Daily Devotional

No Satanic Pollution

In our Focal Scripture, Jesus came in contact with the man that was afflicted by an unclean spirit. The word ‘unclean’, like we earlier observed, comes from the Greek word ‘akathartos’, which infers using a

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No Pollution

Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when Jesus encountered the man with an unclean spirit. The word ‘unclean’ comes from the Greek word ‘akathartos’, which means ‘to adulterate a thing with a wrong solution’.

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In The Same Place

You Will Prevail

Our Focal Scripture speaks of how Jesus and His disciples came to the other side of the sea, and into the country of the Gadarenes. Jesus and His disciples had just faced a storm that

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It Is Settled

Your Name’s On It

Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when David gathered the cattle which they took from the Amalekites, and took them unto himself. God granted victory to David and his men, but the spoils that

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Nothing Missing

Our Focal Scripture gives details of David’s recovery as he fought the Amalekites that came against him. David recovered all that he lost; he recovered his wives; he recovered his children; he recovered his possessions;

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No Evil Rejoicing

When David and his men arrived at the camp of the Amalekites, they were all over the camp, eating and drinking and dancing, on account of the wickedness they had just meted out to David.

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Helped By Haters

Whilst pursuing after the Amalekites, David and his men found an Egyptian slave who eventually took them to the camp of the Amalekites. That slave would later explain that he was amongst the gang that

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Grow In Strength

Our Focal Scripture tells the tale of two hundred men who were too tired to cross over the brook Besor. There was a battle to fight, there were recoveries to be made, but some men

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In The Same Place

No Failure

In our Focal Scripture, God promised David that he would ‘without fail’ recover all. The word fail is the root word for failure. So God promised David that in the recovery plan, there would be

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No Fruitless Efforts

In our Focal Scripture, God told David to pursue, overtake and recover all. David was to begin with pursuing the enemies that came against him. David was to begin with the activity of pursuing the

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Exceeding Expectations

In our Focal Scripture, David enquired from the Lord if he may pursue and overtake the enemies that invaded his space in Ziklag. David asked two questions from the Lord, pertaining to the matter of

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Speed Of The Spirit

Increase Your Speed

When David enquired of the Lord in our Focal Scripture, he asked if he could pursue and overtake the enemies that stole from him. David wanted to initiate the process of recovery, and he began

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Be Different

It is instructive to observe that whilst David’s men were all weeping and planning to stone David, there was one man in their midst who was not speaking of stoning David. Abiathar was the priest,

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Be Excellent

In our Focal Scripture, David summoned Abiathar. The name ‘Abiathar’ means ‘my father excels’ or ‘father of excellence’. So the man that David would turn to in his quest for solutions was a ‘father of

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Reach For God’s Ears

When David encouraged himself in the Lord his God, he sent for Abiathar the priest, and ordered that the ephod be brought. Abiathar was a priest, he was God’s servant, he was a gateway to

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You Will Escape

In 1 Samuel 22, Saul ordered Doeg the Edomite to kill all the priests; and in the end, eighty five priests were slain, but one, Abiathar, escaped. Abiathar was the only priest who survived the

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From The Normal

In our Focal Scripture, David demanded that the ephod be brought to him. An ephod was like an apron worn by priests each time they wanted to access heaven. So what Abiathar wore as a

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Eat Heaven’s Bread

In our Focal Scripture, David asked Abiathar the priest to bring him the ephod. The ephod was meant for priests only; David was not a priest, but he asked for the ephod. In 1 Samuel

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Be Courageous

When David’s men spoke of stoning him, he had no option but to encourage himself in the Lord his God. The word encourage as used in that scripture comes from the Hebrew word ‘chazaq’; another

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Be Firm

In our Focal Scripture, after nearly being stoned by his men, David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. The word ‘encourage’ as used in that scripture comes from the Hebrew word ‘chazaq’; another meaning

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You Have A Space

Fortify Yourself

In our Focal Scripture, in the midst of his men who spoke of stoning him, David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. The word ‘encourage’ as used in that scripture comes from the Hebrew

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Encourage Yourself

Our Focal Scripture speaks of when David encouraged himself in the Lord. David was yet to recover his wives and children, what he lost was yet to be found, the situation that made him weep

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No More Weeping

As David joined his men to weep over the loss of their wives and children, they soon began to speak of stoning David. The same men who joined David to weep were suddenly in search

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Stop Weeping

When David and his men returned to see that the city of Ziklag had been burned, and that their wives and children had been taken into captivity, they lifted up their voices and wept until

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It’s Not Over

When David and his men returned to Ziklag, they found that their children and wives have been bundled away. These wives and children were captured by the enemies of David and his men, but all

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No Bondage

The Amalekites that invaded Ziklag took away the children of David as well as the children of his men. Children are the future of their parents. Children are there to take the place of their

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Environment For Increase

When the Amalekites invaded Ziklag, they burnt it and took the women and children captives. Women are the receivers of seed from the men, and from the seed they receive, children are birthed. Women are

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Environment For Increase

When the Amalekites invaded Ziklag, they burnt it and took the women and children captives. Women are the receivers of seed from the men, and from the seed they receive, children are birthed. Women are

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In The Same Place

No More Weakness

When the Amalekites invaded Ziklag, they took the women as captives. Women are the weaker vessels (see 1 Peter 3 vs. 7). They capitalized on the weakness of the women and took them captive. The

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Let It Go

At the time that the Amalekites invaded and burnt Ziklag, David was already anointed and destined for kingship. Being a king-designate, he needed to be in Jerusalem and not Ziklag. Ziklag was not the locale

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May 2020 Devotional