Pleasing Ourselves Or Serving God?

1 Kings 6:14-7:12 Solomon took seven years to build ‘the House of the Lord’ and ‘thirteen years’ to build ‘his own house’(6:37-7:1)! What are we to make of this? Are we more concerned with pleasing ourselves or serving God? Is our life more self-centred than God-centred? These are important questions. They are questions which we […]

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Be humble – and be bold!

The call for humility – “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” (Luke 14:11). The call to go out to the people and bring them into the Lord’s House – “Go out to the roads and country lanes and make them come in, so that my […]

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Lip-service or life-service?

As we look at God’s servants, doing the work of the Lord, we should also look at ourselves. We should ask ourselves, “Am I living as a servant of the Lord?” We should ask ourselves, “Do I pay Him lip-service or give Him life-service?” We look at their service. we learn about our service. Serving […]

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God is planning for the future.

2 Kings 2:14-3:27 ‘Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah?’(2:14). Elijah was no longer there – but God was still there! Don’t imagine that God goes away when there’s a change of ministry. While Elijah had been serving the Lord, Elisha was being prepared for his time. God is always one step ahead of […]

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