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Meet Him at the Right Place

I love to read the story of King David, including his one day adulterous affair he had with the married woman and the consequences of that fateful day (2 Samuel 11 & 12).

David got anointed by God; not so he would be famous and renowned king which he was but so that God’s name would be known and praised as King David wipes out the enemy of God’s people. The best thing about this truth is that, David knew it all along! Listen to this: Continue reading Meet Him at the Right Place

True Love Waits!

A4P Guest: I’m a 36 year-old woman and I’ve been dating a man (38 years old) for a couple years now. We both are born again Christians. This year, I was expecting him to propose to me but he doesn’t even talk about marriage at all. I told him in several occasions how much I desire to get married. But he usually changes the subject and avoids it totally. What do you advise me to do?

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Wow!

“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.” James 1:27

Wow!

Worthless!

It means their religion or the relationship they claim they have with Jesus has no value or use; or their religion “deserves contempt.” ///

What He Opens No One Can Shut

You have no idea how many messages I receive literally every day from young people who are sharing with me how God is pressing upon their heart to go into a ministry. So, I want to prepare this message to advise and encourage those young people and also to encourage you, a Christian.

Jesus said, “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” (John 10:27)

We all who profess to follow Christ are Jesus’ sheep and Jesus is our Shepherd. And our Shepherd said, we listen to His voice and follow Him.

But it is getting harder and harder every day to listen to our Shepherd’s voice. We sometimes get confused. Some people come and prophesy on us in the name of Jesus, telling us to serve God in ways that we are not gifted and called.

But if we stay focused on our Shepherd as we cling to His words and promises, we will be able to clearly hear His voice and follow His lead. We don’t end up going astray or panic when people close doors on us. We calmly wait for our Shepherd to open another door, a door that no one can shut.

So, I want to encourage all of you to first find your call and once you identify your call, strive to grow in it.

I will try my best to have this video captioned in English for those of you who can’t understand Amharic.

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May God bless you all! ///