Old Testament

THE JUDGMENT OF GOD COMES – Joel

    Christians to Proclaim God’s Salvation (Passage: Joel 2) God requires Christians to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ without hesitation. They must inform people about Jesus' gift of salvation,…

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GOD’S PLANS ARE ALWAYS GOOD – 1 Samuel

All Christians Must Put Their Ultimate Trust In God (Passage: 1 Samuel 9) Saul was committed to his family and was busy searching for his father’s missing horse, but God…

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priority

ISRAELITES FAILED PRIORITY CHECK – HAGGAI

People Must Prioritize Serving God (Passage: Haggai 1,2) Inappropriate priority brought set-back for Israelites. God called the attention of Israelites to the secrets behind their poverty. Israelites were suffering because…

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CYRUS SPONSORED THE RECONSTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM – Ezra

God’s Miracles will be Available for Believers Passage: Ezra 1 One gentile king was inspired to sponsor the reconstruction of God’s Temple in Jerusalem. The king who had an idolatry…

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trouphy

SPIRITUALITY ENTAILS FOCUSING ON THE RIGHT THINGS – Psalm

True Christians Must Focus On Only What Glorifies God (Passage: Psalm 73) A psalmist almost collapsed in despair when he saw how wicked people prospered effortlessly. He confessed, “But as for…

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hypocrite

GOD DENOUNCED HYPOCRITE – Hosea

God Detest Hypocritical Behaviors (Passage: Hosea 8) God was dissatisfied with his disobedient children and asked his prophet to announce the judgment that would come on them. God said to…

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god's judgement

GOD’S JUDGMENT WILL COME ON SINFUL ISRAELITES – Ezekiel

A Sinner Must Repent To Avert God’s Judgment (Passage: Ezekiel 14) God set a precedence of his punishment for the Israelites. He engaged Prophet Ezekiel in a conversation and stated…

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GOD PLACED ISRAELITES ON CONDITIONAL FREEDOM – Leviticus

Christians Must Fully Obey God To Have His Full Blessing Passage: Leviticus 26 Israelites were free from the Egyptians’ bondage but their freedom had terms and conditions. God who delivered…

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MESSIAH WILL COME FROM GOD TO HELP THE WORLD – Isaiah

Isaiah – The Birth of Messiah Prophesied (Passage: Isaiah 7, 8) Prophet Isaiah prophesied God’s plan as stated, “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin…

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WOE TO WICKED PEOPLE SAYS THE BIBLE – Micah

God Will Deal With Wicked People Unless They Repent (Passage: Micah 2) God hates wickedness, and he asked the wicked people to repent of their evil ways or else they…

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DIVINE FOCUS IS A STAPLE IN CHRISTIANITY – Daniel

Christians Should Be Prepared To Act With Faith In All Circumstances (Passage: Daniel 6) Daniel chose to give his undivided attention to God, and this infuriated his enemies. This, also,…

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SYRIANS IDOLS FAILED TO EARN THEM VICTORY – 1 Kings

God Will Defend His Children Against Idol Worshipers (Passage: 1 Kings 20) A Syrian king and his army underestimated God and believed they could loathe his protective power. After local…

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wall

EXILE JEWS RETURNED TO BUILD JERUSALEM WALL – Nehemiah

God Will Help His Obedient Children Prosper Passage: (Nehemiah 10)   Exile Jews who returned to Jerusalem (their homeland) also renewed their covenant with God. They promised to follow God’s rule…

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JOSHUA WITNESSED GOD’S BENEFITS – Joshua

Children of God Will Earn Huge Rewards for Their Good Services (Passage: Joshua 23) Joshua the servant of God recounted his experience with God after he had lived 110 years.…

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SATAN FAILED IN HEAVEN – Isaiah

Isaiah – Satan Abused His Post and Lost Heavenly Home (Passage: Isaiah 14) The scripture described Satan as a traitor who wanted to usurp the position of God in heaven.…

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THE WALL OF JERUSALEM WAS REBUILT DESPITE OPPOSITION – Nehemiah

