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He Called Me What I’m Not, Part 3of4, Evans Olang

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Judges 6:11-40&7:1-25, “…The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor”

Judges 6:16, “And the Lord said to him, “Surely I will be with you, and you shall defeat the Midianites as one man”, Our God is full of promises that He keeps, David reports God’s faithfulness in keeping promises. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Promise With A Price, Jimmy Olang

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Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD”

There are times when we find ourselves in the midst of some kind of a desert, a sea or a storm. In times as these, we as Christian begin to question God. We ask questions like,” How could you let this happen to me if you love me?” When we are faced with situations like these, there are scriptures from the bible that help us understand God’s plan for our lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Persevering While Waiting, Evans Olang

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Psalm 40:1-4, “Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his Trust”, Hebrews 10:35&36, “So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. 36You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised” (NIV)

This verse ties with the next few verses we will look at. Psalm 40:1, “I waited patiently for the Lord; And He inclined to me, and heard my cry”. The word wait has different meanings, sitting down waiting for someone or something is one meaning, the other means busy doing something for others (serving). Waiters wait on people in restaurants. I believe this is what the Psalmist is telling us that he patiently served the Lord (waiting) while petitioning his needs before Him. In his faithfulness in serving, the Lord was able to hear his cry and attend to Him. “…Cast not your confidence which has great recompense of reward” Not confidence in man or self, confidence in God who we cry out to. Read the rest of this entry »