When your enemies have cornered you, who do you enquire from?

1 Chronicles 14:10 And David inquired of God, saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You deliver them into my hand?” The LORD said to him, “Go up, for I will deliver them into your hand.”

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You are free to choose what you surrender to, but you are not free from the consequences of your choices

Romans 12:1-2 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will. …

Tell them, ‘Israel crossed the Jordan on dry ground.’ These things are so that you might know that The Lord is God

What is it that makes you hold on to the. Lord, as a Christian you must have encounter that reminds you who God is in your life and be able to stand firm.Joshua 4:21-24 He said to the Israelites, “In the future when your descendants ask their parents, ‘What do these stones mean ?’ tell them, ‘Israel crossed the Jordan on dry ground.’ For the Lord your God dried up the Jordan before you until you had crossed over. The Lord your God did to the Jordan what he had done to the Red Sea when he dried it up before us until we had crossed over. He did this so that all the peoples of the earth might know that the hand of the Lord is powerful and so that you might always fear the Lord your God .”

Deuteronomy 4:35 You were shown these things so that you might know that the Lord is God; besides him there is no other.

If you don’t use the gifts God that gave you, he is grieved.

God asked Moses, what is it that you have in your hand. You cannot use the spiritual gifts until you know you have them. Exodus 4:2, Then the Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?” “A staff,” he replied. If you don’t use the gifts, God is grieved. Exodus 4:13-14 But Moses said, “Pardon your servant, Lord. Please send someone else.” Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses and he said, “What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and he will be glad to see you.
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Our situations must not make us forget and miss what God has given and still giving.

Phinehas’ wife was so concern about the passing of the husband, the father-in law and that God’s ark has been captured and did not acknowledge that God have her a son.1 Samuel 4:19-20 Now his daughter-in-law, Phinehas’ wife, was with child, due to be delivered; and when she heard the news that the ark of God was captured, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and gave birth, for her labor pains came upon her. And about the time of her death the women who stood by her said to her, “Do not fear, for you have borne a son.” But she did not answer, nor did she regard it. …