When God Comes Searching for You!

Some moments in life cannot be forgotten. One such moment is when God comes searching for you. It can be a time when you had sinned and walked away from him.

More often it can be a time of barrenness when nothing good seems to happen and you are depressed. Out of nowhere God brings … Read the rest

Battling Depression

The word depression immediately brings thoughts of darkness. Yes, depression can be described as absence of light. It can also be absence of joy. When all the world seems happy and asks us to be like them we simply can’t. The sadness is increased when nobody understands what we are passing through. They come out … Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

See What God Has Done!

There is no sorcery against Jacob, no divination against Israel. It will now be said of Jacob and of Israel, “See what God has done!” (Numbers 23:23 NIV).

There is a special grace given to God’s children. And you need to know it. No sorcery or divination can work against you as long as you … Read the rest

I Will Make a Distinction

But on that day I will deal differently with the land of Goshen, where my people live; no swarms of flies will be there, so that you will know that I, the Lord, am in this land. I will make a distinction between my people and your people. This miraculous sign will occur tomorrow (Exodus

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I am the God of Bethel

I am the God of Bethel (Genesis 31:13a NIV).

God remembers His encounters with you. He also reminds you of them. Here, Jacob is reminded of Bethel. God goes one step further and says, “I am the God of Bethel.” Thus God was owning that experience of Himself that Jacob had at Bethel in a … Read the rest

Break Camp and Advance

The Lord our God said to us at Horeb, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Break camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites … ” (Deuteronomy 1:6, 7a NIV).

Achievers for God don’t sit still for ever. They press forward. They do not make victories an occasion for rest. But … Read the rest

Caravans on Their Way to Egypt

As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm, myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt (Genesis 37:25).

Strange are God’s ways: His arranging of events are timed to perfection! You … Read the rest

Go and Look for the Donkeys

Now the donkeys belonging to Saul’s father Kish were lost, and Kish said to his son Saul, “Take one of the servants with you and go and look for the donkeys” (1 Samuel 9:3 NIV).

God can use the most unlikely of circumstances to get a great chain of events rolling. Here it was the … Read the rest

Here Comes That Dreamer!

“Here comes that dreamer!” they said to each other. “Come now, let’s kill him … Then we’ll see what comes of his dreams” (Genesis 37:19,20 NIV).

Are you a dreamer? Better still, are you a dreamer for God? Do you expect to do something big for God? Then they’ll call you a dreamer. And you’ll … Read the rest

Go and Present Yourself to Ahab

After a long time, in the third year, the word of the Lord came to Elijah: “Go and present yourself Ahab, and I will sent rain on the land” (1 Kings 18:1 NIV).

God’s ways and the timing of His acting are all in His hands alone. His servants can act only according to His … Read the rest

Hard Rock into Springs of Water

Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of water (Psalm 114:7,8 NIV).

Trembling is always associated with judgment. This is because judgment brings with it terror. Yet here in this Psalm the earth … Read the rest

Who Bore Me these?

Then you will say in your heart, ‘Who bore me these? I was bereaved and barren; I was exiled and rejected. Who brought these up? I was left all alone, but these–where have they come from?’ (Isaiah 49:21 NIV).

There is a phase in every Christian’s life that can be termed as a barren phase. … Read the rest

In the Beginning God Created

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1 NIV).

It is truly appropriate that the Bible begins with this verse about the beginning. If this verse were not there we would have been at a loss to know how every thing began. It is encouraging to note that everything began with … Read the rest