MULTITUDE OF NEGATIVITY

“And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry.” (Ezekiel 37: 2) When the hand of the Lord came upon Ezekiel, it carried him in the Spirit of the Lord and set him down in the midst of the … Continue reading MULTITUDE OF NEGATIVITY

“GOD OF JERUBBAL, JEPHTHAH, JABEZ AND GENERAL NAAMAN.”

Judges 11:1, 11[1] Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, but he was the son of a harlot; and Gilead begot Jephthah.[11] Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and captain over them: and Jephthah uttered all his words before the Lord in Mizpeh. When … Continue reading “GOD OF JERUBBAL, JEPHTHAH, JABEZ AND GENERAL NAAMAN.”

YOU WANT THE GLORY WITHOUT THE STORY?

2 Timothy 4:5 NKJV But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. 2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, You want to fulfill the purpose of … Continue reading YOU WANT THE GLORY WITHOUT THE STORY?

SEVEN WAYS GOD USES AFFLICTIONS & TRIALS AS BLESSINGS IN OUR LIVES

Affliction is a blessing. Trials refine us, pain opens our eyes to the realities of life, and sorrow tunes us into what really matters. And on and on through life, it goes. Traumatic and painful experiences actually help us be more aware and a part of the world around us. This morning we find that … Continue reading SEVEN WAYS GOD USES AFFLICTIONS & TRIALS AS BLESSINGS IN OUR LIVES

Do you know the Holy Spirit?

On the night before Jesus’ crucifixion, He made one of the most astounding statements of His whole ministry. John 16:7 records these words: “Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, … Continue reading Do you know the Holy Spirit?

“THE LORD’S WITCHES AND WIZARDS”

Hebrews 12:5-6 NKJV [5] And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: "My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD, Nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him; [6] For whom the LORD loves He chastens, And scourges every son whom He receives." 1 Samuel 15:22-23 NKJV … Continue reading “THE LORD’S WITCHES AND WIZARDS”

THE BLESSING IS ON YOU

“And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.” (Matthew 14: 19) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional … Continue reading THE BLESSING IS ON YOU

QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I pray for a loved one who doesn’t know Jesus?

When you’re praying for a loved one to come to know the Lord, keep in mind that Satan who has blinded their eyes and darkened their understanding. So, your goal is to get their eyes opened, and that is something the Word of God will do. Try to get them under the sound of the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I pray for a loved one who doesn’t know Jesus?

Possessing the Dynamic Power of The Spirit

But I am the Lord thy God, that divided the sea, whose waves roared: The Lord of hosts is his name. And I have put my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth…” Isaiah … Continue reading Possessing the Dynamic Power of The Spirit

“WHAT OIL DO YOU HIDE IN YOUR BOSSOM?”

[1] A certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD. And the creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves." [2] So Elisha said to her, "What shall … Continue reading “WHAT OIL DO YOU HIDE IN YOUR BOSSOM?”

CARRIERS OF GOD’S PRESENCE AND BLESSINGS

(GENESIS 39) When a man caries the FAVOUR AND GOODNESS of God, whoever come in contact with such person is highly previleged. When Joseph was in Portipha's house, GOD WAS W2ITH HIM and MADE ALL HE DID TO PROSPER, so everything in the house was committed in his hand. And everything he touched and planned … Continue reading CARRIERS OF GOD’S PRESENCE AND BLESSINGS

NO CONFINEMENT

“And it came to pass after this, that Benhadad king of Syria gathered all his host, and went up, and besieged Samaria.” (2 Kings 6: 24) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. The strategy that Benhadad used against Samaria was to besiege it. The word ‘besiege’ as used in that … Continue reading NO CONFINEMENT

THE DEADLY CONDITION OF EMPTY LIVING: IT’S THE BIGGEST TEMPTATION WE MUST AVOID DAILY

DISCIPLESHIP IS EXPLAINING WHAT GOD HAS SAID Discipleship is all about explaining what God’s Word says about God’s desires for our lives as believers. Every generation needs those who will explain God's Word to the next generation. Not just the facts, but also the application. As the Great Commission puts it: “teaching them to observe … Continue reading THE DEADLY CONDITION OF EMPTY LIVING: IT’S THE BIGGEST TEMPTATION WE MUST AVOID DAILY

THE ETERNAL GOSPEL PRESENTED IN ACTS: GOD SUMMARIZES ALL THE ELEMENTS OF GENUINE SALVATION

SALVATION IS: BELIEVING AND WORSHIPPING GOD MESSAGE SEVENTEEN (Paul): The next Gospel Presentation is in Acts 18:8-13 where salvation is described as believing, and being drawn by God to worship Him. Acts 18:8-13 (NKJV) Then Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his household. And many of the Corinthians, hearing, … Continue reading THE ETERNAL GOSPEL PRESENTED IN ACTS: GOD SUMMARIZES ALL THE ELEMENTS OF GENUINE SALVATION