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2013-06-23 10.37.21

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GOD’S PROPHETS DEMAND JUSTICE

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Unit 3: Advocates of Justice for All

Many associate the Old Testament prophets with stern, unyielding “turn or burn” proclamations of judgement.  While the judgement of God on a wayward people is certainly an inescapable part of the prophets’ language, one could also summarize their message with the phase “turn and burn”: God’s people must both turn from their selfish, sinful ways  and burn with a passion for justice.  The lessons for this month highlight some of the Old Testament prophets’ most notable calls to just living.

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August 2nd - Lesson 9 - A Redeemer in Zion
Devotional Reading: Exodus 6:2-8
Background Scripture: Isaiah 59; Psalm 89:11-18

Key Verse:  The Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression to Jacob, saith the Lord. - Isaiah 59:20

Thought to Remember: Proclaim both God’s justice and His mercy.

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August 9th - Lesson 10 - A Choice to be Just
Devotional Reading: Jeremiah 26:8-15
Background Scripture: Ezra 7:1, 6, 21-28; Jeremiah 7:1-15

Key Verse:  Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place. - Jeremiah 7:3

Thought to Remember:  Know God’s desires, and do them.

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August 16th - Lesson 11 - A Call for Repentance
Devotional Reading: Hosea 14
Background Scripture: Ezekiel 18; Proverbs 21:2-15

Key Verse:  Therefor I will judge you.  O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord God.  Repent, and turn yourselves from all of your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.  Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel
  - Ezekiel 18:30,31

Thought to Remember:  Every person is responsible before God.

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August 23rd - Lesson 12 - A Demand for Justice
Devotional Reading: Psalm 147:1-11
Background Scripture: Zechariah 7; Isaiah 30:18-26

Key Verse:  Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgement, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother: and oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.  - Zechariah 7:9,10

Thought to Remember:  God wants full commitment to Him.

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August 30th - Lesson 13 - A Plea to Return to God
Devotional Reading: Psalm 25:4-11
Background Scripture: Malachi 3:1-12; Matthew 7:12

Key Verse:  All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.  - Matthew 7:12

Thought to Remember:  God still blesses generosity.

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