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Thursday, February 21,  2019

THEME: AN EVIL PLOT AGAINST THE RIGHTEOUS
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 6:1-12
1. It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred and twenty satraps, to be over the whole kingdom;
2. and over these, three governors, of whom Daniel was one, that the satraps might give account to them, so that the king would suffer no loss.
3. Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king gave thought to setting him over the whole realm.
4. So the governors and satraps sought to find some charge against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no charge or fault, because he was faithful; nor was there any error or fault found in him.
5. Then these men said, “We shall not find any charge against this Daniel unless we find it against him concerning the law of his God.”
6. So these governors and satraps thronged before the king, and said thus to him: “King Darius, live forever!
7. All the governors of the kingdom, the administrators and satraps, the counselors and advisors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute and to make a firm decree, that whoever petitions any god or man for thirty days, except you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions.
8. Now, O king, establish the decree and sign the writing, so that it cannot be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which does not alter.”
9. Therefore King Darius signed the written decree.
10. Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as was his custom since early days.
11. Then these men assembled and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.
12. And they went before the king, and spoke concerning the king’s decree: “Have you not signed a decree that every man who petitions any god or man within thirty days, except you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions?” The king answered and said, “The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which does not alter.”
Daniel 6:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘GUIDE TEXT
King Darius wanted to appoint Daniel into a top political post (vs. 1-3). Because Daniel was so highly favoured by God, other officials became jealous and planned his downfall (v.4).
Because of Daniels impeccable character and dedication to duty, his enemies could not justifiably accuse him. They therefore deceived the king to forbid any other form of worship than to him for a period of 30 days.
Having ascertained the kings approval in writing, they publicized the decree that meant death in the lions den for defaulters (vs. 6-9). This notwithstanding, Daniel held fast to his faith and prayed thrice a day. His enemies caught Daniel praying to God and quickly went to the king to report their observation.
God has good plans concerning you (Jeremiah 29:11). He wants to lift you up in your studies, work, business or ministry. You need to be like Daniel, shun corruption, imbibe faithfulness and do not neglect your duty. People may dislike you but trust God for protection.
Be consistent in worshipping only the living God and no weapon, no lions den, no charms, no wicked plot or demonic attacks, will overcome you. Stand firm like Daniel and God will see you through.
🙏✝️PRAYER: My father, please help me to stand firm in the faith in the midst of a corrupt environment.



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Wednesday, February 20,  2019

THEME: WEIGHED AND FOUND WANTING!
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📘TEXT: DANIEL 5:22-31
22.“But you his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, although you knew all this.
23. And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven. They have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your Lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, bronze and iron, wood and stone, which do not see or hear or know; and the God who holds your breath in His hand and owns all your ways, you have not glorified.
24. Then the fingers of the hand were sent from Him, and this writing was written.
25.“And this is the inscription that was written: MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.
26. This is the interpretation of each word. MENE : God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it;
27. TEKEL : You have been weighed in the balances, and found wanting;
28. PERES : Your kingdom has been divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.”
29. Then Belshazzar gave the command, and they clothed Daniel with purple and put a chain of gold around his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
30. That very night Belshazzar, king of the Chaldeans, was slain.
31. And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Daniel 5:22‭-‬31 NKJV
📘GUIDE TEXT
Daniel explains that the writing was sent by God as a punishment for the kings pride, sacrilege and idolatry (vv.22-24).
He reads and brings out the significance of each word. as follows: Mene: God has numbered the days of Belshazzars reign and brought it to an end. (v.26). Tekel: the king has been weighed on the scales and found deficient (v.27). Peres: (which is the singular form of Parsin), the kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians (v.28).
After Daniel read the strange writing and gave its interpretation, the king fulfilled his promise by honouring Daniel and proclaiming him the third highest ruler in the kingdom (vs.7, 16 and 29). That very night, Belshazzar was slain and the kingdom was taken over by the Medes and Persians (vs.30-31. See also 6:8,12).
If our thoughts, motives and attitudes are weighed on the divine scales, what will be the result? (Psalm 139:23-24).
Drawing from our text and Job 31:6; Proverbs 16:2; I Corinthians 3:13-14; the author of Sacred Songs & Solos 432, v.4, wrote
So our deeds are recorded theres a Hand thats writing now;
Sinner, give your heart to Jesus to His royal mandate bow;
✝️🙏PRAYER: Lord Jesus, I turn to you fully today so that I shall not be found wanting on the day of reckoning!








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Tuesday, February 19,  2019

THEME: A CAPTIVE TO THE RESCUE
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 5:1321
13. Then Daniel was brought in before the king. The king spoke, and said to Daniel, “ Are you that Daniel who is one of the captives from Judah, whom my father the king brought from Judah?
14. I have heard of you, that the Spirit of God is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.
15. Now the wise men, the astrologers, have been brought in before me, that they should read this writing and make known to me its interpretation, but they could not give the interpretation of the thing.
16. And I have heard of you, that you can give interpretations and explain enigmas. Now if you can read the writing and make known to me its interpretation, you shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around your neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.”
17. Then Daniel answered, and said before the king, “Let your gifts be for yourself, and give your rewards to another; yet I will read the writing to the king, and make known to him the interpretation.
18. O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and majesty, glory and honor.
19. And because of the majesty that He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him. Whomever he wished, he executed; whomever he wished, he kept alive; whomever he wished, he set up; and whomever he wished, he put down.
20. But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him.
21. Then he was driven from the sons of men, his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild donkeys. They fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till he knew that the Most High God rules in the kingdom of men, and appoints over it whomever He chooses.
Daniel 5:13‭-‬21 NKJV
📘GUIDE TEXT
Daniels faith, courage, dependence on God and prophetic gifts had become well known over the years as an exile (vs.13-14, 16). He was therefore brought in after all the efforts of the magicians, astrologers and diviners failed (vs. 2:10-11; 5:15). May we learn to turn to God always in the first instance!
In verse 16, the king promised to elevate Daniel to the 3rd position in the kingdom if he could read and explain the writing, but Daniel declined these honours (v.17).
Would you have responded like Daniel if faced with a similar situation today? Or would you, like Gehazi in 2 Kings 5:20-23, run after material rewards in return for exercising spiritual gifts? (See also Matthew 10:8). With humility, and yet firmness, Daniel observed that the king had continued the evil example of pride and arrogance for which his predecessor was humiliated (vs.19-21).
Many leaders today are surrounded by sychophants who induce them to increasingly involve in evil practices. Strive to bring positive change by wisely and prayerfully correcting your leaders when they do wrong.
🙏✝️PRAYER: O God, give me the grace to always speak out your mind in all situations.








