Ordinary Men Called by God: A Study of Abraham, Moses, and David

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Kregel Publications, Jan 1, 1998 - Religion - 144 pages
James Montgomery Boice demonstrates how God develops the extraordinary from the ordinary as evidenced by the courage, faithfulness, and humility seen in the lives of Abraham, Moses, and David.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Part One AbrahamThe Greatest Patriarch
11
The Man God Started With
13
A Shield for You
22
Promises to Live By
31
The Steps of Faith
39
Part Two MosesThe Greatest Leader
49
Your Plan or Gods
51
The Death of the Lamb
72
The Cloud in the Desert
81
Moses Finest Hour
92
Part Three DavidThe Greatest King
101
The Choice of a King
103
When God Says No
113
When Believers Sin
122
David and Davids Lord
132

The Battle Against the Gods
61

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Page 41 - Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram ; but thy name shall be Abraham : for a father of many nations have I made thee.
Page 77 - The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people ; for ye were the fewest of all people : but because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Page 73 - In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house; and if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
Page 94 - I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
Page 124 - And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
Page 42 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Page 127 - Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife. "Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house...
Page 56 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter ; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of GOD, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season...
Page 139 - He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?
Page 97 - Ye have sinned a great sin : and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin. And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold. Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin — ; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

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