…be strong in the Lord … put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. (Ephesians 6:10-11) Noah The Bible is an honest book. It not only speaks of Noah’s faith in God, but also reveals his weaknesses. Two verses from Scripture show the difference: “Noah built … More YOU WILL NEVER WALK ALONE
But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord. (Genesis 6:8) Noah In a time of moral darkness and corruption, Noah walked with God. When God wanted to destroy the human race, Noah found favor in God’s eyes. When we complain about the world in which we live, let us learn these important lessons from … More LESSONS FROM NOAH
David composed this psalm when he had to flee from Absalom. What a tragedy when you have to flee from your own child! The people reacted in an inhumane manner “God will not deliver him.” He had every reason to complain. But David did not do that. He declares that the Lord God is always … More GOD CAN DELIVER YOU FROM UNUSUAL BATTLES
Bless those who curse you, pray for those who ill-treat you. (Luke 6:28) Almost every demand from Christ seems impracticable. If we, however, want to follow the Lord, then there is no other way. More than once I experienced this from the KGB prisons. The response of the world to the tormentors of the KGB is … More LOVE THOSE WHO MISTREAT AND ABUSE YOU** TRUST HIM**
The Lord is with you, mighty warrior. (Judges 6:12b) For when I am weak, then I am strong. (2 Corinthians 12:10b) Gideon Gideon a mighty warrior? When you read Judges, the opposite seems to be the case. Gideon was a timid, disappointed Israelite. Yet, God called him a mighty warrior. Was God being cynical? No, God is … More IF YOUR FAITH SAY YES, GOD WILL NOT SAY NO.
..Tear down your father’s altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah pole beside it. Then build a proper kind of altar to the Lord your God on the top of this crag. Using the wood of the Asherah pole that you cut down, offer the second bull as a burnt offering. (Judges 6:25-26) Gideon Servanthood … More LOVE BEGINS WITH YOU
I will place a wool fleece on the threshing-floor. If there is dew only on the fleece and all the ground is dry, then I will know that you will save Israel by my hand, as you said. (Judges 6:37) Gideon Was it alright for Gideon to ask for a sign? Wasn’t he filled with the … More YOUR WORD IS A LAMP TO MY FEET
Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, “Why have you treated us like this? Why didn’t you call us when you went to fight Midian?” And they criticized him sharply. (Judges 8:1) Then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. (Philippians 2:2) Gideon It is sad but true that … More BE SMART. REMAIN SOBER AND VIGILANT.
Gideon made the gold into an ephod, which he placed in Ophrah, his town. All Israel prostituted themselves by worshipping it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his family. (Judges 8:27) Gideon The story of Gideon does not have a happy ending. Gideon put himself in a spiritual position which was impossible for … More GOD ONLY ANOINT WHO HE APPOINT
Mauritania Pray for leaders of the Mauritanian church, though believers are few, pray God will equip leaders and pastors will effectively lead their their people. Kenya Pray that Kenyan refugees find safety and experience a new prosperous life. Nigeria Pray for churches in Jigawa that are being demolished due to being constructed without permit. Most … More PRAYER POINTS