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Daily Devotionals

Welcome to Dr Robert Peprah-Gyamfi’s Daily Devotionals. Please feel free to share these with loved ones. God Bless You.

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This is the DAY

LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Sunday, May 29, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it

In Psalm 118:6 we read:
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?

In the little village Mpintimpi, and also in several parts of the rural areas of my native Ghana, when the chief, the head of the community, wants to convey an important message to the rest of the community, he dispatches his “gong-gong beater” on an errand through the streets of the settlement to broadcast the news.
Kon-kon; kon-kon; kon-kon – he beats hard on his gong.
“M-p-i-n-t-i-m-p-i-f-o-e!!” (“Fellow residents of Mpintimpi”), he screams at the top of his voice. “I extend warm greetings from Nana [title of a chief]. He has asked me to pass such-and-such messages on to you!”
Kon-kon; kon-kon! – thus he beats his gong again to signify the end of the announcement.
He then moves on. After a distance of about 50 metres he stops, beats his gong once again and repeats the message. From there he walks another 50 or so metres and repeats the ritual. And so, on and on he goes, moving along the streets of the settlement beating his gong and broadcasting the message of the chief to the ears of everyone in every corner of the community.
In the same manner the composer of Psalm 118 is declaring on the top of his voice that “The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?”
The Lord is certainly on our side so let us pray to Him to help us overcome fear, depression, low self-esteem; yes, let us pray to our Loving Father to help us overcome all the negative thoughts that weigh us down, that sap our energy and make us tearful. Let us instead mobilize strength and energy and keep on waving the Christian flag.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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12 hours ago

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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Saturday, May 28, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it

In Genesis 41:44 we read:
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I am Pharaoh, but without your word no one will lift hand or foot in all Egypt.”

We are all familiar with the story of Joseph, how Almighty God turned him from Prisoner to Prime Minister in Egypt.
My friend, when God raises His hand to bless us, He can turn us for example from a poor student to a professor, from a street beggar to a millionaire, indeed from a commoner to a princess, the bride of His Royal, Royal Highness!
I do not have such an extraordinary turn-around event like Joseph’s to report and talk about. Still, I would like to share one of my many turn-around experiences with you – not to blow my trumpet before the whole world, but rather to strengthen your faith, fellow soldier of the Cross.
In August, 1984, I was facing deportation as an Asylum seeker from West Berlin. My visa was due to expire in the third week of the month. In the end I escaped deportation at the very last moment through dramatic circumstance that space will not permit me to report here.
Shortly thereafter I matriculated at the Hannover Medical School and was issued a student’s visa. Not long after obtaining the visa, the immigration authorities – the same authority that was seeking to deport me – in their desperate search for a translator for the Twi language (spoken in Ghana) , contacted the Medical School authorities to find out if they had a student from Ghana who could serve that purpose. Eventually I became their part-time translator.
One moment a refugee threatened with deportation by the immigration authorities, the next moment a translator, helping the same authorities track a drug smuggling ring!
Dear Christian friend, we do indeed serve a turn-around God so we need not fear, come what may!
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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2 days ago

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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Friday, May 27, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it

In James 2: 14-17 we read:
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

In May 1982 I arrived in West Berlin. Later I applied to various Universities for the chance to study medicine. As part of the application process I was asked to provide proof of financial assistance. Although citizens as well as foreigners did not have to pay for tuition, everyone had to pay for their upkeep. How could I get someone to issue that vital letter?
The Lord led me to Kurt, a German pastor I had got to know during my stay in the city. Without hesitating, he agreed to issue such a letter. He did not only issue the requested letter—when my application was granted and I began my studies, he “put his money where his mouth was” by offering tangible financial assistance.
Dear Christian soldier battling with poverty and need, I pray Almighty God to send your “Kurt” to your home to provide needed assistance in your time of need. As you await the arrival of your angel, I pray Almighty Father to give you the strength to endure your present woes. So stay strong, poverty-stricken child of God.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Thursday, May 26, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it

