"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?
In modern times there is a strong emphasis on faith with a view to experiencing miracles. In the process, faith is often put in the service of people’s fleshly desires to realise ambitions such as becoming wealthy or being healed instantly. But what is true faith and why do we need it? Faith is the … Continue reading Works of Faith at a Mission Station in South Africa
"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?
"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
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source : Radio Pulpit |Ousus "He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful." - John 15:2 NIV Jesus said the vine dresser "cuts off every branch...that doesn't produce fruit, and he prunes [cuts back] the … Continue reading Things cut off, things cut back
Evening First the blade, then the head, after that the full grain in the head. § Till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ. They, measuring themselves by themselves, and … Continue reading Grow up in all things into Him who is the head – Christ.
by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson Luke 16:19-31  "There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day.  At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores  and longing to eat what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs … Continue reading The Rich Man and Lazarus
source : Ousus Thursday, September 28th . Pastor Chris According as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue (2 Peter 1:3). Being born again, you’ve been given a life of glory and success. Some … Continue reading Take Possession
With summer being over and fall slowly showing its colors, I have had a trying month. I realize God does things for a reason, therefore I am not bothered when trials happen. If I am to partake in Jesus’ glory, why should I not partake in his suffering?
So when my son landed in the hospital for a week, and my wife and I took turns to stay by his bedside while the doctors tried to figure out what was wrong with him, I prayed. I knew God was doing something great in our lives, but I did not know what it was.
Thankfully, we did end up finding out what was wrong with him, and we did end up taking measures to fix the problem.
Now that I have had the chance to think back on everything, I know for sure God was there every step of the way…
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