Christians Serve God of Possibilities Who Rebuilt Jerusalem Wall (Passage: Nehemiah 12) Nehemiah who led exile Jews back to their land to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem was opposed by…

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GOD WILL PUNISH ISRAELITES FOR THEIR SINS – Amos

Children of God Must Not Abuse God’s Grace With Sin (Passage: Amos 8) Israelites provoked God with sin, and the Creator promised to make them pay for it. Amos the…

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protection

GOD DISTRACTED SAUL TO PROTECT DAVID – 1 Samuel

God Knows How To Protect His Children (Passage: 1 Samuel 23) Protection comes from God! God distracted King Saul and prevented him from capturing David. The scripture stated, “Saul went…

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ISRAELITES MUST PAY THEIR VOWS – Deuteronomy

  Children of God Must Redeem Their Pledges (Passage: Deuteronomy 23) God required Israelites to honor and redeem their pledges before him. They must not overlook any pledge or consider it irrelevant but…

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CHRISTIANITY DOES NOT PROMOTE SIN – Judges

True Believers Of Christ Must Keep Away From Sin To Have God's Constant Protection (Passage: Judges 10) The Israelites became inconsistent with God after the death of Joshua, despite several…

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ELISHA DEAD BODY RESURRECTED ANOTHER DEAD BODY – 2 Kings

Resurrection: Christians To Have Faith In God of Wonders (Passage: 2 Kings 13) God used Prophet Elisha greatly during his lifetime to perform many miracles. Elisha raise a dead person…

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pride

QUEEN VASHTI LOST HER POSITION BECAUSE OF PRIDE – Esther

Christians Must Be Humble and Let God Take The Glory (Passage: Esther 1) Queen Vashti dishonored King Ahasuerus (her husband) in the presence of the dignitaries of her countries and…

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ADAM LOST SALVATION – Genesis

Genesis - Adam Lost Salvation Opportunity But Jesus Regained It (Passage: Genesis 1,2,3) God is the father of all creations. All things in existence listen to him, and they obey…

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reward

GOD WILL REWARD PEOPLE THAT SERVE HIM – Obadiah

Reward for Confidence in God (Passage: Obadiah 1) People who reserve their confidence in God will not be put to shame, but they will triumph over difficult situations to possess…

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GOD PLACED HOLINESS CONDITION ON ISRAELITES – Hosea

Christians Must Prioritize Holiness (Passage: Hosea 10) God prioritize holiness! God reminded Israelites that he would punish them for their unrepentant sins. Israelites will be punished if they persist in sin,…

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GOD SCOLDED ISRAELITES FOR THEIR PRANK – Hosea

Believers Must Positively Receive God’s Correction (Passage: Hosea 13) God rebuked the Israelites for attempting to play a double-standard game with him. Israelites were dishonest in their relationship with God.…

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disrespect

ONE DISRESPECTFUL CHIEF PAID A DIRE CONSEQUENCE – 2 Kings

People Must Honor God’s Servants (Passage: 2 Kings 7) One Israelite’s chief paid a dire consequence for being disrespectful to Prophet Elisha over his prophecy. A prolonged famine had plagued…

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faithful

ZEALOUS JEHOVAH WILL REWARD FAITHFUL SERVICE – Nahum

God Will Reward Faithful Christians (Passage: Nahum 1) Faithful services. Christians are required to give due honor and faithfully serve him at all times. We must give whatever it takes…

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GOD REVEALED THE SECRETS OF END TIME – Daniel

The Present Earth And Heaven Will Go Into Extinction (Passage: Daniel 12) God revealed the secret of end time to Daniel.  Daniel learned from the revelation that God will soon judge…

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trust

GOD DEFENDED ISRAELITES AGAINST MULTIPLE FOES – Joshua

Faith Exercise Will Forever Benefit Christians (Passage: Joshua 10) God helped Israelites in their difficult situation. The people were few in numbers and had limited weapons to their defense; however,…

