Joshua 7:13 NKJV Get up, sanctify the people, and say, 'Sanctify yourselves for tomorrow, because thus says the LORD God of Israel: "There is an accursed thing in your midst, O Israel; you cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the accursed thing from among you." You shall not bow before your enemies! … Continue reading STANDING BEFORE YOUR ENEMIES
“This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.” (John 2: 11) Our Focal Scripture puts Jesus’ miracle at that marriage feast in proper perspective; it was called the beginning of miracles. It was the first in the long list of miracles that … Continue reading MORE MIRACLES
1. Prophecy is good and must not be despised however the final guide of the Christian in making decisions must be the HolySpirit. Prophecies that come to you, giving direction to your life must be a confirmation of a known inward conviction you have previously received by the Spirit of God. 2. Do not allow … Continue reading Prophecy is good but let the Holy spirit be your final guide.
Many year ago, I saw a revelation. I had gone on a retreat to write a script for movie. And I was very sick during the writing of the script. As I was sleeping on the bed, suddenly, I saw two white figures coming into the room and standing on each side of the door … Continue reading YOU SHALL NOT FEAR THEM
“And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.” (John 2: 10) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. In our Focal Scripture, the ruler of … Continue reading IT’S A NEW LEVEL
The definition of a great man is a man that is helped. There is no man that can be great on the account of himself. The way by which God makes men mighty is that he helps them. The men that are called great in the Bible are the men that sought for help. Any … Continue reading THE MAKING OF MIGHTY MEN
Numbers 25:11-13 11. “Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned back My wrath from the children of Israel, because he was zealous with My zeal among them, so that I did not consume the children of Israel in My zeal. 12. Therefore say, ‘Behold, I give to him My … Continue reading A SEED OF EVIL REPERCUSSIONS
Recently the Lord woke me up at 3:30 a.m. with the words, “I have raised you up to change people’s opinion of Me. That will change their lives, and then they will change the world.” Wow! That pretty much sums it up. If people knew how good God is, they would love Him and live … Continue reading The True Nature of God
“When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,” (John 2: 9) It is instructive to note that when it was time for Jesus to turn water into … Continue reading WORK LIKE A SERVANT
In the name of liberty in Christ, some christian sisters never cared how brothers who are in flesh and blood are feeling. They adorn themselves with blouses that almost show off all what they are supposed to keep to themselves and they never cared how men and brothers they came across would feel. They never … Continue reading IN THE NAME OF LIBERTY
Do you remember September 11, 2001? Of course you do. If you’ve lived very long, you can recall many terrible things that have happened in this world, including tsunamis and hurricanes of biblical proportions. And certainly every one of you have your own individual tragedy that you deal with or have dealt with. There is … Continue reading The War Is Over
The heart of the Gospel is the Risen Christ. The key to Revelation is the Unveiled Jesus. Meet in Revelation 1:9-18 the gloriously unveiled Risen Jesus in all His glory. But first, let’s start with the Tomb. THE TOMB - IS EMPTY This morning I checked on a few remote cemeteries and did some investigating. … Continue reading MEET THE REAL JESUS–DO YOU KNOW WHAT JESUS LOOKS LIKE IN HEAVEN TODAY?
Philippians 3:20 NKJV  For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, Philippians 4:17 NKJV  Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account. EVERY BELIEVER HAS AN ACCOUNT IN HEAVEN, BUT NOT EVERY BELIEVER IS … Continue reading ARE YOU MAINTAINING YOUR ACCOUNT?
During a Sunday morning service in St. Joseph, Missouri, a few years back, I asked the congregation how many of them really want to please God more than anything else. Every hand went up. Then I asked them, “How many of you think God is really pleased with you?” Out of at least 400 people, … Continue reading What Pleases God
“And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.” (John 2: 6) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. It is instructive to observe that the six waterpots in our Focal Scripture were positioned primarily for … Continue reading REINVENT YOURSELF
No! Kenneth and Gloria both have taught that our time in heaven will be more involved than us simply enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Revelation 22:1-5 says: “Then the angel showed me a river with the water of life, clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb. It flowed down the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Will heaven be boring?
