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Morning Light – February 11th, 2016: On What Basis is Obedience to God Even Possible?

Morning Light – February 11th, 2016 Today: [Nehemiah Ten] On What Basis is Obedience to God Even Possible? In this chapter Nehemiah and Ezra induce the people to take a terrible curse on themselves if they don’t obey God. Have you ever done this? Have you ever prayed “Lord whatever it takes – I want to serve you”? In reality the only thing “it takes” is a right relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. We can’t add anything to our own moral or spiritual character that Jesus hasn’t already provided for through His own death, burial and resurrection. This is … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 10th, 2016: The Full Measure of Repentance

Morning Light – February 10th, 2016: The Full Measure of Repentance Today: [Nehemiah Nine] The Full Measure of Repentance. Is there any real need for you to repent once you become a Christian? What does it mean to repent anyway? Do we just show remorse, or is it necessary to be more public in our contrition? In this chapter the elders of Judea and Jerusalem gather the people for a prolonged period of fasting, prayer and open contrition not only for their sins but the sins of their fathers. We see in this chapter a sobering contrast between the blithe … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 9th, 2016: Nehemiah Celebrates the Feast of Tabernacles

Morning Light – February 9th, 2016 Today: [Nehemiah Eight] Nehemiah Celebrates the Feast of Tabernacles. In this chapter the people come together at the water gate to hear the reading of the word of God. Water in the bible not only represents the Spirit but also the word of God itself. In reading the word the people are very sober and in the second day the elders lead them in a celebration of the feast of Tabernacles that speaks many things to us of the habitation of God’s presence in our own lives. Streaming live daily at: http://www.spreaker.com/show/fathers_heart_ministry [Neh 8:1-18 … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 8th, 2016: The Wall of Jerusalem is Completed

Morning Light – February 8th, 2016 Today: [Nehemiah Seven] The Wall of Jerusalem is Completed. In this chapter the walls of the city are completed. The temple is restored and opened for the people. The Levites are set in order and much authority and blessing comes to those who endured and maintained and were willing to sacrificially participate in what God was doing. This chapter is a lesson in constancy under pressure that will produce blessing and benefit in our lives as we purpose to connect with what God is doing in our midst. Streaming live daily at: http://www.spreaker.com/show/fathers_heart_ministry [Neh … (click link or title to continue)

The Father Says Today: February 8th, 2016

The Father says today that you have run the race well. You have competed and you haven’t quit in disgust or walked away from the challenge I put before you. The enemy has whispered to you that time is running out and he has pressured you to do something quick. The enemy has tried to derail you by tempting you to take some rash action but the Lord says this is not the time. This is not the time to speak or act in impatience or desperation. The Father says He wants you to relax and live in the now. … (click link or title to continue)

Who is the Prophet in Your Life and Why Does it Matter?

The prophet is given by the Father to activate who He is in your life. The prophet is given bring God’s voice online in your now experience. 2 Chron. 20:20 tells us when you believe the prophets you will prosper and your enemies will be defeated. Prophetic ministry in your life matters. Prophetic ministry in your life makes the difference between struggle and failure and victory and destiny. It is important to know who is the prophet in your life. If you don’t know then you don’t have one and however blessed your life may be it is nothing compared to what is … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 5th, 2016: Never Negotiate with Your Critics

Morning Light – February 5th, 2016: Never Negotiate with Your Critics Today: [Nehemiah Six] Never Negotiate with Your Critics. In this chapter Sanballat again attempts to distract Nehemiah from the rebuilding of the walls of the city. Nehemiah refuses and Sanballat uses many tactics to persuade him. This episode in Nehemiah’s life is a powerful instruction to us as we purpose to seek first the kingdom and are resisted by others who are in disagreement with the work of God. Streaming live daily at: http://www.spreaker.com/show/fathers_heart_ministry [Neh 6:1-19 KJV] 1 Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 4th, 2016: When Money Problems Halt the Work of God

Morning Light – February 4th, 2016: When Money Problems Halt the Work of God Today: [Nehemiah Five] When Money Problems Halt the Work of God. In this chapter we see the rebuilding of the walls is halted because of a famine. The poor of the land cry out against the unfair lending practices of the wealthier classes. Unity is destroyed and Nehemiah is expected to solve the problem. The more things change the more they stay the same. Financial problems among God’s people can destroy relationships and get our eyes off of God. We can learn from Nehemiah’s wise handling … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – February 2nd, 2016:  Resisting the Mocker

Morning Light – February 2nd, 2016 Today: [Nehemiah Four] Resisting the Mocker. In this chapter Sanballat the Syrian mounts resistance against Nehemiah. The walls are difficult to rebuild and now the workers must proceed with their tool in one hand and their weapon in the other. If you purpose in your life to be something other than a pew sitter you will be resisted. You will be criticized and mocked. In this chapter we see the importance of staying armed with God’s word and looking out for one another in the ongoing purposes of God. Streaming live daily at: http://www.spreaker.com/show/fathers_heart_ministry … (click link or title to continue)