Month: November 2015

30
Nov

The Lord thinks of you

Psalm 40:17 – “But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.” David is known to be a passionate worshiper of God. This is evidenced by the number of psalms he wrote, and how his response to every situation was usually praise. […]

28
Nov

Live a rich and satisfied life

John 10:10 – “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” We often wonder when we see the works of others if we can ever do the same. ‘Can God use me to do His work here, while on earth?’ “Oh yes!” […]

27
Nov

De-stress the distressed

James 1:27-“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” All around us we hear work will slow down from now on till the new year… thanksgiving, christmas… etc. But that is the secular world per […]

26
Nov

Our steadfast provision

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight (Proverbs 3:5-6) Here is an oft-repeated story – The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, deserted island. He prayed fervently for God […]

25
Nov

Apple of God’s eye

Psalms 44:2-3 – “you with your own hand drove out the nations, but them you planted; you afflicted the peoples, but them you set free; for not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm,band the light of your face, […]

24
Nov

God vs Man (Lessor v Lessee)

Luke 18:14 —”Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” In today’s world, especially in the corporate world, we hear the idioms ‘blow your own trumpet’ and ‘the crying baby gets the milk’. Both these phrases are used to encourage people on how to behave to “grow”. Let’s […]

23
Nov

Spirit of the Living God fall afresh on me

Acts 8:18–“When Simon saw that the Spirit was given when the apostles laid their hands on people, he offered them money to buy this power.” On the day of the Pentecost, the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples and they got the powers of: giving the Holy Spirit empowerment to others, healing people, exorcising demons, […]

22
Nov

Jesus, our good Shepherd

John 11:11:  I am the good shepherd, the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. Jesus is the good shepherd.  A good shepherd is the one who gives his life for the sheep and always protects the sheep from all kinds of danger.  He leads the sheep to good pasture.  He is bothered about […]

21
Nov

Speak with grace, seasoned with salt

Colossians 4:6:  Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how he ought to answer every man. The way we speak and communicate our feelings and expressions matters a lot.  Our language and our speech should be refined.  There should be clarity and transparency in what we speak. How […]

20
Nov

The giver of good things

Psalm 84:11:  For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. The Lord God is a sun and shield meaning to guide His people in the light and to give them direction.  Shield means to protect them […]

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