There are those who carry living burdens. Angela was one of them. Though she also carried the burden of beauty - that inability to go unnoticed. She was not in short of admirers. But she refused to have a relationship or marry. Some said she was Ogbanje, a spirit of misfortune; others opined she had … Continue reading Why Angela Refused to get Married
You know Jay-Z don’t you?
You know Jay-Z don't you?You know Jay-Z don't you? I don't mean Sean Carter the rapper, I'm talking about the Jay-Z in the Bible, John Zebedee. In fact there are two Jay-Zs in the Bible. The other was James Zebedee. It appears their family was well connected. John for example knew the High Priest. He … Continue reading You know Jay-Z don’t you?
ACCURATE PRAYER POINTS!
This season, many believers and ministries are fasting and praying. Please note the following- The Lord's prayer came out as a valid prayer request, "Lord, teach us how to pray."In prayer, never 'cook up' prayer points'. The first prayer point is to ask the Lord to teach you how to pray; it was after they … Continue reading ACCURATE PRAYER POINTS!
The Word Became Flesh
When God speaks, His words are binding—they’re like an unbreakable contract. He always says exactly what He means, He never lies, and He never says, “Whoops, I’ve changed My mind.” Hebrews 1:3 says, “Upholding all things by the word of his power,” and Psalm 89:34 says, “My covenant will I not break, nor alter the … Continue reading The Word Became Flesh
IT’S COMING TO YOU
“And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying.” (Acts 12: 12) Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when Peter arrived at the residence where the church prayed for him. A group of people gathered … Continue reading IT’S COMING TO YOU
Are you consciously, expectantly enjoying what Jesus is doing today?
On the first Easter morning, Mary was looking at the empty tomb and met Jesus. She had come in sorrow and confusion. All the memories of Him flooded her mind. Jesus had loved her, forgiven her, and made her so many promises. But now Jesus seemed to be so far away, all of those things … Continue reading Are you consciously, expectantly enjoying what Jesus is doing today?
A BETTER OFFER
“And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep,” (Zechariah 4: 1) Zechariah had experienced divine encounters prior to our Focal Scripture, when the angel of the Lord came again and woke him up like a man that is awakened out of … Continue reading A BETTER OFFER
No true Satisfaction without Christ
There is no true satisfaction without Christ and satisfaction is what the world is looking for. Apostle Femi Lazarus Jesus loves you, accept him today - Tomorrow may be too late.
“RIGHTS” AND “RIGHTNESS” IN MARRIAGE!!!
- Pastor Bimbo AnimashaunSometimes in marriage, based on exigencies of the moment or superior reasons triggered by current realities, you have to GIVE UP SOME RIGHTS for the greater good and betterment of the marriage. You cannot ALWAYS hold on to your RIGHTS and be referred to as a sensitive partner.Marriage sometimes demands A LEVEL … Continue reading “RIGHTS” AND “RIGHTNESS” IN MARRIAGE!!!
THE BLOOD OF GOD THE SONAND THE SIMPLICITY OF THE GOSPEL OF SALVATION
I am still growing to understand the Power of the Blood of God the Son. The Blood so powerful and highly Potent to Cleanse the Sins of all those Who would Confess Him as their Lord and Savior.The Blood is so strong as to cover the Sins of those who Would run into it for … Continue reading THE BLOOD OF GOD THE SONAND THE SIMPLICITY OF THE GOSPEL OF SALVATION
KNOW THE LYRICS: Who You Say I Am – Hillsong Worship
Who am I that the highest King would welcome me?I was lost, but He brought me inOh His love for meOh His love for me Who the Son sets freeOh, is free indeedI'm a child of God, yes, I amFree at last, He has ransomed meHis grace runs deepWhile I was a slave to sin, … Continue reading KNOW THE LYRICS: Who You Say I Am – Hillsong Worship
God is with you Always
He knows every detail, every fear, every weakness and can help us! The Arbel Cliff: Just think of Jesus in prayer, going out on the mountain to pray all night (Matthew 14), then think of the disciples sent on ahead to cross in their boat, getting stuck in the storm. That very spot you read … Continue reading God is with you Always
PAY ANY PRICE THAT WILL BRING YOUR CHILDREN INTO THE KINGDOM OF GOD -Pastor E A Adeboye
YOUR LEGACY IS VERY CRUCIAL There is something else I need to touch very quickly and that is something you would call the issue of priority. 1st Kings 18:15-17. God told Elijah what He wants him to do, go anoint Hazael to be King over Syria, appointment 1. Anoint Jehu King over Israel, assignment 2, … Continue reading PAY ANY PRICE THAT WILL BRING YOUR CHILDREN INTO THE KINGDOM OF GOD -Pastor E A Adeboye
“And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country.” (Mark 5: 10) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. The unclean spirits that Jesus was about to chase out of the man at the tombs, pleaded with Jesus that He should not send them … Continue reading TERRITORIAL SPIRITS
Seven reasons why I believe in God’s Word!
