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August 8

Call on the LORD, He’s right there
Psalm 17-18 / 2Corinthians 4-6

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OT

18:1-3 I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies.

NT

4:17-18 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.


OT Flash Points

Desperation – product of honest assessment of the basis for life
Crying out to God – product of desperation
Salvation – product of crying out to God

NT Flash Points

2Corinthians 6:6-10 – Marks of the cross
Accept both destinies:
The cross – falling
The resurrection – rising


Perspective

Son of God, born in human flesh – MY FLESH
Jesus, born in me by direct act of God – FILLING UP

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