Daily Inspirational Thoughts
to bless your life.
Monday through Friday devotional
by Beth McLendon
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This week's topic -
God is Powerful.
as he prevails against his enemies!
The Roar of the
Lion of my Salvation!
Amos 1:2a KJV says,
And he said,
The Lord will ROAR from Zion,
and utter his voice from Jerusalem.
The Lord God ROARS for me!
Joel 3:16 KJV says,
The Lord also shall ROAR out of Zion,
and utter his voice
and the heavens and the earth shall shake:
the Lord will be the hope of his people,
the strength of the children of Israel.
Throw open the gates of your heart
as wide as you can
Lion of Judah
who is the lamb
who was slain
for your sins.
Isaiah 42:13 KJV says,
The Lord shall go forth as a Mighty Man,
he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war:
he shall cry, yea,
against his enemies.
The Lion of the Tribe of Judah
Hosea 11:10a KJV says,
They shall walk after the Lord:
like a lion
Jeremiah 25:30 KJV says,
Therefore prophesy thou against them
all these words,
and say unto them,
The Lord shall ROAR from on high,
and utter his voice from his holy habitation;
upon his habitation;
he shall give a shout,
as they that tread the grapes,
against all the inhabitants of the earth.
that is contained
with the strength
Jesus is coming back
I believe it will be in my lifetime.
When he comes back,
he will come
the inhabitants of the earth.
The Book of Revelation
is about what Jesus told John.
Here is John describing Jesus (in chapter 1)
as Jesus was speaking to John:
12 Then I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. And having turned I saw seven golden lampstands,
13 and in the midst of the seven lampstands One like the Son of Man, clothed with a garment down to the feet and girded about the chest with a golden band.
14 His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and His eyes like a flame of fire;
15 His feet were like fine brass, as if refined in a furnace, and His voice as the sound of many waters;
16 He had in His right hand seven stars, out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword, and His countenance was like the sun shining in its strength.
17 And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead. But He laid His right hand on me, saying to me, “Do not be afraid; I am the First and the Last.
18 I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death.
19 Write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after this.
20 The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches.
After verse 20,
we are in
Revelation chapter 2.
In Revelation chapters 2-3
his last words to us - the church people.
It is important to:
Find yourself among the 7 churches
that Jesus speaks to.
Which church are you in?
Hopefully it is the
In chapters 2-3,
Jesus' words are
serious, judgmental, and stern
who are not following him.
We all need to read the words
Jesus speaks to us
- Christians -
about repentance and following him.
I hope you will continue to read
Chapter 2 of the book of Revelation
First presented July 10, 2017.