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Monday, February 18, 2019

THEME: THE WRITING ON THE WALL
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 5:1-12
1. Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his Lords, and drank wine in the presence of the thousand.
2. While he tasted the wine, Belshazzar gave the command to bring the gold and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple which had been in Jerusalem, that the king and his Lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them.
3. Then they brought the gold vessels that had been taken from the temple of the house of God which had been in Jerusalem; and the king and his Lords, his wives, and his concubines drank from them.
4. They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze and iron, wood and stone.
5. In the same hour the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and wrote opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king’s palace; and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.
6. Then the king’s countenance changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his hips were loosened and his knees knocked against each other.
7. The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. The king spoke, saying to the wise men of Babylon, “Whoever reads this writing, and tells me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around his neck; and he shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.”
8. Now all the king’s wise men came, but they could not read the writing, or make known to the king its interpretation.
9. Then King Belshazzar was greatly troubled, his countenance was changed, and his Lords were astonished.
10. The queen, because of the words of the king and his Lords, came to the banquet hall. The queen spoke, saying, “O king, live forever! Do not let your thoughts trouble you, nor let your countenance change.
11. There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the Spirit of the Holy God. And in the days of your father, light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him; and King Nebuchadnezzar your father—your father the king—made him chief of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers.
12. Inasmuch as an excellent spirit, knowledge, understanding, interpreting dreams, solving riddles, and explaining enigmas were found in this Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, now let Daniel be called, and he will give the interpretation.”
Daniel 5:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘TODAY’S GUIDE TEXT
Feasting is common in palaces, but this event attracted divine punishment due to the sacrilege described in verses 2-4. The vessels brought by King Nebuchadnezzar from the temple in Jerusalem had been dedicated to God, and should not be used for any other purpose (2 Chronicles 4: 19-22; 7:1).
We should therefore be careful not to repeat King Belshazzars error by converting resources dedicated to God for the propagation of the gospel into personal property. Another aspect of the sacrilege committed by Belshazzar was to praise man-made gods as if they were responsible for the growth and power of the kingdom.
The Lord warns severally that He is a jealous God, and he will not give his glory to any man or idol (Exodus 20:5). We are to be careful not to ascribe any glory due to God to ourselves or someone else.
Note the comments made about Daniel in verses 11-12. He had built up a reputation over the years as a man of God who could be consulted in times of difficulty. Hence, by your words and conducts, show the people around you that you are truly a child of God (Matthew 5:16).
🙏✝️PRAYER: Oh Lord, make me to be a vessel of honour always in Jesus name. Amen.








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Sunday, February 17, 2019

THEME: BLESSED PEOPLE OF GOD

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📖TEXT: MATTHEW 5: 1 - 12
1. And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him.
2. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:
3.“Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4. Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.
5. Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
6. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.
8. Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God.
9. Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.
10. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11.“Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.
12. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Matthew 5:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘TODAY’S GUIDE TEXT
Todays reading contains 9 special blessings (Beatitudes) of a child of God. Each is unique, yet all are to be enjoyed together. Each beatitude includes a pronouncement; those it applies to and an explanation. Verse 1 showed that it was directed at the disciples in a quiet place for maximum effect.
In these days of much noise pollution, may we make out a regular time of quietness with the Lord!
Each beatitude is significant. The poor in spirit (v.3) are those who recognize their spiritual poverty and depend on God.
Those who mourn (v.4) are not necessarily the bereaved, but those who experience the sorrow of repentance. Similarly, the meek (v.5) does not connote weakness, but rather controlled strength expressed in humility and self-discipline. Read verse 6, Psalm 42;1-2 ; and 84:1-4 to understand what it means to hunger and thirst for righteousness. As you do so, you will be filled and enabled to be merciful (v.7), pure (v.8) and a peacemaker (v.9).
These blessings may often be mixed with persecution (vs. 10-12), but God will be with you and grant you His peace (v 12; John 14 : 27).
✝️🙏PRAYER: Lord, enable me to experience your blessings fully in Jesus name. Amen





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Saturday, February 16, 2019

THEME: SANITY RESTORED!
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 4:34-37
34. And at the end of the time I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me; and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever: For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, And His kingdom is from generation to generation.
35. All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; He does according to His will in the army of heaven And among the inhabitants of the earth. No one can restrain His hand Or say to Him, “What have You done?”
36. At the same time my reason returned to me, and for the glory of my kingdom, my honor and splendor returned to me. My counselors and nobles resorted to me, I was restored to my kingdom, and excellent majesty was added to me.
37. Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all of whose works are truth, and His ways justice. And those who walk in pride He is able to put down.
Daniel 4:34‭-‬37 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
As we saw in Daniel 4:1-12, the narrative in todays reading is very personal. This may be to emphasize the fact that the experience was real, and hence the readers should learn from it. Verse 34 indicates that the restoration of King Nebuchadnezzars sanity was real and instantaneous! Following that, his throne, honour, power, officials and other privileges were restored! (v.36). Today, the lives of many people waste away due to drug abuse, drunkenness, cultism and immorality, among others.
This often drives them to depressive conditions or even insanity. Pray that God shall restore such people to normalcy as he did for Nebuchadnezzar!
Nebuchadnezzar shares two important lessons from his experience in this passage.
First, he realized that God is eternal and Omnipotent, and he gave all honour and glory to Him (vs. 34-35). Gods omnipotence is emphasized throughout the scriptures, especially Job 42:2; Isaiah 48:13 and Luke 1:37.
May we live with this realization every day of our lives! Read verse 37 again and note the second lesson from the Kings experience God brings down the proud, but gives grace to the humble (James 4:6).
Therefore, humble yourself before the Lord, and He will lift you up.
✝️🙏PRAYER: Oh God, help me to put away every pride from my life today in Jesus name. Amen.





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Friday, February 15, 2019
✝️THEME: GOD RULES OVER THE KINGDOMS OF MEN
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 4:24-33
24. this is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of the Most High, which has come upon my Lord the king:
25. They shall drive you from men, your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen. They shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, till you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He chooses.
26“And inasmuch as they gave the command to leave the stump and roots of the tree, your kingdom shall be assured to you, after you come to know that Heaven rules.
27. Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable to you; break off your sins by being righteous, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. Perhaps there may be a lengthening of your prosperity.”
28. All this came upon King Nebuchadnezzar.
29. At the end of the twelve months he was walking about the royal palace of Babylon.
30. The king spoke, saying, “Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for a royal dwelling by my mighty power and for the honor of my majesty?”
31. While the word was still in the king’s mouth, a voice fell from heaven: “King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken: the kingdom has departed from you!
32. And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field. They shall make you eat grass like oxen; and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He chooses.”
33. That very hour the word was fulfilled concerning Nebuchadnezzar; he was driven from men and ate grass like oxen; his body was wet with the dew of heaven till his hair had grown like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.
Daniel 4:24‭-‬33 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
In our reading, we see that while the king boasts about his mighty power, the interpretation of his dream given by Daniel is fulfilled. The king becomes insane, begins to behave like an animal, and is banished from the society.
From verses 25 and 32, we see that the purpose of this judgment was to enable him realize that God rules over the kingdoms of men and gives them to anyone He wishes. God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble, (Proverbs 16:18; James 4:6).
The Kings boasting in verse 30 was probably due to his enormous contributions which made Babylon the mightiest city in the ancient world with the famed Hanging Gardens that are recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
May we learn never to boast of our achievements, however great they might be.
In verse 27, Daniel advised the king to renounce his sins in order to avert the terrible disgrace that he suffered. The experiences of Ahab and the king of Nineveh show that God is always ready to welcome the repentant sinner (1 Kings 21:29; Jonah 3:5, 10).
May we repent of every known sin today, and give ourselves wholly to God.
✝️🙏PRAYER: O God, I acknowledge your Lordship over all the affairs of men.









