Category Archives: Advantage

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

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

God Approved

Deut.14:2 “You have been set apart as holy to the Lord your God, and he has chosen you from all the nations of the earth to be his own special treasure.”

 

You have to make up your mind that only God’s love will define you and that your life will not be defined by defeat. Many things are outside your control, however, there are things that you can control. Read the rest of this entry

Face Lift

Heb.11:1-2 (ERV) “Faith is what makes real the things we hope for. It is proof of what we cannot see. God was pleased with the people who lived a long time ago because they had faith like this.”

 

Ps.34:5Those who look to Him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.” (emphasis added). What it means is that what I believe affects how I act, Read the rest of this entry

Behold & Belong

1 Sam.1:10 “Hannah was in deep anguish, crying bitterly as she prayed to the Lord.” (emphasis added)

How I feel is affected by what direction I choose to face. We see from today’s scripture reference that Hannah “prayed to the Lord”. The Bible says Hannah was in deep anguish (depressed) and she turned to the Lord. Read the rest of this entry

Tucked In

Ps.27:5-6 For he will conceal me there when troubles come; he will hide me in his sanctuary. He will place me out of reach on a high rock. 6 Then I will hold my head high above my enemies… At his sanctuary I will offer sacrifices with shouts of joy, singing and praising the Lord with music.

Prov.15:13 (GW) “… with a heartache comes depression.” (emphasis added). Sometimes, things happen that attempt to keep us down, to make us depressed. The first thing is, do not deny it. Do not push it away, Read the rest of this entry

The Profit

Ps.119:71 “My suffering was good for me, for it taught me to pay attention to your decrees. 72. Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver.”

Matthew Henry says, “Every tear of sorrow sown by the righteous springs up a pearl.” Every tear of sorrow sown by a child of God will only bring forth precious stones in all ramifications. Read the rest of this entry

Purpose & Produce

2 Cor.4:17 “For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!”

 

The next fact you need to know about suffering is, In The End, We Win. No matter how tough the battle is, in the end, we win. Check the scriptures; that is what the Bible tells us from Genesis to Revelations. Read the rest of this entry

Everyone

Luke 11:9-10 “…keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.”

Luke 11:9-10 “And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.” (emphasis added). Read the rest of this entry

His Forte

Rom.4:17 “That is what the Scriptures mean when God told him, “I have made you the father of many nations.” This happened because Abraham believed in the God who brings the dead back to life and who creates new things out of nothing.” (emphasis added)

Creating new things out of nothing is God’s specialty. But guess what? The same way God creates new things out of nothing for His children. He creates new things out of nothing against His enemies and the enemies of Read the rest of this entry