AN illustration The wicked men who led the insurrection against Moses and Aaron placed their hopes on that which was of the flesh and not of God, As a result, they staked their all and lost.
The "jealousy" of God (1) demands exclusive devotion to Himself (see Ex 34:14; Dt 4:24; 32:16,21; Jos 24:19; Ps 78:58; 1Co 10:22; Jas 4:5 and NIV text note (2) delivers to judgment all who oppose him (see Dt 29:20; 1Ki 14:22; Ps 79:5; Isa 42:13; 59:17;.
NAB For love of your fathers he chose their descendants and personally led you out of Egypt by his great power, NIV Because he loved your forefathers and chose their descendants after them, he brought you out of Egypt by his Presence and his great.
Because they are Precious (Dt 4:4-9).Their response would reveal whether they were investing their lives in the kingdom that will last forever, or in the one destined for destruction.If that happened ( Ed : Which of course it did!) the curses of the covenant, here defined by national death (Dt 4:26 separation from the land (Dt 4:26) and scattering among the nations (Dt 4:27 would come into operation." (Tyndale OT Commentary - Deuteronomy).Twenty minutes later the whole affair was lying a complete wreck How different they who invest their all in Christ Jesus dejtingsida dubai (Rom.God sent the tongues of fire on the day of Pentecost as a sign that He was about to pour out the Holy Spirit in a new and powerful way.And what we ourselves dare not contemplate, we carefully hide from the gaze of our tenderest friends.The lord your God has given them to all people everywhere.
This horrible time of Israel's history is summarized by this verse - "In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes." (Jdg 21:25- note ) These dark days lasted 300 years.Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you, and will remove your lampstand out of its placeunless you repent.When the Holy Spirit begins to burn within, we will be caught up in a holy zeal to share Jesus with everyone we meet.Prayer was a means of seeking the Lords will (Dan.19 "I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse.If you have children or grandchildren let me encourage you pause a moment and listen to Steve Green's stirring, convicting ballad " Find Us Faithful?" Every time I listen to it, I am convicted as a dad of 4 and granddad of 8, that I have.Exodus 22:8 "If the thief is not caught, then the owner of the house shall appear before the judges, to determine whether he laid his hands on his neighbor's property.If we as NT believers are not experiencing the good hand of the lord bestowing spiritual blessings on our life, then we probably need to go no further then to assess our obedience.(Defender's Study Bible) Righteous (adjective) ( 06662 saddiq from sadaq to be just or righteous) is an adjective with describes one as upright or just.In a dog, jealousy seems heartwarming.If he can persuade us that the Lord is all love and mercy and will not judge anyone, he will.