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

Saint of the Day

Man cannot diminish God's glory

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. C. S. Lewis

Pride of wealth

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. Socrates

Our life of poverty

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them. Mother Teresa

Seeking without that wert within

I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within. Saint Augustine

Perfect moderation

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. Saint Augustine

Faith

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

Make me an instrument of thy peace

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi

Words of light

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. Mother Teresa

Come unto me all ye that labor

I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden. Saint Augustine

God's love

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine

Intense love does not measure

Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. Mother Teresa

The richest

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. Socrates

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

Fear vs reverence

Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence. Socrates

Charity and wisdom

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Francis of Assisi

The gift of overcoming self

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Francis of Assisi

Hear the other side

Hear the other side. Saint Augustine

He that is jealous is not in love

He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine

The cause makes the martyr

It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr. Saint Augustine

There is nothing we go through that God does not know. He sees, He feels, He hears and He knows. God knows all the challenges, difficulties and problems His children go through. He is not unconcerned. He is not indecisive about your situation. In fact, God has made a decision to deliver you and He will do it!

When the people of Israel were in captivity, it looked as if the Lord had abandoned them. They were in need of deliverance but that looked like an impossibility. There was no way they as a people could fight against Pharaoh and his army but when God intervened, the whole game changed. God told Moses to tell the Israelites that, "I am concerned about you and about the way you are being treated in Egypt; so I have decided to lead you up out of the misery of Egypt into the land of the  Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites, a land flowing with milk and honey."

Beloved, the Lord is concerned about your situation. He has therefore decided to intervene. He has taken over the fight so be assured that you are already victorious. The Lord will force the enemy to give up. He says "I will stretch out my hand, therefore, and smite Egypt by doing all kinds of wondrous deeds there. After that he will send you away." It's just a matter of time!

 Shalom!

Key Text:
Exodus 3:13-20

Paa Sammy
(Adom Fie, Kumasi)

 

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