“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5b (NIV) One day I was praying for my son a prayer that had almost become as rote as “God is great. God is good.” Dear God, please be with Steven today, I whispered. Just as abruptly as a referee’s whistle calling foul, the … Continue reading When You Feel Far From God
Elkeen van ons is geroep om God se Woord in die wêreld uit te dra. Sommige van ons werk voltyds as predikante en pastore. Die res van ons het ander beroepe of werksomstandighede. Sommige preek deur woorde en ander deur dade. Die feit bly staan: Elkeen van ons is geroep om Jesus aan die wêreld … Continue reading Leef daar waar jy is
Rejoice, believer, but take care that your gladness has its spring in the Lord. You have much cause for gladness in God, for you can sing with David, "God my exceeding joy." 1. Be glad that the Lord reigns, that Jehovah is King! Rejoice that He sits on the throne and rules all things! Every attribute … Continue reading Rejoice in GOD’s Attributes!
by Alicia Bruxvoort “But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like.” James 1:22-24 … Continue reading Don’t Just Hear Him — Heed Him!
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!’” (Luke 10:40) Maybe it’s because apparently we both like to cook, but whenever I read … Continue reading Martha Got It Right.
O God, whom I praise, do not remain silent, for wicked and deceitful men have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues. (Psalm 109:1-2) Satan has a way of discouraging us by using unscrupulous and evil people to spread lies and false rumors about us. This often occurs when … Continue reading Please, dear God, empower all that is good in my life.
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all people. Today in the town of David a SAVIOUR has been born to you; HE is the MESSIAH, the LORD." - 📖 Luke 2:10-11 📖 Bethlehem was an ordinary little town, and the little group of … Continue reading The miracle is for ordinary people …
Here’s something you won’t read anywhere: The 66 books in Bible correspond with the 66 chapters in Isaiah!
In other words, whatever chapter you’re reading in Isaiah, you’ll find striking comparisons to its numerical equivalent in the Old or New Testament.
I first heard about this phenomenon only a few weeks ago in a study given by my pastor, who, for all I know, came up with this discovery. He says he’s been researching the similarities for many years.
Jordan explains, “If you know enough about the book that compares with the chapter in Isaiah, you’ll see thought parallels out of the book that will be in the chapter. There won’t be prophecies about it; there’ll just be parallel thoughts.
“Isaiah starts out, ‘Earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord,’ and Genesis starts out, ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, earth, earth.’ Isaiah ends…
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Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose. - 📖 Phil. 2:2 📖 Loyalty is certainly one of the most scarce items on the market of human relationships. It's so easy for people to, when things get hot or pressure is on, … Continue reading Loyalty – an expensive reality …