In John 10:7-9 we read:
Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

Some try various means, philosophies, lifestyles, teachings, etc., to find peace. They may succeed for a while, but such lifestyles, ideals, teachings, insights, etc., are food for the brain, the mind—unable to penetrate the heart to cause any changes, to remould the individual, yes to free the individual, for anything man-made is grounded on sand.
As the Lord declared to Nicodemus, such individuals need to be born again; indeed, they need a remoulding of their hearts; if they have not been born again, they have not experienced the new moulding of the heart—the change that will enable them to love rather than to hate, to forgive rather than to seek revenge.
Let us pray the Lord for the strength, yes the energy to bring the lost to the Door of Doors, the Door that alone can set them free, free from malice, anger, bitterness, back-biting; yes indeed, the door that opens the way to hope and everlasting Life.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it

In John 8:10-11 we read:
When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

The message of salvation is not only a feel-good message; we must also realise that it can be a radical one, one that requires us to examine our lives, one that calls for spiritual discipline, one that calls for a radical break with the past. That in my opinion is one of the reasons the Christian has been referred to as a soldier.
We are not politicians – yes, politicians seeking political office, who in the bid to gain as many votes as possible engage in political manoeuvring, saying this at one rally, promising that at the other rally, editing, polishing, reviewing our statements constantly. to appeal to voters, yes to gain more votes.
Neither are we diplomats – official representatives of our countries, envoys who have to choose our words carefully wherever we speak on behalf of our respective countries to avoid conflict, yes to display our countries in a proper light to the rest of the world.
We are rather soldiers, soldiers on the battlefield of life. As soldiers engaged in active warfare, we need to be vigilant at all times. In the midst of the fierce battle raging, yes with the bullets whistling past in all directions, we have no choice but to be eagle-eyed and on red alert – allowing for no complacency, no compromises, no parleying with the things of the flesh!
We are, by His Grace, saved from our sin; we should however resist the urge to return to them.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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5 days ago

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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Luke 15:10 we read:
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Today’s meditation is dedicated to the New Convert:
You have just made a decision to follow Christ the Lord. As the angels of Heaven are rejoicing at your decision, may I also welcome you home, my dear Christian friend.
I want to thank the Lord of heaven and earth for calling you home. I also want to congratulate you for your decision, indeed your bold decision to leave the world behind and embark on the exciting journey towards the New Jerusalem.
Perhaps you were called home after you had come to the end of your road. Perhaps you were called under less dramatic circumstances. Whatever the circumstances that led to your decision, one thing you can be certain of – you have made the right choice. Your Christian walk can be compared with the journey of the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan. You have indeed left the world behind and heading for the New Jerusalem.
I do not know what characterized your previous life – maybe you were addicted to alcohol, to drugs, to sex, to pornography? Whatever the state from which you were called, I pray the Lord to send His Holy Spirit into your heart to help you in your war against the flesh.
Keep close to the Lord and victory shall be yours, for He tells us in John 6:37-40 that “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.”
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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6 days ago

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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Monday, May 23, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Philippians 2:9-11 we read:
Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

The other day, I heard about the case of a soldier from my native Ghana who served with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Prior to his departure for Lebanon, he sought protection from a Juju priest. The witch doctor gave him a necklace that he was to wear throughout his tour of duty.
One day, during his stay, he accompanied other members of the UN contingent on a sightseeing tour of the Holy Land. As the story goes, when they got to the site of the empty tomb of Christ, all of a sudden the necklace that was supposed to offer him protection was torn apart by an invisible hand – torn to pieces! Juju power confronted by Divine power had no choice but to take to its heels and flee in panic. For the visiting soldier from Ghana, the day of salvation had come, for at that very moment he made the decision of his life – to follow the King of Kings and Lord of Lords!
I want to stress the fact that I am unable to verify whether the story is true or not. Nevertheless, should it come as a surprise if indeed Juju power was subjected to such humiliation at a Christian holy site? Not at all, for indeed at the Name of Mighty Jesus, every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things on earth, and things under the earth!
My dear Christian friends, let us be proud of our calling and not be ashamed to confess the hope of our salvation at every opportunity, for indeed we serve an awesome God.
Have a blessed and fruitful day, my fellow Christian warrior.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Sunday, May 22, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Malachi 3:6 we read:
For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

