I will sing unto the Lord a joyful song; I will Praise His Name for the Lord is good… I will sing unto the Lord a joyful song, I will Praise His Name for the Lord is good…// Who is like unto Thee O Lord! Who is like unto Thee, O Lord! among the gods who is like Thee You are glorious I holiness, fearful in Praising doing wonders alleluia!!!
Jehovah, the Might One in battle… glory be to Your Holy Name.. we give You Praise, we give You honour, we worship and adore Thee for You are God, You in heaven and Your stool on earth, glory alleluia in Jesus Name Amen!!!
Father we are gathering together unto Thee, we are gathering together unto Thee… unto the Lord shall the gathering of his people be… we are gather together unto Thee…
Beloveth God morning… how are doing today… men ought to pray and faint not according the Word of our Lord Jesus Christ and am sure you are ready to pray… come let us pray and faint not…
Often times one tends to imagine while are some doing well spiritual and other are not. While are some growing spiritual and other are not… we must always ask God for the grace to stay in Him, the grace to do good works, the grace to be His children else we go into desperation.. satan and his cohorts will take of mind and make us bitter over circumstances around us.
Above we must pray for the conversion of souls and at God’s timing it will be so. Never give up praying for the Lord our God is Might in battle, He will surely open those heart as He did to Lydia and her entire household was baptized into Christ and the live for Him and she open her house to the apostle and went about doing the service of the Lord in her little corner…evangelizing for Christ…
Beloveth be prayerful in and out of season…. Amen!!!
“Whose heart the Lord opened.” Acts 16:14
In Lydia’s conversion there are many points of interest. It was brought about by providential circumstances. She was a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, but just at the right time for hearing Paul we find her at Philippi; providence, which is the handmaid of grace, led her to the right spot.
Again, grace was preparing her soul for the blessing—grace preparing for grace. She did not know the Saviour, but as a Jewess, she knew many truths which were excellent stepping-stones to a knowledge of Jesus. Her conversion took place in the use of the means. On the Sabbath she went when prayer was wont to be made, and there prayer was heard.
Never neglect the means of grace; God may bless us when we are not in His house, but we have the greater reason to hope that He will when we are in communion with His saints. Observe the words, “Whose heart the Lord opened.” She did not open her own heart. Her prayers did not do it; Paul did not do it. The Lord Himself must open the heart, to receive the things which make for our peace.
He alone can put the key into the hole of the door and open it, and get admittance for Himself. He is the heart’s master as He is the heart’s maker. The first outward evidence of the opened heart was obedience.
As soon as Lydia had believed in Jesus, she was baptized. It is a sweet sign of a humble and broken heart, when the child of God is willing to obey a command which is not essential to his salvation, which is not forced upon him by a selfish fear of condemnation, but is a simple act of obedience and of communion with his Master.
The next evidence was love, manifesting itself in acts of grateful kindness to the apostles. Love to the saints has ever been a mark of the true convert. Those who do nothing for Christ or His church, give but sorry evidence of an “opened” heart. Lord, evermore give me an opened heart.
Did you read that ..the Lord opened her heart …let us spend time today and going forward asking God to open the heart those we want his Word to reach out to… never give up on that child, spouse, and relatives the Lord will perform his miracles at the set time in Jesus Name… but we must in prayer..
Beloveth while praying please remember to eulogize God your Marker and it shall be well with you in Jesus Name…
Further reading Acts 16:6-10, 2 Cor 5:17
Father hear us today and serve your children as we mention them one after the other in our prayer moments in Jesus Name… Amen!!!
Remain blessed in the Lord.