Admonition: Moving You Closer to God Every Day

Admonition: Moving You Closer to God Every Day

Launch your day the right way -- with the Scriptures. Admonition hosted by Aaron Cozort brings you a passage of the Bible each morning to aid you in getting closer to God all throughout the year. This is a great way to get your heart and mind closer to God as you start your day. Aaron Cozort's "Admonition" is also available as a daily video by email and can also be heard daily on broadcast radio in 14 markets. ... Show More

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October 16, 2019 57 sec

Note: Because of a technical issue, episode 233 is launching before 232.

Scripture: 
Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 



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Deuteronomy 8:4-5 - Your garments did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years. You should know in your heart that as a man chastens his son, so the LORD your God chastens you.



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So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

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Deuteronomy chapter eight and in verse three, So he humbled you, allowed you to hunger and ... Read more

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Deuteronomy 8:1 - Every commandment which I command you today you must be careful to observe, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land of which the LORD swore to your fathers.



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October 7, 2019 59 sec

Scripture:

Deuteronomy 8:2 - And you shall remember that the LORD your God led you all the way these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

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And now, Admonition.

In Deuteronomy chapter eight and in verse two we read this, And you shall remember that the Lord your God led you a... Read more

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Matthew 15:9 - And in vain they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.

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And now, Admonition.

Which is more important, the word of God or the doctrines of men? Some might say, well, that's, that's easy. One comes from God and one comes from men. But do we live that way? Do we live in such a way where we hold God's Word to a lower lev... Read more

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Matthew 15:19 - For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.

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Where does sin come from in the life of an individual? Is it outside forces? Is it? Is it nurture? Is it nature? Where does sin come from? Jesus tells us in Matthew chapter 15, for out of the heart, proceed evil t... Read more

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Matthew 15:15-16 Then Peter answered and said to Him, "Explain this parable to us." So Jesus said, "Are you also still without understanding?



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September 28, 2019 1 min

Scripture:

Matthew 15:14 - "Let them alone. They are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind leads the blind, both will fall into a ditch."

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And now, Admonition.

Have you ever been on a trip and gotten directions from someone who you learned later, didn't know where they were going? I've done that. I've been that person. I've been the one giving ... Read more

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September 27, 2019 1 min

Scripture:

Matthew 15:12 - Then His disciples came and said to Him, "Do You know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?"

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And now, Admonition.

Sometimes there are some very interesting questions in scripture, and I find Matthew chapter 15 to hold one of the most interesting ones that I've looked at. It's a question that comes to Jesus f... Read more

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September 26, 2019 1 min

Scripture:

Matthew 15:10 - When He had called the multitude to Himself, He said to them, "Hear and understand...

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Can a person who's not a Christian--not obedient to God--understand the word of God? There are some in the religious world that say, no, that's not possible. There are some in the religious world that say, until the Holy Spirit ac... Read more

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September 26, 2019 1 min

Scripture:

Matthew 15:7-8 - Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, saying: 'These people draw near to Me with their mouth, and honor Me with their lips, But their heart is far from Me.

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In Matthew chapter 15 and in verse seven Jesus says of the Pharisees, Well, did Isaiah prophesy of you saying, these people draw near to me with their mouth ... Read more

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September 25, 2019 1 min

Scripture:

Matthew 15:4 - For God commanded, saying, 'Honor your father and your mother'; and, 'He who curses father or mother, let him be put to death.'

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And now, Admonition.

In Matthew chapter 15 in verse four we read this, For God commanded saying, honor your father and your mother and he who curses father or mother, let him be put to death. Here in this p... Read more

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September 24, 2019 1 min

Passage:

Matthew 15:3 - He answered and said to them, "Why do you also transgress the commandment of God because of your tradition?

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And now, Admonition.

Have you ever asked the question, can I disobeyed God? It may seem like a question that doesn't even need to be asked, but the simple reality is there are those who believe you can not disobey God and there be any c... Read more

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What was Jesus positon on the tradition of the Elders?   Did Jesus believe any doctrine or word of man that was higher in Jesus' mind than the word of God?

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Matthew 15:2 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

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And now, admonition.

In Matthew Chapter 15 and in... Read more

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Good teachers appreciate honest questions.  It is important that we learn to approach the Scriptures with an honest heart and sincere mind always seeking the Truth.  

Scripture:

Matthew 15:1-2 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

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September 20, 2019 59 sec

Scripture:

Deuteronomy 3:18-20 - And I commanded you at that time, saying, The LORD your God hath given you this land to possess it: ye shall pass over armed before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war.  But your wives, and your little ones, and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your cities which I have given you;  Until the LORD have given rest unto your... Read more

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Deuteronomy 2:27 'Let me pass through your land; I will keep strictly to the road, and I will turn neither to the right nor to the left.  28 'You shall sell me food for money, that I may eat, and give me water for money, that I may drink; only let me pass through on foot, 29 'just as the descendants of Esau who dwell in Seir and the Moabites who dwell in Ar did for me, until I cross the Jordan t... Read more

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September 16, 2019 59 sec

Scripture:

Deuteronomy 2:14 And the time we took to come from Kadesh Barnea until we crossed over the Valley of the Zered was thirty-eight years, until all the generation of the men of war was consumed from the midst of the camp, just as the LORD had sworn to them.

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And now, Admonition, brought to you by the Collierville Church of Christ.

How long was Israel wandering in the... Read more

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September 15, 2019 58 sec

Scripture:

Deuteronomy 2:5 Do not meddle with them, for I will not give you any of their land, no, not so much as one footstep, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession.

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And now, Admonition brought to you by the Collierville Church of Christ.

Deuteronomy chapter two verse five, Moses is rehearsing the events of Israel, leaving their wandering in the wildernes... Read more

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