Tag Archives: disobedience

The teaching we hold to (Mark7)

Jesus’ words strike me in this passage. Quoting from Isaiah, he says, This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. They worship me in vain, teaching as doctrines human commands. (6-7) And then he … Continue reading

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Striving…to rest (Hebrews 3-5)

I’ve been reading these chapters over and over, and as I do, I wonder, how much do we rest in Jesus? The writer of Hebrews says, Therefore, a Sabbath rest remains for God’s people. For the person who has entered … Continue reading

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Isaiah 20, 30:1-5, 31:1-3 — Stubborn

When I received my training for teaching children, my instructor taught me that if you really want to get a point across, you should repeat it at least three times.  The first time, they’re usually not really listening, the second … Continue reading

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II Kings 15:18-31 — Disobedience, blood, and defeat

At this point, we’ll take a brief break from Isaiah and stick up our heads to see where we are in the book of II Kings. In short, it was the beginning of the end for the northern kingdom of … Continue reading

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