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Nehemiah 3-4: Beware! When Being Attacked, Pray and Give it to God

Back in 1992, Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida. I witnessed something I’d never seen before — neighbor helping neighbor, strangers helping strangers. If a tree had fallen on a house, a guy with a chainsaw just came and started cutting it up. There were many scenes like that. We were all victims. We were all neighbors. Today’s chapters reminded me of that. We worked, we served, we prayed, we sweated, we helped — together — just like the Jews rebuilding the wall around the holy city. Seek the truth…

1 Samuel 23 and Psalms: God is Our Shield, Saving Those Whose Hearts are True and Right

Today we break up the next chapter of 1 Samuel with 3 psalms. David hears of a city that’s in trouble. Then, he asks God if he should go help them and God says yes. However, paranoid King Saul, learns that David is there and sets off after him. It was Saul’s duty to protect …

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