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Thursday, February 14, 2019
THEME: YOU ARE THAT TREE!
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 4:13-23
13.“I saw in the visions of my head while on my bed, and there was a watcher, a holy one, coming down from heaven.
14. He cried aloud and said thus: ‘Chop down the tree and cut off its branches, Strip off its leaves and scatter its fruit. Let the beasts get out from under it, And the birds from its branches.
15. Nevertheless leave the stump and roots in the earth, Bound with a band of iron and bronze, In the tender grass of the field. Let it be wet with the dew of heaven, And let him graze with the beasts On the grass of the earth.
16. Let his heart be changed from that of a man, Let him be given the heart of a beast, And let seven times pass over him.
17.‘This decision is by the decree of the watchers, And the sentence by the word of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, Gives it to whomever He will, And sets over it the lowest of men.’
18.“This dream I, King Nebuchadnezzar, have seen. Now you, Belteshazzar, declare its interpretation, since all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known to me the interpretation; but you are able, for the Spirit of the Holy God is in you.”
19. Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonished for a time, and his thoughts troubled him. So the king spoke, and said, “Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its interpretation trouble you.” Belteshazzar answered and said, “My Lord, may the dream concern those who hate you, and its interpretation concern your enemies!
20.“The tree that you saw, which grew and became strong, whose height reached to the heavens and which could be seen by all the earth,
21. whose leaves were lovely and its fruit abundant, in which was food for all, under which the beasts of the field dwelt, and in whose branches the birds of the heaven had their home—
22. it is you, O king, who have grown and become strong; for your greatness has grown and reaches to the heavens, and your dominion to the end of the earth.
23.“And inasmuch as the king saw a watcher, a holy one, coming down from heaven and saying, ‘Chop down the tree and destroy it, but leave its stump and roots in the earth, bound with a band of iron and bronze in the tender grass of the field; let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let him graze with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him’;
Daniel 4:13‭-‬23 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
In verses 10 to 14, the king recalled his dream of a large tree that provided food for all, but was to be cut down, leaving only the stump. In verses 15 to 17, the narrative uses a direct reference to a man. He would become insane and live with animals and eat grass like cattle for 7 time periods.
This would humble him and teach everyone that God is supreme over all the earth, and can raise and use anybody to accomplish his purpose (v.1). All of us alive today need to continually emphasize this to ourselves and our leaders (Psalm 24:1; Ezekiel 18:4). Verses 20 to 27 give the dreams interpretation. As the tree had grown to an enormous height and strength, the king had become great and strong, ruling over a vast kingdom (v.22).
Nebuchadnezzar was that tree!
Daniels conduct in this challenging exercise is worth emulating. He showed personal concern about the king and his welfare (v.19).
He did not allow himself to be distracted by the praises poured on him (vs. 8, 9 & 18. See also 5:16-17). Similarly, let us rely on God to help us handle difficult challenges presented by our leaders.
✝️🙏PRAYER: O God, help me to use every opportunity to preach Christ.







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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

THEME: NEBUCHADNEZZARS TESTIMONY
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 4:1-12
1. Nebuchadnezzar the king, To all peoples, nations, and languages that dwell in all the earth: Peace be multiplied to you.
2. I thought it good to declare the signs and wonders that the Most High God has worked for me.
3. How great are His signs, And how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, And His dominion is from generation to generation.
4. I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at rest in my house, and flourishing in my palace.
5. I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me.
6. Therefore I issued a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
7. Then the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers came in, and I told them the dream; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.
8. But at last Daniel came before me (his name is Belteshazzar, according to the name of my god; in him is the Spirit of the Holy God), and I told the dream before him, saying:
9.“Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, because I know that the Spirit of the Holy God is in you, and no secret troubles you, explain to me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and its interpretation.
10.“These were the visions of my head while on my bed: I was looking, and behold, A tree in the midst of the earth, And its height was great.
11. The tree grew and became strong; Its height reached to the heavens, And it could be seen to the ends of all the earth.
12. Its leaves were lovely, Its fruit abundant, And in it was food for all. The beasts of the field found shade under it, The birds of the heavens dwelt in its branches, And all flesh was fed from it.
Daniel 4:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
This chapter contains King Nebuchadnezzars testimony about his dream of a tree. In verses 1 to 12, the words I me or my are used at least 26 times.
Verse 2 suggests that the testimony was for circulation throughout his vast kingdom that covered much of present day Middle East and parts of Africa, Asia and Europe (Daniel 6:1; Esther 1:1). He first acknowledges God as the Most High who works miraculous signs and wonders (v. 2). He then acknowledges that God rules for all generations, and His kingdom is eternal (v.3). What a profound expression from a man who had subdued several kingdoms! (Jeremiah 52:11).
May we be the Daniels of today so that through us, the kings and rulers of the day shall abandon their gods and acknowledge God as the Most High!
Notice the Kings comment about Daniel in verse 8. May people see the Spirit of God at work in you and give glory to God!
Read verse 9 again! Why do you think the king consulted Daniel as a last resort? May we never be like him! Take that matter to God in prayer. He is still the God who does great signs and wonders today.
✝️🙏PRAYER: O God, handle this matter that has troubled me in Jesus name. Amen.





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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

THEME: FIRE WILL NOT BURN YOU
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 3:24-30
24. Then King Nebuchadnezzar was astonished; and he rose in haste and spoke, saying to his counselors, “Did we not cast three men bound into the midst of the fire?” They answered and said to the king, “True, O king.”
25. “Look!” he answered, “I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.”
26. Then Nebuchadnezzar went near the mouth of the burning fiery furnace and spoke, saying, “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, servants of the Most High God, come out, and come here. ” Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego came from the midst of the fire.
27. And the satraps, administrators, governors, and the king’s counselors gathered together, and they saw these men on whose bodies the fire had no power; the hair of their head was not singed nor were their garments affected, and the smell of fire was not on them.
28. Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, who sent His Angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, and they have frustrated the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they should not serve nor worship any god except their own God!
29. Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation, or language which speaks anything amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made an ash heap; because there is no other God who can deliver like this.”
30. Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego in the province of Babylon.
Daniel 3:24‭-‬30 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Isaiah 43:2 was fulfilled physically in this passage. To the amazement of King Nebuchadnezzar, the blazing furnace killed the soldiers who threw Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego into it, but had no effect on the three men (vs. 22, 25, 27). The king therefore praised God, and decreed severe punishment on anyone who would say anything against God (v. 29).
Further, he commended the faith of these young men, promoted them (vs. 28, 30), and acknowledged that this miracle was by the finger of God (vs. 25, 28), as Pharaohs magicians had declared in Exodus 8:19. May our lives bring glory to God, and draw people to Him in Jesus name. Amen.
Some of our experiences may be like walking through fire, (Isaiah 43:2). In every circumstance, whether good or bad, let us remember that if God be for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31).
As God was with these three men, and provided a way out, let us trust Him to provide a way out of any challenge we may be passing through, according to His will (1 Corinthians 10:13). Above all, like Moses, let us actively seek Gods presence and guidance always (Exodus 33:14-16).
PRAYER: O Lord, be with me as I pass each situation in life.

