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Posts tagged Restoration

Marred But Remade

Marred But Remade

Being marred (which implies to be injured, impaired, imperfect, spoiled, or blemished) is in a sense being broken,( which carries with it the thought of shattered, cracked, crushed, and defeated with adjectives like “out of order”, “not working”, “useless”, Etc.) In Jeremiah 18:1-11 God sent the prophet to the potters house where he would receive […]

Promised Restoration

Promised Restoration

God had given His very nature to the man He created in Genesis 1. Like children become partakers of their parents nature, Adam (man) inherited this nature as God “breathed into his nostrils the breath of life” Genesis 2:7. But alas, he decided to sell that God-nature out for a cheap piece of fruit, and […]

The Shepherd

The Shepherd

Perhaps Psalm 23 may be the best known chapter in the Bible, portraying the restoration, leading, protection, and provisions of a shepherd. The purpose of this is to apply it to us as sheep, the recipients of our shepherd’s benefits. A later Psalm would refer to God’s people as “the sheep of His pasture” 100:3. […]

God Of Mercy And Restoration

God Of Mercy And Restoration

Jeremiah had been put in prison for proclaiming the word of the Lord (Jeremiah 32:2-3), and he had made it clear, that because of sin, Jerusalem would be overrun and the nation would be carried captive into a foreign land.  This was what some would call “redemptive judgment” because, while it would punish sin, it would […]

Have You Been Robbed (Part 3)

Have You Been Robbed (Part 3)

This week we conclude our mini series on “Have you been robbed?” Once again we emphasize from John 10:10 that our enemy, Satan, has a threefold agenda, which is to steal, to kill, and to destroy! Robbing us of health and vitality is another of his key targets. Some physical afflictions are directly attributable to […]