It’s That Time Again!

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Happy Monday people!

What’s happening in our world – fires raging in California, an earthquake in Indonesia yesterday, drought, famine, heatwaves etc; signs of the end time.

In the midst of the misery, it’s also vacation time for most of us; time to let our hair down, relax and recharge. There will be travelling, meeting new people, and exploring new cultures.

Vacations can also be times of temptation and there is a tendency for us to let our guard down, take our eyes off the clock and disregard the significance of the signs around us.

Remember King David was faced with the greatest temptation of his life at a time when he felt most at peace; while other kings were at war. (2 Samuel 11:1-27)

So as we enjoy our summer, let us also be on guard, mindful of who we are and the season we live in…..Lest we lose our crowns!

Take Jesus on holiday with you!

Happy Holidays!

By Yetty Iriah

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Exclusively You!

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Happy Monday People!

Growing up we all had our hero’s and role models, people we looked up to and admired. We tried to talk, act and in some cases look like them, but disappointingly at best all we ended up being was a fake copy of them!

I listened to evangelist and gospel comedian Mark Ritchie minister at our church yesterday. He admonished us to be the best that God created us to be using the illustration of David who tried to go to battle wearing Saul’s armour which was a very bad fit. All David needed to fight this battle were the five smooth stones he already had in his sling!

Each of us has been created an exclusive limited edition, with a unique gift. Being ourselves no doubt reveals our vulnerability and may expose us to ridicule. It’s easier just to conform and blend into the mediocrity around us!

It’s so sad to see so many spend precious years of their lives trying to live in someone else’s mould.

You were born to be an original!….Don’t die a copy!

Good morning.

By Yetty Iriah

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Faith on a Tightrope

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Happy Monday people!

One of my favourite movies is The Walk, a biographical drama based on the true story of Philippe Petit’s walk on a tightrope between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre. This movie will keep you at the edge of your seat!

God will often take us through the valley of the shadow of death to test our faith, sadly most of us fail here!

It’s so easy to trust God for our finances when we still have a balance on our credit card, and to trust God for healing when faced with an illness we know is not terminal.

Abraham raised his hand to strike Isaac, the three Hebrew boys were prepared to be roasted in fire and Daniel was ready to be mauled by the hungry lions.

Do we also have the courage to step out in faith and join Jesus on the tightrope?

We will never fall! …..Jesus never comes late for those who wait!

Good morning.

By Yetty Iriah

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We Don’t Need the Pulpit.

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Happy Monday people!

Will you promise to impact one life this week?

Dorcas was a woman who lived in the city of Joppa, she was known for her acts of love towards the poor. Her unique calling was to clothe the widows in her community. Acts 9:36-42

There is a hungry dying world out there; individuals and groups of people with unique and complex needs.

Today God is looking for the foot soldiers, people who will work at the coal face and make a tangible difference.

Providing a hot meal and a blanket to that homeless man you see on your evening jog or setting up a support group for single mothers is more powerful than a rehearsed sermon before the congregation on Sunday!

We all have a calling but we don’t need to stand behind the pulpit to fulfil it!

Find your unique calling….And get to work!

Good morning.

By Yetty Iriah

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The Mystery in the Middle

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Happy Monday people!

If you are reading this post this morning, I congratulate you for reaching the halfway mark of this year! I woke up this morning evaluating my journey so far and wondering where all the time had gone.

There is a mystery about the middle of any journey! The midway point is often a point of reflection; a point where most decide to turn back, and give up on their dreams.The middle part of the sea is the deepest part; the part where most ships sink…..Like men with a midlife crisis!

Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side” but midway there was a storm, the boat started sinking and the disciples panicked because they forgot Jesus was in the boat too. Mk 4:35

This morning I encourage you to keep going with that vision, it may not seem that you are making progress but the Lord who started with you at the beginning is with you in middle and will get you to the other side.

“….Forgetting what is behind….. I press on!” Phil 3:13

Well done!…. Keep going!….See you on the other side!

By Yetty Iriah

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The Camouflage

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Happy Monday good people!

“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm!”- Frank Lane

It is true that storms we face are often just a camouflage.

Our best times are often dressed up in hard times as they draw us closer to God.

When God wants to teach us patience He watches us deal with that unruly teenager or difficult spouse!

When friends and family suddenly desert you, promotion is around the corner.

“Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later. “ Rom 8:18

Remember, David’s victory was dressed up as a Goliath….Perhaps yours is too!

Good morning.

By Yetty Iriah

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You Can Do It!

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Happy Monday people!

Father’s Day is one that generates mixed feelings; for some a sad reminder of a father that never was.

I attended the Praying Parents UK Conference at the weekend, and it was interesting to listen to different speakers express their views on the impact of absentee fathers on the family and society.

There is no doubt that fathers play a pivotal role in the family, but sadly for some families there is an absentee father and while we can’t change that, we should celebrate the strong mothers who are doing a great job playing both roles.

This post is dedicated to all the mothers out there raising children on their own. You are not alone, God has a special place in his heart for you; your children are destined for the top!

‘A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.’ Psalm 68.5

You can do it! ….Stay strong!

By Yetty Iriah

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