Daily Devotional

Army Of Angels

The angel of the Lord that showed up before Joshua in our Focal Scripture introduced himself as captain of the Lord’s host. He was not just a captain to himself; he was captain to several

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Give A Command

The angel with a drawn sword introduced himself to Joshua in our Focal Scripture, as captain of the Lord’s host. A captain is a military commander. A captain issues commands that enables his men to

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Lift Up Your Eyes

In our Focal Scripture, Joshua lifted up his eyes and he saw the angel of the Lord with the drawn sword. Joshua was by Jericho. He would have seen the walls of Jericho. He would

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All Things Are Ready

In our Focal Scripture, Joshua came in contact with an angel of the Lord with a drawn sword. That angel did not have a sword that was still in the sheathe. He had a sword

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The Sword Of The Lord

When the angel and captain of the Lord’s host showed up before Joshua in our Focal Scripture, he had a drawn sword in his hand. He didn’t have a sheathed sword. He had a sword

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Double Edged Impact

In our Focal Scripture, Joshua saw a man, an angel, who later introduced himself as the captain of the Lord’s host. In bible times, captains usually carried double edged swords. So the angel who came

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Opposers Turned Supporters

In our Focal Scripture, Joshua saw a man who stood over against him, with his sword in his hand. The position of that man was ‘against’ the position of Joshua. That man’s standing position spoke

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Fortified Opposition

It is important to note that the wall of Jericho was fortified, according to bible history. It was not your regular wall that one could push down with bare hands. It was not the sort

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The Walls Are Falling

In our Focal Scripture, Joshua had already come close to Jericho; he was by Jericho; he was close enough to Jericho, but there was a wall. He came close to the promise that God made

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You Have A Space

From Wandering To Possession

Joshua was part of a nation that wandered in the wilderness, where many perished and never got to the Promised Land. Joshua had many of his contemporaries who simply wandered in the wilderness and also

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Possess Your Portion

Jericho was part of the promise that God made to His people. It was part of what was called the Promised land. It was a land for the children of Israel to possess. Notice that

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Take Their Place

In Exodus 3, God had called Moses to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt and into the Promised Land. The whole idea was for Moses to lead the children of Israel into the

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You Will Complete It

Apart from his promise to Abraham, God had also reenacted the promise of the Promised Land to Moses and the children of Israel. The whole idea of leaving Egypt was for them to end in

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Old Portions

Our Focal Scripture makes mention of how Joshua was by the city of Jericho. Jericho was part of the Promised Land. It was part of the Land of Canaan which God promised Abraham. Abraham got

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Spread The Healing

It is important to observe that the leaves of the olive tree have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral qualities. What is taken out of the leaves serves as medicine. What is taken out of the leaves

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Walk In Authority - By Jerry Eze

Walk In Strength

Another interesting characteristic of the olive tree is the fact that it produces hard wood. The olive tree produces wood that is high in strength. It produces wood that is durable and long-lasting. It has

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Blessed With Longevity

According to agriculturists, the olive tree lives very long. Some say that an olive tree may live for as long as five hundred years. Some say it may even live for a thousand years or

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Shield Your Generation

Remarkably, the olive tree is used as a windbreak. When a tree is used as a windbreak, it shields houses from the destructive force of the wind. The same wind that could pull down houses

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Defined By The Word

Agriculturists describe the foliage of the olive as having a dull, grayish colour. They describe it in a way that suggests that the olive tree isn’t beautiful. Notice that in scriptures, the olive tree is

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Pruned For Harvest

One reason why agriculturists prune an olive tree is to shape the tree for easier harvest. Because of fruits from the olive, a farmer would rather have it stay within reach, just to make sure

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Pruned For Progress

According to agriculturists, the olive tree can live for long productive years, if it regularly undergoes pruning. Pruning is what a farmer does to his crops to make them yield better. Pruning involves cutting off

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Graced For More

One unique characteristic that makes the olive tree different from other trees is the fact that several new tree shoots can arise from the root system. As many as ten or more new stems can

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It’s For Good

According to agriculturists, an olive tree is beaten with sticks in order to make the fruits fall off during harvest. The beating of the tree triggers the harvest of fruits. The beating of the olive

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You Will Survive

One characteristic of the olive tree which sets it apart from other trees is the fact that it endures drought. The olive tree has the capacity to do well in dry conditions. Drought usually causes

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You Will Thrive

Another unique characteristic of the olive tree, according to agriculturists, is that it grows better in light soil. The olive tree grows in soils that are not rich. It grows in soils that don’t have

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No Destruction

In our Focal Scripture, the psalmist describes himself as an olive tree that grows green in the house of God. One characteristic of the olive tree is that it can survive damage. It may be

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No Obscurity

The cedar tree is inscribed on the Lebanese flag. It is inscribed on the national symbol of a nation. It is part of what describes the nation of Lebanon. The cedar in Lebanon is so

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You Are Evergreen

One characteristic of the cedar tree is that its leaves are evergreen. They don’t change even when the weather is dry and harsh. They have the capacity to remain fresh in spite of the environment.

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You Are God’s Pencil

One of the modern uses to which the cedar tree is deployed, is pencil making. So, pencils are made from cedar wood. A pencil is used in writing. One of the reasons why we write

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You Are Relevant

The branches of the cedar tree serve as excellent locations for bird and squirrel nests. Birds and squirrels move in high altitudes. The birds fly, while the squirrels glide between trees. They both move in

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May 2020 Devotional