SEE, THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN

โ€œHow are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!โ€ (2 samuel 1:27).

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Samuel had previously told Saul, โ€œTomorrow you and your sons will join me, and the Lord will also give the army of Israel over to the Philistinesโ€ (1 Samuel 28: 19). Saul with his three sons died as prophesied. Saulโ€™s death proximate his failure to entirely destroy the Amalekites. David was informed about this death and he was grieved.

He then composed a dirge for Saul and Jonathan. In his opening and closing elegy we find these words, โ€œHow are the mighty fallenโ€. David was not asking a question as how did the mighty fall. He was saying, โ€œSee how the mighty soldiers have fallen!โ€ Yes, the mighty soldiers have fallen! They have been stripped off their weapons.

God is Spirit; we are spirit and must worship Him in spirit and in truth. How many times have you failed to kill all the Amalekites in your life? Can you make Heaven with any Amalekite of laziness, secret sin, gossip, greed, covetousness, envy, or unforgiving in you? The battle of the last days will be fierce and if you have a mole of these in your heart, you will die spiritually and be stripped off your holiness.

Saul was a mighty soldier, but when he failed to kill all the Amalekites, he became very weak and died shamefully; the Lord departed from him. Oh, how the mighty soldiers have fallen! Their weapons are rendered useless, they are dead.
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*PRAYER:* Heavenly Father, uphold my footsteps in Your path of righteousness and help me endure to the end. *AMEN*
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THE LOWER AND UPPER SPRINGS

‘Achsah answered, โ€œGive me a blessing; since you have given me the [dry] land of the Negev (South country), give me springs of water, too.โ€ So he gave her the upper springs and the lower springs’ (Joshua 15:19, AMP).

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Caleb promised to offer the hand of Achsah his daughter to anyone who would defeat Kirjathsepher; Othniel did and married her. The fatherโ€™s gift to them was the city Negev which means dry. Achsah later requested of her father springs of water– she never asked him to change the land, but he should give her springs of water. Her father gave her lower and upper springs– so one spring was located at a higher altitude and one at a lower altitude.

The apostles took the Kingdom by force; it will be same and even more as the rapture nears. Our battle will involve moments of dryness and resisting the flesh and the cares of this world. If you find yourself in Negev (dry moment), be resolute and go to Him in prayer for the upper and lower springs.

If God takes the battle from you, there will be no victory. The lower spring is the power gained through humility to overcome sin. The upper spring is a taste in the Spirit of His Kingdom while on earth. In the day of dryness, you shout from the depth of your spirit and say, ‘I am sure that which I am suffering now cannot compare with the glory that will be shown to me’. These springs from the Holy Spirit will flow together in our time, but require your humility.
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*PRAYER:* Lord Jesus, please fill me with the lower and upper springs. *AMEN*
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SWEET FRAGRANCE OF THE DIFFUSED GOSPEL

๐Ÿ—ฃMEMORY VERSE: _”And they said unto him, From a very far country thy servants are come, because of the name of the LORD thy God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt”_ Joshua 9:9 (KJV)

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The Gibeonites were not part of the Israelites who migrated from the land of Egypt. Through series of miracles and the proof of God’s omnipotence in bringing out the people of Israel, they came to acknowledge the need to affiliate themselves to the Israelites.

Joshua’s fame was noised all over the neighboring communities because God was with him (Joshua 6:27). As God’s, aroma, he was able to diffuse his power until the Gibeonites came to be saved from destruction. God did not disappoint them after they had accepted to live by the terms of the league.

Our new birth in Christ has made us His ambassadors. There are many others who have not tasted God’s gift of salvation which comes through our Lord Jesus Christ. They will be saved only if we take the Word of God to their reach, and live the Word we preach.

The end time is near. Our families, friends and community folks must be attracted to the saving power of God before His wrath is poured upon the unregenerate. We must diffuse the whole Gospel to them in order to keep them out of the consequences of missing Heaven (2Corinthians 2:15)
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*PRAYER:*Lord Jesus, use me as your trusted servant to win souls. *AMEN*
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GRACED TO BE RESPONSIBLE

๐Ÿ—ฃMEMORY VERSE: _”The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.”_Psalm 145:8 (KJV)
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The grace of God brought us into salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the unmerited favor which bestows upon us the mercy and strength of God. Unlike the law which strictly demanded imperfect humanity to do the perfect will of God, grace and mercy supply all believers with the ability to live uprightly.

