he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom
was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to
has several names and titles that will definitely benefit His children
who have an understanding of the purpose and power in these names. It is
one thing to know the names and titles of God and another thing to have
the revelation behind them. When you receive the revelation of a
particular name or title of God, you are brought into a covenant
relationship with Him on the basis of that name, and as a result, you
gain access to the benefits that such names or titles confer. May God
reveal Himself to you by His Names today!
of God’s powerful titles is that He is our Refuge. A refuge is a kind
of shelter or a place of protection from harm, danger, trouble or
pursuit of the enemy. It
is because He knows that in this evil world, people will encounter lots
of dangerous situations and circumstances at some point in their lives.
Do you know that even our Lord Jesus Christ faced dangers many times?
However, because God the Father was His refuge, He was protected from
them all. One instance of this is recorded in today’s Bible reading.
After hitting the people of his childhood town of Nazareth with the
truth, they became very angry with Him and decided to kill Him. Luke 4:29 says,
rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him into the brow of
the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down
was just one of the several failed attempts made on the life of Jesus
Christ until He voluntarily surrendered Himself to die at Calvary (John 10:17-18).
From today, every attempt on your life shall fail in Jesus’ Name! You
shall not die before your appointed time! Every plan of premature death
against you and members of your family shall be disappointed! God is our
Refuge because of the dangerous and evil times we may have to live
through. One fellow who knew God as his Refuge was David. Boy, did he
face great storms! Although his eyes saw troubles and great dangers, he
could still say that while passing through treacherous valleys, he would
not be afraid (Psalm 23:4).
He could say this because he knew God as his Refuge. God is our Refuge
because He knows that the enemy will definitely pursue His children, and
so they will need a place to hide. From today, you will hide safely in
the Lord! The Lord will be a sure Refuge for you in Jesus’ Name!
Heavens Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the
largest evangelical Church in the world and also the President of Christ
the Redeemer’s Ministries.
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