Monthly Archives: March 2016

River Crossings

Lift up a banner in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms: Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm … Continue reading

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By Many Waters

Sharpen the arrows, take up the shields! The Lord has stirred up the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is to destroy Babylon. The Lord will take vengeance, vengeance for his temple.   Lift up a banner against the walls … Continue reading

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Stirred Up

Look! An army is coming from the north; a great nation and many kings are being stirred up from the ends of the earth.   They are armed with bows and spears; they are cruel and without mercy. They sound like … Continue reading

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A Strong Redeemer

This is what the Lord Almighty says: “The people of Israel are oppressed, and the people of Judah as well. All their captors hold them fast, refusing to let them go.   Yet their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is … Continue reading

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A Resting Place for Lost Sheep

In those days, at that time,” declares the Lord , “the people of Israel and the people of Judah together will go in tears to seek the Lord their God.   They will ask the way to Zion and turn their … Continue reading

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A Restless Sea

Edom will become an object of horror; all who pass by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds. As Sodom and Gomorrah were overthrown, along with their neighboring towns,” says the Lord , “so no one … Continue reading

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A Jar No One Wants

“We have heard of Moab’s pride— how great is her arrogance!— of her insolence, her pride, her conceit and the haughtiness of her heart.   I know her insolence but it is futile,” declares the Lord , “and her boasts accomplish … Continue reading

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