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idol

KING JEHU KILLED IDOL WORSHIPERS – 2 Kings

God Hates Idol Worship: Christians Steer Clear (Passage: 2 Kings 10) King Jehu chose to take a drastic decision amidst his disinterested citizens. The king stomped his feet against idol…

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sin

JEREMIAH LAMENTED FOR ISRAELITES’ SINS – Lamentation

Sin Irritates God; Holiness Is The Key Passage: Lamentations 1 Prophet Jeremiah was depressed and cried for Israelites having witnessed the terrible consequences they have suffered as a result of…

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obedience

GOD TAUGHT JONAH THE LESSON OF OBEDIENCE – Jonah

Christians To Obey God For Their Benefits (Passage: Jonah 2) Prophet Jonah disobeyed God and attempted to escape, but God caught him red-handedly. God caught Jonah in a ship and…

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THE POWER OF GOD IS UNBEATABLE – Nahum

The Power of God will Benefit Christians (Passage: Nahum 1) The power of God is extraordinarily great and remains unbeatable. Jehovah is God; he is the only deity that all…

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sin

GOD’S WRATH SHALL COME UPON SINNERS DESERVING – Ezekiel

True Christians need to deviate from sin to bask in God's Glory (PASSAGE: Ezekiel 20) For the longest time, the Israelites continued to live in sin despite God’s punishments inflicted…

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humility

HUMILITY IS AN IMPORTANT FACTOR FOR SERVING AS A CHRISTIAN – Job

  True Believers Of Christ Should Embody His Humble Trait (Passage: Job 1) Job, in the Bible, was a rich man who portrayed a godly example for all wealthy people…

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unconditional love

GOD DESIRES UNCONDITIONAL LOVE FROM BELIEVERS – Habakkuk

Christians To Have Unconditional Love For God (Passage: Habakkuk 3) The type of relationship that Christians keep with God must be unconditional. We are not required to serve God for…

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God's mercy

ISRAELITES REBELLED AND GOD SOLD THEM OUT – Jeremiah

Christians Must Not Take God’s Grace For Granted (Jeremiah 25) God's grace has a limit! God declared his judgments on the people of Judah and Israel for abusing the privilege…

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security

GOD GUARANTEED ABSOLUTE SECURITY FOR ISRAELITES – Zechariah

God will protect people that serve him (Passage: Zechariah 12)   Security is of the Lord! Dwellers of Jerusalem have lived in fear and suffered oppression from their surrounding nations,…

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love

SELFLESS LOVE TO MANKIND – Ruth

Christians Should Imbibe Selflessness As Part Of Their Personalities Passage: Ruth 1 Ruth decided to stay with Naomi (her mother in law) After the death of her husband, despite the…

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idolatry

GOD WILL DELIVER ISRAELITES FROM IDOLATRY – Zechariah

God’s Standard Of Righteousness Is Irreversible (Passage: Zechariah: 13)   Israelites had enjoyed practicing idolatry which has made them suffer terrible punishments from God; however, the Creator promised to rid them…

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Power of God

THE POWER OF GOD IS DOUBLE SIDED – Hosea

Power of God Cannot Be Underestimated (Passage: Hosea 8) God mostly steers his supernatural power to bless his children, but he acts in contrast if his children attempt to take…

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GOD’S CHILDREN TO PAY THEIR TITHES – Malachi

Christians Must Pay Their Tithes To Their Churches Passage: Malachi 3 God requires the believers to faithfully pay their tithe to his honor and for their own benefits. A Christian…

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heaven

THE CHRONICLES OF THE PLANET EARTH – Ecclesiastes

Heaven and Hell Remain the Verdict (Passage: Ecclesiastes 1) This present earth planet is temporal. Everything contained in it will not last forever, it will perish someday! One wise preacher…

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KING MANASSEH’S REPENTANCE AND FORGIVENESS – 2 Chronicles

God Demands Repentance From Sinners (Passage: 2 Chronicles 33) Repentance of a sin is not an option; it is the only important step that a sinner must take to appease…

