God calls Gideon

Judges 6:1,15 Many have lived lives of sorrow and failure because they refused their calling from the Lord,“And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected thee from being king over Israel, “(I.Sam.15:,26). It is not so with those…

God’s call to Moses

Exodus 3:1,12  The king of Egypt had died, and the darkness of sorrow and oppression was fast thickening over Israel; but God knew where to find a man suited for His gracious purpose of deliverance “Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of…

Jonah Silenced

Jonah 4:2,11 Every visible thing is stamped with uncertainty, “ in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works tham are therein shall be burned up.” (II.Pt.3:10). All our earthly comforts will, soone or later, wither and die.…

A review by God

Hosea 11:1,8 The Lord tenderly reminds His wayward people of what He had done for them, how in the days of thy youth,” (Ecc.12:1). “But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things” (Lk.16:25). The sin of discouragement may often be the sin of forgetfulness. “Bless the Lord, O my…

Jacob, the wrestler

Genesis 32:24 It has been twenty years since Jacob made his covenant at Bethel with the God of all grace, “ When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.” (Ecc.5:4) Has God been faithful to His promise? Let…

Elisha, Accepts the mantle

I. Kings 19:19 While Elisha was out in the field ploughing “Elijah passed him and cast his mantle upon him” according to (1.Kings 19:19). Having been overshadowed with the prophetic mantle, is the sure evidence of being “Called of God. ” Elisha did not preach as a candidate. The “Call” of God is always accompanied…

Elijah, God’s man

II. King 1:1,16 Ahaziah, king of Israel, was the son of a wicked father, Ahab, in whose idolatrous ways he followed, but his reign was a short one, lasting only two years “But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his…