(Acts 12:1)“Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church The Scripture speaks of the season when Herod and his dynasty reigned over Israel. According to Bible history, Herod was an Edomite (descendants of Esau). In Genesis 25 vs. 23-26, God told Rebekah that the elder (Esau) will serve the younger (Jacob). So, the descendants of Esau were to serve the descendants of Jacob. The descendants of Jacob were to bear rule. Several years later, Herod, a descendant of Esau, began to reign......
Joshua 10:1 ….as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were among them;” Our main Scripture for today clearly reveals that the inhabitants of Gibeon came willingly and made peace with Israel. Israel gained victory over Gibeon without shooting an arrow; they gained victory without lifting a finger. They were on their own and Gibeon came and willingly submitted; they were on their own and their territory increased; they were......
(Joshua 10:1) The inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;” Beautiful Morning and week to you in Jesus name. Be blessed as you read IJN. In Joshua 9, after Israel defeated Ai and Jericho, the inhabitants of Gibeon came to Joshua and made peace with him. The people from Gibeon became servants who fetched wood and water for the congregation of Israel. They served a need for the people of Israel. It was a divine connection that increased Israel’s territory. Beloved of God, this week, I Prophesy......
(Judges 7:22) The LORD set every man’s sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled…” In the battle between Israel and the Midianites and their cohorts, Israel didn’t fight, but they gained victory. Something that should have cost them some efforts did not cost them any efforts. Others would ordinarily struggle for victory, but for Israel, victory came on a platter of gold. It was a victory that came without any effort; it was a sweatless victory. Beloved, you may have been used to victories by your......
ASK YOURSELF, WHOSE ARE YOU? Psalm 23:1The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” Glory be to God for yet another day to come your way. According to our main scripture, when David declared that the Lord is his shepherd, he added that he shall not want. Saying that he shall not want may have sounded unrealistic, but that was his confession as one who had God as a shepherd. Because God was his shepherd, he declared that he shall not want anything. David simply said, “I am who I am......
KNOWING THE HAND OF GOD!!! ” And the hand of the Lord was on Elijah and he girded up his lions and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.”1 Kings 18:46 KJV The hand of God is very unique; it makes what is humanly impossible very position. A clear example is the text above; if you read the full story, you will see that what happened was that King Ahab rode in his chariot and went ahead of Prophet Elijah. But when the hand of God came upon Elijah, he overtook......
2 Kings 9:11 As for Mephibosheth, said the king, he shall eat at my table, as one of the king’s sons.” Glory be to God and what a Joy to come your way today. Many people have grown to see God as One who wants to kill, and who is always looking out for your mistakes. God has been presented as a hard task master who is always looking out for your faults and even your best is not good enough. He has not been presented as the One who loves......
Romans 5:17 For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.” Welcome to our month of GRACE TO ACCOMPLISH. I believe God that His grace will be released on you for great accomplishments this month in Jesus mighty name. According to our bible text, God has given to us abundance of grace and the gift of righteousness. You don’t work for a gift. Whatever you work for is......