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Words are cheap. Finding someone who faithfully lives out his words is something else altogether!
Proverbs 20
Which part of a conversation do you most enjoy———the part where you listen and learn, or the part where you say what you think?
Proverbs 18:2
If you ever don't know what to do, James makes it simple...pray!
James 5:13-18
The whole world is “Live. Die. Repeat.”
Ecclesiastes 1:2-11
“We can never know who God is or even if he exists.” He has told us who he is and you know it is true by the way it pierces your heart.
Romans 10:5-13
Parables of guilt and grace from the story of David, Bathsheba and Uriah.
2 Samuel 11:1-12:25
Can you find the gospel in Genesis 3:20-24?
Genesis 3:20-24
“Go and learn what this means, 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.'” Have you done your homework?
Hosea 6:4-11
The book of Hebrews speaks of six foundational elements to faith in Christ. Do you know them?
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
A believer knows, receives, follows and trusts Jesus.
Mark 8:27-38
Settle the gospel once and for all, so that you can begin to eternally explore its glory.
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
Why are God's rules not like a prison?
Galatians 3:23-26
Can you teach the foundations of faith in Jesus?
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
If Jesus had not become weak, then while Jesus would himself still be perfect, he would not be the perfect Savior.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
The one who brings us to the throne of God's grace himself sits on the same throne.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
We stay Christians when we keep coming to Christ.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
With God's people / wandering alone / brought back by a brother / saved from Hell
James 5:19-20
If you ever don't know what to do, James makes it simple. But you need to follow the directions!
James 5:13-18
Confidence in the shelter of God's Son is the condition for salvation.
Hebrews 3:1-4:13
How compassionate is God to show us his purposes! We are not at all in the dark as we await the King of Glory.
James 5:7-12
USE your money now for justice and mercy, lest the “security” of your savings become your refuge... and demise.
James 5:1-6
The Bible does not teach us to fast or stay up late for the purpose of seeking a special calling from God.
God's Special Callings
The I AM gives out grace and mercy on the basis of sovereign freedom alone.
Romans 9:14-18
Jesus: the sovereign, victorious Savior-King.
Hebrews 1:1-4
Open your eyes to the broadcast of God's glory in the lives of ALL those around you!
Romans 9:14-18
Why is it that those who believe in predestination and those who believe in future promises for Israel are so often not the same people?
Romans 9
When we unjustly speak against others, we are acting like God. (And that's bad!)
James 4:11-12
Bible stories teach theology.
Romans 9:6-13
God's timing is not only perfect, it is revelatory.
Romans 9:6-13
How does a man/woman of faith responds to apparent contradictions in the Bible?
Romans 9:1-5
Do you know how to biblically recognize privilege in your life?
Romans 9:4-5
“But he gives more grace.” The sweetness of these words is beyond words.
James 4:1-10
Christians are those who love God. Christians are those who love one another. Christians are those who love the lost.
Romans 9:1-3
Fruitfulness lies at the center of what it means to be a Christian.
John 15:1-17
Those with true wisdom don't talk about it; they show it.
James 3:13-18
Would you “waste” your life with me?
Mark 14:3-9
God’s kingdom is a kingdom of righteousness; a reality that remains firm in the New Covenant.
Matthew 5:17-20
The danger in teaching is found in the fact that it employs a powerful area of our lives with which we all struggle.
James 3:1-5
“Whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.”
2 Peter 2:17-22
We are counted righteous by faith-revealing works, since only a faith that works counts for anything.
James 2:14-26
God forbid that the Church draw people the way politicians do.
2 Peter 2:17-22
What does Jesus mean when he says, "your faith has made you well?"
Mark 10:46-52
Jonah did not love mercy though he happily received it. He simply loved himself.
James 2:1-13
What does it actually mean to worship the Lord?
Psalm 130:1-5
Jesus' great disciples are those who are servants of all, because Jesus is the ultimate servant in the gospel.
Mark 10:35-45
"Better is the little that the righteous has"--it is enough to be abundant in generosity.
