Our Daily Manna 9 December 2020
TOPIC FOR TODAY ODM: KEEP DIGGING! THE LAND IS FERTILE!
BASIC SCRIPTURES: PROVERBS 12:23-28; 18:9
23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves,
but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.
24 Diligent hands will rule,
but laziness ends in forced labor.
25 Anxiety weighs down the heart,
but a kind word cheers it up.
26 The righteous choose their friends carefully,
but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
27 The lazy do not roast any game,
but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.
28 In the way of righteousness there is life;
along that path is immortality.
Proverbs 18:09 King James Version
9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Our Daily Manna 9 December 2020
In a faraway village, lived a hardworking farmer who had grape fields. Year after year, his grapery gave rich harvest, and the farmer became very successful. He had three Sons, who were young and energetic but never loved to work. As the farmer grew old, he began to worry about his son’s füture due to their LAZINESS and lack of discipline. Then he fell very ill and realized that his death was fast approaching. He called the sons and told them: “Dear sons, I see my death nearing me, but before I bid goodbye to all of you, I want to share a secret: There is a treasure hidden under the fields. Dig the entire field after my death, to find it” The old farmer later died, and his sons performed the last rites. The sons began to dig for the treasure without leaving any part of the field but found nothing. However, their digging of the field led to a healthy crop and resulted in huge earnings/profit. These huge financial earnings made the sons to realize what their father had meant: Hard work always pays off. Fruits of hard work are always sweet whether or not they are in the form you desire. Truly, the old man did not lie: there was treasure in that fertile and rich land which could only be discovered through the digging of that land. No matter how 2020 has been, the Holy Ghost wants you to resist discouragement. There is the temptation to stop “digging” because you feel your testimonies are delayed or there could the temptation to stop digging because you feel your testimonies are so many this year! Either way, always remember that THE BEST IS YET TO COME! Keep working hard in prayers, fasting, evangelism, giving out the next 2021 ODM and “WAH 16” copies, holiness, determination, perseverance, trusting God, sowing seeds/tithes, waiting for His timing of manifestation, daily time with your Bible, reviving your midnight prayer fire, etc.
Also read: MOULDED NOT CRUSHED, THEN ELEVATED!
Prov. 12:27 says: “The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious. That means, the IMPATIENT and LAZY man/woman is always in a hurry to see results! ROASTINGTAKESTIME! God is ROASTING your TESTIMONY! Wait it out with HIM! Premature/uncooked food is poisonous! Likewise, PREMATURE testimonies are SUPER DANGEROUS! God has His TIMES and SEASONS and He will never be late by one second and He will never be earlier than one second! He is the ON-TIME GOD! Be diligent in HOLDING ON and holding out! Our Daily Manna 9 December 2020
OH! WHAT A YEAR! LET US PRAISE HIM TOGETHER FOR THE GIFT OF LIFE!
THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13TH IS THE END-OF-THE-YEAR Thanksgiving Service-10am (Nigeria Time). Come Physically To The Mountain, Lagos Or Connect Online Via Facebook: Ourdailymannaonline. Youtube: Manna Tv International. Instagram: Ourdailymanna_Bishopchris. JUST ONE SERVICE With lots of worship/praise and WELL-PLANNED SOCIAL DISTANCING!
ODM BIBLE IN ONE YEAR 1 TIMOTHY 1-3
PRAYER POINTS: Take to God your best worship song.
- In your own words, pray about today’s word as led.
Repent from ways in which you have been in a hurry to eat your meal of testimony without ROASTING. Our Daily Manna 9 December 2020
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