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Monday, February 11, 2019


✝️THEME: GOD IS ABLE
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 3:13-23
13. Then Nebuchadnezzar, in rage and fury, gave the command to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego. So they brought these men before the king.
14. Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying to them, “ Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the gold image which I have set up?
15. Now if you are ready at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, and you fall down and worship the image which I have made, good! But if you do not worship, you shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace. And who is the god who will deliver you from my hands?”
16. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.
17. If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king.
18. But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up.”
19. Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury, and the expression on his face changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego. He spoke and commanded that they heat the furnace seven times more than it was usually heated.
20. And he commanded certain mighty men of valor who were in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, and cast them into the burning fiery furnace.
21. Then these men were bound in their coats, their trousers, their turbans, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
22. Therefore, because the king’s command was urgent, and the furnace exceedingly hot, the flame of the fire killed those men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego.
23. And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
Daniel 3:13‭-‬23 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego faced imminent death through the blazing furnace.
They did not belittle the kings power or resolve to execute them, since he had all the Executive, Legislative and Judicial powers. Therefore, the king could not contemplate any power that could deliver them from his hands (v. 15).
Further, when they declined the second chance offered in verses 15-16, the king ordered the heating of the furnace seven times more than usual (v. 19). He also took extra security measures (vs. 20- 21).
How did these Hebrew boys develop such confidence in God to make the declaration in verse 17? Clearly, their confidence was borne out of a firm belief that with God, all things are possible (Matthew 19:26).
Like David, they must have experienced Gods deliverance in the past, and known that He is the same God yesterday, today and forever (1 Samuel 17:37; Hebrews 13:8). On the other hand, from verse 18, they were prepared to face execution if God did not deliver them! May we read the scriptures daily to know God the more, and exercise faith in Him in each life situation! (2 Timothy 2:15).
🙏✝️PRAYER: O God, help me to exercise faith in you daily in Jesus name. Amen.






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Sunday, February 10, 2019

THEME: UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

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📖TEXT: JOHN 3:13-21
13. No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven.
14. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
15. that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.
16. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
17. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
18.“He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
19. And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
20. For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
21. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
John 3:13‭-‬21 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Verse 16 is perhaps one of the most memorized and quoted verse of Scripture. It declares that God loved the world so much.
The love is unconditional. It was not because of anything that people have done. It is a boundless love, an amazing love where can we find the human words to describe such a love? This love made God to send Jesus Christ for a special purpose that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Verse 17 states that God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world He came to save you and I, not to condemn us! He told the woman caught in adultery neither do I condemn thee… (John 8:11). But he quickly added, go, and sin no more.
Have we in any way forgotten the extent of Gods love for us? Or have we found ourselves in such a tight corner that we keep falling into sin?
The good news is that Gods love has made him to make available to us the power to overcome each and every sin and to live a life that pleases him. Therefore, repent today!
PRAYER: Pray with v.1 of A&M 205:
Love divine, all loves excelling
Joy of heaven, to earth come down
Fix in us thy humble dwelling,
All thy faithful mercies crown
Jesu, thou art all compassion,
Pure unbounded love thou art;
Visit us with thy salvation,
Enter every trembling heart
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Saturday, February 9, 2019

THEME: AN EVIL SET UP
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 3:1-12
1. Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its width six cubits. He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
2. And King Nebuchadnezzar sent word to gather together the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
3. So the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered together for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
4. Then a herald cried aloud: “To you it is commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages,
5. that at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, you shall fall down and worship the gold image that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up;
6. and whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.”
7. So at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, harp, and lyre, in symphony with all kinds of music, all the people, nations, and languages fell down and worshiped the gold image which King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
8. Therefore at that time certain Chaldeans came forward and accused the Jews.
9. They spoke and said to King Nebuchadnezzar, “O king, live forever!
10. You, O king, have made a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the gold image;
11. and whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
12. There are certain Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego; these men, O king, have not paid due regard to you. They do not serve your gods or worship the gold image which you have set up.”
Daniel 3:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Contrary to his declaration in Daniel 2:47 that Daniels God is the God of gods, King Nebuchadnezzar set up an imposing golden image and directed his officials to worship it (vs 1-2). In verses 3-7, we see that the leading government officials worshipped the image! The only exceptions were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego (Daniel himself is not mentioned in this chapter at all (vs. 8-9)). An adverse report on this is sent to the king (vs. 8-12).
As we shall see later, the king takes decisive action against these brethren, but God delivers them miraculously!
In our homes, places of work, study, or business, there are often unchristian practices that the leaders try to impose on all members of the group. How do you react to such evil set ups? Notice the severe punishment that awaited those who did not succumb to the kings order (vs. 6, 11).
Have you faced similar threats to your life, welfare, promotion or some other benefit because of your refusal to deny your faith? Never yield to such threats!
✝️🙏PRAYER: Oh Lord, help me to stand firm in the face of any threats, and never to deny Jesus!








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Friday, February 8, 2019


THEME: AN EVIL SET UP
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 3:1-12
1. Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its width six cubits. He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
2. And King Nebuchadnezzar sent word to gather together the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
3. So the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered together for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
4. Then a herald cried aloud: “To you it is commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages,
5. that at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, you shall fall down and worship the gold image that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up;
6. and whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.”
7. So at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, harp, and lyre, in symphony with all kinds of music, all the people, nations, and languages fell down and worshiped the gold image which King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
8. Therefore at that time certain Chaldeans came forward and accused the Jews.
9. They spoke and said to King Nebuchadnezzar, “O king, live forever!
10. You, O king, have made a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the gold image;
11. and whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
12. There are certain Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego; these men, O king, have not paid due regard to you. They do not serve your gods or worship the gold image which you have set up.”
Daniel 3:1‭-‬12 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Contrary to his declaration in Daniel 2:47 that Daniels God is the God of gods, King Nebuchadnezzar set up an imposing golden image and directed his officials to worship it (vs 1-2). In verses 3-7, we see that the leading government officials worshipped the image! The only exceptions were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego (Daniel himself is not mentioned in this chapter at all (vs. 8-9)). An adverse report on this is sent to the king (vs. 8-12).
As we shall see later, the king takes decisive action against these brethren, but God delivers them miraculously!
In our homes, places of work, study, or business, there are often unchristian practices that the leaders try to impose on all members of the group. How do you react to such evil set ups? Notice the severe punishment that awaited those who did not succumb to the kings order (vs. 6, 11).
Have you faced similar threats to your life, welfare, promotion or some other benefit because of your refusal to deny your faith? Never yield to such threats!
✝️🙏PRAYER: Oh Lord, help me to stand firm in the face of any threats, and never to deny Jesus!





APPOINTED SCRIPTURE READING 
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2019

Psalm 69
Save Me, O God
To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. Of David.
69 Save me, O God!

    For the waters have come up to my neck.[a]

I sink in deep mire,

    where there is no foothold;

I have come into deep waters,

    and the flood sweeps over me.

I am weary with my crying out;

    my throat is parched.

My eyes grow dim

    with waiting for my God.

More in number than the hairs of my head

    are those who hate me without cause;

mighty are those who would destroy me,

    those who attack me with lies.

What I did not steal

    must I now restore?

O God, you know my folly;

    the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.

Let not those who hope in you be put to shame through me,

    O Lord God of hosts;

let not those who seek you be brought to dishonor through me,

    O God of Israel.

For it is for your sake that I have borne reproach,

    that dishonor has covered my face.

I have become a stranger to my brothers,

    an alien to my mother's sons.

For zeal for your house has consumed me,

    and the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.

10 When I wept and humbled[b] my soul with fasting,

    it became my reproach.

11 When I made sackcloth my clothing,

    I became a byword to them.

12 I am the talk of those who sit in the gate,

    and the drunkards make songs about me.

13 But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord.

    At an acceptable time, O God,

    in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.

14 Deliver me

    from sinking in the mire;

let me be delivered from my enemies

    and from the deep waters.

