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BIBLE CUSTOMS AND CURIOSITIES (DAVID’S BATTLE GEAR)

The battle gear that David carried into battle against Goliath seemed ridiculous when compared to the giant’s weapons. Several items in David’s arsenal are mentioned in these verses.

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HOW CAN YOUR SINS MAKE YOU DEAD?

Sin is ignoring God and disobeying His commands. When we ignore God, we cut ourselves off from the God who created us and who is essential for our life.

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BIBLE CUSTOMS AND CURIOSITIES (GOD’S HOT JUDGMENT)

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In Jeremiah compared the judgment of God against His sinful people with a fire heated by a blacksmith. The fire was intensified with air from a bellows until it became intense enough to heat metal for shaping by the blacksmith’s hammer (read Isa 2;4). Continue reading BIBLE CUSTOMS AND CURIOSITIES (GOD’S HOT JUDGMENT)

MAKING DECISIONS BY LOT

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This verse refers to the ancient custom of casting lots to settle disputes or make important decisions (read Josh 1:7). We might compare the practice to flipping a coin or drawing straws in modern times. Continue reading MAKING DECISIONS BY LOT

SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 16:9-12)

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9. A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

10. A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.

11. A just weight and balance are the LORD’S: all the weights of the bag are his work. Continue reading SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 16:9-12)