Gains of faith - Part 2
Faith is practical. It is seen in the lives of those that exercise it. And its benefits are too obvious for all observers to see. The Scripture reveals some saints or children of God who had sustaining faith.
Believers’ courage and convictions - Part 1
Of all the people in the scriptures, Daniel stands out as an exemplar of true faith and commitment to God. His purpose earlier in life was not superficial; the strength of his firm purpose carried him through till old age.
Enjoying God’s presence - Part 2
Isaiah had been serving the Lord and ministering, but he was to be given a new commission with a wider scope. However, before he could receive that new assignment, there was a revelation of the Lord’s presence to him.
Man’s greatest Need - Part 2
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness…” Hunger and thirst implies asking and praying for righteousness. Hunger makes us to ask for food in the natural. So also, spiritual hunger makes a believer to pray so as to be filled and satisfied with righteousness.
How to persevere under trial - Part 2
The power of God’s transforming grace revealed itself in the virtuous character of Daniel. “He was faithful.” His faithfulness attracted the favour of God and the commendation of the king. But this same faithfulness was construed as a crime by his envious colleagues.
How do you weigh before God? - Part 1
God has a judicial standard by which He measures and weighs the actions of all men. The divine observation, evaluation and verdict on Belshazzar teaches us that every human being of every class is under the accurate observation of God’s sleepless eye.
Remaining faithful during trial - Part 2
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, the three faithful worshippers of the living God refused to worship the image of the king of Babylon. Unafraid of the king’s fury and not intimidated by the terrors of the burning fiery furnace, they refused to give up the worship of God for the worship of the golden image.
The secret of a triumphant life - Part 1
Daniel lived a triumphant life in Babylon. He lived a clean life in an unclean society, a holy life in an unholy society, a pure life in an impure nation, a righteous life in an idolatrous environment, an undefiled life in the midst of moral decadence and defilement.