Deuteronomy 31-32: Being on earth with the enemy constantly battling us, it could be easy to stray from God. But why would we want to do that? God gives us all we need. Remember that prosperity comes in many forms. Read. Pray. Praise God!
Deuteronomy 33-34: 34-10 There has never been another prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face. 11 The Lord sent him to perform all the miraculous signs and wonders in the land of Egypt against Pharaoh, and all his servants, and his entire land. 12 With mighty power, Moses performed terrifying acts in the sight of all Israel. Pray. Read. Praise God!
Josh. 3:1-5 ...can you imagine the excitement in the camp as the day is near to actually enter the land after all this time...I feel there is a parallel in our Ccf journey :-)
Joshua 1-2: Our God is so powerful, even the stories that are heard about past battles, keep the people scared to fight. As long as we keep His word, He shall protect us. Pray, Read. Praise God!
Joshua 3-4: I am happy that i am involved with this Bible Read. I have learned something new. I did not know that God stop the waters from flowing to allow His people safe access across the Jordan. What else are we missing? Pray. Read. Praise God!
Joshua 5-6: God keeps His promises. As long as we keep His. Live as He tells us. He will protect us. Pray. Read. Praise God!
Joshua 9:14 “...they did not consult the Lord” before they made a decision and they ended up deceived...let that be a word to the wise 🙁
Joshua 7-8: As we see in Chapter 7, God gave instructions to put to death a man who sinned against Him. Did not follow His plan. In Chapter 8, God is merciful and forgiving. He leads Joshua and his men to battle. What have you learned with this? Pray. Read. Praise God!
Joshua 9-10: Think about this. Joshua had God with him to defeat all of the enemies in the land God gave the Israelites. There is an uprising in Israel today. Still God's land? I say yes. Stand with God. Do His will. Pray. Read. Praise God!
Joshua 11-12: As we see in these chapters, God was with Joshua when he set out to conquer all the kings in the land. Although in today's times, i do not suggest violence, but to follow God's words. When we receive instructions from the Lord, we need to follow them. Make sure you are listening. God is always present. We need to open our eyes, ears and hearts. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 13-14: Just as God promised to Moses, then passed to Joshua, the Lord gave all the land to Israel. even when Joshua was old, He continued to instruct about where and when more land was to be taken.
Think about what God wants for you. When you keep His words and plans and instructions, He will protect us. Just as He gave land to Israel, He will give us prosperity. Be careful, prosperity comes in many forms!! Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 15-16: Very interesting at the detail of the boundaries. How detailed is God with you? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 17-18: 18:3 So Joshua said to the Israelites: “How long will you wait before you begin to take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has given you? If we really listen, watch and read, God will tell us all we need to know. So why do we hesitate to do God's will? Pray Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 19-20: God is merciful. Protecting those who committed a crime by accident and without malice. He would not allow a person seeking revenge to carry out such evil. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 21-22: 21: 45 Not one of all the Lord’s good promises to Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.
Think about that. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 23-24: Joshua lived to be 110 years old. Lived a good life. Because he followed God's instructions. Joshua, Moses and their people have been blessed by God. Remember, prosperity comes in many ways. The Israelites were give land, livestock and great leaders. Think about where you fit in? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 1-2: What i am learning from these chapters is, we all must keep in the word. Teach those who do no know the Lord. Especially our children. For they do not know the ways of the Lord. If we teach them and all those who do not know Him, God will lead the way and show us prosperity Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Joshua 3:1-2 God actually needed to teach them warfare…makes me realize warfare is a part of existence on earth since the fall in Gen. 3 🙁
Judges 3-5: 5:31 “So may all your enemies perish, Lord!
But may all who love you be like the sun
when it rises in its strength.” God punishes those whom dare to idol other gods. But when His people cried out for Him, He was there.
Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 6:7 - Once again we learn that God will forgive and protect. Gideon even quoted the words from Moses about the Lord getting the Israelites out of Egypt. So what did we learn from this? For me, stay in the Word. Listen and God will protect. Pray. How about you? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 8-9: I understand that we all stray from God in one way or another. At different times of our lives. Some further and longer than others. But be aware of the consequences of your actions. There are always consequences. Death being the worst punishment. Where do you stand with God??? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 10-11: Be careful not to stray from the Lord. For He will not protect you. Many times He has seen His people suffer. He can only take so much. He will forgive as long as we are willing to live by Him. Where are you with your faith?? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 12-13: Once again God had lead the Israelites to prosperity. Then they abandoned God. Lived under Philistine control for forty years. Manoah and his wife were visited by an angel of God. Their son will rise up to lead Israel. I cannot stress enough how much we need to be in the Word. Listen to God. Live through Him. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 14-15: Sampson was very strong. We can be just a strong through God. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 16-17: Be true to God. For He see's the sins we perform. God will have mercy on us, only if we repent and live for Him. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 18-19: Living without God is like living with no rules, policies or laws. Chaos and recklessness is everywhere. Although it is not easy to live as God intends, we must make every effort to follow Him. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Judges 20-21: Do not stray from God. He will or could destroy the (your) family. Listen to Him. His will shall lead us down the correct path. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
Ruth 1-4: We see Ruth becoming a woman of God. Since she followed her elders in God's path, she was blessed. As was Boaz and Naomi. Now we see David come to life. The Lord always has a plan. Do not lose sight of that. Even when we do not know what it is. Trust. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 1-2: What we read is the faith of a woman whom suffers from heartache. She prays for a son and vows to hand him to God for his entire life. That is faith. We also learn that those who speak out against God and do not live for Him, will perish. And future generations may suffer. Where are you with your faith? Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 3-4: Listen to the Lord. If not, we will all be judged by Him. Do what the Lord says. There are always consequences for evil action.
II Samuel 2:31 “ premature death due to unrepentant sin” 🙁
1 Samuel 5-6: Quite clear that those who do not follow God, will be punished. Some by death, others by suffering. Where are you? pray. Read. Praise God!!
II Samuel 7:3-4 “ so the Israelites got rid of their images…and worshiped only the Lord… “ -revival hits Israel…do this in America today LORD we ask in Jesus name
I Samuel 8 is one of the saddest chapters in the Bible 😞 Israel rejects the Lord and demands an earthly king…they “want to be like the other nations in the world”
How quickly things change! In I Samuel 7 tremendous revival…in chapter 8 “national apostasy” 🙁
1 Samuel 7-8: Looks like history is repeating. Went back to the Lord, now rejecting the Lord. Time for all to stand up for Jesus Christ. Who is your king? I know who mine is. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
I Samuel 10:1-8 wow 😯 talk about specific instructions and divine appointments right…
1 Samuel 9-10: Have you ever received such instructions from God for yourself? For others? Do not take this lightly. God has plans for everyone. And only God will assign a king. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 11-12: It is amazing to me that we continue to do evil things. Sins against our Lord. But yet our God will forgive us as long as we repent, pray. Fear our God and e will prosper. Go against our Lord, and we shall suffer the consequences. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 13-14: So much going on. Saul disobeyed Samuel with instructions from God. Jonathan disobeyed his own father. Saul does not wait for God's answer. Stop. Listen. Wait for God's instructions. For He knows what to do. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 15-16: We see the start of the rise of David. A shepherd boy with anointing from God. Even though Saul was mired with evil, David playing the lyre soothed Saul. God works in many ways. Most of them we do not understand. But is it for us to understand, or just live by the Word. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 17-18: As with many things in life, When God is with us, everything is possible. God left Saul because Saul did not follow God's instructions. David lived as God had planned. Saul did not like it. Be careful going against God, the consequences are devastating. Go with God, you will grow and prosper in God's eyes. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 19-20: If you are on the side of God, you will be protected. If not, only God knows the consequences. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 21-22: Is Saul following God's word? Is David? Be careful making earthly choices. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
1 Samuel 23-24: God reigns over all. Saul finally listened and understood David was not against him. Allowing the enemy to distort our thoughts will allow evil deeds. Pray. Read. Praise God!!
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