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decision

TRUSTING GOD PAYS – Judges

True Christians Should Focus On Carrying Out God's Plans (Passage: Judges 20) Trusting God pays off in the end. The tribe of Benjamin rebelled against the remaining eleven tribes of…

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end time

THE WORLD IS IN END TIME SEASON – Zephaniah

People To Take Note of End Time Events (Passage: Zephaniah 1) The end time season is here! The scriptures have notified us that this earth will soon come to an…

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ISRAEL DEFEATED THEIR REBEL TRIBE – Judges

Judges - Perseverance in Christianity (Passage: Judges 20) The tribe of Benjamin rebelled against the remaining eleven tribes of Israel and insinuated a civil war. The eleven tribes who remained…

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PATRIOTISM SHOULD BE THE WATCHWORD OF EVERY BELIEVER – Daniel

True Christians Should Care For Their Earthly Home As Much As Their Heavenly (Passage: Daniel 9) Daniel researched the record in quest to avert the tribulation that has befallen his…

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honor God

A WOMAN WHO MOCKED DAVID REGRETTED HER ACTION – 2 Samuel

People To Honor God At All Times (Passage: 2 Samuel 6) A woman who mocked King David for dancing in the presence of God lived the rest of her life…

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ISRAELITES MUST HAVE COURAGE – Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy - Children of God Must Maintain Confidence in God (Passage: Deuteronomy 20,21,22) God asked Israelites to demonstrate courage and not fear their enemies during battles. They must not fear the…

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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND THE POWER OF GOD INVESTED – Judges

Trusting Your Own Strengths Can Help You Conquer Trials And Tribulations (Passage: Judges 4) Mrs. Deborah Lapidoth was a prophetess and an Israelites’ judge that did what other women did…

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reward

GOD REWARDED JOSHUA FOR HIS FAITHFULNESS – Joshua

Obedience Leads To God’s Blessing (Passage: Joshua 19) Joshua who led Israelites to possess the Promised Land also claimed his own personal portion of the inheritance. Israelites awarded his entitlement…

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repentance

GOD SEEKS REPENTANCE OR PUNISH ISRAELITES – Amos

God Requires Repentance From People (Passage: Amos 2) Israelites provoked God to an extent that he decided to keep the record of their sins and promised to punish them. Israelites…

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holiness

HOLINESS IS THE BASIC STANDARD OF GOD – Exodus

God Requires His Children To Comply With His Holiness Standard God ordered Moses to specially decorate his priest in a fashion that glorified his name. Moses must ensure that the…

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wonders

GOD’S MIRACLES WILL NEVER CEASE – Judges

True Believers Will Experience God's Grace And Wonders In Their Lives Forever (Passage: Judges 13) God promised to bless Manoah’s family with a Nazirite child, who would deliver the Israelites…

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CALEB TRUSTED GOD AND GOT HIS REWARD AS PROMISED – Joshua

  True Children Of God Must Trust His Process And Believe His Word God fulfilled his promise made to Caleb in the wilderness; he granted him an opportunity to own…

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POWER INTOXICATES AND CAN LEAD TO DESTRUCTION – 1 Samuel

True Believers Should Imbibe Humility In Positions Of Power (Passage: 1 Samuel 12) Prophet Samuel proved himself as a godly leader of Israel. He had served well, and he was…

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persistent

PERSISTENT EXILE JEWS REBUID THEIR HOMELAND DESPITE PRESSURE – Ezra

Persistence: God Will Honor A Persistent Christian (Passage: Ezra 5 & 6) Some exile Jews returned home to rebuild their homeland, but the enemies were furious about their decision, and…

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ISRAEL EXPERIENCED GOD’S FAITHFULNESS – 1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles - God Remains Faithful Through Thick and Thin (Passage: 1 Chronicles 16) God was faithful to Israelites his children. King David recounted some of Jehovah’s faithfulness, and mentioned…

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syrians

GOD OF ISREAL FORFEITED THE SYRIANS’ STRATEGIES – 1 Kings

God Will Defend His Children At All Times (Passage: 1 Kings 20) A Syrian king and his army underestimated God and believed they could loathe his protective power. After local…

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