Unto Thee O! Lord do I lift up my soul! Unto Thee O! Lord do I lift up my soul! O My God! I trust in Thee, let me not be ashamed and let my enemies triumph over me// I will call upon the Lord! Who is Worthy to be Praise. I will glorify The Lord, Who is worthy to be Praise, the Lord reigneth, blessed be the Lord, honour to the Lord, let the Lord of my salvation be exalted! The Lord reigneth blessed He Thy Lord! honour to the Lord, let the Rock of salvation be exalted.
Father, we thank You, We bless Your Holy Name. Thank You Father for the gift of a new month, another glorious opportunity to serve You and to know You better. Thank You for the Great and Might Things You have done, You are doing and will yet do, Father be glorify in Jesus Name. Thank You Lord for Your Mighty Presence that is going ahead of us, Father You too much, we bow before Your throne and we worship You! Be Thou glorify forever and ever in Jesus Name.
Beloveth, Praise the Name of the Lord!!!!!! Alleluia!!! Let celebrate Jesus!!! Is our PLC session and I know you are as eager as I am to hear the Lord speak to us and help us to be better children of His, knowing that we are nothing without Him and aside Him we can do nothing.
Beloveth, our God is good to us, so Kind and so loving. Our heart indeed shall rejoice in Him if we faint not. The patriarchs who went ahead of us went through one difficulty situation or the other yet they did not give up, they held on to the One Who called them or Who they came to know through the wonders He wrought in their lives and their people.
Whatever it is that we going through is little afflictions compare to the glory that awaits us, so we come to urge you to keep moving, no stopping, keep keeping your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ because He will not fail us neither will He leave us even at the hour of death.
Beloveth, it is your choice to rejoice in trouble. Do you know it is possible to rejoice when you face troubles? The Bible says, “dear brothers and sisters, when troubles comes your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy (Jas 1:2)(NLT).
It is easy to misunderstand this verse. God is not saying be a martyr. He is not saying deny reality. He is not saying fake it till you make it.
We don’t rejoice for the trouble. But we can still rejoice during the trouble because of what we know is true.
And what is true? We know that God sees and cares about everything we are going through. We know that we are never alone, that God is always with us, we know that He will give us strength if we trust Him.
One of the greatest comforts during troubling days is God’s promise in Rom. 8:28- “we know that in everything God works for good of those who love Him” (NCV).
God promised to bring good out of bad for us- in everything. That includes a pandemic! That is not a promise for everybody. It is a promise for believers, those who love Him and are committed to living according to His purpose.
When you are facing a challenge, joy is a choice because you can rely on the goodness of God. Joy is not based on circumstances, and that is why it is your choice to rejoice no matter what the situation.
Joy is not based on circumstance, and that is why you are able to make a choice to rejoice no matter what your situation is.
Joy is based on what we know is true, and it is based on our faith that God will filled His promise to work things out for good, according to His purpose.
In Ps 43:1- King David said, “I will Praise the Lord at all times; His Praise is always on my lips” (NCV). Even now, we should thank God. Praise God. Rejoice in God- not just in good times, at all times.
Apostle Paul in our theme text encountered so many challenges but he never gave up knowing that He which raised up Lord Jesus shall also raise him up (2 Cor. 4:8-18).
Beloveth, we are confident that God will do us good as His Presence go with us Amen!!!
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“Our heart shall rejoice in Him.” Psalm 33:21
Blessed is the fact that Christians can rejoice even in the deepest distress; although trouble may surround them, they still sing; and, like many birds, they sing best in their cages.
The waves may roll over them, but their souls soon rise to the surface and see the light of God’s countenance; they have a buoyancy about them which keeps their head always above the water, and helps them to sing amid the tempest, “God is with me still.”
To whom shall the glory be given? Oh! to Jesus—it is all by Jesus. Trouble does not necessarily bring consolation with it to the believer, but the presence of the Son of God in the fiery furnace with him fills his heart with joy. He is sick and suffering, but Jesus visits him and makes his bed for him.
He is dying, and the cold chilly waters of Jordan are gathering about him up to the neck, but Jesus puts His arms around him, and cries, “Fear not, beloved; to die is to be blessed; the waters of death have their fountain-head in heaven; they are not bitter, they are sweet as nectar, for they flow from the throne of God.”
As the departing saint wades through the stream, and the billows gather around him, and heart and flesh fail him, the same voice sounds in his ears, “Fear not; I am with thee; be not dismayed; I am thy God.” As he nears the borders of the infinite unknown, and is almost affrighted to enter the realm of shades, Jesus says, “Fear not, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”
Thus strengthened and consoled, the believer is not afraid to die; nay, he is even willing to depart, for since he has seen Jesus as the morning star, he longs to gaze upon Him as the sun in his strength. Truly, the presence of Jesus is all the heaven we desire. He is at once
“The glory of our brightest days;
The comfort of our nights.”
Our confident in God must be built on solid Rock with sure a foundation so that whatever situation we found ourselves, we will stand up for Jesus. We will not shy away but be bold for the Lord. we are called to rejoice; rejoicing it shall be for us in Jesus Name! (Phil.4:4)
May the power in the Word of God give us deeper understanding to what the Spirit of God is saying at the present time, Praise be to Jesus! Alleluia!!!
Have a victorious weekend; see you on Monday by God’s grace. Amen!!!
Remain blessed in the Lord.