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Does he who ploughs for sowing plough continually?

Does he who ploughs for sowing plough continually?

This following piece came from our morning devotions today, the 3rd of July 2020, and seemed so very fitting that we wanted to share it with you. Does he who ploughs for sowing plough continually? Isaiah 28:24 One day in early summer I walked past a beautiful meadow....

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Thoughts on Exodus 12:13

Thoughts on Exodus 12:13

"... the blood shall be a sign אות for you...”Exodus 12:13 At the deliverance of Israel from Egypt, the sign was put on the doorposts and lintel - symbolising the temples and forehead of our body. As the Israelites entered the Promised Land we see this same sign...

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Israel’s First Passover

Israel’s First Passover

Exodus 12 records the first observance of the Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread by the Israelites.  A lamb was killed on the 14th day of the first month and its blood was sprinkled on the doorposts of their homes. Obedience to this command protected the life...

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Thoughts on Isaiah 9:6

Thoughts on Isaiah 9:6

"... and the government shall be upon his shoulder שכם...” Isaiah 9:6 On each shoulder (שכם, "shechem") of the High Priest's ephod a stone was mounted, bearing the names of the tribes of Israel (Exodus 28:11-12). As Holy things of the tabernacle were carried upon...

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Thoughts on Isaiah 40:31

Thoughts on Isaiah 40:31

"But they that wait (קוה) upon the Lord shall renew their strength”  We think of waiting as being in a state of expectant inactivity. However the Hebrew word קוה associates the concept of 'waiting' with twisting and binding (as a rope) and therefore also...

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Thoughts on Genesis 22:18

Thoughts on Genesis 22:18

"...and in your [Abraham's] offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.” We, as the descendants of Abraham, will be a blessing to all the nations because of Abraham’s 
obedience to the voice of God. Our destiny, of being...

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