But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive (Exodus 1:17 KJV) There is power in number. When the enslaved Jews multiplied in Egypt, Pharaoh knew he had to do something otherwise, Israel will become the threat to their survival as a nation.
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest (Joshua 1:9, KJV) The LORD laid this scripture in my heart a long while ago. It was both an instruction and command not only for
Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught (Luke 5:4, KJV) Jesus used Peter’s fishing boat to preach His sermon one blessed day because the crowd was too large and the only way to keep them at a distance was
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: But the righteous are bold as a lion (Proverbs 28:1, KJV) The verse above brings out an interesting contrast between the righteous and the wicked. Remember that when the scriptures talk about the wicked, it is not in the sense of someone really evil, malicious or bad as
For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ (Galatians 1:10, KJV) Men pleasers are people who have a high priority in their lives to please other people, doing what they want, making sure their
And the LORD said to Moses, “The daughters of Zelophehad are right. You shall give them possession of an inheritance among their father’s brothers and transfer the inheritance of their father to them” (Num. 27:6-7 ESV). Zelophehad was an Israelite man who had five daughters, and no sons (Num. 27:1). Based on the prevailing culture