Category Archives: Acknowledge God

Succoth

Ps.142:3 (TPT) “For when I was desperate, overwhelmed, and about to give up, you were the only one there to help. You gave me a way of escape from the hidden traps of my enemies.”

 

When it comes to discouragement, there are two big ways discouragement damages. If we understand these two ways, then we are better positioned to adjust our sails, adjust ourselves and triumph. Read the rest of this entry

Get Perspective!

Ps.73:17 (TPT) “But then one day I was brought into the sanctuaries of God, and in the light of glory, my distorted perspective vanished.”

 

The Book of Psalms is divided into four sections; the Books of Wisdom, the Books of Thanksgiving, the Royal Psalms, and the Psalms of Lamentation. Of these four sections, interestingly the largest is the Psalms of Lamentation. Read the rest of this entry

Hold On

Ps.105:19 “Until the time came to fulfil his dreams, the Lord tested Joseph’s character.

 

We are grateful to God for His hand upon us, for dismantling depression, demolishing doubt and for dealing with defeat. Over the next couple of days, by God’s grace, God is going to show us how to overcome discouragement. All these ‘D’s’ are going to crumble in Jesus Name. The truth is that, if discouragement is not handled with care it can lead to defeat. Read the rest of this entry

Next Steps!

Rom.2:4 (GW) “Don’t you realize that it is God’s kindness that is trying to lead you to Him and change the way you think and act?” (emphasis added).

 

Eph.2:12-13 (NIV) “remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.” (emphasis added). Read the rest of this entry

Be Prepared!

Prov.21:31 “The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord.”

 

The Jews today are one of the most enterprising people on earth. For a Jew, preparing the horse for a battle is a no-brainer. Yet, every Jew also knows that they can do their part, but if Jehovah does not bless it, nothing happens. To think that everything is God is ignorance because your part is to prepare the horse for battle. Read the rest of this entry

Permit

Rom.2:4 (GW) “Don’t you realize that it is God’s kindness that is trying to lead you to Him and change the way you think and act?” (emphasis added).

 

We are totally grateful to God for all that He is doing and for unstoppable cheer. I have no doubt that being on this journey over the past few days,  Read the rest of this entry

The Exchange II

Isa.61:3 (Voice) “…God has sent me to give them a beautiful crown in exchange for ashes, To anoint them with gladness instead of sorrow, to wrap them in victory, joy, and praise instead of depression and sadness…”

 

The good news for you and me today is that the Lord is bringing an exchange. God is exchanging our ashes for beauty, mourning for joy, and giving us praise instead of despair. Read the rest of this entry

The Exchange I

Isa.61:3 (Voice) “…God has sent me to give them a beautiful crown in exchange for ashes, To anoint them with gladness instead of sorrow, to wrap them in victory, joy, and praise instead of depression and sadness…”

 

Let God transform you by changing you and changing the way you think. How does God use defeat to transform us? I am going to give you an equation and with this equation, Read the rest of this entry

Attitude

Rom.12:2 (Voice) “Do not allow this world to mold you in its own image. Instead, be transformed from the inside out by renewing your mind. As a result, you will be able to discern what God wills and whatever God finds good, pleasing, and complete.”

 

Gary Player, a world champion in golf, shared an experience. He said he was practising in a bunker down in Texas when an old man stopped to watch. He said his first shot went into the hole. Read the rest of this entry

Right Positioning

Isa.43:4 (NIV) “Since you are precious and honoured in my sight, and because I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your life.”

 

Looking to another person for approval is setting yourself up to be miserable. Do not hinge your life on having a man say you are beautiful. Look in the mirror and hear your heavenly Father say you are beautiful. Read the rest of this entry