Empires have come and gone, but only the empire of God Zebaoth, the God who never changes, shall exist for ever. Did those who lived at the peak of the Roman empire ever imagine it could collapse?
Should those who lived at the zenith of the British Empire come back to life today, how amazed will they be to find the role, now merely ceremonial, that the head of that empire plays in today’s world!
Let us even consider the recent past. When I arrived in West Berlin in 1982 and saw with my own eyes the Berlin Wall and the East German soldiers guarding it at several positions from the eastern territory, when the Soviet Union was mightily controlling the territories on the eastern side of the iron curtain dividing Europe, who could envisage that one day the Berlin Wall would crumble and with it the whole of the Soviet Union?
In the same way, which one of us can imagine what will become of the so-called superpowers of our day? Anything man-made is temporal; only the Power that created everything seen and unseen remains everlasting.
So my dear Christian friend, let us put our trust in nothing but the Unchangeable Great High God.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Saturday, May 21, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Romans 8:18 we read:
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Today’s meditation is devoted in particular to Christian soldiers battling with diseases – minor as well as life- threatening.
As you lie in your hospital bed contemplating your situation, the ailment afflicting you, the terrible diagnosis proclaimed by the doctors, the thought going through your mind is – Why me, why me, Lord? Why not allow the cup of affliction to pass me?
Yes, as you lie in your hospital bed battling the serious disease that is threatening to cut your life short, serious doubts have arisen in your mind as to the kindness and goodness of the Lord in whom you have believed. Why has He allowed you to face the prospect of leaving this world at such a young age? Who will take care of your little children when you are gone?
Dear suffering child of God, I am deeply touched by your situation. Indeed, I wish I could provide suitable answers to the issues you have raised. But I am mortal just like you! How can we mortals who today are and tomorrow gone with the wind read the mind of the Almighty?
Still, I dare speak some words of comfort into your ears, you severely wounded warrior of Christ: In the face of the ferocious battle raging, yes, in the face of the boisterous winds fiercely whirling, threatening to capsize the boat you are sailing in, be assured that the Good and Faithful Friend in whom you have placed your trust will never desert you. In the past He has seen His faithful ones through storms too numerous to number. Today He accompanies His loving ones as they tread the valley of the shadow of death.
Forever He will be the refuge and strength of all who run to Him for cover – so cheer up and face your tomorrow with joyful expectation, knowing that He holds your hand through the valley of shadows and that it is He who pilots your boat through the storms of life. So be of good cheer, embattled Christian warrior.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Friday, May 20, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Matthew 6:33 we read:
Seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

If at last we have found the Kingdom of God;
if after years of wandering in the wilderness,
we have at last arrived at the oases of life,
Let us hold on to Him, my friend,
Let us hold on to Him, my sister,
Let us hold on to Him, my brother.

If at last we have found the Kingdom of God;
if after spending all our years looking for the truth,
we have at last arrived at the Cross of Golgatha,
Let us not allow anything – poverty, disease, personal misfortune or
any kind of calamity to draw us away from the only Source of Life.

If by the grace of God we have been privileged to experience
the Light that shines in the darkness of this world,
let us hold on firmly to Him, no matter what the present or future may bring,
for we have found a precious Kingdom,
the Kingdom that will last for ever.

Some are holding on to the kingdom of riches,
others to the kingdom of fame;
others are clinging to the kingdom of glamour,
but the kingdoms of this world shall pass away.
Only that One Kingdom,
the Kingdom built on the Rock of Ages shall evermore abide.
So dear child of God, let us cast away all that will hamper us
and hold on to the Saviour Jesus Christ.

Yes indeed, if by God’s grace we have at last found
the Kingdom of God, let us, fellow Christian soldier,
not allow anything of this world to tempt us off course;
Instead let us hold on to the end,
so together with the Apostle Paul, we may declare–
we have fought the good fight, we have finished the race, we have kept the faith.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Thursday, May 19, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Psalm 46:1 we read:
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

I do not want to speak for the composer of the Psalm, but I guess he deliberately chose the pronoun, our, instead of, my, because he thought he could gain universal approval for his stance. To him God’s presence is so obvious, he could not imagine anyone disputing the fact of His existence, just as no one will dispute the essential role of oxygen for life on earth. Indeed, as far as he is concerned, the fact he is expressing is unequivocal, unquestionable, straightforward, explicit!
Of course, we know in our day that multitudes reject the existence of God. I can imagine some among such a group of people wishing that they could bring the composer of the psalm back to life and, with eyes boiling with rage, challenge him to his face: “Why dare you proclaim God is Our Refuge and Strength! That amounts to false generalization, that is going against the rules of political correctness, against respect for the concept of religious tolerance. We reserve the right to summon you before a court of law to request the Law Lords to force you to retract your words. You may indeed have your God as your refuge; but how dare you speak for us!”
To that the psalmist would likely respond as follows: “Sorry about that, ladies and gentlemen. I really thought commonsense was all that is needed for one to grasp what I am driving at. It looks as if for reasons best known to yourselves, you have decided to throw commonsense to the dogs! Well, you may deny the fact that God is your refuge – as far as I am concerned, however, God Zebaoth is my refuge and strength. Nothing, not even the threat of persecution, can alter my stance.”
Dear Christian Soldiers, let us pray to the Lord to open the eyes of those who, despite the obvious evidence pointing to His existence, still reject Him, that they may see and behold his awesome presence in their lives.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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2 weeks ago

