Category: Spiritual Digest

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, painting by Giovanni Demin (1789-1859)

Feel Insignificant?

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. Micah 5:2 God specializes in creating things out of nothing and taking small and insignificant things and making them great. Out of nothing God […]

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Are You Called or Recruited?

Are You Called or Recruited?

He told them, the harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Luke 10:2. When Jesus made this declaration, there were a few million lost people on the earth. Today (December 2019), there are over 7.6 billion people that are in the harvest field waiting […]

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Remember, Recount, Celebrate!

Recount to Remember!

After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the Lord nor what he had done for Israel. Judges 2:10 History is an accurate record of past events and experiences whether good or bad. Such experiences shape how we live today and give us a forecast of the future. When we choose not […]

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Can't Say No, Lord!

Can’t Say No, Lord!

Why do you call me Lord, Lord and do not do what I say. Luke 6:46. Lord means Master and in today’s usage: “Boss”. He is in charge and call the shots. He did not rise through the ranks to become Lord which could infer that someone else may rise and replace Him. We did not vote Him in and […]

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But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord

Rejecting God is Not an Option

But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Jos 24:15. Why will serving the Lord be […]

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Birgitta of Sweden on an altarpiece in Salem church, Södermanland, Sweden (WikiCommons)

Reacting to Adversity

“Anna … was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.” Luke 2:36-37 Our response as Christians to tragedy, suffering, loss and the like reveal a lot about our faith and trust in God […]

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Recipe for Prosperity and Success

Recipe for Prosperity and Success

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.” Jos 1:8 Growing up we had to memorize our Multiplication Tables at the back of our notebooks. Today we have calculators and smartphones […]

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Love Sums it All

Love Sums it All

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.” There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31. When we love God, we fulfill the first four of the Ten Commandments and when we love our […]

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From Egypy to the Promise Land

Don’t Forget!

“Be careful that you do not forget the Lord, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.” Deut. 6:12. In life there are things we should forget, and even God forgets our sins the moment we repent and He forgives us. I am So glad that God’s delete button works perfectly and even erases memory simultaneously. […]

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Learning to Forgive

You Can’t Forgive?

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. Mark 11:25. For the Christian, forgiveness is not optional; it is commanded and required of us regardless of the offense against us. Even when the offender does not come to make amends, God requires us to […]

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