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Devotional by Ray Stedman – Worn-out Theology – A daily devotion for December 11

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Topic:Worn-out Theology What is man, that he could be pure, or one born of woman, that he could be righteous? If God places no trust in his holy ones, even the heavens are not pure in his eyes, how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks up evil like water! Job 15:14-16 Eliphaz returns, as all the …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman for December 10- Living Out of Rest

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Topic:Living Out of Rest READ THE SCRIPTURE: HEBREWS 4:1-13 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. Hebrews 4:9-10 Here is a revolutionary new principle of human behavior, on which God intends man to operate. It is from this that man …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – The Folly Of Platitudes – A daily devotion for December 9

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Topic:The Folly Of Platitudes If you put away the sin that is in your hand and allow no evil to dwell in your tent, then you will lift up your face without shame, you will stand firm and without fear. Job 11:14-15 Zophar the Naamathite comes onto the scene. (I call him Zophar the Zealous.) He moves up to bat, …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – The Need For A Mediator – A daily devotion for December 8

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Topic:The Need For A Mediator If only there were someone to arbitrate between us, to lay his hand upon us both. Job 9:33 Job’s problem is that he has no way to examine God, and that is what he goes on to state in very eloquent terms. He says that God’s wisdom is beyond man: How can you get hold …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – True But Wrong – A daily devotion for December 7

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Topic:True But Wrong Surely God does not reject a blameless man or strengthen the hands of evildoers. Job 8:20 When you read Bildad’s arguments, you have to ask, “What is wrong with this? It sounds so true and right.” It is an argument you hear repeated many times today. What Bildad says is true and logical and supported by plausible …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman for December 6- Restoring Dominion

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Topic:Restoring Dominion READ THE SCRIPTURE: HEBREWS 2:5-9 In putting everything under them, God left nothing that is not subject to them. Yet at present we do not see everything subject to them. But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – When The Righteous Suffer – A daily devotion for December 5

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Topic:When The Righteous Suffer READ THE SCRIPTURE: JOB 4-5 Consider now: Who, being innocent, has ever perished? Where were the upright ever destroyed? As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it. Job 4:7-8 At this point we get the first of the replies of Job’s three friends: Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar. These friends …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – Is It Better To Die? – A daily devotion for December 4

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Topic:Is It Better To Die? After this, Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth. Job 3:1 In this chapter we find that Job asks three very poignant questions. The first one is, Why was I ever born? Job hopes his birthday will be forgotten. He is looking back to the day of his birth, and, although …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman – Accepting What God Gives – A daily devotion for December 3

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Topic:Accepting What God Gives He replied, You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble? In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. Job 2:10 Job’s rebuke is a very gentle one. He did not say, You foolish woman! He said, You are talking like a foolish woman. He is …

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Devotional by Ray Stedman for December 2- He Holds All Things Together

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Topic:He Holds All Things Together READ THE SCRIPTURE: HEBREWS 1:1-4 The Son is the gleaming brightness of God’s glory. He is the exact likeness of God’s being. He uses his powerful word to hold all things together. Hebrews 1:3a That is an amazing statement. It is put in the present tense, saying that he is the One who is keeping …

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