15 Let not the flood sweep over me,

    or the deep swallow me up,

    or the pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good;

    according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.

17 Hide not your face from your servant,

    for I am in distress; make haste to answer me.

18 Draw near to my soul, redeem me;

    ransom me because of my enemies!

19 You know my reproach,

    and my shame and my dishonor;

    my foes are all known to you.

20 Reproaches have broken my heart,

    so that I am in despair.

I looked for pity, but there was none,

    and for comforters, but I found none.

21 They gave me poison for food,

    and for my thirst they gave me sour wine to drink.

22 Let their own table before them become a snare;

    and when they are at peace, let it become a trap.[c]

23 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see,

    and make their loins tremble continually.

24 Pour out your indignation upon them,

    and let your burning anger overtake them.

25 May their camp be a desolation;

    let no one dwell in their tents.

26 For they persecute him whom you have struck down,

    and they recount the pain of those you have wounded.

27 Add to them punishment upon punishment;

    may they have no acquittal from you.[d]

28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living;

    let them not be enrolled among the righteous.
29 But I am afflicted and in pain;

    let your salvation, O God, set me on high!

30 I will praise the name of God with a song;

    I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

31 This will please the Lord more than an ox

    or a bull with horns and hoofs.

32 When the humble see it they will be glad;

    you who seek God, let your hearts revive.

33 For the Lord hears the needy

    and does not despise his own people who are prisoners.

34 Let heaven and earth praise him,

    the seas and everything that moves in them.

35 For God will save Zion

    and build up the cities of Judah,

and people shall dwell there and possess it;

36     the offspring of his servants shall inherit it,

    and those who love his name shall dwell in it.

Footnotes:
a.       Psalm 69:1 Or waters threaten my life
b.       Psalm 69:10 Hebrew lacks and humbled
c.       Psalm 69:22 Hebrew; a slight revocalization yields (compare Septuagint, Syriac, Jerome) a snare, and retribution and a trap
d.       Psalm 69:27 Hebrew may they not come into your righteousness
Psalm 73

Book Three
God Is My Strength and Portion Forever
A Psalm of Asaph.
73 Truly God is good to Israel,

    to those who are pure in heart.

But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled,

    my steps had nearly slipped.

For I was envious of the arrogant

    when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

For they have no pangs until death;

    their bodies are fat and sleek.

They are not in trouble as others are;

    they are not stricken like the rest of mankind.

Therefore pride is their necklace;

    violence covers them as a garment.

Their eyes swell out through fatness;

    their hearts overflow with follies.

They scoff and speak with malice;

    loftily they threaten oppression.

They set their mouths against the heavens,

    and their tongue struts through the earth.

10 Therefore his people turn back to them,

    and find no fault in them.[a]
11 And they say, “How can God know?
    Is there knowledge in the Most High?”
12 Behold, these are the wicked;
    always at ease, they increase in riches.
13 All in vain have I kept my heart clean
    and washed my hands in innocence.
14 For all the day long I have been stricken
    and rebuked every morning.
15 If I had said, “I will speak thus,”
    I would have betrayed the generation of your children.

16 But when I thought how to understand this,

    it seemed to me a wearisome task,

17 until I went into the sanctuary of God;

    then I discerned their end.

18 Truly you set them in slippery places;

    you make them fall to ruin.

19 How they are destroyed in a moment,

    swept away utterly by terrors!

20 Like a dream when one awakes,

    O Lord, when you rouse yourself, you despise them as phantoms.

21 When my soul was embittered,

    when I was pricked in heart,

22 I was brutish and ignorant;

    I was like a beast toward you.

23 Nevertheless, I am continually with you;

    you hold my right hand.

24 You guide me with your counsel,

    and afterward you will receive me to glory.

25 Whom have I in heaven but you?

    And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.

26 My flesh and my heart may fail,

    but God is the strength[b] of my heart and my portion forever.

27 For behold, those who are far from you shall perish;

    you put an end to everyone who is unfaithful to you.

28 But for me it is good to be near God;

    I have made the Lord God my refuge,

    that I may tell of all your works.

Footnotes:
a.       Psalm 73:10 Probable reading; Hebrew the waters of a full cup are drained by them
b.       Psalm 73:26 Hebrew rock

Isaiah 56:1-8
Salvation for Foreigners
56 Thus says the Lord:

“Keep justice, and do righteousness,

for soon my salvation will come,

    and my righteousness be revealed.

Blessed is the man who does this,

    and the son of man who holds it fast,

who keeps the Sabbath, not profaning it,

    and keeps his hand from doing any evil.”

Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the Lord say,

    “The Lord will surely separate me from his people”;

and let not the eunuch say,

    “Behold, I am a dry tree.”

For thus says the Lord:

“To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths,

    who choose the things that please me

    and hold fast my covenant,

I will give in my house and within my walls

    a monument and a name

    better than sons and daughters;

I will give them an everlasting name

    that shall not be cut off.

“And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord,

    to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord,

    and to be his servants,

everyone who keeps the Sabbath and does not profane it,

    and holds fast my covenant—

these I will bring to my holy mountain,

    and make them joyful in my house of prayer;

their burnt offerings and their sacrifices

    will be accepted on my altar;

for my house shall be called a house of prayer

    for all peoples.”

The Lord God,

    who gathers the outcasts of Israel, declares,

“I will gather yet others to him
    besides those already gathered.”


Galatians 5:16-24
Keep in Step with the Spirit
16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. 19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, 21 envy,[a] drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do[b] such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Footnotes:
a.       Galatians 5:21 Some manuscripts add murder
b.       Galatians 5:21 Or make a practice of doing

Mark 9:2-13
The Transfiguration
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one[a] on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi,[b] it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” For he did not know what to say, for they were terrified. And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son;[c] listen to him.” And suddenly, looking around, they no longer saw anyone with them but Jesus only.
And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. 10 So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this rising from the dead might mean. 11 And they asked him, “Why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?” 12 And he said to them, “Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it written of the Son of Man that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt? 13 But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him.”
Footnotes:
a.       Mark 9:3 Greek launderer (gnapheus)
b.       Mark 9:5 Rabbi means my teacher, or my master
c.       Mark 9:7 Or my Son, my (or theBeloved







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Thursday, February 7, 2019

✝️THEME: KINGDOMS SHALL RISE AND FALL

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📖TEXT: DANIEL 2:36-43
36.“This is the dream. Now we will tell the interpretation of it before the king.
37. You, O king, are a king of kings. For the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, strength, and glory;
38. and wherever the children of men dwell, or the beasts of the field and the birds of the heaven, He has given them into your hand, and has made you ruler over them all— you are this head of gold.
39. But after you shall arise another kingdom inferior to yours; then another, a third kingdom of bronze, which shall rule over all the earth.
40. And the fourth kingdom shall be as strong as iron, inasmuch as iron breaks in pieces and shatters everything; and like iron that crushes, that kingdom will break in pieces and crush all the others.
41. Whereas you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; yet the strength of the iron shall be in it, just as you saw the iron mixed with ceramic clay.
42. And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly fragile.
43. As you saw iron mixed with ceramic clay, they will mingle with the seed of men; but they will not adhere to one another, just as iron does not mix with clay.
Daniel 2:36‭-‬43 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Daniel explains that Nebuchadnezzars dream signified four successive world kingdoms that are eventually replaced by an eternal kingdom of God. The head of gold represents the first kingdom, which Daniel identifies as the Babylonian kingdom of which Nebuchadnezzar was the most prominent emperor (vs. 36-38).
In verses 39-43, Daniel explains that there would be three other world kingdoms after Babylon.
Although they were not specifically named by Daniel, Bible scholars identify them as Mede-Persia (Silver chest and arms), Greece (bronze belly and thighs) and Rome (iron legs). Many historical details about these empires tend to support this.
The iron legs were followed by feet and toes of iron and clay (vs. 42-43).
The prophet explains that just as iron does not mix well with clay, the kingdom will be a mixture of strength and weakness, a mixture of people of various cultures that will not remain united! (vs. 42-43). Can this be an apt description of todays global Community where lots of imbalances abound?
✝️🙏PRAYER: Oh Ancient of Days, thank you for showing us that you are truly in charge of the entire human history.


