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The Realities of Life and His Mercy

Lord, don’t hold back your tender mercies from me. My only hope is in your unfailing love and faithfulness. For troubles surround me—too many to count! They pile up so high I can’t see my way out. They are more numerous than the hairs on my head. I have lost all my courage. Please, Lord, rescue me! Come quickly, Lord, and help me.Psalm 40:11-13 Like the psalmist, each of us encounters seasons when we face not just one problem but…

Loneliness

Isaiah 43:1-2; 45:3; 46:3-4; 49:1 Everyone in the world experiences some kind of loneliness at some point in his life. If we can learn how to handle the loneliness and respond to it in a healthy way, we can offer it as a gift to our heavenly Father. There are different categories of loneliness: 1. Loneliness caused by isolating ourselves. 2. Loneliness caused by circumstances beyond our control. 3. Loneliness caused by spiritual or psychological isolation. 4. Loneliness caused by…

Healthy Relationships & Patterns of Conflict Resolution.

“O Lord,” I prayed, “have mercy on me. Heal me, for I have sinned against you.”Psalm 41:4 The Bible is a Practical book as much as it is a Doctrinal book. The Doctrinal elements of Scriptures are meant to be expressed practically so that its relevance can be visible. God upholds Relationships in a high esteem and desires that we flourish in our relationships . So the Bible presents us with practically ways of resolving issues within our Relational Dynamics.…

Jesus our HOPE and FUTURE

HEBREWS 3:1-6. In the first century AD, if you asked a Jewish believer who was “great” in God’s sight, many names would come to mind. Certainly Abraham, the father of the faith, was great. David would probably be mentioned as the great king of Israel. And Joseph saved the line of Abraham from being wiped out by famine. But the debate would end with Moses. He saved Israel from bondage, guided the people out of Egypt to the Promised Land,…

It Is Harvest Time.

These were [Jesus’]instructions to them: “The harvest is so great, but the workers are so few. Pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest, and ask him to send out more workers for his fields. Go now.”Luke 10:2-3 Jesus selected seventy of his disciples and sent them out in pairs in order to strengthen their witness and give them fellowship as they traveled. He gave them specific instructions—travel light, take no extra baggage, and be cautious because…

Words or weapons against you will not succeed

As we journey in life, we must do so confidently with the assurance of Faith and Hope held in the Goodness and Faithfulness of God. We are His people, the sheep of His pasture and His Commitment to us is unshakable for He our Father God has demonstrated how much He loves us by sending Jesus Christ to die for us. Yes, we may be confronted by all kinds of evil and satanic attacks but let be assured that God’s…

Right hand man

Genesis 24:1-27 “O Lord, God of my master,” he prayed. “Give me success and show kindness to my master, Abraham. Help me to accomplish the purpose of my journey.”Genesis 24:12 The special assistants of great men become accustomed to being given extraordinary tasks. So they need to be fine men, too. Frequently the great men draw all the attention, and the assistants fit conveniently into the background. Yet without the man behind the scenes, the main man would often have…

The Character and Nature of God

The Character and Nature of God reflects what He does and how He does it. Mercy is the Nature of God that is definitive of His Heart ❤ for All His Creation. God’s Mercy is consistently shown to all who are deserving of His Judgment for His Mercy Endures forever. No matter what you have done, God’s Mercy is available to you if You turn to God. He will forgive because He is Compassionate and will not change because of…

Finding Satisfaction in Life

Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness. Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, which you have confessed so well before many witnesses.1 Timothy 6:11-12 Many people believe that if they only had a hundred dollars more each month, they could be financially at ease. They say, “If we can just make it over this hump, we will be satisfied.” But…

God’s Amazing Wonders

I will thank the Lord with all my heart as I meet with his godly people. How amazing are the deeds of the Lord! All who delight in him should ponder them. Everything he does reveals his glory and majesty. His righteousness never fails. Who can forget the wonders he performs?Psalm 111:1-4 God wants us to know him and he has chosen to reveal himself through the Bible, through creation, through his intervention in history, through his work in the…

Sweet-Smelling Incense

Each evening when [the priest] tends to the lamps, he must again burn incense in the Lord’s presence. This must be done from generation to generation. Do not offer any unholy incense on this altar, or any burnt offerings, grain offerings, or drink offerings.Exodus 30:8-9 The priests in the Old Testament nurtured the tender flame—symbolic of the prayers of the children of Israel—to make sure the fire didn’t smolder and die. They burned only special incense on the altar so…

Waiting on the Lord

Psalms 25:1–28:9 1The Lord is my light and my salvation—so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? 2When evil people come to devour me, when my enemies and foes attack me, they will stumble and fall. 3Though a mighty army surrounds me, my heart will not be afraid. Even if I am attacked, I will remain confident.4The one thing I ask of the Lord—the thing I seek most—is…