Category Archives: Commandment

Persistent Action

2 Cor. 5:20 “So we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His appeal through us; we [as Christ’s representatives] plead with you on behalf of Christ to be reconciled to God. (AMP)

From the story of the four men in Mark 2:1-12 [please read], we have learnt we must have compassion on others, we need to have faith and we need to act. Luke 14:23Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” (KJV, emphasis added). Read the rest of this entry

Pray!

Psalm 55:17 “Evening and morning and at noon, I will pray, and cry aloud, and He shall hear my voice.” (NKJV)

Why do we pray? We began to answer this question yesterday and we will pick up today’s devotional from our first point which is, God commands us to pray. The second reason why we pray is Prayer Empowers Us To Resist Temptation. Read the rest of this entry

Two of Four

John 5:44 “No wonder you can’t believe! For you gladly honour each other, but you don’t care about the honour that comes from the one who alone is God.”

Jesus shows us four different kinds of testimony that validate Him, called The Four-Fold Witness.

#1. Self-Testimony: John 5:31If I were to testify on my own behalf, my testimony would not be valid.” Jesus says the first of the four-fold witness is self-testimony. However, if I were to testify about Myself the testimony will not be valid. Read the rest of this entry

Judgment

Ex.12:12 “On that night I will pass through the land of Egypt and strike down every firstborn son and firstborn male animal in the land of Egypt. I will execute judgment against all the gods of Egypt, for I am the Lord!” [with emphasis].

The ten sequential disasters [plagues] God unleashed on Egypt were targeted at the gods of Egypt. The first plague, turning the Nile to blood, was a judgment against Apis, the god of the Nile, Isis, goddess of the Nile, and Khnum, guardian of the Nile. Read the rest of this entry

Report

Num.23:20 “Listen, I received a command to bless; God has blessed, and I cannot reverse it! 21 No misfortune is in his plan for Jacob; no trouble is in store for Israel. For the Lord their God is with them; he has been proclaimed their king.”

Numbers 23:1-30 and 24:10-11 [please read] teaches us that; we do not know most of the battles that God fights for us, in the place of curses, God brings blessings. Read the rest of this entry

Potent

James 5:16 “…The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working].” (AMP-C)

 

Prayer offers the channel and power to unleash the weapons God has made available to us in spiritual warfare. Prayer makes tremendous power available, that is dynamic in its working. We need to do all things by prayer. Read the rest of this entry

Acts of Charity

Eph.2:8 (GW) “God saved you through faith as an act of kindness. You had nothing to do with it. Being saved is a gift from God. 9 It’s not the result of anything you’ve done, so no one can brag about it.”

 

That you are saved today is because someone had compassion on you. Someone saw you going to hell and decided to tell you about Christ and eternal life.

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Kindness

Matt.10:“Heal the sick, raise the dead, cure those with leprosy, and cast out demons. Give as freely as you have received!” [with emphasis]

 

What the world misses is that your character eventually becomes your reputation; because your character will over take your reputation. Who we are on the outside should be the same as who we are on the inside.

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Stop Lying!

Ex.20:16 “You must not testify falsely against your neighbour.”

 

The ninth commandment introduces us to the struggle with truth. One of the deepest relationship struggles is forgiving someone who has lied to you. Have you noticed?

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You Must Not

Ex.20:15 “You must not steal.”

 

The eighth commandment reveals our struggle with integrity. The root cause of stealing is the desire to get as much as possible while giving as little as possible.

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