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DCLM Every day Manna 19 April 2022 Devotional By Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — Selections

TOPIC: Selections (DCLM Every day Manna 19 April 2022)

TEXT: Jeremiah 17:19-27 (KJV)

19 Thus stated the Lord unto me; Go and stand within the gate of the youngsters of the individuals, whereby the kings of Judah are available, and by the which they exit, and in all of the gates of Jerusalem;

20 And say unto them, Hear ye the phrase of the Lord, ye kings of Judah, and all Judah, and all of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, that enter in by these gates:

21 Thus saith the Lord; Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the sabbath day, nor carry it in by the gates of Jerusalem;

22 Neither carry forth a burden out of your homes on the sabbath day, neither do ye any work, however hallow ye the sabbath day, as I commanded your fathers.

23 However they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, however made their neck stiff, that they may not hear, nor obtain instruction.

24 And it shall come to cross, if ye diligently hearken unto me, saith the Lord, to herald no burden via the gates of this metropolis on the sabbath day, however hallow the sabbath day, to do no work therein;

25 Then shall there enter into the gates of this metropolis kings and princes sitting upon the throne of David, driving in chariots and on horses, they, and their princes, the lads of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and this metropolis shall stay for ever.

26 They usually shall come from the cities of Judah, and from the locations about Jerusalem, and from the land of Benjamin, and from the plain, and from the mountains, and from the south, bringing burnt choices, and sacrifices, and meat choices, and incense, and bringing sacrifices of reward, unto the home of the Lord.

27 But when ye is not going to hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and to not bear a burden, even coming into in on the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a hearth within the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.

KEY VERSE: “However they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, however made their neck stiff, that they may not hear, nor obtain instruction.” – (Jeremiah 17:23)


God, in His infinite knowledge, created man and gave him the liberty to make choices. For each choice, there are all the time choices and man should select what to do. Generally, the alternatives are merely between good and unhealthy. For each selection we make, there’s all the time a consequence. No matter selection man decides to make in the end comes again to find out his remaining vacation spot!

God despatched Prophet Jeremiah to remind the Israelites of their unfavourable behavior of rejecting His directions and the implications of rebel of their lives. He was additionally to remind them of the advantages that they might derive by obeying His phrases. The historical past of the Jewish nation confirms how their selections introduced unpalatable penalties upon them.

Basically, the search for freedom and independence has made man a sufferer of his selections. Adam and Eve selected the serpent’s recommendation in opposition to God’s they usually misplaced the backyard. Abraham selected to stroll with God and have become the daddy of countries. Joseph rejected the amorous advances of Potiphar’s spouse and landed in jail; however he was lifted to prominence. Judas selected thirty items of silver above his relationship with Jesus and he ended his life prematurely.

As you go about your actions immediately, do not forget that each selection you make will entice commensurate consequence. Disobedience is a selection. Nobody can compel you to disobey God in opposition to your will. Neither can anybody power you to serve God faithfully until you need to. The selection to obey or disobey is solely yours.

You’re the product of the alternatives you make.

Psalm 105-106

DCLM Every day Manna was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and Normal Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church located at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.

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