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ARISE & SHINE PROPHETIC SEMINAR

 DIVINE APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR DIARY ON 
#ariseandshinepropheticseminar:

Arise & Shine Prophetic Seminar

“pulling IDENTITY & DESTINY out of God’s people by combining prophecy,
inspirational teaching & motivational training”

Date Saturday 11th February 2017

10.00am – 3.30pm

Venue: City Temple Church, Vault Room, London, England

We all have potential to excel in whatever we do, be it our secular careers, hobbies, volunteer roles or ministry for Christ.

Do you desire

1.your God given creative gift, learnt skills or hobby to materialise into a

blessed social act or volunteer role or a lucrative business or entrepreneurial venture?

2. to tap into the God given potential deep within to make the right

career, church ministry choices, changes and advancement?

If any of the above resonates with you/interests you, then this seminar is for you. You may simply need a fresher, a forum to think things through or gain clarity.

Do not miss out what God has in store for you especially at the beginning of the year, which is like the morning of a new day when God speaks to set the course of the day for His glory.

You were born for such a time as this. In the bible, Joseph’s gifts and Hiram’s skills made room for them, and God intends that for you too. Take it from someone (Host, Deborah) who has experienced God’s immense faithfulness in her walk with Him.

ARISE & SHINE PROPHETIC SEMINAR

Date Saturday 11th Feb. 2017

10.00 – 15:30hrs

Venue: London, City Temple Church, Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2DE London

SPEAKERS
 *Deborah E. Nyamekye, Host, Prophetess, Life-skills trainer/teacher

*Prophet Billy O’meara
A member of the prophetic teams of
Christian International Ministries, Europe

*Apostle Michael Farkas

Prophet Billy and Apostle Michael head the Prayer Chair ministry based in Brighton. It is a Gospel sharing, prayer & prophecy evangelistic outreach in and train others nation wide to have similar ministries. Website: www.prayerchair.org

*Ms Waynett Peters is the CEO of Extraordinary Achievers and the recipient of two awards:
-Inspirational Entrepreneur of The Year 2014
-Entrepreneur of The Year 2014

Ms Waynett will be giving us her testimony of how having lost everything, God by His power and might strengthened her through hard times and restored her to her present uplifted state. She is currently very successful and joyful in pursuing her destiny as a business entrepreneur and attributes who she is and all she has to the Most High God. You won’t want to miss her remarkable testimony!

Ms Waynett says “Extraordinary Achievers are those that stop at nothing and aim at everything. Outstanding Individuals that would like to make a difference in others”.

Check out her website: http://www.extraordinaryachievers.co.uk/

HURRY EARLY BIRD RATE APPLIES!!!
Seminar Cost: early bird until 25th January: £15.00
From 26th January & at the door
Price: £20.00

(PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU REALLY WANT TO COME BUT CANNOT AFFORD IT – CONTACT ME – YOU CAN GIVE A DONATION TOWARDS VENUE/CHARGES & STILL COME!!!)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME:

1. Worship & prayer
2.Teaching*
Deborah Nyamekye

(Break)

Michael Farkas

3.Workshop:

In Full Bloom exercise with discussion & feedback

Facilitation & exhortation by Deborah Nyamekye

(lunch break)
4.Worship/ Prayer

5.Teaching*
Billy O’meara

6. Exhortation & prayer
Deborah
(Delegates participation in prayer)

7. Worship & prophetic encouragement ministry

Prophetess Deborah, Prophet Billy & Apostle Michael

Note* : The teaching & exhortation will focus on any of the following areas: prophetic identity, destiny and holiness, wholeness in Christ.

For your ticket, please go to https://www.bearwitness-forerunner.org/
Bearwitness Forerunner Ministries website

For queries, please email:
admin@bearwitness-forerunner.org

GOD IS INTERESTED IN YOU FULFILLING YOUR DESTINY!

Deborah says “The predestined call to ministry in the Body of Christ, including the call to be a writer (blogging & being a contributing writer to two online magazines), author and an entrepreneur are prophetic fulfilment, not only from words I received myself from God but from prophets who do not know me.

The aforementioned is a fact, but I was serious about pursuing my destiny and apart from going to church, I went to conferences, personally resolved to walk closely with God come what may! undertook discipleship & prophetic activation training. I also taught myself by the guidance of the Holy Spirit how to self publish my 5 books on Barnes & Noble and Amazon on line (e-books available, paperback underway) and learnt to create my own websites and two blogs.