Psalms 37:25-26
If we gain a view of the day to come, we will lose the turmoil in our hearts today.
Psalms 37:12-13
Believers are living stones; non-believers trip over the keystone.
1 Peter 2:4-8
"The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord."
Psalms 37:39
The Lord declares to his Son, the once-dead-king, "Rise up, O God; judge the earth. For you shall inherit the nations!"
Psalms 82:1-8
We shall have no fear in stumbling if we are holding God's hand.
Psalms 37:23-24
Be dumbfounded for the glory of God!
Romans 8:31-39
Threats may in fact win the day, but not the third.
Romans 8:31-39
Hate everything that revolves around you. Willingly walk the road of suffering. Renounce all that you possess.
Luke 14:25-33
Jesus' disciples hate what revolves around them.
Luke 14:25-33
No one coerced Jesus to bear the cross on our behalf.
Mark 10:17-52
Beware of your tongue.
James 3:5-12
There are only two alternatives—either Jesus is not good because he is not God, or he is good and likewise he is God.
Mark 10:17-22
We were lowly in our sin; he became lowly to wash away that sin. He shall return in glory as our great God; we shall reflect that glory as those belonging to him.
Titus 2:11-15
Do you struggle with fear in evangelism? God's cure will surprise you.
Philippians 1:12-14
What is the purpose of prayer? Why ought we to ask God for things? One answer is that prayer is meant to prove me.
John 15:7-8
Take joy, O kings, in trembling before God by turning to his Son for refuge.
Psalms 2
God's love for us Romans 5:1-5 Justification, peace with God and access to grace come via  fait...
Faith and love because of hope
Arc.
Colossians 1:9-12
Main point summary. Arc.
Colossians 1:3-8
Outline of Colossians I.
Colossians summary
Phrase.
Matthew 13:44
Arc.
Acts 7:2-53
Main point summary. Arc.
Acts 17:22-31
Bracket.
1 Peter 2:1-3
Bracket.
Daniel 4:1-37
Arc.
Daniel 4:1-37
Bracket.
Mark 8:34-38
Arc.
Mark 8:34-38
Arc.
Romans 8:9-11
Arc.
Romans 8:9-11
Wed 9am discussion group.
1 John 4:7-12
Arc.
1 Timothy 6:17-19
Arc.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29
Arc.
Genesis 3:20-24
Arc.
Hosea 5:8-15
Central Idea O Israel (and Judah), let us turn back to the Lord and seek to know him, for he is fait...
Let Us Return to the Lord!
Arc.
Hosea 6:1-3
Bracket.
John 15:12-17
Main point [Jesus:] Love one another like I have loved you by setting my course to die for you as my...
Love one another like I love
Arc.
John 15:12-17
Bracket.
John 14:25-31
Bracket.
John 14:18-24
Main point Rejoice and believe since I have told you that I am going to the Father and leaving you my peace via the Holy Spirit.
Rejoice and Believe at What I Have Told You
Arc.
John 14:25-31
Main point [Jesus:] I will come to you and this is how--you will see me after death, find new life b...
How Jesus Comes to Us
Arc.
John 14:18-24
Bracket.
John 14:15-17
Bracket.
John 14:12-14
Bracket.
John 14:1-7
Bracket.
John 14:8-11
Arc.
Romans 1:8-17
Main point To those who love me , the Father will give the Spirit, who you know in knowing me.
The Spirit of truth coming...whom you know
Arc.
John 14:15-17
Main point You will do great works via prayer in my name [and so assure you hearts that you know God...
The middle purpose
Arc.
John 14:12-14
Main point Jesus: It is absurd to ask to see God after being with me, since seeing me is seeing the Father.
Dayenu to be with Jesus
Arc.
John 14:8-11
Main point summary. Discourse.
Acts 2:14-41
Bracket.
John 14:1-7
Main point Trust God by trusting me, for I am going to prepare for you to come and you know the way to God because you know me.
Trust God with peace, for you know me
Arc.
John 14:1-7
Diagram.