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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Isaiah 55:12 we read:
For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

I hear you child of God battling with all sorts of life challenges, after reading through those words of comfort and cheer state bluntly:
“Well, what I am going through is just the opposite of what is expressed here. No signs of the mountains and hills singing and no signs of trees clapping with joy! I have no job, I am unable to pay my bills; my health is not good – my back aches terribly; I am plagued with menstrual pain; as if that is not enough I am also afflicted with kidney stones causing me excruciating pain!
“Yes indeed, I feel like I am stuck in the middle of a long tunnel; I am surrounded by darkness, yes, darkness so deep it seems palpable! Ahead of me and behind me; to the left and to the right – zero visibility! No mountains, no hills in sight to break forth into singing; no trees in view to clap their hands to cheer me on!”
My heart goes out to you, suffering child of God. One thing I can assure you though – the words of cheer of today’s verse is not meant for a selected few; no, the words of cheer spoken under inspiration by Prophet Isaiah are meant for every child of God.
It may indeed be a while before you reach the end of your tunnel, before you emerge out of the deep abyss to behold the singing mountains and clapping trees. Until that happens, I pray for Divine Grace and favour to help you endure until the dawn of the new and bright day.
So muster courage, despairing child of God and don’t throw in the towel in the face of the seemingly insurmountable odds.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In John 9: 25 we read:
He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see.

In our day, great effort is undertaken by those who live in spiritual darkness to discredit the faith. Among other things they dispute the fact of creation, the virgin birth; the resurrection – the list goes on.
Satan the archenemy never rests. Oh, indeed, he is busy at work today, even right now. His main aim? To discredit JESUS OUR LORD. He is ready to use whoever is ready to serve as an agent in his diabolic scheme to slander the Holy Name of the Sinless One. Sadly, multitudes have fallen prey and continue to fall prey to his insinuations.
We find them everywhere: in the media; in politics; in the academic world –academicians and experts they may be called, yet they go about with open chests, from conference to conference, from continent to continent, spreading their theses and theories to discredit the Lord, my Strength, in order to cast doubt on the divinity of Jesus the Lord.
My Dear Christian soldier, I urge you to join me in prayer for these wretched and miserable souls, whose minds have been taken over by the enemy, that they will gain their freedom and come to know that truth, the truth that will set them free.
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Monday, May 16, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Psalm 121: 3-4 we read:
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