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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

THEME: GOD REVEALS MYSTERIES
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 2:24-35
24. Therefore Daniel went to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon. He went and said thus to him: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon; take me before the king, and I will tell the king the interpretation.”
25. Then Arioch quickly brought Daniel before the king, and said thus to him, “I have found a man of the captives of Judah, who will make known to the king the interpretation.”
26. The king answered and said to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, “Are you able to make known to me the dream which I have seen, and its interpretation?”
27. Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, “The secret which the king has demanded, the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, and the soothsayers cannot declare to the king.
28. But there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will be in the latter days. Your dream, and the visions of your head upon your bed, were these:
29. As for you, O king, thoughts came to your mind while on your bed, about what would come to pass after this; and He who reveals secrets has made known to you what will be.
30. But as for me, this secret has not been revealed to me because I have more wisdom than anyone living, but for our sakes who make known the interpretation to the king, and that you may know the thoughts of your heart.
31. “You, O king, were watching; and behold, a great image! This great image, whose splendor was excellent, stood before you; and its form was awesome.
32. This image’s head was of fine gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze,
33. its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of clay.
34. You watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.
35. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Daniel 2:24‭-‬35 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE TEXT
Daniel received a clear revelation of the dream and its interpretation. The magicians had acknowledged that the king made an impossible request (vs. 10-11), but Daniel showed that God of heaven reveals mysteries (v. 28)! God knows the end from the beginning, and all hidden things (v. 22). Today, He can reveal those mysteries that we need to know if we, like Daniel, ask in faith (vs. 17-18; Matthew 7:7-8).
Daniel first presented the dream (vs. 31-35), and then the interpretation (vs. 36-45). In doing so, he did not ascribe any special power or piety to himself, but made it clear that he was only Gods instrument (v. 30). Peter and Paul adopted the same attitude (Acts 3:12; 2 Corinthians 3:4-5).
We should do likewise.
Read verses 31-33 again and imagine such an enormous, dazzling statue made of five different materials. While the king watched, Daniel continued, a rock not by human hands struck the statue, destroyed it completely and the materials were blown away by the wind (v. 34).
Finally, that rock became a global mountain (v. 35). The king and his officials and guests must have felt, like Pharaoh, that this is the finger of God (Exodus 8:19).
✝️🙏PRAYER: Oh God, thank you that you reveal hidden things to us.








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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

THEME: CONFLICT RESOLUTION: GODS WAY
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 2:12-23
12. For this reason the king was angry and very furious, and gave the command to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
13. So the decree went out, and they began killing the wise men; and they sought Daniel and his companions, to kill them.
14. Then with counsel and wisdom Daniel answered Arioch, the captain of the king’s guard, who had gone out to kill the wise men of Babylon;
15. he answered and said to Arioch the king’s captain, “Why is the decree from the king so urgent?” Then Arioch made the decision known to Daniel.
16. So Daniel went in and asked the king to give him time, that he might tell the king the interpretation.
17. Then Daniel went to his house, and made the decision known to Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, his companions,
18. that they might seek mercies from the God of heaven concerning this secret, so that Daniel and his companions might not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
19. Then the secret was revealed to Daniel in a night vision. So Daniel blessed the God of heaven.
20. Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, For wisdom and might are His.
21. And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise And knowledge to those who have understanding.
22. He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is in the darkness, And light dwells with Him.
23.“I thank You and praise You, O God of my fathers; You have given me wisdom and might, And have now made known to me what we asked of You, For You have made known to us the king’s demand.”
Daniel 2:12‭-‬23 NKJV
📘THE GUIDE MESSAGE
The inability of the wise men to help the king made him very angry and he decreed to execute all wise men in Babylon (vs. 12-13).
On hearing the breaking news, Daniel spoke to the commander of the death squad with wisdom and tact to learn why the king issued such a harsh decree. Daniel even went further to see the king and request for time for him to reveal and interpret the dream (v. 16).
He briefed his three Hebrew colleagues on the matter and urged them to engage in prayers to God concerning the kings mysterious dream, in order to avoid being killed with the wise men. God answered their prayers and revealed the unknown dream to Daniel through a vision. This made Daniel to thank, praise and glorify the God of heaven.
To resolve conflicts as a wise person, do the following: (i) Find out the cause of the conflict (ii) Approach the main party in the conflict to request for time to seek for a solution (iii) Go to God in prayer with others and be eager to hear from Him. (iv) Praise and thank God for the answer.
Please handle conflicts Gods way. Always follow the Daniel example.
✝️🙏PRAYER: Father, help me to resolve conflicts your way in Jesus name. Amen.






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Monday, February 4, 2019

THEME: A SLEEPLESS NIGHT
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 2:1-11
1. Now in the second year of Nebuchadnezzar’s reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; and his spirit was so troubled that his sleep left him.
2. Then the king gave the command to call the magicians, the astrologers, the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans to tell the king his dreams. So they came and stood before the king.
3. And the king said to them, “I have had a dream, and my spirit is anxious to know the dream.”
4. Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in Aramaic, “O king, live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will give the interpretation.”
5. The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, “My decision is firm: if you do not make known the dream to me, and its interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made an ash heap.
6. However, if you tell the dream and its interpretation, you shall receive from me gifts, rewards, and great honor. Therefore tell me the dream and its interpretation.”
7. They answered again and said, “Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will give its interpretation.”
8. The king answered and said, “I know for certain that you would gain time, because you see that my decision is firm:
9. if you do not make known the dream to me, there is only one decree for you! For you have agreed to speak lying and corrupt words before me till the time has changed. Therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that you can give me its interpretation.”
10. The Chaldeans answered the king, and said, “There is not a man on earth who can tell the king’s matter; therefore no king, Lord, or ruler has ever asked such things of any magician, astrologer, or Chaldean.
11. It is a difficult thing that the king requests, and there is no other who can tell it to the king except the gods, whose dwelling is not with flesh.”
Daniel 2:1‭-‬11 NKJV
📘MESSAGE
During the second year of his reign, king Nebuchadnezzar had dreams that perplexed him (v. 1). He summoned his wise men and fortune-tellers to tell the dream, and give its interpretation (vs. 1-2).
The wise men could not oblige the kings request. In spite of the kings promise of handsome gifts to anyone who could tell and interpret the dream, the wise men merely told the king that it was only the gods that could reveal dreams (v. 11)..
Kings are supposed to be happy and enjoy life, but king Nebuchadnezzars dreams caused him to have a sleepless night.
The king sought for answers in his wise men but was disappointed. Even the gifts he promised them did not help matters. His problem was serious but he went to the wrong people for a solution. He did not consult God. He relied on men who failed him. Do you have dreams or issues that trouble you? Child of God, when you have a problem, go to God for the solution.
Reject going to consult other gods, prayer houses, false prophets, etc., because they will certainly disappoint you. Put your trust only on the Lord (Jeremiah 17:7).
✝️🙏PRAYER: Father, help me to trust you in times of trouble in Jesus name. Amen.`








