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Don’t hold back – MOVE!

In Psalm 74 we read how destruction came to Israel. God appeared to be doing nothing to stop the onslaught. The Psalmist writes in Psalm 74:11 ‘Why do You hold back Your hand, Your right hand? Take it from the folds of Your garment and destroy them!’ God, of course, had not dropped them. But this scripture…

God uses the unlikely

God has unusual qualifications for people who He uses. What may be the requirements that the world has, often times means little to God. God is in the business of using those people who are unlikely candidates. I am so glad about this, because this means that God can use me. 1 Corinthians 1:27 But God…

God is ready to use you

Many people long to be used by God. Yet many people find this aspect illusive. But God is ready to use you. Perhaps it starts when God calls us to increase in our effectiveness. Many times, before God uses us, we go through a process of stripping, when things seem to go anywhere but where…

Praise be to God

Praising God should be our lifestyle of choice. We should ‘bless the Lord at all times’! Psalm 34:1 ‘I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.’  We should praise and bless the Lord at ALL times. This includes the good times and the bad times. The times of…

God is a God of compassion

The Bibles calls God the ‘Father of compassion!’ But what is compassion? Definition: Compassion – ‘The sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it!’ This word ‘compassion’ comes from the Greek root word oiktirmos which includes aspects of pity, compassion, favor, grace and mercy and is translated in English as ‘compassion’! This word…