HEARING GOD

HEARING GOD                                                             1 Samuel 3:1-10 “And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.” (v10) I felt like I was underwater, sounds muffled and muted by a cold and allergies. For weeks I struggled to hear clearly. My condition made me […]

THE PRAYING PATIENT

THE PRAYING PATIENT                                               John  17:6-19 “And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.” (v11) The obituary for Alan Nanniuga, a man […]

ASK GOD TO USE YOU

ASK GOD TO USE YOU                                                Acts 16:11-15 “And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.” (v14) Lydia wasn’t a preacher, she was a successful businesswoman won to […]

FAMILY MATTERS (4)

FAMILY MATTERS (4)                                                 John 6:41-51 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day. (v44) Coming home from a bar late one night a young man got on a bus where he encountered his self-righteous aunt. Caustically she said, […]

FAMILY MATTERS (3)

FAMILY MATTERS (3)                              Ephesians 4:25-32 “He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.” (Proverbs 14:29) God doesn’t deny us the right to emotions, but He does hold us accountable for how we handle them. For example, it’s never okay to abuse those He’s entrusted […]

FAMILY MATTERS (2)

FAMILY MATTERS (2)                                                 Ephesians 4:1-6 “But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.” (Luke 11:17) Nearing the end of his life when he should have been preparing to bless his sons, Simeon and Levi, Jacob told them: “I… […]

FAMILY MATTERS (1)

FAMILY MATTERS (1)                                                           Ephesians 4:1-6 NKJV “With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (vv2-3) When it’s easier to talk to outsiders than it is to your own family, something’s wrong. Your family should be a support system, […]

LET GOD ARISE (2)

LET GOD ARISE (2)                                                      Matthew 13:24-30 Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies sake (Psalm 44:26) The Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 13:25 says: “But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.” Thanks be to God, the Holy Spirit further reveals that we […]

LET GOD ARISE (1)

LET GOD ARISE (1)                                                      Psalm 68:1-3 “Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.” (Psalm 102:13) Every call unto God to arise in the Bible takes its cue from Numbers 10:35 “And it came to pass when the ark set forward, that […]

GIANT –KILLERS (4)

GIANT –KILLERS (4)                                                     1 Samuel 17:18-37 “David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee.” (v37) David Prevailed […]