Category Archives: Discipleship

A Ruler’s Scepter

‘Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard  planted by the water; it was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water.   Its branches were strong, fit for a ruler’s scepter. It towered high above the thick foliage, … Continue reading

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Dry Springs

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “See, I will defend your cause and avenge you; I will dry up her sea and make her springs dry.   Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object … 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 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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Like a Bush in the Desert

Concerning Moab: This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Woe to Nebo, for it will be ruined. Kiriathaim will be disgraced and captured; the stronghold will be disgraced and shattered.   Moab will be praised no more; … Continue reading

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Like Carmel by the Sea

As surely as I live,” declares the King, whose name is the Lord Almighty, “one will come who is like Tabor among the mountains, like Carmel by the sea.   Pack your belongings for exile, you who live in Egypt, for … Continue reading

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Roots by the Stream

This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord .   That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they … Continue reading

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