Daily Devotional

Don’t Stop Praising

Our Focal Scripture reveals that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag. The south being referred to in the scripture was Judah. So the entry point of the enemy’s attack was Judah. The word

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Don’t Be Absent

In our Focal Scripture, David and his men returned to Ziklag and found that their wives and children had been taken captives and all their property taken away. They were away from their territory, and

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It Won’t Take Time

Redeem Your Time

Our Focal Scripture speaks of how “… it came to pass…”. That speaks of the passage of time. So as time passed, David suffered the misfortune of having his abode invaded by the enemies. Ziklag

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No Bad News

At some point in the life of David, he was on the run as a result of the perpetual harassment from King Saul. David had no place of abode, but in a matter of time,

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You Have A Space

No Negative Heat

When the Amalekites invaded Ziklag, they burned it with fire. They reduced everything in Ziklag to ashes. One thing that fire does is that it produces heat. So the enemies of David projected a negative

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Change The Atmosphere

Our Focal Scripture speaks of how the Amalekites invaded Ziklag. The territory of Ziklag had become a Philistine territory before David began to dwell in it. So Ziklag had a Philistine identity before the Amalekites

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No Losses

Ziklag was once a territory that Israel owned and possessed (see Joshua 15 vs. 21-31), before it became a Philistine territory. It was the king of the Philistines who later gave Ziklag to David after

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Not By Labour

Our Focal Scripture tells the tale of when the Amalekites invaded Ziklag, a town that was given to David by the King of the Philistines. Ziklag once belonged to Israel; it was part of the

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No Opposition

Our Focal Scripture reveals the verdict of the noble man on the enemies that vowed that he would not rule over them. That man had been living with those enemies within the same environment, but

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You’ll Be Rewarded

Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when the noble man commanded that the one pound earlier given to the slothful servant be given to the servant who gained ten pounds. It was a moment

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No More Spoilers

It is important to observe that the noble man in our Scripture Reading was a man in business. So within his business, he had a slothful servant who could not be trusted to handle one

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No Slothfulness

Our Focal Scripture sheds light on the slothful servant who did nothing with his pound. That servant hid his master’s pound in a napkin, he covered it, he refused to use it, and he ended

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Take The Kingdoms

Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when the noble man ordered the good servant to have authority over ten cities. Before he left to receive a kingdom, all he could offer was a pound

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Quantum Leap

It is important to observe that the good servant mentioned in our Focal Scripture was a mere servant whom his master did not necessarily owe any special favours. He was a servant that was deemed

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Be Consistent

The noble man in our Scripture Reading described the servant who gained ten extra pounds as being faithful. The word faithful as used in that scripture is also interpreted to mean consistent. So the good

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Do More

When the noble man returned and demanded that his servants should give account of the pounds they were given, the first returned to say that he had gained ten pounds. He was not the only

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Outstanding Results

When the noble man returned from his journey of receiving a new kingdom, he ordered his servants to come and give account of their trading. The first showed up to announce that his one pound

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Not By Subtraction

Our Focal Scripture makes mention of the enemies of the noble man who vowed that he will not reign over them. They called him ‘this man’. They saw a man who was a noble man,

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Profitable Choices

The noble man in our Scripture Reading gave pounds to his servants and told them to occupy until he returns. The word ‘occupy’ as used in that scripture comes from the Greek word ‘pragmateuomai’, which

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Massive Profits

The noble man in our Scripture Reading gave pounds to his servants and ordered them to ‘occupy’ till he returns. The word ‘occupy’ as used in that scripture comes from a Greek word ‘pragmateuomai’, which

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More Gains

The noble man in our Scripture Reading gave his servants ten pounds to trade with, while he left to a far country to receive a kingdom. One of the servants eventually made ten more pounds

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Be A Servant

Before the noble man left to go and receive a kingdom for himself, he delivered ten pounds to his servants. The people who were trusted to multiply the ten pounds were servants. The people who

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You Won’t Lose Control

The nobleman in our Focal Scripture went and received a kingdom, and returned to his base. He didn’t have to stay back in the kingdom he had just received in order to remain in charge

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No Negativity

The noble man in our Focal Scripture was to go and receive a kingdom for himself, and to return. The word ‘return’ as used in that scripture comes from the Greek word ‘parousia’, which means

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You Will Come Back

The noble man in our Focal Scripture was to go and receive a kingdom, and to return to his base. While he was away, there was a matter of the hatred of some citizens who

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Not By Distance

The man in our Focal Scripture went to a far country to receive for himself a kingdom. Where he was to receive a new kingdom was called a far country. Notice that he left his

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You Are More

The noble man that was mentioned in our Focal Scripture went to a far country in order to receive a kingdom for himself. He was not a king, he was just a noble man, he

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New Territories

The noble man in our Focal Scripture went to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. What he went to receive was a kingdom. A kingdom ordinarily is under the rule of a king;

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A Higher Level

Our Focal Scripture introduces Jesus’ parable about a certain noble man who went to a far country to receive a kingdom for himself. That man was not a king, he was simply a noble man,

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You Have A Space

Made For The Best

Our Focal Scripture speaks of the fact that Jesus first appeared to Mary Magdalene out of whom He cast seven demons. Mary Magdalene was a woman of easy virtue; she was a follower of men

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May 2020 Devotional