Over & Over *Deut. 15

Deuteronomy 15
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+15&version=NKJV;NIV
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Do what is right and God will bless you. God is saying this over and over in this chapter. Do not be tightfisted. Give and give freely; not begrudgingly. God sees. God knows. God hears. Honor God’s Word and He will honor you. Give and it will be given to you.
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Lord God of Israel, You are Creator of heaven and earth and all that is within them You have created. Everything is in Your hands. Everything was created for your pleasure. You have given to us freely. Help us to be generous and give with right motives. May we not be tightfisted nor grudgingly give, but on the contrary may we be joyful givers and give to those who are in need. Help us to trust in the truth of Your Word – the Holy Scriptures. Thank you! In Jesus Name we ask. Amen.

 

Enticements *Deut. 13

Deuteronomy 13
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+13&version=NKJV;NIV
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Don’t be deceived. Let not someone lead you astray by deceptive enticements. Temptation looks invitingly sweet, pleasurable, and it might be so for a little while, but then reality strikes and no longer is this “thing” sweet and pleasurable – for now it brings on a harshness and pain that is irrevocable.
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When these deceptive thoughts or words come to you stand strong and extinguish them immediately – give them no room in your mind or heart. Some (most) temptations can seem overpowering. Immediately call on the Name of the Lord God. He will give you the strength and power to overcome. Why will He do this? Because God loves you and desires you to have the best; not to be destroyed.
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Lord God above all, You hold all things in Your hand. When temptation comes our way give us the strength, courage, power to squash it completely, rendering no effect on us. Open our eyes to see tempting enticements for the ugly, horrible, and hurtful things they really are. Help us to overcome temptations and stand victorious in You. Thank you. In the Name of Jesus Messiah. Amen

Guarantee *Deut. 12

Deuteronomy 12
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+12&version=NKJV;NIV
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God wants what is best for His people. He tells them over and over, so there can be no mistake. His instructions are very clear.
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God’s people are about to enter into the Promised Land. Again, the Lord God reminds them if they are willing to follow the way He has prepared for them without adding or taking away anything from what God’s said, then they will be blessed and prosper.
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The points to remember are: Be careful to do as the Lord requires. Remember it is the Lord who brought you here and it is He who is giving this land to you, so don’t forget Him, His way, or His Word. Worship the Lord God of Israel alone. Raise nothing above Him; put Him first. Do not worship the Lord God like pagans worship their gods and idols.
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Go to the Lord and ask Him to lead you to where He would have you worship Him, which church or temple. He will direct your steps. It is there that you should give all your tithes, offerings, sacrifices, special gifts, and vows. By doing this the Lord guarantees His blessings; everything He’s called you to do will be blessed. You and your family will rejoice in everything the Lord has done for you. What an awesome promise God is giving to His people.
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There is one warning, which we all need to heed: Do what is right in the eyes of the Lord God. Do not be wise in your own eyes nor do as you see fit. Instead follow the Lord and He will lead you into your inheritance to dwell in safety and rest.
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God loves His people and wants them to be happy, flourish, and enjoy life. His promise is not to be added too or to be subtracted from. It is exact; exactly how the Lord Almighty wants it to be.
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Proverbs 3:5-8
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+3%3A5-8&version=NKJV;NIV

Be Careful *Deut. 11:22-32

Deuteronomy 11:22-32
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+11%3A22-32&version=NKJV;NIV
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God continually warns His people to “be careful” in what they do and how they act. Follow God, the Lord God of Israel and blessings will flow. However, if you choose not to abide by the Bible then blessings are withheld and a curse will follow if you disobey the commands of the Lord your God and turn from His way by following other gods.
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Blessings and curses are set before His people. Warning after warning God gives to be careful about our words and behavior. He longs to bless His people. God is holy and sets a good standard for His people to follow. The standard is for our sake, our benefit, so we can live a blessed life. When we sin – for no one is perfect – quickly repent; ask God’s forgiveness and sin no more. God is gracious, faithful, and ever forgiving of true repentance.

Drought *Deut. 11:3-21

Deuteronomy 11:13-21
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+11%3A13-21&version=NKJV;NIV
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It is factual information, which can be proven, that we have been in a drought for many years – especially this past year, 2016. The water table was very, very low. In 2016, we were in a severe drought. However, since the beginning of 2017 we have had plenty of rain – so much so that now we are coming out of a several year drought. We are no longer have a drought. And why is this?!?! A new leader was elected – one who stands against some of the abominations that were brought in by the past leadership. This ancient Holy Scripture held true to what was written in ancient times and holds true all the way up throughout history to this present time and will continue on into the future.  Thanks be to God!!!
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I marvel at this. When we read the Holy Scriptures and see the hand of God over the pages of history it is one thing, but to actually see and behold the truth with our own eyes that is a whole different experience. I marvel at the Lord God, His power and might, His faithfulness to His Word, which is never failing and unending. Praise be to the Lord God who is worthy of all praise!
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God is good and greatly should be praised.

Even Though *Deut. 10:12-21

Deuteronomy 10:12-21
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+10%3A12-21&version=NKJV;NIV
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Even so, even though, but God…
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God is forgiving and merciful – not just once or twice, not even several times, but infinitely merciful and forgiving. His mercy and grace are endless. This is why we can state the fact that our God, the Lord God of Israel is so kind and generous – deserving of all our thanks and praise.
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There is only one thing The Almighty God asks of His people, and He is very clear, and it is for our own good. what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to Him, to love Him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, 13 and to observe the Lord’s commands and decrees that I am giving you today for your own good?  (Deut.10:12-13)
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God is good and greatly to be praised.

Be Assured* Deut. 9:1-4

Deuteronomy 9:1-4
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+9%3A1-4&version=NKJV;NIV
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Be assured. All the trials and tribulations that we go through God is leading us. Be assured today that the Lord God, the Mighty One of Israel, goes before us. He ensures our way by going ahead of us. So all we have to do is follow and the victory is ours. The way is not always easy; however all we have to do is trust and follow His leading. “The battle is Mine,” says the Lord. The Lord plows through making our way clear. The battle is whatever opposition comes against us, whether physical, spiritual, or emotional. God is the only One who can ensure success and grant victory. He holds everything in His hands.
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Follow Him and He will make your way straight as Scripture says in Proverbs 3:5-12
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+3%3A5-12&version=NIV