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March 2020


The other day I was reading through Psalm 106, as part of my bible reading, and 1 verse jumped off the page to me. Previously in the chapter it mentions all the extraordinary things God had done for his people (the Israelites) in leading them out of Egypt, and on a journey to the promised land. Then v20

 They exchanged their glorious God, 
    For a image of a Bull, which eats grass.

The rest of the story can be found in Ex 32, but it got me thinking, what have you exchanged God for? We serve a glorious God, not an ‘image of a bull’ which eats grass.

If we’re not careful, we can exchange a Glorious God, for something far less significant. Have you exchanged God for anything: work, house, money, family, lifestyle, holidays, whatever it is, nothing compares to a Glorious God.

Brendan




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