Devotional 12.12.2013

How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! [NLT] Psalm 139:17

It’s impossible to try figuring/numbering the precious, awesome, wonderful, great thoughts God has concerning you. If you were to sit from now till eternity, spending every waking moment trying to understand them, you will wear yourself out, because His thoughts concerning you cannot be fathomed. That’s how important you are to the Lord Jesus. To say you are constantly on His mind is an understatement. Have you been in love before (not the sick feeling 😀 the other one 😀 )that feeling multiply it to infinity, and you’re just barely scratching the surface. You are so precious to God, that He spends all of His time thinking about you. He says He does, and you know He’s not a man that he should lie about it. So any time you feel rejected, dejected, neglected, abandoned, or unloved, remember that the creator of the entire universe loves you to bits. You were born to live a purposeful life filled with His love! Remember that.

Devotional 25.11.2013

Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desires. [NLT] Psalm 37:4

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You don’t need to fret because of the rumours you’re hearing. Trust God, trust the Father, His Son Jesus and His Spirit. Believe in His power, goodness, faithfulness, wisdom, love, grace, mercy, works of creation, people, redemption, WORD, Gospel – the truths and ordinances of it and meditate upon it. And because you have trusted Him by going after the things that pleases Him, He will give you the desires of your heart – according to His will, and given to you not just for you, but also for the good of His people. He will open the flood gates of heaven, if and only if you trust and believe in Him.

Devotional 21.11.2013

So don’t make judgments about anyone ahead of time–before the Lord returns. For he will bring our darkest secrets to light and will reveal our private motives. Then God will give to each one whatever praise is due. [NLT] 1 Corinthians 4:5

Don’t speak with your eyes :)! Yes, what you may be saying is indeed synonymous with what your eyes have seen, but still don’t make rash decisions/judgements until you have all your facts. Your eyes may be telling you to give-up on that business, that marriage/relationship, that Career, that person, but if you could only see through the lens of faith and see what God is saying concerning that person, that issue, you would quickly realise that passing a swift judgement (which is tantamount to giving up) based on what you’ve seen and how you feel, means you’re not actually what you claim to be. How can you say you love God, are a victor, an overcomer, a leader, a world changer, when you’re so easily influenced by circumstances? Don’t let it, and don’t let them. The God in you will help you stand the test of trials. And you will never again judge falsely to your detriment when faced with troubles in Jesus name. Amen.

Devotional 14.11.2013

I will not die; instead, I will live to tell what the LORD has done. [NLT] Psalm 118:17

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That bullied/divorced/abused/devastated/rejected state will not be the end of you. It might have kicked the stuffing’s out of you, but don’t let it dictate the outcome of your life. Sometimes you need to make certain declarations, certain positive affirmations, to remind your mind, your heart, your spirit that what is happening around you will not be the end of you. And because you’re repeatedly reminding yourself, you grow your faith by believing it. And since you’re positively looking forward, you will not realise how quickly God brings a turn-around in your life. Regardless of what is happening, you will live to tell the goodness of the Lord in your life. You will live to see your success-story. You will not die before your time. Jesus loves you a great deal more than you will ever realise.

Devotional 07.11.2013

You faithfully answer our prayers with awesome deeds, O God our savior. You are the hope of everyone on earth, even those who sail on distant seas. [NLT] – Psalm 65:5

It doesn’t matter where you are, whether on distant shores, in the middle of the Ocean, in a sticky situation, in a confused state of mind; God is not hard of hearing and He will answer you when you call on Him. Try Him today and find out if He is not able to come through for you. He is that friend that loves at all time, that #brother that encourages you through adverse times. And the benefit of His love is that Jesus will never give up on you. He is constant and true.