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#DearJeroboam, you teach me to respond with faith not fear.

Think back on your decisions and actions over the past year; has your life been driven by fear rather than faith? Sometimes rather than wait on God to work things out for us, we choose to do things in our own wisdom. 285 more words

Old Testament

A Brief Look at Jewish History: The Period before and after the Exile

Welcome back friends!  We’re spending a few days examining a bit of Jewish history in order to further understand how to rightly understand and relate to them.  441 more words



Ahab the son of Omri was wicked to the highest degree
In Israel’s chronicles there was none as bad
He was sold out to evil and sinned with unconcealed glee… 452 more words


Jeroboam And Disciples

The House of David’s pain and loss was Jeroboam’s gain
The ten tribes that rebelled against rude Rehoboam
Now formed the Northern kingdom ruled by Jeroboam… 398 more words


The Kingdom is Divided

Illustration:  “The Crowning of King Jeroboam” by an unidentified limner (illuminator of manuscripts), though formerly attributed to Pieter Vanderlyn, c. 1735.  Oil on canvas.

“And if you will listen to all that I command you, and will walk in my ways, and do what is right in my eyes by keeping my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did, I will be with you and will build you a sure house, as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.   241 more words


Power Problems and the Call to Service

Rehoboam traveled to Shechem where all Israel had gathered to inaugurate him as king. Jeroboam had been in Egypt, where he had taken asylum from King Solomon; when he got the report of Solomon’s death he had come back.

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The Golden Calf Syndrome

In revisiting unholy habits yesterday, I didn’t deal with the root issue—the idols we worship.

For some of us, we need to face the fact that we have accepted false gods into our lives, just as Israel accepted the gods of Egypt or as they adopted Baal or the Asherah of the Canaanites and the other neighboring peoples. 814 more words