The vessel needs work

Jeremiah 18:1,6 The Lord claims right to Divine sovereignty over all creation. God claims from mankind is an acknowledgment of His power and right to do as he pleases in the affairs of people and angels. The Lord formed the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land, he made all the creatures…

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…