Dear Christian friends, we serve a God who never slumbers! Yet lo and behold, the moment trouble begins to brew around us, the moment danger begins to knock on our doors, and yes, for sure, when we are in the midst of the ferocious sandstorms of life and our view is not only blocked but our eyes begin to burn and hurt, we tend to create the impression we serve a God who slumbers and sleeps from time to time!
By our behaviour and attitude, we seem to be under the impression that our God is like the watchman who, having vowed in the presence of his employer to keep awake around the clock, begins to doze off minutes after his master has left the scene!
Does the problem stem from the fact that our human mind cannot comprehend how it can be possible for someone to keep awake all the time, second after second, minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day, year a after year, through all eternity?
Indeed, how tired and weary do I feel the day after I have done an overnight duty! Throughout the course of the day, I not only feel exhausted, I also lose my concentration. In the same way we seem to imagine that Almighty God is just as frail as common humanity.
Dear Christian friends, let us not grow weary of waiting on the Lord. The delay may be long and distressing; still, we should not grow weary for we are waiting on no other than the Lord Jesus! Yes indeed, let us gather strength, embattled soldiers of the Cross, and keep the vigilant watch! Our Commander-in-Chief has indeed been tried and proven faithful under all circumstances! Come what may, He surely will visit his own to turn our situation around.
So, let us encourage one another and hold on to the very end!
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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Please support the work of Good Shepherd Homes for the DisabledTHE PITIFUL PLIGHT OF THE DISABLED IN POOR COUNTRIES
Whereas a disabled person living in a developed country such as Denmark, Germany and the UK can at least draw consolation from the fact that they can count on the usually generous social welfare provisions of their respective countries to help them cope with the daily challenges facing them, this cannot be said of the millions of disabled individuals living in the developing world.
I hesitate to mention any country by name. As I browsed through the internet, I came across a heart-wrenching video footage that showed a mentally challenged individual chained to a tree, standing in the compound of their impoverished home. The relatives of this poor individual stated that they regarded chaining their mentally challenged relative as the only way of controlling and caring for him. Unchaining him could result in him bolting away from home and subjecting himself to even more serious peril – being knocked over by traffic, for example. The question worth asking in this situation is – where was the State in the matter? Was there no organ of the State responsible for the disabled man to ensure he was taken care of, yes – provided for, in a home for the mentally challenged?
Good Shepherd Homes for the Disabled aims at providing decent homes for the disabled of Ghana. Your support ----prayer, material, financial--is highly appreciated.
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Sunday, May 15, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In 1 Corinthians 9:24 we read:
Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

I read about the feat of the late John Stephen Akhwari, a marathon runner who ran for his country, Tanzania, in the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. It was the last event of the games. Early in the race he suffered a bad fall and, in the process, badly injured his leg. Though he trailed a considerable distance behind the others, he kept running instead of giving up. In the end he finished the race nearly an hour behind the rest of the runners.
When Akhwari finally approached the stadium, running on his badly injured and hurting leg, it was nearly empty. As he entered the stadium the meagre crowd still present rose to their feet and began to cheer. Photographers scrambled to set up the cameras they had long since dismantled to capture what without doubt would be regarded as one of the greatest finishes in Olympics history. Later, when asked why he did not quit, Akhwari said simply: “My country did not send me 5,000 miles to start the race; they sent me 5,000 miles to finish the race!”
Come on, fellow Christian soldier considering to throw in the towel in the face of the hardships and difficulties confronting you. We did not enlist in the army of the Living Jesus only to surrender in the middle of the ferocious battle of life. No, never! We fight on the side of a winning army so victory is assured. So let’s gather strength of spirit and keep on fighting in Jesus’ Name!
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LET US REJOICE IN THE NEW DAY, Saturday, May 14, 2022.
GOOD DAY! This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

In Genesis 39:7-9 we read:
And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand; There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife.

As we wait on the Lord to fulfil His promise in our life, I pray that we learn from Joseph’s experience and not take short cuts to success. Indeed, Joseph could have yielded to temptation and taken short cuts with the aim of achieving his goal – but no, he would not depart from principle, come what may!
It is said that human nature has the tendency to follow the path of least resistance. We are tempted to say things like “everyone is doing it so I will also follow suit!”
When tempted by Potiphar’s wife, Joseph could also have come up with an argument like: “Well, if she won’t leave me alone, then I might as well cave in. After all, it’s not my fault that things have come to this point. If Almighty God did not prevent my brothers from selling me into slavery, and if on top of all that He has not prevented the tempting approaches of such an attractive lady, then that’s it! I have no choice but to cave in to the unbearable emotional and psychological pressure being exerted on me.”
He might even have looked beyond the short-term sensual pleasure he would obtain from his deed to the long-term advantages his affair with the mistress of his master might have brought him. But no, Joseph would not give in to enchantment. No, he would not compromise. His motto was, “No compromise in good times, no compromise in difficult times – no compromise on waking up, no compromise when going about his daily tedious chores, and no compromise when retiring to bed.”
Dear Christian friend, let’s pray the Lord to help us stand by His principles when faced with tough and difficult choices!
May the good Lord bless whatever we set out to do today.
To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ, Amen.
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www.kiddykiddybooks.comMore Kiddy Kiddy Books are on the way.
Hello, Fans of the Kiddy Kiddy Books series.
I am happy to announce more titles are soon to be published.
The titles are:
Baby in a Hurry ( Nr. 1)
Kofi’s Challenge to a Police Officer ( Nr.: 14
The Brave Boy Referee ( Nr.: 17)
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