Isaiah 44:26-28 says,
“I am the LORD, the Maker of All Things… who carries out the words of his servants and fulfills the predictions of his messengers, who says of Jerusalem, ‘It shall be inhabited,’ of the towns of Judah, ‘They shall be rebuilt,’ and of their ruins, ‘I will restore them,’ who says to the watery deep, ‘Be dry, and I will dry up your streams,’ who says of Cyrus, ‘He is my shepherd and will accomplish all that I please; he will say of Jerusalem, “Let it be rebuilt,” and of the temple, “Let its foundations be laid.”’
At the time, those in Israel may have found this hard to believe. But it happened! Many of those who were exiled came back to Israel, and Israel became a country again in 1948.
My friends, remember Jesus’ faithfulness and goodness, today. Whenever He says something, it will come to pass. Let’s celebrate all He is doing and will do!!!
Jesus knows all things, but decided to die on the cross for the sins of all people. Learn more about Jesus and His Good News, here.
Have you ever felt like you were doing the Lord’s work, but little to nothing is coming from it? Like you are trying your hardest to be faithful, but there seems to be no tangible results or fruit? Continue reading
Bomb blasts filled the main markets all across Northern Nigeria. Markets in Jos, Maiduguri, and Yola, just as they were starting to be rebuilt and basic infrastructure re-attained, vicious, insane men senselessly killed themselves, murdering many, and ruining the lives of hundreds more, in mere seconds. These things– the shocking sounds of exploding bombs, the sudden panic and pain inflicted, and the oppressive, haunting psychological and physical trauma received by its victims– are exactly what the people of these ravaged, war-torn areas were terrified of in the first place. Continue reading
As of today, January 21st, 18 days have passed since the town of Baga, Nigeria was razed, where 2,000 of it’s innocent men, women, and children were mercilessly massacred. As Boko Haram’s bloodiest raid to date, most of its victims were women, children, and the elderly who could not escape the terrorists’ rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles. As people ran, swam, and hid for their lives, thousands upon thousands drowned in nearby Lake Chad, where the body count was so high that soldiers stopped counting.