Wednesday, July 11, 2012


Suggested Reading: Genesis 28-29

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Three tourists standing on the Mount of Olives enjoy the view as the sun sets over the city of Jerusalem.

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Key Verse: Genesis 28:15

“…Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have spoken to you.”

God makes promises! In this way He encouraged Jacob. Jacob had heard the stories of God’s promises to his grandfather Abraham and his father Isaac over and over again. It has been said, “God has no grandchildren.” In other words, every generation must enter into a personal relationship with God. Jacob needed to hear from God. He was in a place of turmoil, running away from home, driven to desperate measures because of his own bad decisions. Jacob may have been blaming his disfunctional family. No doubt that night trying to sleep with a stone as his pillow was truly a “dark night of the soul.” But “between a rock and a hard place,” God took the iniative and gave Jacob assurance of His Presence. From this place going forward, Jacob knew he would never be alone again. God would fulfill all of His promises.


God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, I humbly call on You. Please speak to me. I need You! Please give me a promise for my life, for my future as You did for Jacob. In the Name of Your Son, Jesus, I pray. Amen!


Throughout my life I have received promises from God that moved me forward in His plan. For example, Norma-Jean and I had been producing a weekly telecast for 14 years, plus a children’s telecast for 3 years, when I became aware that it was time to move into a daily production. I believe I had heard that “still small voice” about this, but I was still not prepared to move out of my comfort zone, taking on a challenge that would involve creating the first professionally equipped TV studio in Canada which would be devoted exclusively to Christian productions. It was at a prayer meeting in August of 1976 that God spoke clearly through two Scriptures, Psalm 19:2 and Acts 2:47. The first says, “DAY UNTO DAY utters speech,” and the second says, “The Lord added to the Church DAILY those who were being saved.” The combination of God’s communication with my spirit and the confirmation of Scripture was enough. On June 15, 1977, the daily 100 Huntley Street telecast was first broadcast live from that address in downtown Toronto.

Yours, believing God with you for God to speak to you today,


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9 thoughts on “Wednesday, July 11, 2012

  1. Matthew 16.15,16. The question we all need to answer.. Jesus asks
    Who do you say that i am….when we answer and get that settled in our spirit…and Believe… the days are filled with Peace, that passes understanding no matter what we are going through…Peace we head towards….Home….. Di

  2. Praying and beleving Christ has a unique promise for our lives … well, it just causes me to rest, have faith and know beyond any doubt, life has purpose. It is amazing to realize God knows our thoughts and actions before we do and how important it is to remain connected in faith.

    Tried out Reynold’s new link with my iPad … great feature!

  3. We have been the recipients of your television ministries for many years, and am so thankful for all of you.
    May the Lord continue to bless you!

    • Dear Lord. thank you for you’re love and never ending guidance may we worship you, give you thanks in the mids of all our trials in Jesus name. Amen

  4. Needing and praying for that promise today as we are at a crossroad–a difficult one. Would appreciate prayer. Blessings to you. Your ‘listening’ to God and His whispering to you is a source of hope to me this day. Thank you.

  5. Your Blog is improving daily, like the map. I agree to your prayer for myself today,July 12, as I like to get things done right now when I need to wait sometimes, so need God to hold me back and wait on Him.

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