As we see all the dangers of war, economic uncertainties, deadly viruses, and the climate around us decaying each day—Jesus explains how we should respond. He tells us, more than that—Jesus COMMANDS us HOW to hold on tightly to our Father in Heaven As you see the Last Days swirling around you make a choice … Continue reading HOW TO NEVER LOSE CONNECTION WITH GOD
“I PREFER YOUR PRESENCE.”
Exodus 33:1-3, KJV And the Lord said unto Moses, Depart, and go up hence, thou and the people which thou hast brought up out of the land of Egypt, unto the land which I sware unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, Unto thy seed will I give it:  And I will send an … Continue reading “I PREFER YOUR PRESENCE.”
AN ALTAR OF HIS PRESENCE
2 Kings 4:18-21 NKJV And the child grew. Now it happened one day that he went out to his father, to the reapers.  And he said to his father, "My head, my head!" So he said to a servant, "Carry him to his mother."  When he had taken him and brought him to … Continue reading AN ALTAR OF HIS PRESENCE
ARE RIVERS OF SATISFACTION IN CHRIST FLOWING THROUGH YOUR LIFE
At the instant of salvation, each of us became the Temple of God: Who begins to live within us as God the Spirit, the Comforter.That truth is the source of a lifetime of wonderful blessing, and an endless supply of Divine power in order for each of us to live the abundant life promised by … Continue reading ARE RIVERS OF SATISFACTION IN CHRIST FLOWING THROUGH YOUR LIFE
“STANDING BEFORE THE KINGS AND NOBLES”
2 Kings 3:11-12KJV But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the Lord , that we may enquire of the Lord by him? And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, Here is Elisha the son of Shaphat, which poured water on the hands of Elijah.  And Jehoshaphat said, … Continue reading “STANDING BEFORE THE KINGS AND NOBLES”
CAN YOU IMAGINE THIS?
Can you imagine that the Pillar of Cloud and the Pillar of Fire was the One that was leading the whole pack of Israel in the wrong direction in the wilderness? When the spies went out to spy the land, it took them forty days to and fro, but when they set out from that … Continue reading CAN YOU IMAGINE THIS?
SHUTTING THE MASTER OUT
About 6 Years Ago, Far away in Canada, I just watched a television program where it was advertised: CELEBRATING THE NATIONAL FRIED CHICKEN DAY. Seriously? You have so many National Days: Cancer Day, National Day of the Physically Challenged, Women's Day, Children Day, Fathers' Day, Mothers' Day, Polio Day Day, Animal Rights Day,, etc.....Now for … Continue reading SHUTTING THE MASTER OUT
“LORD, IT IS YOUR GLORIOUS PRESENCE I WANT”
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”
“And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou Son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.” (Matthew 15: 22) That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. It is instructive to observe that … Continue reading MERCY SPEAKS
“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
Living in the Balance of Grace and Faith
At our Gospel Truth Seminars, I always take time before meetings to talk with friends and partners. One of the most common questions I’m asked is “What do I need to do to receive the blessings of God?” It is usually followed by this explanation: “I have been praying, reading my Bible, going to church, … Continue reading Living in the Balance of Grace and Faith
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!
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
“And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships.” (Mark 4: 36) --> That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. When Jesus entered a ship in a bid to move to the other … Continue reading BE STRONG
HOW TO BE ASSURED OF ETERNAL SALVATION–The Helmet of Assurance
This morning I was challenging my couple of hundred NextGeneration students from the Scriptures about the doctrine of SALVATION, Satan's attacks, and the ASSURANCE of our salvation that God has promised. here is a recap. How about you? Are you confident in what Christ has done once and for all times for YOUR ETERNAL SALVATION? … Continue reading HOW TO BE ASSURED OF ETERNAL SALVATION–The Helmet of Assurance
BIBLE VERSE: Abba Father! – Romans 8:15
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. - Romans 8:15 Jesus loves you, accept him today - Tomorrow may be too late.
The gospel is simple but not simplistic
I keep emphasising the gospel is simple but not simplistic. If it were we won't need Paul. To make the gospel accessible despite its sophistication God narrated the Bible from a human level. We can see ourselves in Joshua when he told the sun to stand still. That was the understanding of cosmology in those … Continue reading The gospel is simple but not simplistic
BIBLE VERSE: Numbers 6:25-26
The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Numbers 6: 25-26 Jesus loves you, accept him today - Tomorrow may be too late.
“YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER….THE ROD OF GOD”
Exodus 4:2-4 KJV  And the Lord said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.  And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.  And the Lord said unto Moses, … Continue reading “YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER….THE ROD OF GOD”
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. Proverbs 17:1 Historians tell us that we live in one of the most affluent times in all of history. Living in such abundance, many people still aren’t satisfied. We have enough food, clothes, homes, and cars, but not enough … Continue reading What’s Missing?
“And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;” (Acts 3: 2). <!--more--> That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today. The people who brought the … Continue reading DIVINE HELP
“ON WHICH SIDE ARE YOU? “
Matthew 7:21-23 "[21[ Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven.  Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many … Continue reading “ON WHICH SIDE ARE YOU? “
“THE UMBRELLA OF FAVOUR AND MERCY”
2 Kings 3:13-15 KJV Some people carry some Favour and Mercy that stand like a mighty tree with great branches of protective shadows from the hot baking sun. Some people carry the protective Favour and encompassing mercy of God that shield all those who move along with them. So, such people, whoever be their friends … Continue reading “THE UMBRELLA OF FAVOUR AND MERCY”
CARRYING THE SWORD OF A GIANT
1 Samuel 17:49-51a 49. Then David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the earth. 50. So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling … Continue reading CARRYING THE SWORD OF A GIANT
SOME “BLESSINGS” WITH ALL ITS COST IMPLICATIONS
Psalm 106:13-15 NKJV  They soon forgot His works; They did not wait for His counsel,  But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, And tested God in the desert.  And He gave them their request, But sent leanness into their soul. 1 Samuel 8:5, 7, 9 NKJV  and said to him, "Look, you … Continue reading SOME “BLESSINGS” WITH ALL ITS COST IMPLICATIONS
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 As children, we enjoyed our favorite candy as a special treat. Whether it was gummy bears or chocolate bars, peanut butter cups or licorice twists, we delighted in the burst of sweetness—and the spike of sugar in our system—until … Continue reading Gracious Words
BIBLE VERSE: divine Strength
The Lord will stand with you and give you strength. 2Timothy 4:17. Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow may be too late
“WHEN WAITING AND PATIENCE IS FADING AWAY.
Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint Hebrews 6:13-15 13. For when God made a promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no one greater, He swore … Continue reading “WHEN WAITING AND PATIENCE IS FADING AWAY.
Sovereignty of God
My heart was really stirred this last month. I attended a meeting where an old friend of mine was ministering. He had been through some terrible things that nearly destroyed his faith. He became bitter and angry at God for the things that had happened. When I heard him, he had humbled himself and was … Continue reading Sovereignty of God
“BRING BACK OUR KING”
2 Samuel 19:12, 43 NKJV  You are my brethren, you are my bone and my flesh. Why then are you the last to bring back the king?'  And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, "We have ten shares in the king;.....were we not the first to advise bringing … Continue reading “BRING BACK OUR KING”