ODM April 2019 Day 14 THE 3 LINES: TAKE A STAND

ODM April 2019 Day 14 THE 3 LINES: TAKE A STAND


BASIC SCRIPTURE: Romans 12:1-10

Doctors were said to have conducted an experiment (research)  in which they drew 3 lines – one short line, one medium-sized and the last, a long line. Ten people were put to test to vote which of the 3 lines was the longest. Of the 10 people, nine had been secretly instructed to vote that the medium-sized line was the longest. The tenth person was left to vote according to his will and conviction. What they were actually testing was the will of the tenth student.

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They wanted to see or know how he could ignore the opinion of the other nine and take a stand on his own. In the course of voting, he noticed that everyone voted that the medium-sized line was the longest. He disagreed initially and insisted that the long line was the longest – that was supposed to be the right answer! However, in the long run, as his mates were voting the medium-sized line as the longest, he too changed his mind and voted along their line.

He said brazenly that the shorter line was the longest! The scientists then concluded that it takes courage to say the right thing or take the right decision when everyone is taking a wrong decision.   A preacher using this illustration concluded that it takes courage to stand for God. In our world where everything is being legitimized, how many people see anything wrong in a wrong thing? In today’s church, gay marriages are being legitimized, abortion is becoming a legal thing i the world, short skimpy dresses both in church and public places are just regarded as fashion, the same goes for dresses which expose body parts in an inordinate manner.

Today’s scripture Vs 2 urges us not to be conformed to this world but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds.

Don’t  the multitude! Follow God! In this STORY to GLORY year 2019, stand for the truth no matter the circumstance! That way you  will  stand  out  in  your  generation!   To be outstanding, you must be prepared to withstand the crowd and stand alone! Pray now!

(Still Give Out Extra Copies Of Our Daily Manna And children ODM As Seeds Into Someone’s Life To Help Them WIN)!


Take Song 3: When the morning comes.

  1. In your own words, pray about today’s word as led now.
  2. Pray against compromise/meddling with this world.
  3. Pray for believers to be more fervent. Pray for boldness.
  4. I frustrate all the operations of marine territorial powers concerning my life and ministry in Jesus name.
  5. I pull down the plans of star gazers concerning my life, family ministry (Pray it well).
  6. Pray about today! CANCEL A ROAD ACCIDENT involving our family members today! Pray for children seriously!

When the Morning Comes Lyrics

1- Trials dark on ev’ry hand, and we cannot understand
All the ways that God would lead us to that blessed promised land;
But He’ll guide us with His eye, and we’ll follow till we die;
We will understand it better by and by.

2. Oft our cherished plans have failed, disappointments have prevailed,
And we’ve wandered in the darkness, heavy-hearted and alone;
But we’re trusting in the Lord, and, according to His Word,
We will understand it better by and by.

3. Temptations, hidden snares often take us unawares,
And our hearts are made to bleed for some tho’tless word or deed,
And we wonder why the test when we try to do our best,
But we’ll understand it better by and by.

By and by, when the morning comes,
When the saints of God are gathered home,
We will tell the story how we’ve overcome;
We will understand it better by and by.


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Grace Phiri
Grace Phiri
5 years ago

Thank you! AMEN and AMEN

Carol Chunga
Carol Chunga
5 years ago

Give me courage oh God to stand for you. May I not be conformed to this world in Jesus name Amen and Amen.

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