Posts from October 2021

Posts from October 2021

Days of Prayer 2021

It is our privilege as God’s children to lift our hearts to Him, seeking peace and assurance. More than ever before, with the ongoing world situation and the uncertainty of the future, people are in great need of hope and trust in our Lord. The purpose of the Days of Prayer is to seek to understand and experience the assurance we have in Jesus, and our need to prepare for His second coming and keep our eyes focused on heavenly…

Abundant Life

Days of Prayer devotional reading number 5 – for October 29, 2021 With the COVID-19 pandemic and Delta variant, we are living through a world crisis, the likes of which has not been seen in a very long time. The vast extent of the crisis and the effect it is having are inherently producing a great deal of fear, insecurity, and apprehension across the world. Mental stress and distress have ensued as the result of social isolation, unsettled work and…

Freedom in Him

Days of Prayer devotional reading number 4 – for October 27, 2021 Abraham Lincoln, one of the presidents of the United States of America, during the third year of the national civil war, issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The document declared that all persons held as slaves “are, and shall be free.” On the evening of April 14, 1865, he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. It is said that, after he died, his body…

Peace – A Reality

Days of Prayer devotional reading number 3 – for October 23, 2021 “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27. A crowd was once asked, “If you had a choice of what you wanted most in life, what would it be?” The most common response was, “Peace.” People want peace. Peace of mind. Peace in…

Hope in Uncertain Times

Days of Prayer devotional reading number 2 – for October 22, 2021 Keeping a Higher Perspective In times of uncertainty, God’s people have faced the challenge of looking up, beyond the present circumstances. By faith they can see what others cannot. The things around them cannot shake their faith, because it is anchored in something secure. However, that doesn’t mean their enemy does not try to shake them. In various ways, and by different means, he makes a great effort…

Courage Instead of Fear

Days of Prayer devotional reading number 1 – for October 20, 2021 Compiled from the writings of E. G. White “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 Let us learn a lesson of courage and fortitude from the last interview of Christ with his apostles. They were about to be separated. Our Saviour was entering the blood-stained path which would lead him to…