Living God's Word
Living God's Word - May, 2018


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A Higher Perspective
by Chris Tiegreen

“Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory!” (Revelation 19:6-7)

Are you beaten down by circumstances? The antidote to our depression and anxiety is surprising to many. But those who have put into practice the prescription of Scripture have found an amazing truth: Praising God lifts us above our trials and reminds us of how He overcomes them.

Why does that work? It’s a matter of perspective. When we focus on the turmoil of life and the weakness of our flesh, we get discouraged. When we focus on the problems of the day and the people who seem to oppress us, we get intimidated. Our praise reminds us of who God is. As we worship Him, the threats and burdens that weigh us down grow smaller and He grows bigger—at least in our own eyes. The thought of an exalted God who is entirely on our side is an awesome inspiration...

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11 Jobs Later

Car salesman. Bakery manager. Truck driver. Cattle breeder. In total, 25-year old Simeon Saunders worked in 11 different jobs before he entered pastoral ministry.

“I didn’t find peace or joy in any of them,” he remembers. “I was never satisfied that I was living my life to the full. I had known at an early age that I was called to ministry, but I was running away.”

As a pastor’s son, Simeon knew the challenges that came with the job. In his home in Pretoria, South Africa, he watched his father struggle to provide for the family and balance his pastoral responsibilities with family life.

In his most recent job as a foreman on a farm, Simeon gained...

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Change The World: Pray

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This month, please pray for the following:

  • Praise God for presenting a new opportunity to train under-resourced indigenous pastors and Bible teachers in Colombia. After attending a Walk Thru the Bible training in March, they returned to their villages to teach otLIVE to congregations that don’t have the Old Testament in their own language.

  • Praise God for expanding Walk Thru the Bible’s influence in schools in the UK and Moldova.

  • Pray for our African, Latin American, and Asia leaders as they teach Revolution in their local communities. Pray that God would use them to break down walls between generations in their churches.

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