I was thinking about Jesus!___________________________________________ It was the genesis of my life.Things were looking so good.Then, it all went badly wrong.What …

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The Lord Blesses Those Who Serve Him Faithfully Each Day.

Numbers 17:1-18:32The call comes from God - to Aaron, to Christ (17:5; Hebrews 5:4-6). Christ is both the Offering for sin and the Great High Priest (Hebrews 5:7-10; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 7:25). We look at ourselves, and we say, ‘We perish, we are lost, we are dead’(17:12). We look to Christ, and everything changes …

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We Find Happiness When We Aim At Holiness.

Numbers 32:1-42Some look for an easy life. They know that there will be conflict on the other side of the Jordan. They opt out - ‘do not take us across the Jordan’(5). They think they’ve travelled far enough. God says, ‘Let us go on to maturity’(Hebrews 6:1). ‘My happiness’- This is what concerns the self-centred …

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Think Back Over Your Life, And Thank God For All That He Has Done.

Numbers 33:1-49In the history of Israel - Set free by the power of God, failure to learn, wandering, the promised land - , there is a picture of the Christian life - conversion and growth to spiritual maturity by way of learning from our mistakes. We are not to remain in the past. That would …

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