Judgment and Deliverance

(Obadiah 1-4, 10-21)

Lesson 7 -- third quarter 2011
July 17, 2011

by Mark Roth
© Copyright 2011

Personalize the Scripture

"The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee" -- Practically speaking, how shall I avoid (or escape) this kind of self-deception?

"For thy violence against thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee" -- Can I identify with that kind of treatment of my brother?

"As thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee" -- Does that encourage me or frighten me?

What do I know about showing compassion? Especially when judgment seems so fitting and deserved?

Who shall deliver me? Or do I not need deliverance?

How do I know whether or not my setbacks and calamities are God bringing me down?

Does anyone need deliverance from me?

Am I expected to deliver anyone? Why or why not?

This concludes my comments based on the alternate lesson developed by Christian Light Publications. To read my comments on the passage for the International Bible Study, click here: Help from Unexpected Sources.

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