An Omer at a Wedding – Devotional #4

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There is no right or wrong way to study or read through the Bible; yet, following a pattern can help us find gold in the stories. Finding these treasures will help us apply truth to our own lives. An omer was a biblical unit of measure for dry grain. During their wilderness travels, an omer of manna was God’s provision for each person each day. The Background The first miracle Jesus performed was at a wedding. … Read more

An Omer for the Woman With the Alabaster Box – Devotional #3

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There is no right or wrong way to study the Bible; yet following a pattern can help us find gold in the stories. Finding these treasures will help us apply truth to our own lives. An omer was a biblical unit of measure for dry grain. During their wilderness travels, an omer of manna was God’s provision for each person each day. The Background of this story To understand what is happening in this story, you … Read more

An Omer of Oil for a Widow – Devotional #2

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There is no right or wrong way to study the Bible; yet following a pattern can help us find gold in the stories. Finding these treasures will help us apply truth to our own lives. An omer was a biblical unit of measure for dry grain. During their wilderness travels, an omer of manna was God’s provision for each person each day. The Debt Debt and poverty are not pleasant situations to find ourselves. They are … Read more

An Omer – and a Devotional #1

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There is no right or wrong way to study the Bible; yet following a pattern can help us find gold in the stories. Finding these treasures will help us apply truth to our own lives. The Background of the Omer A friend wants to tell you a story; she begins with, “First, let me tell you the background to this.” Sometimes it helps to understand a person or an event by understanding the background. As … Read more

The Problem with the Empty Room

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Cleaning out the Rooms Jesus taught us much about healthy living and habits. If we pay attention to His words, we can learn how to develop good habits and stay whole. In one of His discourses, He explained the temptations we face from past experiences and sins. He explained the spirit world. If we understand this principle, we can find victory in the areas in which we so desperately struggle. The point of the story is … Read more