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today's reading.
Deuteronomy 8:11-14; Proverbs 3:9-10   "Take care lest you forget the LORD your God by not keeping his commandments and his rules and his statutes, which I command you today...

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Have you ever noticed how we ask God to provide for us, and bless our efforts, and then when He does, our tendency is to start taking credit for it. Before we know it, whatever increase or success God sends our way is because of our efforts, our intellect, our initiative. I've certainly done this and apparently the Israelites were prone to this sinful and foolish behavior as well. That's why in Deuteronomy 8:11-14 Moses is reminding the people of God's provision and then cautioning them about forgetting the Lord. 

So how do we guard against forgetting the Lord when He blesses us with plenty? How are you honoring the Lord with your wealth? Tami W.

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