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Offer up

Offerings or sacrifices were very important in the Old Testament. The people were asked and expected to do several offerings at different times of the day and the year. Each offering had special significance to the Lord and the people and brought different blessings.  For example the Lord asked Abraham to offer up his only […]

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Build up – Part 2

When Nehemiah inquired about the well-being of the returning captives, Hanani told him basically that they survived the captivity but returned to Jerusalem only to experience more distress (Nehemiah 1:3).  It is one thing to survive captivity but another thing to return home distressed and disgraced and find the walls of the city devastated and […]

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Build up – Part 1

“The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish pulls it down with her hands” -Proverbs 14:1 In Hebrew build up means to establish, to cause to continue, to be rebuilt. In this verse it also means as a wise woman she increases the wealth of her house. Not only by her fruitfulness, adding physically […]

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THE CONSOLATION OF ISRAEL

“And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s […]

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Jesus the Prince of Peace of the line of Judah

  Joseph is a type of Jesus Christ our Deliverer who has prepared a place of blessings for us.  When we open our mouths and dispatch praise, worship and celebration in the face of the contradictions and in spite of the barrenness in our lives, our Judah will take us near right into the presence […]

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Judah Precedes the fulfilment of the Prophetic Word

Hannah was a woman disgraced and despised because of her barrenness. Peninnah taunted her mercilessly because of this. Added to that Hannah was also dissatisfied with her husband’s concern for her, it couldn’t make up for the child she desperately wanted. Nevertheless she persisted in prayer for a son.  Then the day came when the […]

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Judah bring you into Prosperity

Sometimes the enemy thinks he is backing you into a corner but all he is doing is pushing you into a wealthy place.  When all Egypt was languishing, the Israelites were prospering, the Bible says, “They had possessions there and grew and multiplied exceedingly” (Gen 47:13; 27).  Why, because God ordained for them to be […]

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Judah takes you into the Place of Provision

  Jacob took all his family livestock and goods and went to Egypt.  Verse 28 states, “Then Jacob sent Judah (praise) before him to Joseph, to point out before him the way to Goshen.  And they came to the land of Goshen”. Goshen was the place of God’s abundant provision. In Genesis 45:10-11 Joseph had […]

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