I give glory to God for being nominated on two occasions for blogger awards, one being the Versatile blogger award. I have lately also started an online business and will be offering from 2017 consultancy services to those wanting to self publish e-books & paperback books as I did. There is no end to the ripple effect of blessedness God’s visionaries bring to the Kingdom.”

Many people do not know or are unclear about their career path or ministerial call. They not only need prayer but also forums or teaching and training sessions where they can learn and receive counsel as well as hear from God in various ways.
This is also why I have a passion to teach, train and encourage people that God is not only real but He is concerned about you knowing and fulfilling your predestined destiny. You have what it takes to excel in all areas of life. His plan is that we will be whole spiritually and naturally and a benefit to families, communities and nations”
While motivational tools are important, holiness (elements: obedience, repentance and forgiveness) is key which is why this forms part of the core teaching at Maranatha Encounter Ministry seminars.

God knows what we need but He often calls for partnership and tests us to see how far we will go to yield to him for His plans to manifest. He will honour every step we take with Him to make us who He has predestined us to be. Attending a Maranatha ministry seminar is one such step.

Deborah believes that the In Full Bloom Motivational Exercise she will use as a training tool was inspired by God and the feedback received from the July 2016 Seminar is an affirmation of this. Delegates were greatly impacted and blessed and said so.

To read their feedback or testimonials on the front page of the website click (scroll down) www.bearwitness-forerunner.org

This is what Deborah says about the In Full Bloom Motivational Exercise:

“This God inspired exercise I produced is a powerful inspirational prophetic tool to enable a pair to help each other effectively match their gifts, talents and skills with the most appropriate or suitable career, church ministry or volunteer work pathways for them. Individuals are awakened to the fullness of their God given capabilities as never before and are encouraged to pursue goals that encourage them to utilise their capabilities to the maximum.

Each person is encouraged through the exercise to use their gifts of discernment/intuition, wisdom, knowledge and prophecy with the person they are paired with. They will be surprised at how God can use them for others in this type of exercise more than they ever thought. They may also discover God given gifts which have lain dormant or they did not know were there”.

HURRY EARLY BIRD RATE APPLIES!!!
Seminar Cost: early bird until 25th January: £15.00
From 26th January & at the door
Price: £20.00

(PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU REALLY WANT TO COME BUT CANNOT AFFORD IT – YOU CAN GIVE A SMALL DONATION TOWARDS VENUE/CHARGES & STILL COME!!!)

ARISE & SHINE PROPHETIC SEMINAR 11th February 2017 9am – 1.30pm London England 

 DIVINE APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR DIARY ON 
#ariseandshinepropheticseminar:

Arise & Shine Prophetic Seminar

“pulling IDENTITY & DESTINY out of God’s people by combining prophecy,
inspirational teaching & motivational training”

Date Saturday 11th February 2017

10.00am – 3.30pm

Venue: City Temple Church, Vault Room, London, England

We all have potential to excel in whatever we do, be it our secular careers, hobbies, volunteer roles or ministry for Christ.

Do you desire

1.your God given creative gift, learnt skills or hobby to materialise into a

blessed social act or volunteer role or a lucrative business or entrepreneurial venture?

2. to tap into the God given potential deep within to make the right

career, church ministry choices, changes and advancement?

If any of the above resonates with you/interests you, then this seminar is for you. You may simply need a fresher, a forum to think things through or gain clarity.

Do not miss out what God has in store for you especially at the beginning of the year, which is like the morning of a new day when God speaks to set the course of the day for His glory.

You were born for such a time as this. In the bible, Joseph’s gifts and Hiram’s skills made room for them, and God intends that for you too. Take it from someone (Host, Deborah) who has experienced God’s immense faithfulness in her walk with Him.

ARISE & SHINE PROPHETIC SEMINAR

Date Saturday 11th Feb. 2017

10.00 am – 3:30pm

Venue: London, City Temple Church, Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2DE London

SPEAKERS
 *Deborah E. Nyamekye, Host, Prophetess, Life-skills trainer/teacher

*Prophet Billy O’meara
A member of the prophetic teams of
Christian International Ministries, Europe

*Apostle Michael Farkas

Prophet Billy and Apostle Michael head the Prayer Chair ministry based in Brighton. It is a Gospel sharing, prayer & prophecy evangelistic outreach in and train others nation wide to have similar ministries. Website: www.prayerchair.org

*Ms Waynett Peters is the CEO of Extraordinary Achievers and the recipient of two awards:
-Inspirational Entrepreneur of The Year 2014
-Entrepreneur of The Year 2014

Ms Waynett will be giving us her testimony of how having lost everything, God by His power and might strengthened her through hard times and restored her to her present uplifted state. She is currently very successful and joyful in pursuing her destiny as a business entrepreneur and attributes who she is and all she has to the Most High God. You won’t want to miss her remarkable testimony!

