I AM WITH YOU
Today’s Reading: Genesis 28-29
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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, trying to sleep that night 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 initiative 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.
PRAYER FOR TODAY:
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!
100 PERSONAL WORDS:
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 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, and it’s still going strong daily today! (click here for a 100 Huntley Street program from the 50th anniversary of the TV ministry a few years back. My son Ron and his wife Ann showed some video clips from the very first daily program in 1977). To watch current programs, go to www.100huntley.com.
Yours, believing God with you for God to speak to you today,
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Thank You, Father, for Your grace every day. Draw people to You today, in Jesus’s name, amen
Thank you for the daily reading. Awaiting the rapture
so we can be with Jesus.
Amen! I look forward to the rapture too.
Very interesting time back then (& a little nerve wracking)!! I have enjoyed the program for so many years since then. Thanks all who made this possible and to the Lord for His enabling. Blessings all.
Amen to all the comments and prayers above.
I prayed David’s Prayer for Today, in Jesus’ Name, Amen.
So blessed for this blog and David’s obedience to hearing and obeying God’s still small voice.
Also so thankful for Ron and Ann to continue to carry on.
David would be so pleased and proud of you.
Amen to the comments and the prayers above
I grew up with crossroads I remember when they went to the daily it was for 90 minutes long ✝️