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Setting ourselves up for success

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23 February 2024

Ruth 2:12
‘May the LORD repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the LORD, the God of Israel, under Whose wings you have come to take refuge.’

Joshua 7:13 ‘Ritually consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, because the Lord God of Israel says, “You are contaminated, O Israel! You will not be able to stand before your enemies until you remove what is contaminating you.”

consecratedContaminated – containing foreign or lower-grade substances.  It can also mean polluted and weakened.  The implication here is that if we deal with and remove those things that contaminate us, we will be able to stand before our enemies and God will give us victory and success.
What can contaminate us?
A. Things we have done.
B. Things that have been done to us.
C. Things we have said.
D. Things that have been said to us.
E. Attitudes.
F. Sin.
But how can we deal with these issues?
A. By stopping and considering things.
B. Confession.
C. Repentance.
D. Consciously giving of ourselves (Surrender) to God.
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