Lessons from Advent 11: Let the King of Glory come in…who is this King of Glory, Psalm 24

We are still centred on the visit of the Magi to Jesus. The Lord began to deal with me with who they were welcome and if what their journey was to do was found in other Scripture. The Lord drew my attention the Scripture in Psalm 24 which shows us the way we welcome the King of Glory. The King of Glory is Jesus. When we welcome the King the King manifests. The problem that in the Church we only focus on the Saviour, and as such the Church is weak in exercising Judicial Authority. For Jesus to be welcomed … Continue reading Lessons from Advent 11: Let the King of Glory come in…who is this King of Glory, Psalm 24

Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

1 Samuel 1. When we consider the story of Hannah we see the impact of social attitudes and prejudice. Barrenness was regarded as a curse from God. That person was ostracized. So when Hannah year in year went to the temple was confronted with a barrier with God, wondering why she would be “cursed” this way. Why did God allow this situation? We are also confronted by the fact that even in her own home she was confronted by her lack of achievement. Her rival, other wife of her husband was almost always pregnant. She would have doubted her husband’s … Continue reading Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny