Tag: Word of God

His Promises, His Words

Sarah was promised a babe by God in her old age but laughed in disbelief.
Without a promise uttered by God, Hannah wept until she conceived, much to her relief.
Promises in His Word God gives, available for those ready to receive. Prophetic Words, the Almighty gives, even to the dismissive. 
So be it barrenness in the womb or in life’s pursuits, stand on Yahweh’s Words of Truth and He will never deny nor refuse.
©DENyamekye 16/10/2017

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The Warrior & his Weapon

James Naughtie, BBC Journalist reported on 7th January that Donald Trump’s “weapon of choice, forged for him like a legendary warrior’s sword in the furnace of the new technology, is Twitter”I take this opportunity to remind us, Remnants, Warriors of the Most High God that the “Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God” is our “Sharper than a two-edged sword” weapon of choice, flawless as 
“6..silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.” (Psa.12:6 KJV) 

in addition, I decree and declare that 

“no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These benefits are enjoyed by the servants of the LORD; their vindication will come from me. I, the LORD, have spoken!” (Isaiah 54:17 NLT)
  In Jesus’ Mighty Name Amen!!

In Obedience is Blessedness like no other

“27…a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and blessed are the breasts that nursed You.” 
28But He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.” (Luke 11:28 Berean Study Bible)

Jesus did not say “thank you” to the woman’s open praises of his mother for giving birth to him, instead he changed the subject immediately and used the time as an opportunity to teach and counsel for the benefit of the listeners.

This is an indication that while Jesus knew his mother Mary was blessed, praises directed at him and his mother on a human level were not of importance to him. To accomplish his mission on earth was His number one priority and this was confirmed in his response when he diverted attention from himself and his mother and placed it on a person’s relationship with God. The point Jesus was making is in his manner of response which was as follows:

 “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”

He was saying that the reward of obedience to God is blessedness. This blessedness is of a value that far out ways the blessedness of his mother who bore him.  
Brethren, in likeness to Christ, whatever we do in service to God which causes people to praise us, our mothers or families should not compel us to loose our focus on our mission or the message which is intended to bring multitudes to Christ or change lives for the glory of God. We should rather seize such opportunities as any other to glorify God in whatever manner befits the occasion as Jesus did in this account. 
Poem: Obey God

Obey God 

not by mere acts of motion, but out of love for Him in every situation.

Obey God

not out of trembling fear but out of reverential fear of God. 

Obey God 

not partially but completely, void of the force of the rod.

Obey God

so that as an overcomer from strife, He shall call you blessed and give you the crown of life. 

©January2017 Deborah E. Nyamekye 

Thy Word…Sweeter than Honey to my Mouth

We give thanks and praise to God for His mighty Word which is
“…living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart”(Heb. 4:12 WEB)

As believers in Jesus Christ, the Word of God (the Old and New Testament) is essential to us for holy living because as food gives nourishment to the body so the Word of God nourishes our spirits and souls.

When Jesus was undergoing temptation at the hands of Satan, Satan told him to prove that he was the Son of God, by turning stones into bread. But Jesus “answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God” (Matt.4:4 KJV)

Jesus himself spoke of the power of God (Holy Spirit) in his words when he said to his disciples

“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, [they] are spirit, and [they] are life. (John 6:63 KJV).

The personification of Jesus as both the Word and Spirit of God is evidenced in the following two scriptures:

-Jesus is the Word of God

1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2The same was in the beginning with God.3All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made….14And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.”(John 1:1-3,14 KJV)

-Jesus is the quickening (or Life-Giving) Spirit:

“So it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam [was made] a quickening spirit.”(1 Corinth. 15:45 KJV).

God’s Word is true:

“Thy word [is] true [from] the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments [endureth] for ever.” (Ps. 119:160 KJV).

We give thanks and praise to God that as we abide in Christ we know the truth and are set free from demonic bondage (John 8:32).

As the Word of God is true and life-giving so too we must speak life and truth into situations and people’s lives. In other words we must be instruments of blessing and encouragement not only by acts of service to God but in what we say because as God’s children, we are anointed by His indwelling Spirit.

We however take nothing for granted and our daily prayer should be as that of David

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.” (Psalm 19:14 KJV).

We have the Word of God available to us, His written Word and spoken word personally or through prophecy. May we meditate on God’s Word which is “sweeter than honey”(Psalm 119:103) in our mouth and receive the same “joy and rejoicing” in our hearts that Jeremiah did:

“Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.”(Jeremiah 15:16 KJV).

When we are afflicted we receive encouragement and comfort by reading and meditating about the goodness of God in His Word:

“This is my comfort in my affliction, for your word has revived me.(Ps.119:50)

“Unless thy law [had been] my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.”(Ps.119:92).

Proverbs 3:13 states “Blessed is the man who finds wisdom the man who gains understanding”.

Also we know that “there is no [Human] wisdom or understanding or counsel that can prevail against the Lord.” (Prov. 21:30).

So whose wisdom do we seek after?

The Lord’s of course; “How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!” (Proverbs 16:16).

In God and Christ “are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge hidden” (Colossians 2:3 KJV).

Our prayer to God daily should be “…teach [us] to number our days, that we may apply [our] hearts unto wisdom.” (Ps.90:12 KJV)

We praise God that we obtain His wisdom and understanding from reading and meditating on His Word:

“through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they [are] ever with me. I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies [are] my meditation. I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts… I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me… Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.” (Ps.119:98-100,102,104 KJV).

Seeking direction or guidance? As we read God’s word prayerfully we are led and guided by His wisdom

“Thy word [is] a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path (Ps.119:105 KJV). We are therefore able to refrain “our feet from every evil way” (vs 101).

Brethren, be reminded that the Word of God by which He created the world is “forever settled in heaven” (Ps.119:89) and therefore as we find security in God so too we find security in His Word.

Whatever He has planned concerning your life is settled and unchanging. As the rain comes down, so too God sends His Word into the earth realm for the fulfillment of His plans and purposes (Is. 55:10-12). This includes His prophetic words concerning your personal life.

Dear Father

We give you thanks and praise that whatever we need is found in your Word. We also thank you for the many times you speak to us personally as we meditate on scripture and through prophetic people assuring us that you are with us and in absolute control of our lives. Amen.

You are blessed. Determine to stay blessed!

Deborah Esther

©Deborah E. Nyamekye 17/12/2015

The Word of God vs Your word

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The Words of The Lord are pure Words as Silver tried in the furnace of the earth purified seven times! That is how perfect the Word is!
Let us think of every word we say and action before we do it and ask ourselves, what does The Lord say about this in His pure, perfect Word? Will my speech & action be pleasing to Him who called us from darkness into His Light, through Christ Yeshua our redeemer the Light of the World?

“16Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. 17And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.” (Col 3:16-17)
Blessings Deborah x

God’s Word in your Mouth

Encouraging word for you today.

  

Your positive confessions of God’s Word goes a long way towards sustaining your focus on your God given vision because it changes your mindset; 

Your “I can’t” become “I can” Your “I won’t” became “I will…”

You will be empowered and so nothing will stop you from doing the good that you know to do (not even yourself – Romans 7)

Your impossibilities become possibilities for greater is He (Most High God) who is in you than he who is in the World. 

I declare and decree a mindset change, a shift for you today and everyday of your life (if you are not already walking in it – more if you are!) so that you will be able to envisage and take hold of all God’s promises for you through His Word and prophetically spoken into your life.
Receive that which is yours ! – God’s divine empowerment and peace in the precious name of our one and only Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen! 
May God bless you and your family abundantly.

©Deborah E.Nyamekye 8/04/2016