What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Joshua 1:6-9; Psalms 31:24 The first time God used the word Be was in the creation story. “Let there BE light and there was light”. Be is an instructive word that calls into immediate or instant existence something that wasn’t. Be is a current state of existence. Be is real and solid. Be is now, … Continue reading What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Time cycles in how/when God provides for His children. 💡🙏🏾

Exodus 16:4-5, 22-30; Leviticus 25:3-7. 20-22; 26:14-15, 34-35; 2 Chronicles 36:20-21; Isaiah 37:30-31 In studying the old testament, one time cycle that keeps jumping out at me relates to how and when God provides for His children.  - First thing to note is that God has daily and yearly cycles and the time marks in … Continue reading Time cycles in how/when God provides for His children. 💡🙏🏾

Believing vs Asking/Speaking – What the Bible says about ”meditating on the word”. 🙏🏾💡

Psalms 1:2; Joshua 1:8; Proverbs 22:17-21; Mark 11:23-34 - In Psalms 1:2, “Blessed is the man who delights in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates, day and night”. The common worldly understanding of meditation is that we’re thinking about something or emptying our minds of thought. Biblical meditation is however … Continue reading Believing vs Asking/Speaking – What the Bible says about ”meditating on the word”. 🙏🏾💡

Lessons from Hezekiah: how to get God to turn your situation around quickly. 🙌🏾💡

2 Kings 18:5-7, 2 Chronicles 29:36 The Bible says that of all the kings of Judah, there was none like Hezekiah who held fast to God and obeyed His commandments. In fact, God so loved His obedience that He extended His life by 15 yrs (2 Kings 20)! Even when he had pride towards the … Continue reading Lessons from Hezekiah: how to get God to turn your situation around quickly. 🙌🏾💡

The greatest military conquest in the Bible in terms of size of the enemy’s army 💪🏾

2 Chronicles 14:8-9, 11-13 Zerah, the Ethiopian, stood against God’s people with 1mn men and 300k chariots. Asa, ruler of God’s people in Judah, had an army of 580k men. Perhaps the greater lesson isn’t in the size of the conquest but in Asa’s prayer to God: “it is nothing for You to help, whether … Continue reading The greatest military conquest in the Bible in terms of size of the enemy’s army 💪🏾

When the answer to our prayers doesn’t come how we expected it. 😫😒👀

2 Kings 5:10-15 The story of Naaman’s healing has some good lessons for us when the answer to our prayer comes in a form totally different from what we were expecting. Naaman, a gentile, heard about the possibility of getting healed from an Israelite slave girl. In Rom 10:17, faith, Paul said, comes by hearing, … Continue reading When the answer to our prayers doesn’t come how we expected it. 😫😒👀

How big is your faith when you come to God? 🤔

Have you ever sometimes felt like asking God for just a little so that you don’t get disappointed? Ever felt like you shouldn’t be asking God for much so you’re not seen as greedy? 🤥😒 This is unfortunately the case with many Christians. It’s usually easy to say “believe God for the impossible” but because … Continue reading How big is your faith when you come to God? 🤔