By Jarrid Wilson
Greater than something, our God desires us to spend time with Him. He desires to be in courting with us, yet for a few cause, we can't locate the time. In a tradition of quick downloads and drive-through lattes, we study that quicker is healthier and that slowing down isn't an choice. but when we glance rigorously at Scripture, we see that this can be the complete opposite of the way God has referred to as us to live.
In 30 phrases, you'll locate encouragement to open your center, brain, and soul to God. on a daily basis you'll specialise in a unmarried note approximately God and our dating with Him. packed with key verses to meditate on, in addition to fees and teachings from Christian leaders, 30 phrases might help you're making a behavior of non secular development—one that would remodel you from the interior out.
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The hill that the city had been built upon rose several hundred feet into the air. A buttress of natural rock jutted on the south side, the outer wall rising above it. To the right was the main access to the city, a set of stairs and natural rock platforms that would leave his men completely unprotected from the assaults of arrows and stones that would come raining from above. Knowing there was no way to assault the city from the heavily defended trail, his army had spent weeks building an enormous dirt ramp, tons of earth moved by hand and dumped beside one corner of the hill, a ramp they would use to assault the outer walls once the battle had begun.
For a man who had, as a Communist party member, committed his life to furthering the Stalinist cause, it was devastating for the investigator to realize how many of his countrymen the party had killed. Millions of Soviet citizens! Many guilty of nothing more than being orphans or not having a place to live. There were stories of starving children sent away for stealing bread. Political prisoners who let slip the wrong word or phrase. Women who had done nothing more than ask the local party leader when they could expect to get some firewood.