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Sunday, February 3, 2019

THEME: CHOSEN ABOVE OTHERS
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 1:8-21
8. But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.
9. Now God had brought Daniel into the favor and goodwill of the chief of the eunuchs.
10. And the chief of the eunuchs said to Daniel, “I fear my Lord the king, who has appointed your food and drink. For why should he see your faces looking worse than the young men who are your age? Then you would endanger my head before the king.”
11. So Daniel said to the steward whom the chief of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,
12. “Please test your servants for ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.
13. Then let our appearance be examined before you, and the appearance of the young men who eat the portion of the king’s delicacies; and as you see fit, so deal with your servants.”
14. So he consented with them in this matter, and tested them ten days.
15. And at the end of ten days their features appeared better and fatter in flesh than all the young men who ate the portion of the king’s delicacies.
16. Thus the steward took away their portion of delicacies and the wine that they were to drink, and gave them vegetables.
17. As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
18. Now at the end of the days, when the king had said that they should be brought in, the chief of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.
19. Then the king interviewed them, and among them all none was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah; therefore they served before the king.
20. And in all matters of wisdom and understanding about which the king examined them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers who were in all his realm.
21. Thus Daniel continued until the first year of King Cyrus.
Daniel 1:8‭-‬21 NKJV
📘MESSAGE
Some men were selected to be trained and given special food as ordered by the king, but Daniel decided not to defile himself (v. 8). He rather requested the chief official to test him and his three colleagues by feeding them with only vegetables and water. The official grudgingly agreed to test Daniel and his colleagues for ten days (vs. 11-12). When the ten days elapsed, the four Jewish men looked healthier and better nourished than those who ate the royal food (vs. 15-16).
At the end of the training, the trainees were presented before the king. Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego were chosen over the others because they were seen to be ten times better in wisdom and knowledge.
Notice here that it is the grace of God in a life that makes the difference! The Bible says that it is not to him that wills or to him that runs but to God who shows mercy. Also, it is God who works in his children to will and to act out his good purpose (Philippians 2:13).
As you go out today, may God choose you. Determine like Daniel to live a righteous and undefiled life.
🙏✝️PRAYER: Heavenly Father, I yield my life to you. Please make me what you want me to be. Amen.





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Saturday, February 2, 2019

✝️THEME: PRESENTATION AND SACRIFICE
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📖TEXT; LUKE 2:22-35
22. Now when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord
23. (as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every male who opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord ”),
24. and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in the law of the Lord, “A pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons.”
25. And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
26. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
27. So he came by the Spirit into the temple. And when the parents brought in the Child Jesus, to do for Him according to the custom of the law,
28. he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said:
29.“Lord, now You are letting Your servant depart in peace, According to Your word;
30. For my eyes have seen Your salvation
31. Which You have prepared before the face of all peoples,
32. A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of Your people Israel.”
33. And Joseph and His mother marveled at those things which were spoken of Him.
34. Then Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this Child is destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which will be spoken against
35. (yes, a sword will pierce through your own soul also), that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”
Luke 2:22‭-‬35 NKJV
📘MESSAGE
Joseph and Mary took Jesus to Jerusalem to present him to God and to offer a sacrifice (vs. 22-24). As the firstborn of his earthly parents, this ritual was needed for Jesus (Leviticus 3:13). A Spirit-led man called Simeon came into the Temple, presented himself before God, carried the child Jesus and offered a sacrifice of praise (vs. 28-32).
Jesus parents got their own encounter in the presence of God namely:
(i) they were astonished about what was said about Jesus.
(ii) they were blessed by Simeon,
(iii) In their hearing, prophetic utterances concerning Jesus and Mary were released by Simeon (vs. 33-35).
Preparation is necessary before entering Gods presence. True worship goes with sacrifice. Hannah worshipped at Shiloh and fulfilled her pledge of giving Samuel back to God (1Samuel 1:26-28).
Jesus parents presented him before God and offered a sacrifice (v. 24). Simeon carried Jesus in his arms before God and offered a sacrifice of praise (vs. 28-32).
Do you prepare and go into the presence of the Lord with a sacrifice? Are you happy or upset when called upon to offer a sacrifice in your Church? From today decide to offer a sacrifice to God whenever you come into His presence.
🙏✝️PRAYER: Father, as I come into your presence grant me a heart ready to sacrifice.









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Friday, February 1, 2019

THEME: TRAINING BEFORE SERVICE
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📖TEXT: DANIEL 1:1-7
1. In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.
2. And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of the articles of the house of God, which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the articles into the treasure house of his god.
3. Then the king instructed Ashpenaz, the master of his eunuchs, to bring some of the children of Israel and some of the king’s descendants and some of the nobles,
4. young men in whom there was no blemish, but good-looking, gifted in all wisdom, possessing knowledge and quick to understand, who had ability to serve in the king’s palace, and whom they might teach the language and literature of the Chaldeans.
5. And the king appointed for them a daily provision of the king’s delicacies and of the wine which he drank, and three years of training for them, so that at the end of that time they might serve before the king.
6. Now from among those of the sons of Judah were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
7. To them the chief of the eunuchs gave names: he gave Daniel the name Belteshazzar; to Hananiah, Shadrach; to Mishael, Meshach; and to Azariah, Abed-Nego.
Daniel 1:1‭-‬7 NKJV
📘 MESSAGE
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon defeated king Jehoiakim and captured Jerusalem.
The Lord allowed the Israelites to be taken captive, together with some holy articles from Gods temple. They were carried them to Babylon (vs. 1-2). King Nebuchadnezzar ordered his chief official to give a 3-year training to selected Israelite captives who were to be fed from the kings table before they could qualify to serve in Babylon (vs. 3-5). Those selected must: (i) possess a royal ancestry or be of noble background, (ii) be young men without physical defects, (iii) be handsome, (iv) possess very high intelligence quotient, (v) be very knowledgeable and proactive. They were to learn Babylonian language and literature.
Effective service demands thorough training. Selection of good leadership requires prayerfully seeking Gods face.
Are our leaders well-trained before entering into secular service? Do we have well-selected and well-trained Pastors or Clergy men in our Churches? God wants us to give attention to the quality of men and women we select or vote into offices in our nation. Service without proper training is bound to yield very poor dividends.
Let us be very careful in choosing leaders in the church and nation.
🙏PRAYER: Father, grant us quality and capable men in leadership positions. Amen.
👏HAPPY NEW MONTH OF FEBRUARY TO YOU......