Next, we found that Jesus gives a seven-mile Bible study to those on the road to Emmaus. Note what He said THEY (the entire Old Testament) SPEAK (every book, every chapter, even every detail) OF ME (the Bible is Christ-centered)! Luke 24:25-27 Then He said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to … Continue reading Seven reasons why I believe in God’s Word!
THE WONDERS OF HEAVEN REVEALED
1-MY CREATOR: Carried us from birth (Isa. 46:3-4) 2-MY GUARDIAN: Never sleeps (Rom. 8:28) 3-MY DESIGNER: Inventor of DNA (Ps. 139:13-14) 4-MY FRIEND: Lifelong Guide (Ps. 16:11) Your Best Friend Designed the life in one… DROP OF WATER God has demonstrated an unbelievable ability to cause life here on this planet to multiply and flourish … Continue reading THE WONDERS OF HEAVEN REVEALED
If I were to ask a group of people what’s the greatest thing in life, I would probably get as many answers as there were people. Certainly many things contribute to a full and happy life, but I hope all believers would agree that knowing God is absolutely the greatest and most important of all. … Continue reading Knowing God
Is this the Jesus you know?
"And Jesus said unto her, 'My daughter, this abuse by your husband - your black eyes, sliced lips, broken jaw... This is the cross you bear for the Kingdom. You have an opportunity to die a matyr. You can only leave your abusive husband, you cannot divorce him. And the purpose of leaving is so … Continue reading Is this the Jesus you know?
A NEW IDENTITY
“And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague.” (Mark 5: 29) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. The woman in our Focal Scripture was described as the woman with the issue of blood. That woman … Continue reading A NEW IDENTITY
“FOUR GARMENTS OF HIS ANOINTING “
Going across the Scriptures, I came across different manifestations of the Anointing of the Holy Spirit in the life of some Prophets of God and I conclude, that, at a time like this, there is need to walk in the power of various Manifestations of His Anointing. In 2 Kings 1:9-14, Ahaziah, King of Samaria … Continue reading “FOUR GARMENTS OF HIS ANOINTING “
Awareness of Spiritual Warfare
Ephesians 6:11 – 13 says: Put on the whole armour (that is the armour of warfare) of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. <!--more--> 12. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, … Continue reading Awareness of Spiritual Warfare
HE’S COMING AGAIN
And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea.” (Mark 5: 21) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. Prior to our Focal Scripture, Jesus had come into the country of the Gadarenes where He … Continue reading HE’S COMING AGAIN
The simplest description of what we are as Christians
The simplest description of what we are as Christians, comes from Christ's first call to those first disciples in Matthew 4:19. Jesus explains the new life He was offering, the salvation He was purchasing, and the Gospel of repentance He was preaching. He reduces everything down to two words: Follow Me This two-word call summarizes … Continue reading The simplest description of what we are as Christians
Look Who Jesus Loves
If you have listened to any of my teachings, you’ve heard me speak about the love of God. That’s what changed my life. The titles, subjects, and Scripture references of my albums are all different, but I’m always teaching about some aspect of God’s unconditional love. I believe a true, experiential understanding of God’s love … Continue reading Look Who Jesus Loves
God Wants You Well
A head-on collision, the jaws of life, a helicopter flight to the hospital, and thirty-one days in the ICU. The injuries were so extensive that Ken should have died. But his wife, Virginia, believed God, and a healing journey began. Had Carol sunk into an earthly pit so deep and dark that even Jesus’ arms … Continue reading God Wants You Well
DID YOU KNOW THAT: Most Jews believe that Jesus didn’t fulfill his role as the Messiah, Meanwhile, Muslims consider Jesus as a prophet.
There are four kinds of sins. The thing about sin is that sometimes, the person isn’t aware that they have sinned. Simply, the Bible listed the four types of sins: Sins of Attitude (false pride, unjust anger, bitter envy, and malicious hatred); Sins of Action (blasphemy, committing adultery, getting drunk, and stealing); Sins of Neglect … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT: Most Jews believe that Jesus didn’t fulfill his role as the Messiah, Meanwhile, Muslims consider Jesus as a prophet.
ARE YOU QUENCHED
Jesus talked about such a strong flow of water in a spiritual sense. Let's turn there to John 7.37-38. Rivers of water is the way Jesus describes the normal life of believers, His children. Please stand and join me in reading these verses: On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood … Continue reading ARE YOU QUENCHED
Jesus was a Pessimist About the Future
Jesus says that the world to come after His death, burial, and resurrection faced a barrage of false Christs, false teachers, false messiahs, false prophets, interspersed with wars, rumors of wars, ethnic strife, and persecutions of God’s people. That is history from Christ's perspective. By the way, just what He said came true. The Temple … Continue reading Jesus was a Pessimist About the Future
BIBLE VERSE: The Thief – John 10:10
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. - John 10:10 Jesus loves you, accept him today - Tomorrow may be too late.
THE SON OF GOD
Jesus; the son of the Living God. The Son of God who sacrificed himself for our sins. The Son who got us out of the pit we were in; Get rid of the sins we were doomed to keep repeating. We look at this Son and see God who cannot be seen; We look at … Continue reading THE SON OF GOD