Saturday, October 10, 2020

Author : Bishop Julius Okarike

Verse Of The Day : We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair. 2 Corinthians 4:8

Thought Of The Day : Relax! God is greater than what is up against you.

LISTEN : Hope in God opens the door to divine intervention. When the heart is genuinely glued to God His power would certainly be released. Beloved, with God there’s hope for you. Life can be unfair and terribly frustrating, yet, there is hope when we have God in our side. (Romans 8:31). My dear, when God is in your side things naturally fall into place. With God, there is hope in every situation no matter how hopeless the situation may seem. Troubles and trials may overwhelme you, but faith in God can terminate their power over your life. Frustration and hopelessness can’t reign in your life when faith rules your heart. My dear, there’s hope for you! So, learn to depend on God in everything, especially in times of troubles and trials. (Psalms 56:3 ). Determine to live above your fears and believe that you can’t be crushed or driven to dispair. Encouraging believers in Christ Jesus to be strong, courageous and eternity-minded, Apostle Paul said, “We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair.” (2 Corinthians 4:8). Beloved, trouble is a common experience of humanity. Some are made by it, while others are marred by it. What makes the difference is what you believe. Your faith in God will keep you moving when situation wants you to be stagnant and heartbroken. But he who puts his hope in God can’t be crushed by troubles of life or driven to despair. Henceforth, believe in God and you’ll not drown in the ocean of trials. No matter what you go through, be strong and hope in God. Be wise!

What Should We Do With This Message?
1. Determine to live above your fears and trust God no matter what.
2. Build your faith in God and be determine to fight the fight of faith.
3. No matter how frustrating your situation may seem, don’t lose hope or give up on God.
4. Always depend on God in every battle and believe that God will fight for you.

Faith Confession : In Jesus’ name, I confess that with God there is hope for me. Therefore, in every situation, I will put my hope in Him, amen.

Prayer : Blessed God, I know You never fails. Therefore, don’t allow me to lose hope. Instead, may I be hopeful, strong and courageous, in Jesus’ name, amen.

A Word Of Blessing : You’ll make a difference. May God grant you your heart desires. May your expectations not be cut off, in Jesus’ name, amen.

Reflection : With God, there is hope in every situation no matter how hopeless the situation may seem.

Quote : “Fear and hopelessness cannot reign in a heart where faith is nurtured and enthroned.”

Biblical Fact : Did you know Philip one of the seven deacons had four daughters who were virgins and prophetesses? (Acts 21:8-9).

Today In History : October 10, 2018 – Hurricane Michael  makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. It kills 57 people in the United States, 45 in Florida, and causes an estimated $25.1 billion in damage.

Stunning fact : Did you know an ostrich can outrun a horse?

Bible Quiz : Which son of King Saul reigned after Saul’s death…..?

God bless you!

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