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Hosea 13 I’m sorry but I just can’t ge


Missions Paul

Hosea 13

I’m sorry but I just can’t get past the first 5 words this morning.
“When Ephraim spoke men trembled”
I’m a preacher.
So I can say this…
No I won’t say it, I’ll just give you some quotes.
You will know what I am saying …

“It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher” ~George whitefield

“The preaching that this world needs most is the sermons in shoes that are walking with Jesus Christ.” ~ D.L. Moody

“We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power. We have a great deal of activity, but we accomplish little; many services but few conversions; much machinery but few results.” ~R.A. Torrey

“The scriptures are given not to increase our knowledge, but to change our
lives.” ~Dwight Moody

Men trembled when Ephraim…

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Daniel 8 Greatness and power are importa


Such encouragement

Missions Paul

Daniel 8

Greatness and power are important words in this chapter, they are repeated often.
v4 the ram becomes great, no one could stand against him and his power.
v8 the goat becomes very great.
v9 the little horn grew in power and set itself up as great, it prospered in everything, v12.
Satan will always move against God’s people with greatness and power.
Whether through the empires of the Medes and Persians of Daniels era or the spirit of antichrist found in Antiochus Epiphanes who gave himself the title “Theos Antiochus” meaning “The illustrious God” or the many ‘Hitlers’ of the modern world, all have attacked and still attack the church.
However, what we know today from this chapter is that the spirit of the antichrist will be destroyed, v25.
Whatever generation God’s people find themselves in, whatever empire they live under, they can speak boldly and loudly to…

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Daniel 6 Have you been judged, condemned


Shammah is on the other side of the obstacles, have faith, He has not left you.

Missions Paul

Daniel 6

Have you been judged, condemned and sentenced?
Has a stone been rolled over you sealing your fate?
Does your situation now look like it cannot be changed?
Never worry about the set of circumstances you find yourself in.
It’s behind the stone that counts.
Behind the stone is God who saves.
Behind the stone is God who sends the angel.
Behind the stone is God who shuts down the power of the enemy.

You may have been thrown down (v16) but you will be lifted up (v23).
God is always behind the stone. He specialises in coming out of those dark places. Trust Him.

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