Tuesday, October 20, 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 : When God allows us to be troubled, he has made provision for our protection.
LISTEN : As obedient child of God, trials may come, but it won’t take your head. No matter how hard you’re pushed, if your feet are rooted in God’s word you can’t be crushed. My dear, with God there’s hope for you. Life can be unfair and terribly frustrating though, yet, there is hope when we have God in our side. (Romans 8:31). When God is on 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. When 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. Remember, if your feet are rooted in God’s word you can’t be crushed no matter what. So, relax and cheer up! For the trouble won’t take your head. 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. Therefore, in every situation, I will put my hope in Him, in Jesus’ name, amen.
Prayer : Dear Lord, I know you never fails. Therefore, don’t allow me to lose hope no matter what, in Jesus’ name, amen.
A Word Of Blessing : It is well with you. Today I speak on your life, you’re protected. No evil arrow will strike you or yours. In Jesus ‘ name, amen!
Reflection : With God, there is hope in every situation no matter how hopeless the situation may seem.
Quote : “He who chooses to nurture and enthrone faith in his heart will never have fear and hopelessness reign over him.”
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 20, 1864 US President Abraham Lincoln formally establishes Thanksgiving as a national holiday
Stunning Fact : Did you know an ostrich can outrun a horse?
Bible Quiz : How long did it take the flood of Noah ‘s days to finally recede?
God bless you!