Are You Running Away from the LORD?

But Jonah ran away from the LORD (Jonah 1:3). He had his own reasons to run away. But it was disobedience.

Again, he forgot he was running away from God. The Psalmist David found out the utter foolishness and impossibility of fleeing from God (Psalm 139:7–12). If his testimony does not convince you, give it a try!

Even when you are running away, you might find circumstances to be very … Read the rest

A Prayer of Repentance

Chapter 30

Theme: A Prayer of Repentance
Focus on: Manasseh
Reading Portion(s): 2 Chronicles 33:1 to 18, 2 Kings 21:1 to 18; 23:26,27; 24:3,4 & Jeremiah 15:4.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Sin destroys good things. Then it rebuilds wrong things. It defiles what is holy and sacred. Along with it, one sin attracts many other sins to it. Finally, it
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A Rejected Prayer

Chapter 29

Theme: A Rejected Prayer
Focus on: Moses
Reading Portion(s): Deuteronomy 3:21 to 29, Numbers 20:1 to 13, Deuteronomy 32:48 to 52; 34:1 to 8, Numbers 27:12 to 14, Exodus 17:1 to 7, Psalm 106:32,33.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Paul prayed thrice for his “thorn in his flesh” to be removed. Yet God did not do so. Instead He
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Disobedience to God’s Will Revealed through Prayer

Chapter 23

Theme: Disobedience to God’s Will Revealed through Prayer
Focus on: Johanan, army officers and the people
Reading Portion(s): Jeremiah 40 to 44.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Prayer is serious business. You cannot play games with God. But there are many who are willing to do so. This is especially true in matters concerning God’s will for their lives.
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They Rejoiced at the Sight

Now the people of Beth Shemesh were harvesting wheat their wheat in the valley, when they looked up and saw the ark, they rejoiced at the sight (1 Samuel 6:13 NIV).

There are seasons of disappearances of God’s favor in the life of His children. It can be caused by many things. Sin and disobedience can easily become causes of such disappearance. At the end of the Book of Judges … Read the rest

Saul Died Because

Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord; he did not keep the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium for guidance, and did not inquire of the Lord. So the Lord put him to death …. (1 Chronicles 10:13, 14a NIV).

Saul died. In his death, he leaves behind death-principles that can work death in you and me if we are not watchful. For the Bible … Read the rest