September 2: It’s Not Who You Are, But What You Are

Scripture Reading—Psalm 99:6-9 “Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the Lord, and he answered them. He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.” (Psalm 99:6, 7) I...

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September 1: Let Them Be Confounded that Hate Zion

“Let them be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.” Psalm 129:5 Scattered about the modern city of Jerusalem are small stone memorials. You’ll find them on sides of cafes, city shops, and above the street corners. Most have a small red colored flame, decorating the right side. They also...

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August 25: Imperfection and Mercy

The children of Israel were far from perfect when I began to step in to intervene on their behalf. My purposes were continuously being accomplished in this people group throughout the generations, and still continue to be. I had made covenant with their fathers: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (whose name...

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