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Distinguished

Psalm 4:3   But know that the Lord has set apart for Himself him who is godly;     The Lord will hear when I call to Him. Being “godly” has benefits, two of which the Psalmist reminds us of. One benefit of living “godly” is we become “distinguished” i.e. “set apart”.   It’s not that we distinguish ourselves, but the Lord…

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Speech That Builds Up

Eph. 4:29  NASB  Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear. Many have prayed for the Lord to touch the hearts and lives of those who are high profile personalities. …

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His Works or His Ways

Psalm 103: 7 He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel. Beginning our journey of faith in the Kingdom we are often attracted, drawn to the acts or works of God; the signs, wonders, miraculous.  That is an ongoing personal passion that signs and wonders will follow the minister…

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A New Thing

Gen. 6:14 Make yourself an ark of gopherwood; make rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and outside with pitch. The account of Noah constructing an ark from blueprints given by God provides purposes for new things God asks of us and those He does as well. Noah built an ark, something new to…

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Fulfill All Your Purpose

Psalms 20: 4  May He grant you according to your heart’s desire, And fulfill all your purpose. You and I were born with and for purpose, divine purpose.  There is a reason for our existence that’s greater than we know.  However our purpose often blurred by circumstances and challenges that distract us with immediate at the…

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Abounding Love

Phil. 1:9  “this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment”. The Apostle Paul makes supplication that our love would “abound still more and more”.  Just when we feel the limits have been reached in loving, the Lord’s design is that love expands and extends beyond our…

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Praying For One Another

James 5:16   “….pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” It’s easy to pray for those who encourage, affirm, support and bless me. It’s a different story with those who malign, undermine, falsely accuse whether knowingly or unknowingly.  James doesn’t make a distinction as…

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Cravings

Matt. 5:6  Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. There are times when a craving for a specific food or drink comes and nothing will satisfy or quench it without that for which I’ve craved.  Attempts to satisfy those cravings  with something else often results in disappointment, the alternates…

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Expected End

Eph. 1:18  “the eyes of your understanding being enlightened;….” There are occasions when circumstances and/or challenges confront us which would create anxiety, doubts, uncertainties, fear or discouragement.  When those occur, be encouraged to pray the Word and in particular that “my eyes would be opened to the hope (expected end) of Your call on my life”.…

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His Kingdom Come

Luke 11:2 So He said to them, “When you pray, say: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. The disciples asked Jesus to “teach us to pray” which we have His response in providing a guide for our prayers as disciples of the…

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