By the grace of God, we are blessed with the ability to abstain from sin; for the grace has granted us the Spirit of God to reside in our hearts and keep us transformed into the fullness in Christ’s righteousness. With the conquering of carnal cravings for waywardness, believers have no more reason to complain.

Before the imminent coming of our Savior Jesus Christ, Christians are not to abuse the graciousness of God. Grace does not permit us to keep on sinning as many people do not think so. We are to act responsibly according to the purpose for which the grace was given to us.

As heavenly candidates, our successful lives depend on how we are able to work out our salvation to suit the purpose for which we are graced by the Spirit of God. Be a responsible and graced Christian who does the will of God, without any stain of sin.
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*PRAYER:*Gracious God, enhance my ability to subject my life to you completely, in Jesus name. *AMEN*
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THE PUNISHMENT OF SIN

“You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.”
Amos 3:2KJV

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Israel is a nation after God’s own heart and in the past, He set them apart to display His Glory among other nations. They were the only nation that carried God’s presence in all their journeys; they manifested His Omnipotence.

The Bible records that God stirred up the enemies of Israel against them whenever they sinned against Him. When God’s People do not glorify Him, He glorifies Himself by punishing them. Sin carries its punishments. Those whom God knows receive His severe chastisements when they disobey Him. The Bible says, “For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth”. (Heb.12:6).

The Church is God’s special Family in the midst of our numerous earthly families; therefore, He will punish her for all her iniquities. The Bible says, _”For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? (1Pet. 4:17-18)_

The trumpet is about sounding. Let’s repent of all our sins and prepare to meet Our LORD!
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PRAYER: Forgive me all my sins Lord Jesus. Please make me perfect as the Father in your Name I pray.
AMEN

THOSE GOD KNOWS.

“You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.”
(Amos 3:2KJV)
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God’s Love for His Children is inexpressible. He renews His Steadfast Love and Mercy for us every morning for each day comes with its own problems. The Lord knows His Children; He will neither leave nor forsake them. Christians are a peculiar people in God’s sight; they have a lasting relationship with Him.

God is like the sun; He illuminates every darkness in man. The closer you are to Him, the brighter you behold your sins. God knows our thoughts and the desires of our hearts. He knows all our secret sins; He has given us time to repent and yield our will unto Him.

The Lord revealed that those who professed to know Him are more than those whom He knows in this world. And only those He knows will make it to His Kingdom for they are obedient to His Words. The Bible says, “Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity” (2Tim. 2:19).

Beloved, the Lord is no respecter of persons. Once you sin against Him, you’ll never be acquitted in His Court Room unless you repent.
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PRAYER: “Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting” (Psalm 139:23-24)
AMEN
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THE END TIME EXTRA OIL

โ€œBut the wise took flasks of oil along with them [also] with their lampsโ€ (Matthew 25:4 AMPC).

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*๐Ÿ“ฎMESSAGE*

The Kingdom of Heaven was compared to ten virgins for which five entered while five did not enter. This parable does not only hint about the end of a manโ€™s life, but the rapture.

Your revival in this end time does not only depend on your lamp with its oil, but the extra oil you carry. This extra oil is not the anointing to heal the sick, raise the dead nor cast out demons. The anointing to prepare for the rapture is your joy to serve the Lord. Every sin in your life is midnight– pleasure in sin and the joy to sleep when you ought to watch and pray.

The midnight cry has started for it is signified by the rapture, Heaven, hell and the 666 stories and videos you hear and watch. You get terrified for few days and forgetโ€” you do not have the joy to obey the Lord.

The joy to redeem your soul from eternal destruction strengthened Jesus Christ to endure the cross. He did not count the miracles He performed, but looked to the joy that was set before Him. To God, you are wise if you cede your will to Him and endure all the losses for His peace. It is with this you can say, โ€œThe Joy of the Lord is my strengthโ€.
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*PRAYER:* Lord Jesus, give me wisdom so I can take extra oil. *AMEN*
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BE NOT HIS ENEMY

๐Ÿ—ฃMEMORY VERSE: “God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious: the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.” Nahum 1:2 (KJV)

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God’s jealousy is severer than the jealousy of a disappointed husband. His love for humanity is very deep and unconditional to the extent that He has given us every thing we need through Jesus Christ.

