S O A P / 06.09.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezekiel 25:7 Therefore I will stretch out my hand against you and give you as plunder to the nations. I will wipe you out from among the nations and exterminate you from the countries. I will destroy you, and you will know that I am the Lord. O-bservation: The Ammonites are the people of the nation known as Jordon today. God decided to wipe them out for rejoicing at the destruction of Judah and Israel, which was forthcoming. And for about as long as Israel wandered for thousands of years across the planet, Jordon was nothing more than a place for shepherds to graze their sheep. With the return of Israel today, Jordon is once again flourishing and is one of Israel’s closest allies in the Middle East. Yet, at this time in history, the Ammonites (Jordanians) found themselves rejoicing over Israel’s demise. A-pplication: I wanted you to know a little history of this region so you could also realize that God’s plans are not like our plans. He sees thousands of years into the future, and He decided to punish the Ammonites for their jubilant reaction to their neighbor’s downfall. Even when we are up against...