Raise your voice (in Christ)

But David said to Abishai, “Do not destroy him; for who can stretch out his hand against the Lord’s anointed, and be guiltless?” David said furthermore, “As the Lord lives, the Lord shall strike him, or his day shall come to die, or he shall go out to battle and perish. The Lord forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the Lord’s anointed. 1 Sam 26:9-11

The anointed king of Israel was Saul but he sinned and God rejected him as the nation’s ruler. Continue reading

Be Redeemed

Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. 1 Peter 1:18-19

No amount of money can redeem you. It is only through the blood of Jesus. Continue reading

Sacrifice of thanksgiving

“But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed.
Salvation is of the Lord.”
So the Lord spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land. Jonah 2:9-10

It doesn’t seem like a thanksgiving message but Jonah made this offer to the Lord and the Lord accepted. Continue reading

Prosperity is from God.

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. Isa 6:1

In my opinion, there is a difference in Isaiah’s writing in Chapters 1-5 as compared to 6-66. Continue reading