It was Saturday and Ede was at the Harvest Seventh-day Adventist church, hoping that she would get a chance to speak to Pastor Hank before she left. He was in the foyer, flanked by members of the congregation and visitors. She was happy to be there. It was on Wednesday night when she made up… Read More Ede Goes to Harvest
I cried out to God with my voice—To God with my voice; And He gave ear to me. In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord – Psalm 77:1, 2 Sometimes God allows trials in our lives, but don’t be discouraged. It’s always for a good reason. It could be Him trying to… Read More When Overwhelmed, Seek God
My name is Parveen. I’m a young Christian woman living in India. Last week Sunday while other believers and I were worshipping in our church, a mob of people barged in and began shouting Hindu slogans. I wasn’t afraid but very angry that they dared to come into a sacred place. They began to physically… Read More Parveen’s Story
For in You, O Lord, I hope; You will hear, O Lord my God – Psalm 38:15 When I read this, I thought of blind Bartimaeus. He sat begging on the road and when he heard that Jesus was in Jericho, he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Many of the people in the crowd told him… Read More The Lord Will Hear
Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God;For I shall yet praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God – Psalm 42:11, NKJV. No matter what is going on in your life, you must always hope in God. He is your Rock. Hope in… Read More Look Up!
Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed – 8:36 I’s in chains fo tryin’ to run away. I’s a human being. I shoulda bin free not nobody’s slave. Dey treats us worst than dem animals. When dey brought us here to this here plantation, dey had chains round our necks… Read More Freedom for Joe
I will sing to the LORD, Because He has dealt bountifully with me – Psalm 13:6 Ranan means to sing, shout, cry out. Ranan is often used to express joy, exultation which seems to demand loud singing, especially when it comes to praising God. Isaiah 12:6 Proverbs 8:3 Psalm 32:11 Shir calls people to express… Read More Singing
Hosea 14 The people are exhorted to return to the Lord, ask Him to take away their iniquity, to receive them and in return they will offer the sacrifices of their lips such as praise, thanksgiving and confession. They will acknowledge and confess that no nation can save them and that no longer will they… Read More Only God Can Restore Us