PREPARE BEFORE THE OPPORTUNITY

The king said to me, “What do you request?” So I prayed to the God of heaven. I said to the king, “If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your presence, [I ask] that you send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers’ tombs, so that I…

KNOWING SOURCE AND GETTING RESOURCES

Please, O Lord, let Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to [reverently] fear Your Name [Your essence, Your nature, Your attributes, with awe]; and make Your servant successful this day and grant him compassion in the sight of this man [the king].” For…

ASK AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE

Then the king said to me, “What do you request?” So I prayed to the God of heaven. And I said to the king, “If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your sight, I ask that you send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers’ tombs, that…

The Power of Redeeming Thoughts

Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.Philippians 4:8, NLT What mental movies are you playing in your head today? Are they thoughts of defeat and despair or thoughts of victory and favor? Faith is simply saying what God…

BEYOND YOUR EXPECTATIONS

Israel said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face, but see, God has shown me your children as well.” Genesis 48:11 Have you ever lost sonething or someone so precious to you that could never be replaced that your life changed dramatically because of it. Maybe a person you loved dearly, a pet,…

FINISHING WELL

Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob’s life was a hundred and forty-seven years. And when the time drew near for Israel to die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my…

The cost of Obedience

As Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He noticed two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And He said to them, “Follow Me [as My disciples, accepting Me as your Master and Teacher and walking the same path of…

The Light shines on in the darkness; the darkness couldn’t put it out.

When Jesus got word that John had been arrested, he returned to Galilee. He moved from his hometown, Nazareth, to the lakeside village Capernaum, nestled at the base of the Zebulun and Naphtali hills. This move completed Isaiah’s sermon:Land of Zebulun, land of Naphtali,road to the sea, over Jordan,Galilee, crossroads for the nations.People sitting out…

THE SECRET OF BEEN A GOOD AMBASSADOR OF CHRIST

A heathen, is a person who does not believe in the Lord God, a non- believer. How we believers respond to heathens specifically kings, rulers or leaders in high places is very important because that person represents the head of that dominion be it a country, ministry or family. The leader rules, which means there…

A SLEEPING PARTNER WHO BENEFITS

Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram… Genesis 15:12 In business, sleeping or silent partners don’t work but still take home huge profits. They are like the wife of the boxing champion. He gets badly beaten up to win the prize money. But when he gets home,his wife takes…