Humble yourself

‭1 Peter‬ ‭5‬:‭6-7 – “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” We live in a generation that craves recognition. Whether it is the numbe...
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The righteous will flourish

Psalm 92:12-14 – “The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.” One pattern that seems consistent through much of the Old Testament...
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How long will you mourn?

1 Samuel 16:1 – “And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.”...
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God, our shield

Psalm 3:3:  But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. The psalmist acknowledges God as his shield or in other words God is his defence.  God is also his glory as well as the lifter up of his head.  These are the three things that the...
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Planted by the rivers

Psalm 1:3:  And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season, his leaf also shall not wither and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. A person who loves God and does what He says is favoured by the Lord.  A tree on a river bank...
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Excellent spirit

Daniel 6:3:  Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes because an excellent spirit was in him and the king thought to set him over the whole realm. Daniel had an excellent spirit in him.  He was preferred above the presidents and the princes because of the...
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Bearing fruits

Matthew 3:8:  Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance. All those of us who are saved and baptized need to bear fruits that are worthy of salvation.  Our life and our character should match.  We cannot have a holy life at a holy place and behave erratically outside the...
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Pray continually

I Thessalonians 4:2:  Continue in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Prayer is the vital source of energy to grow in the Lord.  Jesus, when he was on the earth, prayed for long hours to His Father. He communed with Him every single day irrespective of His busy...
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Fix your eyes on Jesus

Psalm 25:15:  Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net. When stuck in a no-coming out situation, just fasten your eyes on to God.  Don’t look at what is keeping or holding you down.  If you do so, you will be in that situation for long. ...
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Arise and build

Nehemiah 2:20:  Then answered I them, and said unto them, the God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem. Nehemiah returned to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.  He gathered a few...
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