What Holds Your Heart Captive?

Donna, on “Meeting Jesus,” shares with us the history of the physical nation of Israel, and of their times of spiritual decline, but of God’s grace to them, too, when they repented of their sins and turned back to him.

And, then she relates that to us today, and how we need to take these lessons from Israel’s history to heart. The quote she said that stood out to me the most was this one:

“Don’t expect the devil to leave you if you play in his yard.”

Meeting Jesus

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 “Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table and of the table of devils.” 1Cor. 10:21.

The combined books of Kings and Chronicles tell a tale of the politically united, powerful and prosperous nation of Israel, albeit the description is foretold in Deuteronomy…

“And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth…

And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee…

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