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Man Of God

"Then he sent to Elijah a captain with his company of fifty men. The captain went up to Elijah, who was sitting on the top of a hill, and said to him, “Man of God, the king says, ‘Come down!’”" (2 Kings 1:9)

Man of God - This is what the king called Elijah. What a great description of Elijah! He was known as a man of God. He was a man who belonged to God. He was a man who served God. He didn't keep his faith to himself. He lived for the Lord. With boldness, he spoke the Word of the Lord. Man of God - We need more people like Elijah!


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On Our Way To Glory

"But He brought his people out like a flock;   He led them like sheep through the wilderness." (Psalm 78:52)

The Lord has done wonderful things for us! Beyond the land of bondage and oppression, there was the wilderness, and beyond the wilderness, there was the promised land. Let's never think that the Lord will leave us in the wilderness. He leads us through the wilderness. He doesn't take us into the wilderness - to leave us there. We're passing through the wilderness. We're on the move. We're pressing on to the better things. It's the Lord who's doing this for us. He always sees beyond the place where we are right now. He has His eyes on the future. It's a great future. It's the future He's planning for us. We may be in the wilderness - but we're not stuck in the wilderness. We're on on our way to glory - heavenly and eternal glory, the glory of the eternal God, our loving, heavenly Father.

From The Depths To The Heights

"As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins ... 4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved." (Ephesians 2:1,4-5)

Down we go - deep into our own sin. Up we come - high into the glory of our God.Who is it that lifts us up. Do we lift ourselves up? No! It's the Lord who lifts us up. He finds us down in the depths. He lifts us up to the heights. All of this happens to us - because God is the God of love, grace and mercy. There is no-one else like the Lord. What He does for us no-one else could ever do for us!

Can I be happy again?

"Remember, O God, that my life is but a breath;my eyes will never see happiness again." (Job 7:7)

"My eyes will never see happiness again" - What are we to do when we feel like this? We are to tell God about it - "Remember, O God." There are times when we feel like God has forgotten about us. He hasn't! He still remembers us.How do we know that He remembers us? He gave His Son, Jesus, to die for us. We ask, "Can I be happy again?" God says to us, "Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead" (2 Timothy 2:8). The resurrection of Jesus Christ - this is where our true and lasting joy comes from.   

The Greatest Love

"The Lord is compassionate and gracious,slow to anger, abounding in love." (Psalm 103:8)

God is so much greater than we are. His love for us is so much greater than our love for Him. His love is a perfect love. It's the only perfect love. There is no love like the love of the Lord. Nothing can eveer compare with His love. His love is abundant love. It's superabundant love. In love, the Lord reaches out to us - even we have no thought of reaching out to Him. He doesn't stop loving us when we're having a bad day. He keeps on loving us - all day, every day. Such amazing love, such wonderful love - it can only come from Him; it can never come from us. Think of how much the Lord loves you - and thank Him for His love.  

Generation Gap?

"But you, Lord, sit enthroned forever;your renown endures through all generations." (Psalm 102:12)
We hear a great deal about the generation gap. The old people don't understand the young people. The young people don't listen to the old people. How can we overcome this generation gap. Jesus Christ overcomes the generation gap. He is "the same yesterday and today and forever" (Hebrews 13:8). When old and young are united in Christ, the gap does not seem to be so wide at all. The gap between God and humanity - old and young - has been bridged by Jesus Christ, our Saviour. In Him, we rejoice. We give thanks that He has brought us together. We are no longer the old and the young and the young, set over against each other. There  may be many differences between the old and the young - but, in the things that really matter, we belong together because, we, both, belong to Christ.

Power From On High

"I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49)
Jesus was preparing his disciples for the future. It would be an exciting future. It would be a demanding future. It would be a future filled with God's blessing. The blessing would not come easily. There would be many battles. Jesus is preparing them for battle. He's saying to them, 'You won't be on your own. I'll be with you - every step of the way.' Jesus empowered them. He empowers us. The Holy Spirit came to them. The Holy Spirit comes to us. He comes with power. This is more than human power. It's the power of God.