will it flourish?

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will it flourish?

Ezekiel 17:9-10 (JDV)

Ezekiel 17:9 “You are to say, ‘This is what the Lord Yahveh says: Will it flourish? Won’t he tear out its roots and strip off its fruit so that it shrivels? All its fresh leaves will wither! Great strength and many people will not be needed to pull it from its roots.
Ezekiel 17:10 Notice, though it is planted, will it flourish? Won’t it wither completely when the east wind slaps it? It will wither on the plot where it sprouted.'”

20220904 will it flourish?

The king and his sons had made the choice to abandon their covenant with Babylon and seek another eagle’s protection. The parable asks about this new plan. The question is “will it flourish”?

Perhaps there is a change you are considering for your life and family recently. Will it make things better, or get you in more hot water?

The New Testament encourages us to pray for wisdom if we need it. We all know how dangerous it is to make decisions based on faulty or incomplete information. Wisdom requires knowing things that we sometimes do not know. We need the courage to ask.

God of all wisdom, help us to avoid rash and hurting choices.

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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