Pride Goes Before a Fall

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READ : Isaiah 14–17 Babylon had not yet become a world power, but her downfall is here predicted. The king of Babylon will go down to Sheol, the place of the dead. He who had said, “I will make myself like the Most High” (14:14) will then be dead and powerless. Of him who had been so filled with pride, …

Lord of the Nations

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READ : Jeremiah 46–48 The prophets are very sure that God is not only the Lord of the individual but also of the nations. Here Jeremiah receives messages from God concerning the nations which surround Judah. The first message is about Egypt, the nation in whom Judah often put her trust, rather than trusting God. Egypt will be defeated by …

Prayer as Communion

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READ : And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I comm Permission to enter the temple’s Holy of Holies was only granted to the high priest, and just once per year. What the Holy of Holies held was the ark of the covenant, the …

The Grand Finale

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READ : Revelation 20-22 Many people talk a great deal about the millennium. The only place where a thousand year millennium is mentioned in the Bible is in Revelation 20. Sincere Christians have held three different views, the premillennial view which says Christ will come to earth before the millennium, the postmillennial view which says Christ will come after the …

Lord of Lords and King of Kings

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READ : Revelation 16–19 Seven angels pour the wrath of God upon a world which dares to persecute Christians. The harlot represents Rome, the city of the seven hills (17:9). One after another of her emperors persecute Christians, but they will be defeated by Christ “for he is Lord of lords and King of kings” (17:14). One may have to …