Ms Waynett says “Extraordinary Achievers are those that stop at nothing and aim at everything. Outstanding Individuals that would like to make a difference in others”.

Check out her website: http://www.extraordinaryachievers.co.uk/

HURRY EARLY BIRD RATE APPLIES!!!
Seminar Cost: early bird until 25th January: £15.00
From 26th January & at the door
Price: £20.00

(PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU REALLY WANT TO COME BUT CANNOT AFFORD IT – CONTACT ME – YOU CAN GIVE A DONATION TOWARDS VENUE/CHARGES & STILL COME!!!)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME:

1. Worship & prayer
2.Teaching*
Deborah Nyamekye

(Break)

Michael Farkas

3.Workshop:

In Full Bloom exercise with discussion & feedback

Facilitation & exhortation by Deborah Nyamekye

(lunch break)
4.Worship/ Prayer

5.Teaching*
Billy O’meara

6. Exhortation & prayer
Deborah
(Delegates participation in prayer)

7. Worship & prophetic encouragement ministry

Prophetess Deborah, Prophet Billy & Apostle Michael

Note* : The teaching & exhortation will focus on any of the following areas: prophetic identity, destiny and holiness, wholeness in Christ.

For your ticket, please go to https://www.bearwitness-forerunner.org/
Bearwitness Forerunner Ministries website

For queries, please email:
admin@bearwitness-forerunner.org

GOD IS INTERESTED IN YOU FULFILLING YOUR DESTINY!

Deborah says “The predestined call to ministry in the Body of Christ, including the call to be a writer (blogging & being a contributing writer to two online magazines), author and an entrepreneur are prophetic fulfilment, not only from words I received myself from God but from prophets who do not know me.

The aforementioned is a fact, but I was serious about pursuing my destiny and apart from going to church, I went to conferences, personally resolved to walk closely with God come what may! undertook discipleship & prophetic activation training. I also taught myself by the guidance of the Holy Spirit how to self publish my 5 books on Barnes & Noble and Amazon on line (e-books available, paperback underway) and learnt to create my own websites and two blogs.

I give glory to God for being nominated on two occasions for blogger awards, one being the Versatile blogger award. I have lately also started an online business and will be offering from 2017 consultancy services to those wanting to self publish e-books & paperback books as I did. There is no end to the ripple effect of blessedness God’s visionaries bring to the Kingdom.”

Many people do not know or are unclear about their career path or ministerial call. They not only need prayer but also forums or teaching and training sessions where they can learn and receive counsel as well as hear from God in various ways.
This is also why I have a passion to teach, train and encourage people that God is not only real but He is concerned about you knowing and fulfilling your predestined destiny. You have what it takes to excel in all areas of life. His plan is that we will be whole spiritually and naturally and a benefit to families, communities and nations”
While motivational tools are important, holiness (elements: obedience, repentance and forgiveness) is key which is why this forms part of the core teaching at Maranatha Encounter Ministry seminars.

God knows what we need but He often calls for partnership and tests us to see how far we will go to yield to him for His plans to manifest. He will honour every step we take with Him to make us who He has predestined us to be. Attending a Maranatha ministry seminar is one such step.

Deborah believes that the In Full Bloom Motivational Exercise she will use as a training tool was inspired by God and the feedback received from the July 2016 Seminar is an affirmation of this. Delegates were greatly impacted and blessed and said so.

To read their feedback or testimonials on the front page of the website click (scroll down) www.bearwitness-forerunner.org

This is what Deborah says about the In Full Bloom Motivational Exercise:

“This God inspired exercise I produced is a powerful inspirational prophetic tool to enable a pair to help each other effectively match their gifts, talents and skills with the most appropriate or suitable career, church ministry or volunteer work pathways for them. Individuals are awakened to the fullness of their God given capabilities as never before and are encouraged to pursue goals that encourage them to utilise their capabilities to the maximum.

