warning against predatory evil

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The charges brought against the Edomites by Obadiah form our reflection today, these are at verses 11 – 14: 13You should not march through the gates of my people in the day of their disaster, nor gloat over them in their calamity in the day of their disaster, nor seize their wealth in the day […]

Obadiah: The grim side of evil

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One of the features of the Bible is that it does not spare us the ugly side of humanity, the grim side of evil. Having exposed us to the folly of pride in the Edomites, Obadiah goes on to paint a picture of the darker side of the human heart. This is revealed when he […]

Obadiah|eternal justice and fidelity

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This is part one of a series being preached on the Missionary Church Association in Jamaica’s radio program The Grace Hour, aired on RJRFM each Sunday morning at 7:15 a.m.  Be blessed and please leave your feedback/questions in the comments section below.  You can listen to the audio version here. Among the many interesting facts […]

Pride: The Enemy of God

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Last week we began to explore the folly of pride. Obadiah identified pride as one of the character flaws that provoked the wrath of God against the Nation of Edom. We cautioned that pride disposes a person to self deception and presumptuousness, and that pride often leads to fool hardy conduct.  I am compelled by […]