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Divine Note #53 - Knowing God’s glory - Exodus 33:12-23

June 27, 2010

Knowing God’s glory - Exodus 33:12-23

The LORD Promises To Be with His People
12 Moses said to the LORD, "I know that you have told me to lead these people to the land you promised them. But you have not told me who my assistant will be. You have said that you are my friend and that you are pleased with me.
13 If this is true, let me know what your plans are, then I can obey and continue to please you. And don't forget that you have chosen this nation to be your own."
14 The LORD said, "I will go with you and give you peace."
15 Then Moses replied, "If you aren't going with us, please don't make us leave this place.
16 But if you do go with us, everyone will know that you are pleased with your people and with me. That way, we will be different from the rest of the people on earth."
17 So the LORD told him, "I will do what you have asked, because I am your friend and I am pleased with you."
18 Then Moses said, " I pray…

Divine Note #52 - Staying close to God during life's storms - Lamentations 3:17-30

Divine Note #52 – June 20, 2010

Lamentations 3:17-30 17 I cannot find peace or remember happiness.18 I tell myself, "I am finished! I can't count on the LORD to do anything for me." 19 Just thinking of my troubles and my lonely wandering makes me miserable. 20 That's all I ever think about, and I am depressed. 21Then I remember something that fills me with hope. 22 The LORD's kindness never fails! If he had not been merciful, we would have been destroyed. 23The LORD can always be trusted to show mercy each morning. 24 Deep in my heart I say, "The LORD is all I need; I can depend on him!" 25 The LORD is kind to everyone who trusts and obeys him. 26 It is good to wait patiently for the LORD to save us. 27 When we are young, it is good to struggle hard 28 and to sit silently alone, if this is what the LORD intends. 29 Being rubbed in the dirt can teach us a lesson; 30 we can also learn from insults and hard knocks.

There's nothing like reading Lamentat…