Each person is encouraged through the exercise to use their gifts of discernment/intuition, wisdom, knowledge and prophecy with the person they are paired with. They will be surprised at how God can use them for others in this type of exercise more than they ever thought. They may also discover God given gifts which have lain dormant or they did not know were there”.

HURRY EARLY BIRD RATE APPLIES!!!
Seminar Cost: early bird until 25th January: £15.00
From 26th January & at the door
Price: £20.00

(PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU REALLY WANT TO COME BUT CANNOT AFFORD IT – YOU CAN GIVE A SMALL DONATION TOWARDS VENUE/CHARGES & STILL COME!!!)

#maranathaencountersministry

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

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“The earth is the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.”(Psalm 24:1 KJV)

God has the whole world in this hands. Pause for a moment and think about that! He is in absolute control of everything, and protects our coming and going today, tomorrow and forever more (Psalm 121:8).

God knows what we do, think and say (Psalm 139:1-5), and He guides and holds us in the palm of His hands, contemplating this so blessed David that he said “Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it” (Psalm 139:6). God never takes his eyes off us, this is how precious we are to Him (Isaiah 62). David acknowledged this by saying “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well… 17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!18 If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee. (Psalm 139:14-18KJV).

God’s Word says that if He is concerned with sparrows, how much more us? As He knows the number of hairs on our head so He knows and cares about every single thing that concerns us for we are more valuable than sparrows (Luke 12:6-7).
As we place the concerns (our agenda, worries etc…) of each day into His hands through prayer, we confirm to Abba Father that we trust Him as the one who has the whole world in His hands. The result? He will ensure each day unfolds according to His perfect will, so that we play our part in His World.
Blessings Deborah x

THE RITE OF WRITING & MORE, HOMAGE TO MY SOURCE & FIXER.

 

“You can fix anything but a blank page just start writing.”
I received an email with this quote.

In a Christian context and with a Christian mindset I would say I cannot fix anything including a blank page to be honest.

I used to think I could fix things myself, and it was not because I was trained in DIY techniques nor think that I had a natural creative flair in relation to physically putting things together. Also it was not because I thought I was gifted with an abundance of wisdom to transform things, people or life in general.

Such a mindset developed not consciously but subconsciously rooted I believe in the carnal fallen nature of self dependence and a tendency to control and manipulate situations for a self satisfied outcome.

But when I came to accept Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour, I gradually realised that everything I personally tried to fix or concoct without Christ being at the centre, although it may have looked perfect on the outside would in no time result in pain and heartache or not bear godly fruit.

Likewise in my writing life, I have noticed a blank page will stay blank or sprawled with my own facts, details and stories if I have not spent quality time with my heavenly Father consistently. I give glory to God that my call to write remained private for a good number of years before it became very public after which there was no holding me back!!

Privately, I learnt to write daily devotionals, words of encouragement from God to me personally and prophecies I did not feel compelled to show anyone but to pray about so that they would come to fruition. I learnt to discern increasingly God’s voice and to distinguish it from other voices including my own. I also enjoyed preparing for my cell group meetings. While I wrote out my thoughts, reflections and questions for the group, I always did so only after a time of prayer and worship surrendering the whole cell meeting to God and yielding to Him to direct me to His choice of scriptures to use. God is my source of inspiration and wisdom in ministry as in every area of my life.

In my writing ministry, I perceive God as the writer, the poet or the “Word-Smith”, and I am His “Pen”. As His “Pen”, I am His vessel of inspiration to me first and then through me to others. I am still learning to yield more and more daily in every area of ministry to God’s prompting and voice.

Through Christ, God is reconciling the world back to himself and as believers in Christ we are commissioned to do likewise in the power of the Holy Spirit. This is how powerful we are in whatever ministry we engage in for Christ and that includes writing.

May we give ourselves wholeheartedly to every ministry stream we are called to whether it is writing, evangelism, preaching or feeding the hungry for our Almighty God is ever present and working through His people in all these areas.

It is my personal belief and I state that from experience that believers in Christ need to stay constantly tuned in to God for inspiration and not only through bible study, prayer and singing praises but also by being attentive to events around them and in the world at large.

Why? This is because God speaks through everything or situations around us and this includes people’s actions, nature and the world as a whole. Praying for spiritual gifts is very important because a writer needs to sharpen their sensitivity to God which includes their ability to hear from Him as to what He wants them to write about among other things.

