"I will give her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth." - Hos 2:15. The valley of Achor is the emblem of defeat, failure, and the fainting heart. Down its long pass the terrified fugitives had fled, … Continue reading Victory out of Defeat
Revelation 3:14-22 Christ introduced himself to the church at Laodicea as “the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation” (3:14). These titles were not taken from the description of Christ in chapter 1. Neither do they have any parallels in the final chapters. However, the ideas in the names are implicit … Continue reading Laodicea: The Complacent Church
"But who may abide the day of his coming?" - Malachi 3:2 His first coming was without external pomp or show of power, and yet in truth there were few who could abide its testing might. Herod and all Jerusalem with him were stirred at the news of the wondrous birth. Those who supposed themselves … Continue reading But who may abide the day of his coming?
Evening Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” § “You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me. Should you not also … Continue reading Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
source : Radio Pulpit | Ousus "For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline." - 2 Timothy 1:7 NIV The Bible says, "Without faith it is impossible to please God" (Hebrews 11:6). So don't get involved in anything that doesn't require you to use your … Continue reading Stop being intimidated
"I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase. Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour. For we are … Continue reading Farm Labourers
Evening For you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. § Who is like You, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? § Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty. Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! § I … Continue reading Hallowed be Your name.
"Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?" - Numbers 11:11 Our heavenly Father sends us frequent troubles to try our faith. If our faith be worth anything, it will stand the test. Gilt is afraid of fire, but gold is not: the paste gem dreads to be touched by the diamond, but the true jewel fears … Continue reading Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?
Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him, the help of my countenance and my God. § Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart; You will cause Your ear to hear. § For … Continue reading Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.
"He arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights."—1 Kings 19:8 All the strength supplied to us by our gracious God is meant for service, not for wantonness or boasting. When the prophet Elijah found the cake baked on the coals, and the cruse … Continue reading He … went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights