Tag - Protection

Have You Ever Had A Bad Day?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 38:6 So they took Jeremiah and put him into the cistern of Malkijah, the king’s son, which was in the courtyard of the guard. They lowered Jeremiah by ropes into the cistern; it had no water in it, only mud, and Jeremiah sank down into the mud. O-bservation: The King of Judah at this time was Zedekiah, and one of his sons was Malkijah. The son, along with a number of the guards and the king’s associates, implored Jeremiah to stop prophesying that anyone who stayed in Judah would be killed by the...

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The Sword Of The Lord

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Jeremiah 47:6 Alas, sword of the Lord, how long till you rest? Return to your sheath; cease and be still.’ O-bservation: Take out an ancient map of Israel and read this chapter again. It seems as if God is wielding his sword against each one of Israel’s ten foes at that time in history. Picture God standing in the middle of tiny Israel and turning three hundred and sixty degrees in a circle with his sword drawn to ward off Israel’s enemies. Jeremiah knows them all well and knows that judgment is coming to...

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God’s Eye Is On US Too … In A Good Way

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ezra 5:5a But the eye of their God was watching over the elders of the Jews. O-bservation: Ezra, the priest of Israel at the time of this scripture, said that Haggai and Zechariah, both prophets of Israel, had prophesied from the Lord. Zerubbabel and Joshua, both leaders of God’s people, began rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem. But during this time other administrators of King Darius Of Persia, the ruling force at that time, came and asked the Jewish workers who had authorized them to rebuild the temple. When this happened, Ezra remarked, “The eye...

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Their Protection Is Gone!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Numbers 14:9c Their protection is gone, but the Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them. O-bservation: Joshua and Caleb had come back from searching out the Promised Land with ten other Israeli spies. They were the only two who were positive. The other ten spies said there's no way. The people believed the negative report, but Joshua and Caleb said, "Their Protection Is Gone, we can defeat them.” A-pplication: In life, it always comes down to whose report will you believe? The twelve spies Moses had selected to spy out the land of...

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The MINISTRY Is God’s Protection For The Nation

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Numbers 1:53 The Levites, however, are to set up their tents around the tabernacle of the covenant law so that my wrath will not fall on the Israelite community. The Levites are to be responsible for the care of the tabernacle of the covenant law. O-bservation: As God directed Moses to count the people of Israel, He also directed Moses as to where the different tribes were to be arranged in the wilderness. The Levites, who represented the MINISTRY, were situated around the Tabernacle to protect the "Rule of Law" for the nation. A-pplication: In this...

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