You And I Are Very Blessed
on July 14th, 2024
The disciples came to Him and asked, "Why do you speak to the people in parables?"He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. This is why I speak to them in parables:"Though seeing, they do not see; though hear...  Read More
The Amazing Fulfillment Of A Divine Promise
on July 13th, 2024
Each year Solomon received about 25 tons of gold.   . . . All the kings of Arabia and the governors of the provinces also brought gold and silver to Solomon.  . . . The King made a huge throne, decorated with ivory and overlaid with pure gold.           . . . No other throne in the world could be compared with it!All of King Solomon's drinking cups were solid gold as were all the utensils in the P...  Read More
The Blessings Are Contingent Upon Obedience
on July 13th, 2024
As for you, if you walk before me faithfully as David your father did, and do all I command, and observe my decrees and laws, I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor to rule over Israel.'But if you turn away and forsake the decrees and commands I have given you and go off to serve other gods and worship them,...  Read More
The Power Of Intercessory Prayers
on July 11th, 2024
When Solomon had finished the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the LORD and in his own palace, the LORD appeared to him at night and said:"I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for myself as a temple for sacrifices."When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the ...  Read More
We Can Only Respond With Worship
on July 10th, 2024
When Solomon finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple. The priests could not enter the temple of the LORD because the glory of the LORD filled it. When all the Israelites saw the fire coming down and the glory of the LORD above the temple, they knelt on the pavement with their faces to the ground, a...  Read More
It's All About The Presence
on July 9th, 2024
When all the work Solomon had done for the temple of the LORD was finished, he brought in the things his father David had dedicated -- the silver and gold and all the furnishings -- and he placed them in the treasuries of God's temple.  . . . The priests then brought the ark of the LORD's covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings ...  Read More
What Temple Can We Build For God?
on July 8th, 2024
Solomon gave orders to build a temple for the Name of the LORD . . ."Now I am about to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God and to dedicate it to Him for burning fragrant incense before Him, for setting out the consecrated bread regularly, and for making burnt offerings every morning and evening and on the Sabbaths, at the new moons and at the appointed festivals of the LORD our God. Thi...  Read More
Demons Are Powerful; But God is Omnipotent
on July 7th, 2024
When He arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met Him. They were so violent that no one could pass that way. "What do you want with us, Son of God?" they shouted. "Have you come here to torture us before our appointed time?"Some distance from them, a large herd of pigs was feeding. The demons begged Jesus, "If you drive us out, send...  Read More
Are You A True Disciple Of Jesus Christ?
on July 6th, 2024
Jesus called His twelve disciples to Him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits (demons) and to heal every disease and sickness.. . . These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions…"I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. Be on your guard; you will be handed over to the local councils and be flogged in the s...  Read More
Will You Pass The Heart Test?
on July 5th, 2024
I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity. All these things I have given willingly and with honest intent. And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you. LORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep these desires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.  I Chronicles 2...  Read More
Wait For The LORD
on July 4th, 2024
I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.Psalm 27:13-14 The land of the living is the world in which we live. The land of the living refers to the reality of daily living. The land of the living refers to the land of real life with its attendant ups and downs, joys and sorrows, mounta...  Read More
The Motivation For Giving To God
on July 4th, 2024
David praised the LORD in the presence of the whole assembly, saying,"Praise be to you, LORD, the God of our father Israel, from everlasting to everlasting.Yours, LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours.. . . Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power ...  Read More