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Thursday, January 31, 2019
THEME: FINAL DERISION
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📖TEXT: ISAIAH 66:12-24
12. For thus says the Lord : “Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, And the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream. Then you shall feed; On her sides shall you be carried, And be dandled on her knees.
13. As one whom his mother comforts, So I will comfort you; And you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”
14. When you see this, your heart shall rejoice, And your bones shall flourish like grass; The hand of the Lord shall be known to His servants, And His indignation to His enemies.
15. For behold, the Lord will come with fire And with His chariots, like a whirlwind, To render His anger with fury, And His rebuke with flames of fire.
16. For by fire and by His sword The Lord will judge all flesh; And the slain of the Lord shall be many.
17.“Those who sanctify themselves and purify themselves, To go to the gardens After an idol in the midst, Eating swine’s flesh and the abomination and the mouse, Shall be consumed together,” says the Lord .
18.“For I know their works and their thoughts. It shall be that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come and see My glory.
19. I will set a sign among them; and those among them who escape I will send to the nations: to Tarshish and Pul and Lud, who draw the bow, and Tubal and Javan, to the coastlands afar off who have not heard My fame nor seen My glory. And they shall declare My glory among the Gentiles.
20. Then they shall bring all your brethren for an offering to the Lord out of all nations, on horses and in chariots and in litters, on mules and on camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the Lord , “as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the Lord .
21. And I will also take some of them for priests and Levites,” says the Lord .
22.“For as the new heavens and the new earth Which I will make shall remain before Me,” says the Lord , “So shall your descendants and your name remain.
23. And it shall come to pass That from one New Moon to another, And from one Sabbath to another, All flesh shall come to worship before Me,” says the Lord .
24.“And they shall go forth and look Upon the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me. For their worm does not die, And their fire is not quenched. They shall be an abhorrence to all flesh.”
Isaiah 66:12‭-‬24 NKJV
✝️📖MESSAGE
Our attention today is drawn towards the last verse of our text. From verse 21, a clear picture of the separation of the wheat from the chaff is given.
The children of God will have eternal life. From the place of eternal bliss, they will look and see the final derision of the wicked, sinners and the devil. The sight is terrible: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched (v.24). The pain and trauma of hell fire is unimaginable a man to be in fire continuously to eternity with worms feeding on him through his nostrils, ears and eyes!
Beloved, I do not wish even my enemies this experience. Remember, this is not a myth or falsehood but a sure situation that must take place. It is necessary therefore to make good use of this last day of January the month of preparation. Take a decision today not to end in hell fire.
A lecturer who never believed in heaven and hell once said to his student, it is better to become born again because if you go over there and there is no heaven, you lose nothing; if you remain a sinner and you go over there and there is hell fire, there will be no chance again for amendment of ways. Today is the day of decision. Do not delay!
🙏✝️PRAYER: I decide for heaven today; help me Lord. Amen.









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Wednesday, January 30, 2019





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Protecting the Most Vulnerable: A Statement from Archbishop Foley Beach on New York’s Recent Legislation
Last week, politicians in the State of New York passed legislation enabling the killing of unborn babies throughout all nine months of pregnancy, right up until the moment before birth. A full-term baby can now be killed. This legislation is a disastrous development for all of us. One of the foundational responsibilities of the State is to provide physical security to the vulnerable, and none are more vulnerable than babies. I am profoundly saddened by the blatant disregard for the value of life exhibited by the politicians who have done this and by the evident celebration exhibited in the New York City skyline. They have not only abdicated their responsibility to protect the vulnerable but have facilitated their destruction and murder. Pray for them, that God by His goodness will lead them to repentance (Romans 2:4).
Beyond the damage this “Reproductive Health Act” will have on women, men, and families, the killing of unborn babies undermines the State itself. Abortion not only ends the life of a human being, it denies the world all that she or he would have contributed to society. Future leaders, artists, teachers, doctors, and engineers are being denied the opportunity to fulfill their God-created purpose.
Abortion is the greatest moral issue of our time. The legislation and attitudes that threaten life are not going away anytime soon. Neither are we. Our Christian commitment to protect life, from conception to natural death, is literally written into the Anglican Church in North America’s Constitution and identity as a Church. This is something that all practicing Christians should be passionate about, and it was encouraging to see the next generation of youth participating in the Life Summit and March for Life a couple of weeks ago in Washington, D.C.
We are proud to partner with Anglicans for Life and support them in their mission to help equip every Anglican Church with the resources to ensure women have real options and the on-going support they need to choose life for themselves and their children. The effects of this awful law can be minimized as we raise the conscience of the culture and as churches work together with local pregnancy resource centers to inform, educate, and make available resources to women. These centers offer far more life-affirming help and support than what the abortion clinics and those who profit from the killing of the innocent ever could.
I encourage you to live out the Gospel and facilitate a culture of life in your community. There are so many ways any and every person can help: from having casual conversations with friends to supporting pregnancy resource centers; from providing free childcare for a couple who has adopted a child to political action. Most importantly, be willing to share what Jesus Christ has done in your own life. Please join me in prayer that our communities and our countries will be transformed by the love of Jesus Christ, will repent of these evils, and will protect the next generation.
You can learn more about how Anglicans for Life can help you and your church at www.AnglicansForLife.org

THE DEMOCRAT PARTY CONTROLLED NEW YORK LEGISLATURE PROPOSED AND PASSED THIS LAW, AND AFTER THE PASSING, THEY HAD A STANDING OVATION IN CELEBRATION OF THE PASSAGE OF THE BILL.
THIS LAW NOW MAKES IT LEGAL IN NEW YORK TO KILL A BABY A DAY BEFORE DELIVERY OR AT DELIVERY, AND IF THE BABY SURVIVES THE ABORTION, THE LAW PERMITS THE KILLING OF THE BABY BY DENYING CARE AND ATTENTION TO THE BABY, AND  LETTING THE BABY DIE WITHOUT FEEDING OR CARING FOR HIM/HER.  





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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

THEME: LIFE IN THE NEW DAWN
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📖TEXT: ISAIAH 65:17-25
17.“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former shall not be remembered or come to mind.
18. But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create; For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing, And her people a joy.
19. I will rejoice in Jerusalem, And joy in My people; The voice of weeping shall no longer be heard in her, Nor the voice of crying.
20.“No more shall an infant from there live but a few days, Nor an old man who has not fulfilled his days; For the child shall die one hundred years old, But the sinner being one hundred years old shall be accursed.
21. They shall build houses and inhabit them; They shall plant vineyards and eat their fruit.
22. They shall not build and another inhabit; They shall not plant and another eat; For as the days of a tree, so shall be the days of My people, And My elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
23. They shall not labor in vain, Nor bring forth children for trouble; For they shall be the descendants of the blessed of the Lord , And their offspring with them.
24. “It shall come to pass That before they call, I will answer; And while they are still speaking, I will hear.
25. The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, The lion shall eat straw like the ox, And dust shall be the serpent’s food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,” Says the Lord .
Isaiah 65:17‭-‬25 NKJV
✝️MESSAGE
In our study yesterday, we became contemporaneous with Jesus when He was planted in us as Gods seed. We are now co-heirs with Him, thus we have become Gods seeds also (v.23b).
This is the new dawn time of rejoicing, long life with fulfillment, material blessings and express answers to prayers. God is committed to fulfilling all these in the new dawn.
What else do we need for 2019 if we have all the above. Let us forget about the failures of 2018. We need not live in the past but in the present. God has loaded 2019 with greater glory against the predictions of political and economic analysts.
Our fruitfulness and protection are sure, unless within us, we know we have not become the seed of God. But if we are His seed, when we pray with all faith, we will receive answers from Him and will prosper this year in all we do (Psalm 1:3b).
🙏✝️PRAYER: May life in the new dawn manifest on and in us this year in Jesus Name. Amen.