by Mark Clements
Thursday, April 11
Remembering the Sins of the Past
“And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all goods, wells digged, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit trees in abundance: so they did eat, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness. Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations,” Nehemiah 9:25, 26.
As the Jews gathered around the Levites in Jerusalem in worship, they were reminded of the long-suffering of Jehovah. God, in His goodness, had created the universe, He had made a covenant with Abraham, He had lovingly redeemed His people from slavery in Egypt and supernaturally provided for their needs in the wilderness. He had given His…
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