By Oswald Chambers Jesus did not commit Himself to them…for He knew what was in man. - John 2:24-25 Put Trust in God First. Our Lord never put His trust in any person. Yet He was never suspicious, never bitter, and never lost hope for anyone, because He put His trust in God first. He … Continue reading Put God First
On the 3rd August 2017, Michael Ross-Watson (author) graduated to heaven. He was loved by so many all around the world, but is now resting in the beautiful presence of Jesus. “I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have kept (firmly held) the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 “…. and to … Continue reading The Discerning of Spirits – 1
YAHWEH-NISSI - Last posting from Michael Ross-Watson's Devotional Blog... Author : Michael Ross-Watson (On the 3rd August 2017, Michael Ross-Watson graduated to heaven. He was loved by so many all around the world, but is now resting in the beautiful presence of Jesus. “I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have … Continue reading Finish What You Started
Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, saying, " GOD has made me forget all my hardship and all my father's household." - 📖 Genesis 41:51 📖 Sometimes calamities simply snowballs. It is as if the one bad thing on top of the other comes rolling to us and later we can't defend or handle the setbacks anymore. We then … Continue reading From calamities lilies can grow ….
Question: "Should a Christian make a promise?" Answer: A promise is a vow or pledge to take an action or an assurance that something will definitely happen. There is nothing inherently wrong or sinful about making a promise. In fact, the Bible records a great number of promises God Himself has made. When Adam and … Continue reading Should a Christian make a promise?
Whao! I have to admit, I always wondered what this part of Psalm 23 meant. I thought “He anoints my head with oil” was figurative language for God keeping the Psalmist healthy. I never knew this parallel. Anoint my head with oil. “Sheep can get their head caught in briers and die trying to get untangled. There … Continue reading Anoint my head with oil.
"God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry?" - Jonah 4:9 Anger is not always or necessarily sinful, but it has such a tendency to run wild that whenever it displays itself, we should be quick to question its character, with this enquiry, "Doest thou well to be angry?" It may be that … Continue reading “Doest thou well to be angry?”
Breaking through the clouds that gather, O'er the Christian's natal skies, Distant beams, like floods of glory, Fill the soul with glad surprise; And we almost hear the echo Of the pure and holy throng, In the bright, the bright forever, In the summer land of song. Yet a little while we linger, Ere we … Continue reading The Bright Forever
Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'" - Matthew 4:4 Like Esau, we get so diverted by the mundane things of life and the growling of our bellies, we forget the longer range view of things. God's Word, his … Continue reading ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’
Genesis 2:1 – “heavens” – cf. Genesis 1:1 – all heavens (pl) now finished “host” – could include angelic beings, but doesn’t – simply refers to celestial bodies (cf. Psalm 148:2). Also, Isaiah 34:4 says all the host of heaven, but does not include angels. “finished” – All creation complete – no creation going on … Continue reading Notes on Genesis Chapter Two