Colossians 4:2-6
Holy, blameless and above reproach.
Colossians 1:22
Diagram.
Colossians 3:18-4:1
Diagram.
Colossians 3:5-17
Diagram.
Colossians 3:1-4
Diagram.
Colossians 2:16-23
Arc.
Romans 16:25-27
Bracket.
Matthew 5:17-20
Diagram.
Colossians 2:6-15
Diagram.
Colossians 1:24-2:5
Bracket.
Acts 1:1-11
Diagram.
Colossians 1:21-23
Diagram.
Colossians 1:9-20
דיאגרמה.
Colossians 1:3-8
Bracket.
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
Diagram.
Colossians 1:1-2
Bracket.
John 12:44-50
Bracket.
Ephesians 2:1-10
Diagram.
Ephesians 2:1-10
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1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
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1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
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2 Timothy 2:7
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Romans 8:28
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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
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Hebrews 1:1-4
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1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
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1 Thessalonians 3:6-13
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1 Peter 1:17-19
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1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5
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Ephesians 3:7-12
Shown to whom? "Everyone" Demonic rulers and authorities, and perhaps angelic rulers as well.
Displaying God's wisdom
Diagram.
Romans 16:25-27
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1 Thessalonians 2:9-16
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John 1:1
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Galatians 5:22-23
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1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
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1 Thessalonians 1:2-10
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Romans 8:28
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1 Thessalonians 1:1
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John 14:1
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Ephesians 2:4-7
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James 1:19-20
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John 3:31
Diagram.
1 John 1:9
Diagram.
1 Peter 1:13
מושא משנה.
John 14:26
קולוסים א22.
Colossians 1:22
רומים ה1-2.
Romans 5:1-2
יוחנן א1.
John 1:1
יוחנן ג16.
John 3:16
מפה של רכיבי דיאגרמה.
Genesis 1:1
Diagram.
Romans 1:16-17
Diagram.
1 John 3:1-3
Your Plans and the Will of God Definitions Revealed will of God = What God clearly reveals to us fro...
התוכניות שלך ורצון האלוהים
Creation God works (i.
עבודה - A biblical theology of work
Diagram.
Ephesians 1:15-23
Diagram (with Seth).
Ephesians 1:3-14
Diagram.
Ephesians 1:1-2
Two People That Do Not Exist There is a single, surprisingly simple biblical truth that answers two ...
United to Jesus, let us live to God
Main idea : United with Jesus in death and resurrection, let us present ourselves to God and righteousness.
Romans 6:1-14
Q:  What is the  "hope of glory" ? A: "Messiah in you" according to Col 1:27.
Romans 5:1-11
"because all sinned" (vs 12) - does this mean that all sinned in Adam or that all have sinned indivi...
Romans 5:12-100
Main Idea : Nothing of righteousness was gained by Abraham according to the flesh; therefore, t...
Romans 4:11-12
Exegetical Idea : John calls those born of God to aspire to LOVE -- something motivated and defined ...
1 John 4:7-12
Central Idea Those united to Christ by faith need no longer fear condemnation, because their sin has...
Romans 8:1-8
Central Idea Because of Messiah's shocking love, work-out your salvation in joyful awe.
Philippians 2:12-13
Jesus doesn't "believe in you," but this is good news! Central Idea We do not need Jesus to "believe...
John 2:23-25
Why does the snake receive a specific curse being this book is not for him?! The reason, I think, is...
Genesis 3:14-19
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2 Peter 1:5-11
Vs 17 is the main point.
John 5:1-18
God is righteous!! And his heart and plan overflow to be a righteous, righteous-maker of sinners.
Romans 3:21-26
“Either this book will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from this book.” (John Bunyan)
Psalms 1
For the main points of the narrative, relating them in a Progression seemed to be most helpful.
Luke 2:8-20
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Torn that You May Seek
Central Idea Be warned that judgment is coming Benjamin (and Judah)! The Lord himself will rot you a...
Published August 13th, 2014
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2010-09-11 22:36:14
2014-07-25 14:34:47
Central Idea Be warned that judgment is coming Benjamin (and Judah)! The Lord himself will rot you away and tear you to pieces that in the end you will seek his face. Why Gibeah, Ramah, Beth-aven, and Benjamin? The first three names are cities that are found in the land possessed by the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:11-28). Thus, these verses are, at the very least, warning the tribe of Benjamin of the approaching judgment of God. (For occasions of when the shofar and trumpet are used in the Bible, see the end.) The question that remains is whether more is being said with the particular cities chosen here. Cross-referencing Gibeah in Hosea leads us to the phrase "days of Gibeah" in 9:9 and 10:9, a probable referent to Judg 19-20 where the rape and murder of a Levite's concubine leads to war of the rest of Israel against Benjamin. All these cities, in fact, converge in that story. The Levite intends to lodge in either Ramah or Gibeah and ends up choosing the latter. Then Bethel is where the remaining tribes gather and decide to fight Benjamin. But is there an intentional connection here? If so, what is the significance for how we understand the passage at hand? The Word Biblical Commentary also presents an possible explanation of the choice of cities listed. This verse describes an invasion of the territory of Benjamin from the south, ie, from Judah. The enemy is portrayed as advancing along the main mountain road from Jerusalem through Bethel and thereafter into the heart of Ephraim. Gibeah, only three miles north of Jerusalem, is the first to be attacked; then Ramah, five miles north of Jerusalem; and finally Bethel, eleven miles north of Jerusalem, on the northern border of Benjamin. (Beth-Awen is a derogatory substitute name for Bethel; see 4:15.) Along this route, in the opposite direction (Judg 20:18, 19) Israelite troops had once attacked Gibeah in response to a heinous crime committed in that city during the days of the judges (Judg 19–20). Judah's inclusion For the first time in the book of Hosea, Judah begins to be more significantly included. The southern kingdom has been mentioned prior to this, but just in a passing reference. Here, they are surprisingly addressed almost as much as the north (Ephraim). It appears that as time has progressed, Israel's guilt indeed has spread to Judah, something the words of 4:15 particularly sought to prevent. What are "those who move a landmark" like? If the WBC's interpretation quoted above is correct, then this phrase is likely speaking of Judah's presumptuous and evil act of taking land from the tribe of Benjamin. Be this the case or not, we ought to ask about the heart behind the crime. Prov 23:10-11 gives us a hint. Do not move an ancient landmark or enter the fields of the fatherless, for their Redeemer is strong; he will plead their cause against you. The ancient landmarks were the lines of inheritance that the Lord had determined (via lot) with the conquest of Canaan. We can also see here that the victim of the landmark move is weak, be it physically or socially/politically. We can observe this from the fact they are put in parallel with the fatherless and the fact their Redeemer is, by contrast, called strong. So the issue at hand is humble grace-orientation vs. presumptuous survival-of-the-fittest. The one who moves a landmark does not meekly receive with thanksgiving the boundary lines given to him by the Lord as a generous gift. Rather, he disregards God's design and takes up the attitude of "I am stronger, therefore I will take." Where do our hearts land? Who determines to go after filth? As we have already seen in Hosea and can see in almost all the prophets, idolatry is rightly portrayed as stupid. (Whether "filth" is the best translation here or something rather like "nothingness," the point remains.) This is repeated over and again in the Scriptures because it must be preached over and again to our hearts. We can connect it to the light of John 3:19-21. The child who sneaks to the kitchen in the middle of the night in order to steal cookies keeps the light off to conceal his transgression. But little does he know that not only would the light reveal his crime, but also the fact that the cookies he is enjoying are full of mold and maggots. Let us not go after filth. Let us come to the light which is Jesus. God--like mold and rot, like a ravenous lion! These words do not leave much room for those who claim that suffering only comes as a result of natural consequences to sin, and not the Lord's doing in judgment or discipline of sin. Let us follow the incredible, fear-inducing progression. It begins in vs12 with God's initial judgment of eating away at Israel and Judah. This is not a sudden downfall, but an inescapable corruptive force like mold or rot. What is the response? They see their sickness (a third slowly corruptive metaphor) and turn to the great king of Assyria for help. But this cannot work. Assyria cannot heal your wound because I have given the wound! says the Lord. More than that, Assyria cannot heal their wound because the Lord will now come as a lion! His judgment was rotting them slowly, but not shall consume them in terror as a lion jumps upon his victim. