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Perseverance – When It Is Hard

Numbers 11:4-6, The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, “Who will give us meat to eat? We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, … Continue reading

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Nations – Receive Justice Now

Habakkuk 2:2, Then the LORD answered me and said, “Record the vision And inscribe it on tablets, That the one who reads it may run.” 7, “Will not your creditors rise up suddenly, And those who collect from you awaken? … Continue reading

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Goals – Necessary

Psalm 27:4, “One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate … Continue reading

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Motives – Accomplishment With Mixed Motives

Exodus 4:18, “Then Moses departed and returned to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, ‘Please, let me go, that I may return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see if they are still alive.’ And Jethro said … Continue reading

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Perseverance – Example Of

Matthew 10:22, “You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.” Hebrews 10:35-36, “Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great … Continue reading

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Trouble – Friends Causing

Isaiah 52:5, “Now therefore, what do I have here,” declares the LORD, “seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?” Again the LORD declares, “Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed all day … Continue reading

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People – Used

Exodus 22:22-23, “You shall not afflict any widow or orphan. If you afflict him at all, and if he does cry out to Me, I will surely hear his cry; . . .” Romans 12:15-16, “Rejoice with those who rejoice, … Continue reading

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Creation – No Answers to Our Questions

Malachi 3:16-17, “Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name. … Continue reading

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Habit – Force of

Genesis 39:10, As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her. Genesis 40:6-7, When Joseph came to them in the morning and observed them, behold, they were … Continue reading

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Effort – What Purpose?

2 Samuel 15:6, “In this manner Absalom dealt with all Israel who came to the king for judgment; so Absalom stole away the hearts of the men of Israel.” 2Samel 18:14-15, “Then Joab said, “I will not waste time here … Continue reading

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