Bread from Heaven

Nehemiah 9:15 And gavest them bread from heaven for their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst, and promisedst them that they should go in to possess the land which thou hadst sworn to give them

God showed the children of Israel that He can satisfy their hunger and thirst without any toil from their side. They did not sow, they did not dig … but they had bread and water …as the rock from which water gushed out, followed them through their years in the wilderness. If God can satisfy physical hunger and thirst which will last only while we are in the flesh, will He not be more eager to satisfy our hunger and thirst for righteousness which will make us fit for eternity. Christ said He is the bread of life, and He that has Christ will never hunger or thirst. These pictures are to give us assurance that God will keep us in Christ till we enter His eternal rest … His heaven. Child of God, be not anxious, you will not fall aside on the way.

Nehemiah reminds them of God’s faithfulness which remains great to His own. Today we can be assured that God will help us and meet our needs according to His riches in glory. Today is a good day to cast all anxiety away. Be at peace with yourself with God and with others because all is well. Do not forget though that there is no peace or rest for the wicked.

Verses for further meditation
Matthew 6:11 ; John 6:35

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Peace and abundance tend to go together. Create an environment that is free from anxiety.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, Bread of Heaven, feed me till I hunger no more. Amen

 

As Nehemiah’s wall was built,  so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste. Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.

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Kirjathjearim, Chephirah and Beeroth

Nehemiah 7:29 The men of Kirjathjearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.
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Kirjathjearim is the city of forests, Chephirah means a little lioness dwelling in peace and Beeroth means “wells” . When I reflect on these three, I see a peaceful assurance, abundant life, a rest in fruitfulness and a sure confidence in God. The Bible says out of us shall flow wells of living waters even as we are filled by the Holy Spirit. We have an assurance that all will go and end well. We are not panicked for there is no reason for this.

Eze 19:2 And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

Like the undisturbed lioness nourishing her young in safety, we have assurance from the word of God that it will be well with our children and our family. We will not build businesses and see our sons and daughters unbuilt. We will not lead institutions and supervise thousands only to see our household unsupervised. We have the Lion of Judah near us, watching over us and protecting us from harm. I encourage someone reading to be bold. I declare in Jesus name that you will not fail, you will not fall …though you must spend much time leading others, your home and all that is yours will be protected and led by the Holy Spirit. God will help you to rest at the end of a hard day’s work in peace and not go home to meet a turmoil. Your wells of testimonies and miraculous benefits will never run dry. It shall always be goodness flowing out of all that concerns you. Your ventures will be a source of divine life out of which God’s goodness and love will flow to all. Remain in Him, remain blessed. There is no reason to fear or to be fretful.

Verses for further meditation
Exodus 34:6; Ephesians 5:9

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Abundance and peace often go together …where there are troubles, fear and conflict, very little can grow.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, help us to dwell in a peaceful assurance of safety that comes from your divine presence.
Amen

As Nehemiah’s wall was built,  so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste.  Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.

To subscribe to the devotional, please  enter your email address (the left column) above the “subscribe” button (and enter on the green button). God bless you.

Recessionproofchristianlife.com is a privately owned blog/media site started in 2009 as the internet ministry of the author. It promotes the absolute authority and divine inspiration of the Holy Bible as the Word of God – Infallible and Sufficient.

 

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