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The Bible (11/21/13)

November 23, 2013

Here is a great word about keeping the Words of God in the Bible close. Keep reading, even when it seems repetitive.

THE RIVER WALK

Read: Ezekiel 42:1-43:27, James 5:1-20, Psalm 119:1-16, Proverbs 28:6-7

I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. (Psalm 119:11)

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Relate: The word “hidden” in Hebrew is tsaphan. It can mean to conceal, as in something too valuable for common use (Job 10:13), to treasure something of great worth (Proverbs 10:14), or to store up, to build up something over time like grain in a silo (Hosea 13:12). All three types of definition fit well here. The Bible is far too precious to be used as a beating stick. Using my knowledge of the Bible to belittle or degrade others is a sin. Bible bashing only drives others from the God I claim to serve. The Bible is also something of great worth. It is a love letter from my fiance’. It is my marching orders from the Supreme Commander. It is an instruction manual…

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