October 2017

Pastor Randy’s Top 66 – Daniel

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Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, ‘King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter.  If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.’ Daniel 3:16-18   The Book of Daniel was written during Judah’s (the southern kingdom of Israel) Babylonian Captivity, which lasted from 609BC to 539BC. Part of the...

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Pastor Randy’s Top 66 – Ezekiel

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I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. Ezekiel 36:26-27   The Book of Ezekiel is a wild ride of spiritual imagery written in 571BC, and was written to announce judgment upon the southern kingdom of Judah to allow them one more opportunity to repent. It also foretells of the coming deliverance of God’s people from captivity in Babylon, and speaks of...

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Pastor Randy’s Top 66 – Lamentations

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Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.   Lamentations 3:22-23   First, two preliminary things:   Most people aren’t aware that there even is a short Book in the Bible called “Lamentations”.   Even more people aren’t aware that the official name of this Book is “The Lamentations of Jeremiah”.   The Lamentations of Jeremiah are a group of five poems, believed to have been written by the prophet Jeremiah, concerning the downfall of the southern kingdom of Judah, the destruction of Jerusalem, and Judah’s captivity by the Babylonians. They...

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