After all Jesus said that He only did what he saw the Father doing and that the works he did were not his own for the Father who sent Him was doing the works. As a born again Christian writer my confession is the same as that of Christ; I set my gaze on God daily so that He takes absolute control and works through me which includes fixing things and the blank page.

©Deborah E.Nyamekye 9/09/2016

The Power of God’s Ideas Whose Time Has Come!

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💥There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come!” Victor Hugo💥

I see this quote as having more depth and meaning in a Christian context.
In the fullness of time God sent His son Jesus Christ.

This was God’s great and powerful idea at His perfect timing, to come to earth as the all powerful God in the person of Jesus Christ. This is how God took back His possession, Yes you and I !

A Man of War, Jehovah Gibbor through this idea came to fight a battle on our behalf and took us from the clutches of Satan by redeeming us from our sins.

How awesome,
How touching
Oh how loving is that !

Yes, God came as man in the flesh!
to reconcile the world back to Himself.
What a genius is our God, the greatest of all! His ideas are incomparable in greatest to those of humans, the created. Yes those He created!

God has many powerful ideas that manifest as plans for you and I attainable through Christ and in the fullness of time.

Yes, at different times during our life He brings them to fruition, they germinate from seed, emerge as stems with leaves, flowers and fruit ready for the picking and fragranced with heavenly scents that bring healing and restoration to us and those we encounter. God’s ideas are no small thing for they are simultaneously for individual, family, community, national and world transformation.

So you see God’s ideas are powerful and indeed exert unmatchable power when their time of unraveling comes!

He has multitudes for you. Are you seeking Him daily and fervently to know what they are ?

It is never too late to be a diligent seeker of His ideas. God is patient and a redeemer of time lost as other things. He is a God of second, third, fourth and more chances for He loves us with an everlasting, unconditional and unrelenting love.

While you partner with Him to outwork His ideas for you, you manifest His powerful creativity and you declare Him as the all powerful God of all!

So what are you waiting for?
Have an exciting day of discovery and recovery of His powerful ideas for you, indeed the set time is now!

You are blessed, determine to stay blessed.

©Deborah E.Nyamekye 23/05/2016

Living a Purpose Driven Life Unto God

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Introduction
An encouraging message which explores what it means to live a purpose driven life unto God through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Such a life starts with cultivating intimacy with God through Jesus Christ which results in the opening of the portals of Heaven or the revelatory realm of God to us. In this place we inevitably know God, find favour and receive His revelatory gifts and become empowered to do exploits for Him.

Daniel is revealed to be one of our role models in this regard. I end with two contrasting prophetic poems I wrote some weeks apart, their contrast conveys the clear message of two lifestyles that are completely different; a life that seeks first the Kingdom of God and His purposes (“Intimacy with Purpose”) and a life that does not (“Significant unto Self”).

Living a Purpose Driven Life Unto God

In the Bible, Daniel did not only receive visions and dreams from God and had the gift of interpretation of dreams, he was also a man of purpose.

These were his achievements as a young man; He
-rose to pre-eminence in his own nation Israel (Daniel 1:3-6)
-rose to pre-eminence in Babylon,
a) among the wise men (Daniel  1:17-20),
b) gained power over all of Babylon (Daniel 2:48-49;5:29)
and
-obtained power over the Medo-Persian empire (Daniel 6:1-3,28).

How did Daniel, an Israelite attain so much power and authority in the heathen empires? It was because he was a man of purpose. Daniel did not wake up one day as a child of God and say “I want to have power over nations and to be famous, I am going to do all I can to attain that goal!”

We get an insight into Daniel’s no nonsense and bold “I purpose to live for God at all cost!” attitude when we read Daniel 1:8 (KJV) among other verses:

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.”

From a very young age Daniel purposed in his heart to be a sincere and committed worshipper of the God of Israel. He allowed God to set his goals and priorities all the time. He was not hasty in his actions, but took time to be in the “Secret place” with God and to hear from Him. This is why Daniel was a man who knew his God, was bold and had favour with God and man, a foundation to build on and do exploits for God. When we develop the habit of pursuing God with all that is in us, we inevitably become His visionaries because our lifestyles scream out “Lord, I am available! Speak to me! I want to hear or see what you have to say or show me”.

God is graciously raising people like Daniel today. Are we counted as one of these people?

purposeIn the biblical book of Revelations, Jesus was speaking to those who are his when he said “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me” (Rev. 3:20 WEB).

