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Orphans

Ezekiel 16:2b, 4-7a “This is what the Sovereign Lord says to Jerusalem:…On the day you were born your cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water to make you clean, nor were you rubbed with salt or wrapped … Continue reading

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Language

Genesis 11:4, 6-7 “Then they said, ‘Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves…’  But…the Lord said, ‘If as one people speaking the same … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

Exodus 16:4a, 13-14, 31 “Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘I will rain down bread from heaven for you.  The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day.’…That evening quail came and covered the camp, … Continue reading

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Captive

2 Kings 5:2-3, 14a “Now bands from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress, ‘If only my master would see the prophet who is … Continue reading

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Gold

Job 23:10 “But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.” Isaiah 60:17a, 19b “Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron…for the Lord will … Continue reading

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Barley

Ruth 2:14 “At mealtime Boaz said to [Ruth], ‘Come over here.  Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.’  When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain.  She ate all she wanted and … Continue reading

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Advocate

Job 42:7-9 “After the Lord had said these things to Job, he said to Eliphaz the Temanite, ‘I am angry with you and your two friends, because you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job … Continue reading

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Covenant of Peace

Malachi 2:5-6 “My covenant was with [Levi], a covenant of life and peace, and I gave them to him; this called for reverence and he revered me and stood in awe of my name.  True instruction was in his mouth … Continue reading

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Camels

Genesis 37:23-28 “So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe—the richly ornamented robe he was wearing—and they took him and threw him into the cistern…As they sat down to eat their meal they looked up … Continue reading

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Sun

Malachi 4:2 “But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings.” Luke 1:76b-79 “…you will go out before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the … Continue reading

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