Tag Archives: Disobedience

Free to Go Back on My Word

In what areas, in which I know God’s expectations and principles for me, have I gone my own way to suit my own corruption and self-centredness? To see the people go back on their own word is infuriating to the … Continue reading

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Avoiding Exile

When the people of God stop listening to the voice of God, they are looking to experience the discipline of God. How’s your heart for God? Is he trying to tell you something? Humble yourself. Listen to God. Trust in … Continue reading

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Adding Insult to Exile

Oftentimes, God uses our circumstances to try to get our attention and show us that we are off course in our relationship with him. Going further afield only makes things worse. The first question to ask is, “Am I serving … Continue reading

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Idol Reboot

Even when we eliminate idols from our lives, we are at risk of letting them creep back in. Idols will re-emerge and push us off track if we do not continue to remove them from our lives: let us throw … Continue reading

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Self-Centred Obedience

When Israel realized they made a mistake, their answer was to obey by going in a different wrong direction.  Sometimes, even our obedience comes from a heart of self-centredness instead of a heart of surrender to God.  Stop trying to … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

We think we can keep turning to the right and to the left toward our own ways and sooner or later, the Lord will say it’s the end.  The end of our wicked ways is the beginning of the judgement … Continue reading

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Hard Knocks Prophet

Ezekiel was God’s messenger to the choir.  He was speaking to the children of God about their relationship and disobedience to their father.  He was not speaking to the neighbour.  Sometimes the church needs some fire and brimstone to get … Continue reading

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