These words of Jesus reveals that in addition to  confessing that one is his or God’s, one needs to advance in one’s Christian walk to the “secret place” of his presence  or intimacy with God where one receives revelation or insight into God’s mind, will and purposes. He “knocks” by offering himself to those who are his in many ways especially through the Holy Spirit that testifies of him and indwells the believer and through the Word of God which he personifies (John 1).

Those who qualify to be Jesus’ disciples, he calls friends (John 15:15), for unlike servants they have access to revelation of Father’s words and therefore his secrets and will through Jesus, they are the ones who accept to open the door of their lives to a knocking Jesus. They accept the invitation of Jesus to “come up here” (Rev. 4:1) to abide with him closely, so that through intimacy they know God, receive His power, favour and revelatory gifts as Daniel did.

Jesus Christ also makes it clear that obedience to his will which demonstrates love for him is the key (John 14:21-26) to entering his and Father God’s presence or glory. This produces a life that is purposeful unto God.

Brethren, God has not changed since the days of Daniel and as long as we are willing and completely surrendered to Him, God’s plans and purposes will be fulfilled in our lives. If per chance you feel you have made too many mistakes and think it is too late or you are too old to get back on track, I have a message for you today,  it does not matter how old we are for we can start afresh with God at any age or stage. Determine today to begin or to continue at all costs to live a purpose driven life founded on the Word of God in total surrender so as to fulfill God’s destiny for your life.

When you do this, it means you are living in obedience to God’s precious Word; key scriptures such as

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” (Matthew 6:33 KJV)

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.” (Proverbs 5:3-8 KJV).

God is willing to do whatever it takes to help us live a purpose driven life so that we are stay on course fulfilling our God given destinies. He forgives us again and again or endless times and He is a God of second, third, fourth or multiple chances. The only condition is that we acknowledge our sins and repent before him (1 John 1:9), surrendering our lives totally to Him so as to exchange our purposes for His.

PROPHETIC POEMS

  1. Significant unto Self
    Introduction:
    I felt led to contemplate on the futility and consequences of life without God. The ultimate purposeless life is one lived without God. Self worth attained by placing one’s significance in things and achievements instead of God is meaningless as is life without God of our Lord Jesus Christ in general. “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” (Ecc. 1:2).

Significant unto Self

“I am significant”
repeat this in a trance,
believe it at a glance
at your achievements
and accolades.

What is the purpose
if you have no repose
only tension with no solution?

What is the purpose
if you see the broad way of death
but are blind to the narrow way of life?

What is the purpose
if your hands are tied
and you ride on the waves
of hell and cannot tell
when Jesus calms the tide so you can walk by
faith and not by sight and be set alight to do what is right?

There is no purpose!
©Deborah E.Nyamekye 14/01/2016

2. Intimacy with Purpose

Introduction:
The intimate relationship a Christian has with Abba Father through Christ Jesus automatically results in them having a purpose in life beyond this relationship because through it they become like Daniel as they “purpose” in their heart that they “would not defile” themselves but rather live sanctified or consecrated lives unto God.

This means through obedience and surrender as Daniel they are able to know their God, receive His strength and arise in His power to do exploits.

This poem is about a person who not only wants to live a worshipful life unto God “cradled” in his arms (fat with His blessed presence and glory) but desires more than just merely warming church pews… so to speak! He or she desires to be of use to Him for the sake of the world as a “City set on a hill”, or a light that cannot be hidden.
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Intimacy with Purpose

Almighty God,
dwelling in thy Secret Place I see thy face
and I am love struck  and stricken by thy grace.
I have nothing in my palms to give thee as a
holy offering of alms, so I give myself to
thee as a babe cradled in thy arms.

I abide under the shadow of the Almighty,
not so that I can sleep, oblivious to the trillions
of issues in the deep, but so that I can learn to
discern thy will, be strong in the power of thy
might and emit thy light as a city set on a hill.

For Jesus said to me “You are the light of the world like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father(1)”.

((1)Matthew 5:14-16 NLT, Psalm 91:1, Eph.6:10) ©Deborah E.Nyamekye 26/01/2016

©Deborah E.Nyamekye 29/01/2016

Poems are part of Poetry in new Books:  Our God Reigns: Inspirational Prophetic Christian Poetry  Part 1 & 2 for sale here: www.amazon.com/author/nyamekyede

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