(Wisdom For Eternal Relevance In Ministry) - Pastor Bimbo Animashaun When you see a man of God being unjustly and uncharitably criticized, being unnecessarily subjected to media trial and propaganda and being dragged day and night for no just reason, yet GOD KEEPS LIFTING HIM, there's something to learn from him. If you know any … Continue reading ONE VITAL LESSON I LEARNT ABOUT “CRITICISM”!!!
“And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.” (John 2: 3) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. In the wedding in Cana of Galilee, Mary discovered that the couple had run out of wine; she told Jesus, and Jesus eventually caused water … Continue reading INSIGHT MEETS RESULTS
The word “righteousness” has become a religious cliché that has lost its meaning to many people. Even Christians are confused about what righteousness is and how to receive it. This has left our society without a clear understanding of what it takes to have a relationship with God. This is reflected in our nation’s moral … Continue reading Whose Righteousness?
An incidence occurred in the Wilderness during the journey of the Israel into the Canaan Land....that will bring up a major Prayer Point for you and me as we journey on this Year beyond the Jordan River. "LORD, IT IS YOUR GLORIOUS PRESENCE I WANT." Moses had gathered Israel in the Camp, below the Mount … Continue reading “LORD, IT IS YOUR GLORIOUS PRESENCE I WANT”
We all know that the world is gradually coming to an end and it is important for us to understand and accept the reality of events that will be playing out. While some have played out already, some are still going to play out. It is therefore expected that we know, understand and are reminded … Continue reading PENIEL ’22 Conference: THIS TIME AND SEASON
There are so many Fake “Men of God” around us, Yes! Truly, There are Men of God that have compromised their Faith and become Fake in the process. Yes. There are those who have betrayed JESUS Christ for 30 Pieces of Silver, Yes, We know. - BUT, DEAR BROTHERS AND SISTERS, BE VERY CAREFUL NOT … Continue reading IT WAS ARROGANCE THAT KILLED SOME PEOPLE
“And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.” (John 2: 3) Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when Mary told Jesus that the couple whose marriage feast they were attending had no more wine to give to the guests. Mary co-opted Jesus into the personal matter … Continue reading HELPERS OF PURPOSE
I believe that one of the biggest reasons that the body of Christ hasn’t made a greater impact on our generation today is because of our failure to operate in the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Without a doubt, Jesus and the first apostles used the gifts like a bell, calling men to their message … Continue reading How to: Flow in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
“And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.” (John 2: 3) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. It is instructive to observe that Jesus and His mother did not come to the wedding in Cana in order to perform a miracle. They … Continue reading DIVINELY INCREASED
Luke 9:23 NKJV  Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” What is the Meaning of this Verse said by Jesus Christ? If after Salvation, we need not do anything to our Life and Soul again, … Continue reading WHAT DOES “DENYING YOURSELF AND CARRYING THE CROSS MEAN?
What a mess, Julia thought as she walked into the kitchen and saw all the dishes. Then she remembered the special computerized glasses her dad had given her and told her to wear. “They’ll help you see life differently,” he’d told her. She pulled them out of her pocket and put them on. The words … Continue reading Short Story: Hidden Opportunities
“Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me.” (Matthew 15: 25) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when the woman of Canaan came and worshipped Jesus. She came to worship Jesus at a time when her daughter was grievously vexed with … Continue reading DON’T STOP WORSHIPPING
Exodus 15:23-27 NKJV  Now when they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called  And the people complained against Moses, saying, "What shall we drink?"  So he cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a … Continue reading AFTER EVERY “MARAH” Is “ELIM” AHEAD.
God created us to live our lives focused on Him. His purpose from the very beginning was that we should be “God-conscious,” not “self-conscious.” Until Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, they were so unconscious of self that they did not even consider their … Continue reading Source of All Grief