Walking in the Assurance of GOD’S Promises.

The reason we have so much distress and violence in this current world, because we have failed to live by HIS commandments.

Do you know the truth? We cannot truly love our God unless, we also love the whole of His creation, which includes all of our fellow human beings.

Deuteronomy 6:5-7

5. “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

6. “And these words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart;

7. and you shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.”

Satan tries to convince us to act on our strength and not God’s help; and that we counter to God’s will, if we are going to be successful. Satan tries to convince us that if we walk in the ways of God, we won’t have any fun. He is lying.

We may indulge in short pleasure, but be in guilt and pain for a lifetime. To walk in the assurance of God’s promises will bring us joy, to all the days of our lives.

If we never attended church, if we never read our Holy Bibles, if we never attended Sunday school or Bible studies, we will never learn, we are missing!

We are good at making excuses, as the fox who couldn’t reach the wonderfully sweet grapes did, by saying that they were sour. But the truth of the matter was that the grapes were indeed sweet. Almost as much as the Lord’s word.

The more we learn this truth, the more we desire to acquire more wisdom.

The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:13): “And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” We say The Lord’s Prayer over and over again, but do we live up? For if we don’t, then God is not compel to live up to His part, either.

We might say, “Well, let God show me first, and then I will listen.” He has given us His promises, and He even put them in writing. We have to take the next step.

We have to live in the lifestyle that God tells us to live. God has established the pathways on which we are to walk so that no evil will befall us, but we have to be willing to walk upon them.

Most of us walk on sidewalks on city pavements that keep us safe from all the traffic, but if we, insist on walking in the middle of the road, we may risk of being hit, and it would be our own fault.

When evil befalls on us, all our own fault, when we fail to walk according to the will of God.

Psalmist, 119:134. Redeem me from the oppression of man, that I may keep Thy precepts.

The more we keep harmony to live with our neighbor, the less we oppress one another.

But our society doesn’t live this way, does it? We oppress one another. But that’s no reason to give up.

God’s promises are still true.

And if each one of us learns to walk in the assurance of His promises, God is faithful to fulfill all that He says, at least we will have His joy.

We may end up suffering to some extent for the sins of our society, but we should never lose our hope and joy in the Lord. And, most importantly, we much always keep trying to make this a more loving and peaceful world for all humans.

We need to regularly attend church and encourage your neighbor’s to join for Bible studies, if we want to see a change in our lives. We shall receive more blessings; and we shall receive abundantly and receive best ones.

If we truly want our children to have a better life, then we have to provide them an opportunity, don’t we? Convincing them that what we desire is good for them, to set the proper example.

And since the word of God is the basis for all wisdom and joyful living, then we must begin by learning that word together as a family. It doesn’t mean that everything will be perfect, for it won’t, because the world around us is still corrupt.

But one thing is certain: if we, individually, live and walk in the assurance of God’s promises, we will get through these difficult times much more easily.

And in the process, we will learn more wisdom.

“The light and joy of the Lord will never go out, unless we turn it off”. Seek a closer personal relationship with the Lord this year, and everything else begins to improve.

But each of us has to respond to the promises already set forth by God, if we are going to experience the results.

Love never fails!

Amen.

Sushanth Daniel

For Agape Branch Community

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The Power of Silent Hours

The Power of Silent Hours – Deepika Emmanuel Sagar
Isaiah 40:8 The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever

Agape Branch Community is excited to introduce the author Deepika Emmanuel Sagar.


She is gifted with abundant talent in writing, she is zestful and her devotionals are inspirational. We wish her more success and pray that many more such books would be published. We highly recommend  readers to grab a copy today.


“The Power of Silent Hours” is a unique combination of devotionals, poetry and psalms. This book presents devotionals that would help you to connect your blessings, the smallest and biggest events of your life, with the grace of God and the poetry and psalms would give words to your emotions that follow.

The book aims at developing a perspective of connecting events with the love and protection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This devotional is based on many such day-to-day activities, which would help you to remember and recall the teachings every time you come across similar situations. Renew your mind by spending silent hours with God !

Review:Rev/Professor Vijay Alige

Poetry is one of the kinds of literature used in the Bible. Poetry is found all most in every book of the Bible. Psalms are filled with poetical expressions . Godlymen in the OT times expressed their feelings, emotions and experiences in the form of poetry which is very clear in the book of Psalms. Psalms are the great source of encouragement for the believers as they meditate on the Psalms.     In similar manner, Deepika Emmanuel Sagar has written the book, the Power of Silent Hours which shows her deep knowledge and meditation of the Scriptures. This book of devotions comes from her own experience of drawing close to God irrespective of the circumstances. The poetry is the very result of her intimate fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ. The Power of Silent Hours is indeed a great blessing for many.

Agape Branch Community, had a privilege in distributing 25 books, “The Power of Silent Hours” to young and spirited theology students in Hyderabad Telangana. We are thankful to Rev. Vijay Alige, for  helping in distribution.

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Our Lord Cares

‘At once the Spirit sent him out in the desert, and he was in the desert forty days, being tempted by Satan’ (Mark 1:12).

The life of a believer is not free from trials and temptations. When we prepare ourselves for the work of the Lord, Satan starts working against us. But the best consolation and encouragement in all this is that Jesus is able to relate to our emotions and weaknesses.  He has gone through much more than we will ever experience.


Mark 1:12 states at once he was sent into the wilderness. Jesus, God’s own Son, was tempted and had His faith tested for forty days by Satan! Jesus was tempted in his human form, so He is able to personally relate to the hardships we undergo.  The fact that Jesus was tested like this, assures us that God will test our faith and endurance too before giving us greater responsibility. The willingness may be there, but He needs to develop our inner strength to take on His work.


At times, we might wonder why a particular situation is happening to us. God might be honing us to help others in a similar situation. Jesus knows our every weakness as He has experienced it and knows what it means to be tired, sad, and so on. Just look at the plans that God has for us; He sent his Son in human form that He could save us and let His life be an example of perfect faith for us to learn from.


Whatever your situation may be, Jesus can relate. Go ahead and talk to Him, casting all your cares and living a life under His divine assurance

-Deepika Saagar

 

 

 

 

 

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