February 22 BIBLE LIFE

February 22 BIBLE LIFE

David and his followers lost their family and possessions to foreign invaders, and they lamented bitterly. No one knew what next to do except David! He consulted God for directions, and God helped him. The scripture reported, “So David and his men came to the city, and there it was, burned with fire; and their wives, their sons, and their daughters had been taken captive. Then David and the people who were with him lifted up their voices and wept, until they had no more power to weep. And...Read more
February 21 BIBLE LIFE

February 21 BIBLE LIFE

Fellow country people hated Jesus Christ and abused him till death. However, the Son of God responded with love and he asked God to forgive his offenders. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do” (Luke 23:34). Some insults and abuse that Jesus suffered from his country fellows are as highlighted below: 1. People and their rulers said “He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of God” (Luke 23:35). 2. The soldiers mocked him and gave him...Read more
February 20 BIBLE LIFE

February 20 BIBLE LIFE

Sin made God turned his back against King Saul when he needed him mostly. God refused to answer Saul’s prayer during war, and he did not direct him on how to handle an approaching war. Therefore, Saul compromised his standard and he sought for a substitute medium; he approached a spirit medium for directions, but all to the detriment of his soul! King Saul eventually lost the battle, and he died through the enemies’ assaults.   The scripture reported King Saul’s ordeal, “Then the...Read more
February 19 BIBLE LIFE

February 19 BIBLE LIFE

Judge Pilate considered the Pharisees’ arguments against Jesus, but he could not justify any reason to condemn him to death. Pilate engaged the chief priests and said, “You have brought this Man to me, as one who misleads the people. And indeed, having examined Him in your presence, I have found no fault in this Man concerning those things of which you accuse Him; no, neither did Herod, for I sent you back to him; and indeed nothing deserving of death has been done by Him” (Luke 23:14-15)....Read more
February 18 BIBLE LIFE

February 18 BIBLE LIFE

King Saul made a wrong turn when he attempted to kill David, and he fell into David’s domain. Meanwhile, David showed mercy on his brutal enemy, and he allowed him to go scot-free! The scripture explained what motivated David to free King Saul. David had said to his men, “The Lord forbid that I should do this thing to my master, the Lord’s anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the Lord” (1 Samuel 24:6).   Lesson: Children of God must realize that our...Read more
February 17 BIBLE LIFE

February 17 BIBLE LIFE

Judas Iscariot released himself for devil’s use, and he betrayed Jesus Christ with a kiss. It is reported, “And while He was still speaking, behold, a multitude; and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near to Jesus to kiss Him. But Jesus said to him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?” (Luke 22:47-48).   Lesson: If a close associate like Judas Iscariot can betray Jesus Christ who else should we trust? (Luke 22:47-48). It is obvious...Read more
February 16 BIBLE LIFE

February 16 BIBLE LIFE

Jesus prayed for his disciples, and he prayed for himself also. He said to Peter, “…Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to me, strengthen your brethren” (Luke 22:31-32). Jesus also challenged his disciples to pray for themselves; he practically demonstrated his teaching. The scripture reported, “Coming out, He went to the Mount of Olives, as He was accustomed, and...Read more
February 15 BIBLE LIFE

February 15 BIBLE LIFE

The church at Jerusalem held a conference to determine whether they should exempt non-Jewish Christians from observing Jewish tradition. The conference concluded that it is only essential for Christians to serve God in liberty of their spirit to prevent inhibition of the gospel. The Church elders wrote a letter to Paul as quoted, “…But concerning the Gentiles who believe, we have written and decided that they should observe no such thing, except that they should keep themselves from...Read more
February 14 BIBLE LIFE

February 14 BIBLE LIFE

Prophet Elijah proved the authenticity of God’s power to shame King Ahab that wanted him dead. Elijah commanded God’s fire to rain down on the king’s soldiers until the last man sent to arrest him submitted to God’s honor. It is reported, “The king sent to him (Elijah) a captain of fifty with his fifty men. So he went up to him; and there he was, sitting on the top of a hill. And he spoke to him: “Man of God, the king has said, ‘Come down!’” So Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty,...Read more
February 13 BIBLE LIFE

February 13 BIBLE LIFE

Christians are required to read our bible and apply any lesson learned into our lives. Believers are charged to appropriately utilize godly teachings into our lives so that we can prosper! The scripture stated, “For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a...Read more