Leadership Role-Modeling: Giving Part 2

King David said, “And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you.” (v.17) After David and the leaders of God’s people had given willingly and sacrificially to the building of the temple of the Lord, the people responded in generous giving too! That’s what happens when…

Leadership Role-Modeling: Giving

Having given a large amount of his treasure to the building of the temple of God, King David makes a commitment here in 1Chron.29 to give more. Then he asked the whole assembly of God’s people, “Now, who is willing to consecrate himself today to the LORD?” David saw a correlation between consecration and giving….

The 3 Warnings of King Solomon in Prov.1:10-19

Proverbs 1:10-19 warns us against (1) the influence of ungodly friends, (2) the lure of human greed and (3) the destruction that follows. Written around 4th century bc, that is, over 2400 years ago, these words of wisdom continue to be relevant to us today in the 21st century. Though the human race has progressed…

God Works For Your Good!

GOD WORKS FOR YOUR GOOD! The Bible tells us that “in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose” (Rom.8:28). GOD GIVES US WHAT’S GOOD. Jesus says, “Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? ….. If…

Don’t Neglect the Supernatural

For some, the Christian faith is something that mostly happens in the mind. Better knowledge of the Bible – the Hebrew, Greek, the historical background, original audience, literary structures, genres, etc. etc. Memorisation and meditation of Scriptures. Thinking and reflecting about the the faith, the cross, what Christ has done, etc. For others, the Christian…

Eagerly Desire Especially the Gift of Prophecy!

In your pursuit of and desire for God, eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. This is because prophecies strengthen, encourage and comfort God’s people, they edify the church (see 1Cor.14:1-5 below). It is the greater gift! Thus, prophetic revelations often produce a WOW! response. I have seen the release of the prophetic…

Prophesy With Your Musical Instruments!

Prophesy with your musical instruments! Yes, that can be done and should be done. To prophesy is to foretell (declaring something about the future as the Lord reveals to us) or forthtell (speaking a word about the present time and present season as inspired by the Lord). In 1Chron.25:1, we are told that the sons…