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Friday, February 10, 2017

Word For The Day- SAVE THE REMNANTS.

I am sure you are Familiar with this story....




51; Then He went up into the boat to them, and the wind ceased. And they were greatly amazed in themselves beyond measure, and marveled.
52; FOR THEY HAD NOT UNDERSTOOD ABOUT THE LOAVES, FOR THEIR HEART WAS HARDDENED!
Mark 6:51-52.


My assignment is in the 52nd chapter! Virtually everyone of us grew up hearing about this story.
"Jesus fed the five thousand people!"


My intense inquisitiveness had me pondering over that event, and so I studied deeper and thus, came up with other discoveries afiliated to that event.


The truth about life is; in spite of all the smiles we put up, we all are going through something!
Jesus did not tell us that 'as a child of God, you will NOT go through stuff! So, going through stuff is natural! Infact trials, temptations and trouble are all signs that we are alive. For only the living can feel pains!


But what do you do when life's storm overwhelmingly precipitates so hard on you? Don't let anyone talk you into believing that being a child of God means you will not go through toughness. Jesus remains the First Born of the Father, yet He went to the cross.


The cross, any day anytime, is NEVER a funny experience! The bible reveals that when Jesus perceived that the hour had come, He withdrew Himself to pray. In the Garden of Gethsemane, He prayed till His sweat dropped like blood. ''Father, if it be Your will, let this cup pass over me.....'' Jesus was troubled in His spirit, He was in agony!


If God allowed Jesus to go through such toughness while on earth, then we all are no exemption to trials and tough times too.



Now, to our text. Jesus had just fed a multitude, and told His disciples to GATHER THE REMNANTS. Theologians opine that the reason Jesus told them so was because He did not want to encourage waste! But look at this;



After that event occurred, Jesus told His disciples to board a boat and travel(offshore) to the other side, while He went to pray! Verse 52 of our text tells us that while the disciples went, at the 'fourth watch' which is about 3am wee hours, a terrible storm arose. They pannicked, trembled with fear and thus, THEY DID NOT CONSIDER THE MIRACLE THAT JESUS HAD JUST PERFORMED A WHILE AGO!


I want you to pause for a moment and think. ask yourself this; "Is there any miracle God did in my life in the past?" It could be surviving a ghastly motor accident, it could be surviving a major surgery, it could be escaping assassination, etc., God wants you to store those miracles permanently in your heart and use them as a reference point. Whenever you are going through trials in life remember those miracles often and tell yourself "If God could bring me out of that, then HE WILL SURELY BRING ME OUT OF THIS!


Your past experience are meant to toughen you up against any blizzard life may throw at you in the future! No wonder most of the miracles God performed with the Israelites, He told them to document it, and let it transcend to their children and their children's children(Joel 1:3).


The Storm may blow many things away from you, but it can't blow God away from you(Deut 31:6).
For the storm to defeat you, it has to defeat the other passage in your boat! The other passage is He who will not leave you alone nor forsake you(God).


Jesus said, be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. He will not overcome the world, HE HAS OVERCOME THE WORLD for you and I.


That trouble did not come to stay, it certainly to pass.

BY BV AMOS DEDE


33 comments:

  1. Similar to last Sunday sermon.

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    1. Thank you Jesus,if you have seen me through the others ,you will definitely give me a testimony over the present challenges, ohy soul is lifted,I was discouraged. God bless and increase your wisdom Amos.Thank you Stella for allowing your platform to be used.

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  2. Bv Amos Dede thank you for this piece, I am really going through though time rite now.


    Long live SDK

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    1. God bless you BV Amos, you ministered to me

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  3. Thanks for this. God bless you. This is specially for me

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  4. Thanks you for this message which has only given me more hope to carry on believing that my breakthrough is around the corner. Thank you and God bless.

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  5. I was blessed by this bv amos...thanks

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  6. .....That problem has not come to stay....

    God Almighty... Please let this cup pass away very soon.
    The pain and midnight tears is weighing me down. I look around me I see no one but you. I scroll through my phone... Every number on my contact seems switched off. Baba God.. I have been dialing your line for years now... Please daddy pick my call... Your number seems very busy.. Please sir, cut the next call and pick mine.

    ... Wish I can talk, as usual tears would not allow me.... Yes I believe... The problem has not come to stay.

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  7. Thank you Lord.

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  8. Sermon very similar to that of TD Jakes's sermon on the storms of life.

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  9. Thank you, BV Amos Dede. Indeed the problem has not come to stay. Amen

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  10. Frederick Chidimma10 February 2017 at 13:27

    Thanks a lot for this.

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  11. Wow... wonderful piece. You just touched a soul this afternoon. God bless you

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  12. Thanks Alot Amos.

    Chichi O.

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  13. If I will forget anything, i will not forget the last statement. "That trouble did not come to stay... it came to Pass!"

    Thank you for this Amos.

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  14. Thanks for blessing us Amos.

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  15. WOW!! such lovely and inspiring message.

    God bless you Dede. Storms don't last always.. There will always come calm.

    Cheers..

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  16. Thank you Jehovah, I have seen the sign I asked you for. Thank you Jesus. Thank you Amos for letting God use you. These storms will soon be over in Jesus name. Amen

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  17. Nice one Bv Amos, thank you for these, I can't stop thanking God for all the miraculous happening in my life

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  18. This just lifted my spirit. Thanks for this.

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  19. God bless you Bv Amos..right words at the right time...God, you have done it in the past & I trust you to do it again.

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  20. Amos Dede, you are such a tremendous blessing to us on SDK. Thanks you. I am #Blessed

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  21. Wow... Thanks Amos. We missed you here. Did you go on a course? Welcome back.

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  22. Word in season. Thanks alot writer.

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  23. Amos is back. Thank you for this piece. God bless you Sir.

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  24. So Inspirational. Thanks alot writer.

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  25. I really love this. Thanks alot Stella.

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  26. In 1785 Thomas Jefferson wrote: Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What hae been the effect of coercion? To make one half of the world fools, and the other half hypocrites. To support error and roguery all over the earth.
    Copied.
    If I talk nah religious fundamentalists will start saying Atheist 2 don come again, make I just pretend with my 😄 😳😳

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