A CHRISTIAN NEEDS GOOD COUNSEL AND LEADERSHIP

A CHRISTIAN NEEDS GOOD COUNSEL AND LEADERSHIP

Every king needs counseling, and his counselor must be a good one. King Ahaziah in the bible was unfortunate to have a bad counselor who misled him. King Ahaziah chose a closest family member as his counselor. He was misled, and his life ended in crisis. King Ahaziah was counseled to self-destruction as the scripture reported, “Ahaziah was forty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Athaliah the...Read more
HONOR FOR CONSISTENT SERVICES TO GOD

HONOR FOR CONSISTENT SERVICES TO GOD

Titus was praised for having excellent Spirit and consistent heart towards God. Paul praised him and said, “But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same earnest care I have for you. For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest he is going to you of his own accord” (2 Corinthians 8:16-17 ESVUK). Lesson on Consistent Services to God God honors people that serve him with consistent mind. Jehovah will reward them with honor. He will charge his angels to...Read more
REWARD FOR CONFIDENCE IN GOD

REWARD FOR CONFIDENCE IN GOD

People who reserve their confidence in God will not be put to shame. They will triumph over difficult situations to possess their possessions. The scripture stated, “But in Mount Zion shall be deliverance, and it shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions” (Obadiah 1:17 JUB).   Lesson on Confidence in God Deliverance, safety, and prosperity are bound to follow people that faithfully serve God. Some challenges may rise again them, but they shall...Read more
GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Anyone who dreams of having good relationship with God to enjoy his benefits must first repent from his or her sins. As far as God is concerned, repentance of sins is non-negotiable, and everyone must exercise it. Everyone must obey God’s rule. The scripture intensified this as written, “For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death” (2 Corinthians 7:10).    Lesson on Keeping Relationship with...Read more
GOD’S HELP IN TIME OF DISTRESS

GOD’S HELP IN TIME OF DISTRESS

God delivered the nation of Judah from the enemy nations that outnumbered them. The king of Judah (King Jehoshaphat) cried to the Lord for help, and he remarkably saved him and his people in an unprecedented manner. The king prayed to God as the scripture reported, “Our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” (2 Chronicles 20:12 NIV). Since King Jehoshaphat prayed, God responded...Read more
KEEPING GODLY RELATIONSHIP HAS GREAT GAIN

KEEPING GODLY RELATIONSHIP HAS GREAT GAIN

God required believers to stay clear of ungodly association that can damage our relationship with him. The scripture emphasized, “Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said:...Read more
REWARD FOR DILIGENT SERVICE TO GOD

REWARD FOR DILIGENT SERVICE TO GOD

  King Jehoshaphat prioritize serving God as his primary goal, therefore God established his kingdom, and helped him succeed. The bible gave the account, “Therefore the Lord established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah gave presents to Jehoshaphat, and he had riches and honor in abundance” (2 Chronicles 17:5 NKJ). Bible also stated about Jehoshaphat, “And the fear of the Lord fell on all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, so that they did not make war...Read more
NEW LIFE IN JESUS CHRIST

NEW LIFE IN JESUS CHRIST

  Anyone who is a born-again Christian has become transformed from being a sinful person to a person of holiness. Such person is expected to abide by God’s standard of holiness. The scripture stated, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new” (2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV). Lesson on How to Live New Life in Jesus Christ Christianity involves spiritual transformation of souls from sinfulness to holiness....Read more
COMPLYING WITH GOD’S STANDARD

COMPLYING WITH GOD’S STANDARD

 God placed a conditional blessing on King Asa; he will bless and protect the king if he remains loyal to him. However, the king will suffer heavy punishment if he would be found inconsistent with his Maker. The scripture reported, “The Spirit of God came on Azariah son of Oded. He went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. The Lord is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if...Read more
UNCONQUERABLE SPIRIT OF GOD

UNCONQUERABLE SPIRIT OF GOD

Christians are ruled by an undefeatable power of God; nothing can subdue their spirits. They will always thrive – even in the midst of tribulations. Paul boasted on behalf of all Christians and said, “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.  We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not...Read more