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My Prayer for Today

My Prayer for Today Heavenly Father, we Christians come to You this Sabbath Day, blessing it, praying and blessing our Jewish and Seventh Day Adventist brothers and sisters. Bless them all in their worship services to You. In Jesus name is my prayer. Amen. - Min. Lynwood F. Mundy

The Curious Thing about God’s Work

April 13: The Curious Thing about God’s Work
Deuteronomy 26:1–27:26; Psalm 40:1–17

Doing God’s work is a curious thing. It requires both mad rushes and patiently waiting.
Christ followers are meant to think like the psalmist did: “I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help” (Psa 40:1). Yet Jesus’ followers are also meant to do His work at breakneck speed, as described in Deut 26:1, where the Israelites are told to take possession of the promised land and settle it.
We’re meant to recognize where the answers and timeframe come from: God. Giving the first of what we make to God’s work indicates this understanding: “You shall take from the firstfruit of all the fruit of the ground that you harvest from your land that Yahweh your God is giving to you … and you shall go to the priest who is in office in those days, and you shall say, ‘I declare today to Yahweh your God that I have come into the land that Yahweh swore to our ancestors to give to us.’ Then …