Glory of God Prayer Group, St. Cecilia Parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana - Let Your Light Shine

Saint of the Day

God is happiness and peace

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C. S. Lewis

You can't get a cup of tea big enough

You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.   C. S. Lewis

The unexamined life

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

Affection

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C. S. Lewis

Education without values

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis

Faith

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Saint Augustine

Pride

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. Saint Augustine

Death, a blessings

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. Socrates

Scatter there Thy cheerful beams

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. Saint Augustine

Will

Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider. Saint Augustine

The souls of the righteous are immortal …

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. Socrates

Two kinds of people

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.' C. S. Lewis

Believe that you may understand

Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. Saint Augustine

The shelter of compassion and pity

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. Francis of Assisi

Forsaken by sin

To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it. Saint Augustine

Have peace fully in your heart

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. Francis of Assisi

We do it to God

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible. Mother Teresa

Seek to love, not to be loved

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love. Francis of Assisi

I willingly cure him for the love of God

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God. Mother Teresa

Authority of woman

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior. Socrates

It is as if most human beings are configured to be automatically  afraid whenever there are challenges. This auto-panic device makes even some Holy Spirit filled Christians to cry out, complain and wish for a return to their former ways of life when they go through a test.  In fact, when this auto-panic device is activated, it automatically uninstalls any faith application. Therefore, at this stage, anxiety, fear, worry, hopelessness, dejection etc. begin to control such a person.

The people of Israel had this application installed in their system. This made it difficult for them to trust God no matter the number of assurances given to them. So, even when God was working out a miracle for them, their natural response was to question Moses, "Why did you bring us out of Egypt?...It was far better for us to be the slaves of the Egyptians than to die in the desert."

Beloved, if you are saved, faith should be your natural response to the things you face in life. I don't know that which is causing you to panic. I don't know why you want to give up on God. I don't know the things you fear most which are pursuing you. No matter what they are, I want to encourage you with the words of Moses, "Fear not! Stand your ground, and you will see the victory the Lord will win for you today. These Egyptians whom you see today you will never see them again. The Lord Himself will fight for you; you only have to keep still." Delete any auto-panic device installed in your system and allow God to install the faith application in you today.

Shalom!

Key Text:
Exodus 14:5-18

Paa Sammy
( Adom Fie, Kumasi)

 

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