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Remain, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Waiting on the Lord’s Answer

Isaiah 48-18If only you had paid attention to my commands, your peace would have been like a river, your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Monday, August 7, Bobby and I enjoyed a mostly calm rafting trip down the Nantahala River. However, many years back, we traveled down the Ocoee River with our sons and this trip was anything but calming. We could have been afraid because the river was strong and wild, but we had a guide that was extremely knowledgeable of the twists, turns and huge rocks that could have caused us harm.

Nantahala River

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Emotions, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Do Not Let Your Emotions Deceive or Control

In Genesis 27, we read in God’s Word an illustration of what will happen when we allow our emotions to deceive and control us. God does not hide anything from us. He reveals the good as well as the evil.

When Rebekah learned that Isaac was preparing to bless Esau, she quickly devised a plan to trick him into blessing Jacob instead. She took matters into her own hands. For her, the end justified the means.

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