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Satan knows the end of the book as well as we do. He is desperate to do as much damage to God’s Kingdom as he can in the short amount of time he has left. We must not allow ourselves to become discouraged, but rather live each moment of our lives in the confidence that God will give us the victory over Satan and that His goodness will always triumph over the evils of this world.
After two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, enact sinful revenge against the men of Shechem for sin committed against their sister by one man of the city (Gen. 34)--a vengeance that was partly fueled by Jacob's indifference to the whole matter--Jacob and his household are placed in a dangerous situation. Jacob fears for his safety and that of his household. In the midst of this, God tells Jacob to go to Bethel and make an altar that he and his household would worship God. It reveals that the fundamental purpose for which God creates his covenant people is for the worship of God. Thus, it is the worship of God that God's people must make as their focus. According to Genesis 35 it will mean that they pursue holiness, encounter God's protection and focus on who God is and what God does.
The provision, protection and guidance we long for, are found under the umbrella of a relationship with God.
When we talk about "man's best friend," we usually think of what? Dogs. When Jesus talked about us, he used the metaphor of sheep. In that case, mankind's best friend is the Good Shepherd, Jesus. This message looks at some of the ways Jesus talks about Him being our Shepherd.
In John 10:1-21 we get to see the True Shepherd of Israel from Ezekiel 34 explain that he is the Shepherd we all have been waiting for. Listen and understand why there is only one True Shepherd and how he comes to offer protection and provision for his people
Here we look in upon the answer Abram recieved. We see that it was after much prayer, in God's appointed time and how it was "The Word of the Lord. And we see how this applies to each and every child of God today, to me and to you as we live our lives to the glory of God.
Peter's final words in his first letter to the church are about the Christian life. How are we to endure? Peter tells us that we'll need to watch out for the lion prowling around looking for someone to devour, but we can do so as we stand under the mighty hand of God.