12 Thu Jan 2017
Real Challenges Concerning Hardened Hearts
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For 12 January 2017, Thursday of 1st Week, based on Hebrews 3:7-14
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, â€œToday, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, as on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your ancestors put me to the test, though they had seen my works for forty years. Therefore I was angry with that generation, and I said, â€˜They always go astray in their hearts, and they have not known my ways.â€™ As in my anger I swore, â€˜They will not enter my rest.â€™â€ Take care, brothers and sisters, that none of you may have an evil, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called â€œtoday,â€ so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. For we have become partners of Christ, if only we hold our first confidence firm to the end.
Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Pat Simpson, OP
12 January 2017 @ 1:44 pm
Thank you, thank you, thank you for challenging me .