Category Archives: Direction
1 Tim. 3:15 (NIV) “if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.”
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are to be used with diligence, cheerfulness, and faithfulness. Please read Rom.12:6-8; 1 Pet.4:10 -11. Spiritual gifts are to be used in an orderly and fitting way. Read the rest of this entry
Isa.30:21 “Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, “This is the way you should go,” whether to the right or to the left.”
As children of God, we have the privilege of divine guidance, the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Since we have this privilege, we ought to make use of it. The Holy Spirit can speak to you and guide you on decisions you intend to make. Hear what God has to say before you decide. However, we should not sit-down expecting thunder to strike before we make decisions. Read the rest of this entry
1 Sam.30:8 “Then David asked the Lord, “Should I chase after this band of raiders? Will I catch them?” And the Lord told him, “Yes, go after them. You will surely recover everything that was taken from you!”
The Church must of necessity depend on God’s voice. Seek to know His heart, to hear His voice and know His direction. This is how we operate in God’s Favourite House. Read the rest of this entry
2 Pet. 3:17-18 (MSG) “But you, friends, are well-warned. Be on guard lest you lose your footing and get swept off your feet by these lawless and loose-talking teachers. Grow in grace and understanding of our Master and Saviour, Jesus Christ…”
In a counselling session, my wife and I were speaking to a couple about submission. One of the ways God has helped me in my life is, I hear what is spoken and what is not spoken. In the course of the session, Read the rest of this entry
2 Tim.3:16 (TPT) “Every Scripture has been written by the Holy Spirit, the breath of God. It will empower you by its instruction and correction, giving you the strength to take the right direction and lead you deeper into the path of godliness.”
Everyone you come in contact with has an eternal destiny. You have to make the most of every opportunity to witness Christ. When God opens a door for you to preach the gospel, just preach the Word. Read the rest of this entry
Eze.34:2 “…Shouldn’t shepherds feed their sheep… 4 You have not taken care of the weak. You have not tended the sick or bound up the injured. You have not gone looking for those who have wandered away and are lost…” [with emphasis].
If God is your shepherd, you cannot be stranded. Will you have tough times, times where you need to dig in and dig deep? Of cause. But you will never be stranded. Read the rest of this entry
Ps.23:1 “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. 3 He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake” [NKJV, with emphasis].
David shows us a very clear progression here. There has to be a making and there has to be a leading before there can be a restoration. The reason it has been impossible for people Read the rest of this entry
Isa.6:8 “Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me” (KJV).
This scripture is very personal to me and pivotal to my relationship with Jesus. The crossroads affords us the opportunity of changing our direction or staying on course. Read the rest of this entry
Matt.26:39 “He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.”
Jesus was also tempted to take the way of self. The cross was hard; when He was at Gethsemane Jesus said, “Father, if it is possible let this cup pass over me.” Read the rest of this entry
Jn.14:6 (NKJV) “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
The illustration in today’s devotional is not original, the Holy Spirit drew it for me. This is an attempt to graphically capture what He drew. I am just communicating what I have received of the Lord, so please pay attention because Read the rest of this entry