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DCLM Every day Manna 6 June 2022 Devotional By Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — No Quick Minimize

 

TOPIC: No Quick Minimize (DCLM Every day Manna 6 June 2022)

TEXT: 1 Kings 15:16-24 (KJV)

16 And there was conflict between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

17 And Baasha king of Israel went up towards Judah, and constructed Ramah, that he won’t endure any to exit or are available to Asa king of Judah.

18 Then Asa took all of the silver and the gold that had been left within the treasures of the home of the Lord, and the treasures of the king’s home, and delivered them into the hand of his servants: and king Asa despatched them to Benhadad, the son of Tabrimon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, saying,

19 There’s a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father: behold, I’ve despatched unto thee a gift of silver and gold; come and break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he could depart from me.

20 So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and despatched the captains of the hosts which he had towards the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all of the land of Naphtali.

21 And it got here to go, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off constructing of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.

22 Then king Asa made a proclamation all through all Judah; none was exempted: and so they took away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha had builded; and king Asa constructed with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.

23 The remainder of all of the acts of Asa, and all his would possibly, and all that he did, and the cities which he constructed, are they not written within the guide of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? However within the time of his previous age he was diseased in his ft.

24 And Asa slept along with his fathers, and was buried along with his fathers within the metropolis of David his father: and Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead.

KEY VERSE: “There’s a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father: behold, I’ve despatched unto thee a gift of silver and gold; come and break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he could depart from me” (1 Kings 15:19).

MESSAGE:

Males usually search brief reduce to success in life. Moderately than reside by God’s righteous commonplace, they search to attain success by any means doable. They justify their motion by arguing that the top justifies the means. That is regardless of their ethical failings and character flaws, all of which contravene God’s expectations from His youngsters.

Such was the start of the top for King Asa, who had begun effectively to rule Judah, and launched nice reforms within the land. He introduced again true worship of God and destroyed all objects of idolatry in Judah. He usually lived and dominated righteously. In return, God gave the land relaxation and prospered his reign.

Nevertheless, on the time he confronted an onslaught from Baasha, the king of Israel, as an alternative of turning to God, he sought assist from Benhadad, the king of Syria. When challenged by a prophet of God that he had gone astray, he arrested and imprisoned him, and oppressed anybody else who raised his voice towards his excesses. He was quickly struck by God with a illness in his ft. But in that situation, he wouldn’t flip to God, however sought therapy from physicians. They might not assist him and he died from that illness.

Usually, selecting the straightforward reasonably than the precise manner ends in better issues. It’s possible you’ll get the reprieve you search, however within the course of incur the anger of the Lord. By no means withdraw your belief from God due to current struggling, nor search answer to your drawback, aside from from God. It’s the surest approach to keep away from a lifetime of remorse and everlasting separation from Him.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
The life that pleases God is a marathon, not a fast and simple sprint.

THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
1 Chronicles 21-24

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

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