He came all out to give us His best and humanity cannot turn away from His incomparable love and ever find eternal peace. Those who have failed to love Him with total obedience to His Word, have become His enemies. He will reserve His everlasting punishment for all of them.

It is not His will to destroy any body in the Lake of Fire but those who do not share in His will cannot live together with Him in Heaven. Since He cannot watch the atoning sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ to go waste, sin will invite eternal punishment upon all sinners.

Unfortunately, Christians who sin and refuse to repent, will become part of His enemies. In fact, their punishment will be more disastrous because they have the chance to drink from His Cup of Salvation.

Children of God will not taste His indignation. If they keep on following His commandment, He will finally gather them into His Kingdom. The trumpet is about sounding. Therefore, we must trust and obey God’s Word for the sake of His love for us.
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*PRAYER: LORD Jesus, let me taste of your love and not of your wrath. AMEN*
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SHORT TRIUMPH FOR THE WICKED

๐Ÿ—ฃMEMORY VERSE: “That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?” Job 20:5 (KJV)
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The Holy Bible refers to sinners as wicked and crooked. Wickedness does not have what it takes to love God and obey His Word. It always goes through the sinful way to achieve something temporal. God’s gift of salvation is despised and undermined by the wicked; for they don’t see the need to repent and turn to God through Jesus Christ.

One of the satanic mandates they have is to live selfishly and worldly, without caring about its eternal consequence. Since they live without eternity in view, they love this perishable world more than their souls. Their own definition of success in life is contrary to the achievement of perfection by the children of God.

Unfortunately for them, God is going to judge their wicked ways. He will let them know their nothingness in laying treasures for themselves on earth. Once they die, they will leave them behind and it will be of no use to their lost souls. Lust of the flesh, pride of life, anxiety, lawlessness and strife are all going to disappoint the wicked on the Judgment Day. However, the wicked can repent, give their lives to Jesus Christ and receive salvation from God.

As we await the Second Coming of Christ, we need to believe in Him and walk in His righteousness. We must be very content with what He gives us, instead of being anxious to get what is owned by the wicked. This world will pass away but as long as we live with eternity in view as Children of God, we can be assured of our eternal and incorruptible treasures in Heaven.

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*PRAYER:*Father in Heaven, give us the heart to set our affections on things above and on eternal triumph in Jesus Christ. *AMEN*
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SHORT TRIUMPH FOR THE WICKED

๐Ÿ—ฃMEMORY VERSE: “That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?” Job 20:5 (KJV)
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*๐Ÿ“ฎMESSAGE*

The Holy Bible refers to sinners as wicked and crooked. Wickedness does not have what it takes to love God and obey His Word. It always goes through the sinful way to achieve something temporal. God’s gift of salvation is despised and undermined by the wicked; for they don’t see the need to repent and turn to God through Jesus Christ.

One of the satanic mandates they have is to live selfishly and worldly, without caring about its eternal consequence. Since they live without eternity in view, they love this perishable world more than their souls. Their own definition of success in life is contrary to the achievement of perfection by the children of God.

Unfortunately for them, God is going to judge their wicked ways. He will let them know their nothingness in laying treasures for themselves on earth. Once they die, they will leave them behind and it will be of no use to their lost souls. Lust of the flesh, pride of life, anxiety, lawlessness and strife are all going to disappoint the wicked on the Judgment Day. However, the wicked can repent, give their lives to Jesus Christ and receive salvation from God.

As we await the Second Coming of Christ, we need to believe in Him and walk in His righteousness. We must be very content with what He gives us, instead of being anxious to get what is owned by the wicked. This world will pass away but as long as we live with eternity in view as Children of God, we can be assured of our eternal and incorruptible treasures in Heaven.

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*PRAYER:*Father in Heaven, give us the heart to set our affections on things above and on eternal triumph in Jesus Christ. *AMEN*
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