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. (See Heb 10:26-30.) Ought we to seek the Lord because of distress? We mentioned in the notes on 5:1-7 that the Lord does not desire and does not accept the "seeking" which is wholly founded in the fact one is in trouble and it seems the Lord could help. Nonetheless, we can clearly see here and would be wise to point out that this does not mean a distressful situation can have no good effect. It can and is designed to do just that in the passage at hand. The difference is found in what is being sought in a person or nation's seeking--mere relief or the Lord's face. The latter includes the former, while the former is merely expedient. Perhaps a couple select verses on this subject will serve us. Notice the connections between seeking the Lord's face and desiring the Lord's justice and help. In the path of your judgments, O LORD, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul. My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness. (Is 26:8-9) O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me. (Ps 63:1–8) Biblical Occasions for blowing the Shofar (with example verses) day of Atonement (Lev 25:9) rousing people to battle (Judges 3:27) warning of danger--ex: approaching army, day of the Lord (Jer 4:19) announcing victory in battle (1Sam 13:3) stopping an offensive (2Sam 2:28) worship (2Sam 6:15) announcing a new king (2Sam 15:10; 1Kings 1:34) Biblical Occasions for Blowing the trumpet (with example verses) summoning & breaking camp (Num 10:1-8) when going to war, to elicit the Lord's help (Num 10:9; 2Chr 13:14) on feast days and new moons, over the sacrifices to be a reminder of the people before the Lord (Num 10:10; 2Chron 29:26) announcing a new king (2Kings 11:14) worship (Ps 98:6; Ezra 3:10)
10000000049354 49354 Notes 2010-09-11 22:36:14 2014-07-25 14:34:47 Central Idea Be warned that judgment is coming Benjamin (and Judah)! The Lord himself will rot you away and tear you to pieces that in the end you will seek his face. Why Gibeah, Ramah, Beth-aven, and Benjamin? The first three names are cities that are found in the land possessed by the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:11-28). Thus, these verses are, at the very least, warning the tribe of Benjamin of the approaching judgment of God. (For occasions of when the shofar and trumpet are used in the Bible, see the end.) The question that remains is whether more is being said with the particular cities chosen here. Cross-referencing Gibeah in Hosea leads us to the phrase "days of Gibeah" in 9:9 and 10:9, a probable referent to Judg 19-20 where the rape and murder of a Levite's concubine leads to war of the rest of Israel against Benjamin. All these cities, in fact, converge in that story. The Levite intends to lodge in either Ramah or Gibeah and ends up choosing the latter. Then Bethel is where the remaining tribes gather and decide to fight Benjamin. But is there an intentional connection here? If so, what is the significance for how we understand the passage at hand? The Word Biblical Commentary also presents an possible explanation of the choice of cities listed. This verse describes an invasion of the territory of Benjamin from the south, ie, from Judah. The enemy is portrayed as advancing along the main mountain road from Jerusalem through Bethel and thereafter into the heart of Ephraim. Gibeah, only three miles north of Jerusalem, is the first to be attacked; then Ramah, five miles north of Jerusalem; and finally Bethel, eleven miles north of Jerusalem, on the northern border of Benjamin. (Beth-Awen is a derogatory substitute name for Bethel; see 4:15.) Along this route, in the opposite direction (Judg 20:18, 19) Israelite troops had once attacked Gibeah in response to a heinous crime committed in that city during the days of the judges (Judg 19–20). Judah's inclusion For the first time in the book of Hosea, Judah begins to be more significantly included. The southern kingdom has been mentioned prior to this, but just in a passing reference. Here, they are surprisingly addressed almost as much as the north (Ephraim). It appears that as time has progressed, Israel's