Friday, February 23

Tag: nehemiah

Personal Life

The Final Countdown …

On October 31 the people assembled again, and this time they fasted ... Nehemiah 9:1 In the book of Nehemiah we see the process of the people of God returning from captivity and reestablishing themselves with God. Fasting brings us clearly before God. Times of refreshing come as you consecrate yourself to the Lord and find He breaks off those loose ends that hang around. You are being shaped and revived for the next season of your life. What did these returning people of God do? - The first thing they did as a nation was to come around the Word of God. They read, but they also allowed it to speak. They fell to the ground in awe of its message and of God. - As they had need they sought to be purified by the Lord. - They also created shelters, spaces of encounters - setting a...
Health Life, Personal Life

Strength by Joy

"The joy of the Lord is my strength" Nehemiah 8:10 When your lacking strength what you need more than anything else is a revival of joy. Joy releases endorphins within the brain, along with dopamine another brain chemical that can boost your mood. It revives the soul as well as the body. Joy will empower you, conquor your fears, put light into your dark thoughts and step you into a renewed place. You will perform better at work when you are getting happy about being at work. You will have a better marriage when you rejoice over your family. You will perform better in almost anything you do. Enjoy - 'in-joy' step into joy - its a choice. Get around others who have joy. Rejoice - renew your joy through positive expression. 'Joy of the Lord' - Joy is found in the Lord. Get with Him and l...