Tag - Prisoner

Prisoners Of Hope

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture:Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, you prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. O-bservation:Zechariah, the prophet, emphasized that even though the people of Israel were being held captive in Babylon, they had hope in their great God that He would deliver them and bring them out of captivity back home to their native land. Theologians through the years have used this verse as a metaphor for believers in Jesus being held in whatever kind of bondage and being hopeful that one day their Lord...

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The UNDERDOG Champion

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Psalm 146:7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets prisoners free. O-bservation: The Psalmist says what most "Followers Of Jesus" already know. Our God is "The UNDERDOG Champion!" A-pplication: The first category of underdogs is the OPPRESSED. Jesus cares for those who are suffering injustice of any kind. Never, ever do we read of Jesus walking by someone who was oppressed and that He just kept walking. No! He's always tuned in to that cry … "Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me!" He also cares for...

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Just Be A Blessing

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 28:9 When this had happened, the rest of the sick on the island came and were cured. O-bservation: St. Paul, now a prisoner, sailed under guard toward Rome with 275 other shipmates. They hit a terrible storm and were shipwrecked on the Island of Malta. Because of Paul’s "Prayer of Faith," all 276 of them swam to shore safely. Once there, Paul was taken to the house of the head of the Island, the Roman leader Publius. His father was sick and Paul prayed for him and he was healed. Once the word got...

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Prisoners of Hope

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, you prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. O-bservation: Israel had suffered for many years under the rule of the Babylonians when this prophecy was given. And now Cyrus of Persia had issued an order for the Jewish exiles to commence their slow return to Jerusalem to rebuild first the walls ... and then the temple. In the process, the Prophet speaks for The Lord when he calls them "Prisoners of Hope." He says to the people of Israel, "I'm...

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