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Think the Old Testament ain't for Today
DestinedForHeaven.com ^ | June 12, 2012 | DestinedforHeaven.com

Posted on 06/12/2012 4:55:47 PM PDT by destinedforheaven

The Old Testament is alive and well. There's no question that some of the happenings are more difficult to understand, but I put together a list of 10 POWER VERSES I just love from the Old Testament. Feel free to head over to my post - and I'd love to hear your favorite verse(s) to.

Some of them I memorized as a child that stuck with me thankfully through the years. Memorization isn’t my cup of tea, so I have these written out on a card for quick access. Numerous other powerful verses are found especially in the Psalms and book of Proverbs. If you have any you would like to add to this list please do so below.

Numbers 6:24-26 “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”

Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.

Joshua 24:15b “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”

1 Samuel 16:7b ”The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at outward appearance, but the Lord...

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1 posted on 06/12/2012 4:55:54 PM PDT by destinedforheaven
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>>>Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.>>>


3 posted on 06/12/2012 5:03:06 PM PDT by kitkat (Obama, ROPE and CHAINS.)
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Thanks for posting. I see 2 posts have been deleted. Who here doesn’t like the Old Testament? If you don’t like it, don’t look and move along.


5 posted on 06/12/2012 7:09:00 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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Love the Old Testament. Can’t pick one favorite, but Proverbs 16 sure has a lot to say about the mess we are surely in here in America.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 7:25:23 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: destinedforheaven

I love the OT. Generally, it foreshadows Jesus. One must remember that the chosen nation of Israel had to grow in their covenant relationship with God, just as we individuals must grow in our relationship with Christ. Otherwise, there was no reason to wait to send Christ into the world. The OT contains great wisdom and insight, and it teaches us many, many valuable things about the Trinity.


7 posted on 06/12/2012 7:34:07 PM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: destinedforheaven
Numbers 6:24-26 “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”

This verse has helped me through difficult times in my life.

8 posted on 06/12/2012 8:10:02 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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Another OT fan here. Christians who only read the NT are missing out.


9 posted on 06/12/2012 8:12:25 PM PDT by TropicanaRose
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Christians who only read the NT are missing out.

Christians read the Old Testament to learn about the coming of the Messiah. Christians read the New Testament to learn the Messiah’s message and the birth of Christianity. The New Testament scriptures appeared 400 hundred years after the Old Testament went silent.

Jews read the first five books of Old Testament to learn the Hebrew laws. Jews read the remainder of the Old Testament to learn Hebrew history, Hebrew poetry, and the words of the Major and Minor Prophets before the Old Testament went silent for 400 years.

A couple of passages of Old Testament poetry I favor :

Proverbs 14:7 - Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 10:2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left

10 posted on 06/13/2012 9:12:18 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, Trust few, and always paddle your own canoe)
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