guilt indeed has spread to Judah, something the words of 4:15 particularly sought to prevent. What are "those who move a landmark" like? If the WBC's interpretation quoted above is correct, then this phrase is likely speaking of Judah's presumptuous and evil act of taking land from the tribe of Benjamin. Be this the case or not, we ought to ask about the heart behind the crime. Prov 23:10-11 gives us a hint. Do not move an ancient landmark or enter the fields of the fatherless, for their Redeemer is strong; he will plead their cause against you. The ancient landmarks were the lines of inheritance that the Lord had determined (via lot) with the conquest of Canaan. We can also see here that the victim of the landmark move is weak, be it physically or socially/politically. We can observe this from the fact they are put in parallel with the fatherless and the fact their Redeemer is, by contrast, called strong. So the issue at hand is humble grace-orientation vs. presumptuous survival-of-the-fittest. The one who moves a landmark does not meekly receive with thanksgiving the boundary lines given to him by the Lord as a generous gift. Rather, he disregards God's design and takes up the attitude of "I am stronger, therefore I will take." Where do our hearts land? Who determines to go after filth? As we have already seen in Hosea and can see in almost all the prophets, idolatry is rightly portrayed as stupid. (Whether "filth" is the best translation here or something rather like "nothingness," the point remains.) This is repeated over and again in the Scriptures because it must be preached over and again to our hearts. We can connect it to the light of John 3:19-21. The child who sneaks to the kitchen in the middle of the night in order to steal cookies keeps the light off to conceal his transgression. But little does he know that not only would the light reveal his crime, but also the fact that the cookies he is enjoying are full of mold and maggots. Let us not go after filth. Let us come to the light which is Jesus. God--like mold and rot, like a ravenous lion! These words do not leave much room for those who claim that suffering only comes as a result of natural consequences to sin, and not the Lord's doing in judgment or discipline of sin. Let us follow the incredible, fear-inducing progression. It begins in vs12 with God's initial judgment of eating away at Israel and Judah. This is not a sudden downfall, but an inescapable corruptive force like mold or rot. What is the response? They see their sickness (a third slowly corruptive metaphor) and turn to the great king of Assyria for help. But this cannot work. Assyria cannot heal your wound because I have given the wound! says the Lord. More than that, Assyria cannot heal their wound because the Lord will now come as a lion! His judgment was rotting them slowly, but not shall consume them in terror as a lion jumps upon his victim. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. (See Heb 10:26-30.) Ought we to seek the Lord because of distress? We mentioned in the notes on 5:1-7 that the Lord does not desire and does not accept the "seeking" which is wholly founded in the fact one is in trouble and it seems the Lord could help. Nonetheless, we can clearly see here and would be wise to point out that this does not mean a distressful situation can have no good effect. It can and is designed to do just that in the passage at hand. The difference is found in what is being sought in a person or nation's seeking--mere relief or the Lord's face. The latter includes the former, while the former is merely expedient. Perhaps a couple select verses on this subject will serve us. Notice the connections between seeking the Lord's face and desiring the Lord's justice and help. In the path of your judgments, O LORD, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul. My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness. (Is 26:8-9) O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me. (Ps 63:1–8) Biblical Occasions for blowing the Shofar (with example verses) day of Atonement (Lev 25:9) rousing people to battle (Judges 3:27) warning of danger--ex: approaching army, day of the Lord (Jer 4:19) announcing victory in battle (1Sam 13:3) stopping an offensive (2Sam 2:28) worship (2Sam 6:15) announcing a new king (2Sam 15:10; 1Kings 1:34) Biblical Occasions for Blowing the trumpet (with example verses) summoning & breaking camp (Num 10:1-8) when going to war, to elicit the Lord's help (Num 10:9; 2Chr 13:14) on feast days and new moons, over the sacrifices to be a reminder of the people before the Lord (Num 10:10; 2Chron 29:26) announcing a new king (2Kings 11:14) worship (Ps 98:6; Ezra 3:10) notes
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