Commend All To God, Part 2of2, Evans Olang

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1Samuel 2:17, “Therefore the sin of the young men was very great before the Lord, for men abhorred the offering of the Lord.18 BUT Samuel ministered before the Lord, even as a child, …”

It is interesting to note that the scripture takes time to address the behavior of Eli’s sons in bits then changes to addresses the young life of Samuel, then again Eli’s sons before it comes back to Samuel.

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Fearfully And Wonderfully Designed, Evans Olang

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Genesis 30:1, “Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister, and said to Jacob, “Give me a child, or else I die”

If at all I was to ask different people how they think of themselves, I will have a long list for sure. You may have something about that you don’t like. If God was to give you a chance to design who you would like to be, most likely you may have a completely different picture of the new you. Read the rest of this entry »

Hebrews 11: For The Sake Of The Call, Part 1of2, Evans Olang

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Hebrews 11:23-29, “24 By faith Moses, when he became of age, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, 25 choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, 26 esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt; for he looked to the reward.”

Hebrews 11 has been rich for me as I learn from our faith heroes. Today let’s look at Moses. Moses was born at a time Pharaoh was determined to kill newborn boys of the Israelites. And Hebrews 11:23, says “By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command”. Read the rest of this entry »

Becoming Mature in Prayer, Pastor Phil Sessa

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1Corinthians 13:11,”When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.”

I can remember very clearly what my prayer life was like when I first became a Christian. My prayers in the beginning were all about one subject, and one person alone, and God was neither that subject nor that person. Who was this person that I prayed for, well myself of course. Read the rest of this entry »