top of page

Our Recent Posts

Isaiah's Truths: Lesson 22 - Check Yourself! (Part 2)

Date: 1st March 2023

Topic: Isaiah’s Truths: Lesson 22: Check yourself! (Part 2)

Bible Reading: Isaiah 5 (ESV)

Memory verse: Isaiah 5: 21-23

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight! Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine, and valiant men in mixing strong drink, who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of his right!

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! It is our prayer that you had a wonderful day and week! We have come to the end of another wonderful week, by God’s Grace. Guess what? This is the last Friday in the month of February. In a few days, we would be welcoming a new month- March. It has been by His Grace indeed!

Like we established two weeks ago, we would spend a few minutes every Friday, thanking God for all He has done for us throughout the week! Yes, showing gratitude is very important, as children of God. It ushers us into another dimension in our relationship with God. In our thanksgiving, we must remember to show gratitude for the small things and the huge things as well. As we go through life, we can easily take some of God’s blessings as a norm; eventually, taking Him for granted. We must be intentional about our relationship with God. We must be intentional about showing our gratitude. Hallelujah!

Today, the Holy Spirit is going to expand on the previous topic explored on the blog- Check yourself. In this second part, the Holy Spirit continues to draw our attention to the habits and attitudes of men that are condemned by God. In this piece, the Holy Spirit touch on some important things mentioned in Isaiah 5:21-23. Are you ready for today’s piece? Well, let us get right into it.

As Christians, it is important to ensure that our lives represent Christ entirely. Just like we cannot live as lukewarm Christians; our lives must either be Christlike (or on a clear journey to living a Christlike life) or not. After reading this statement, what were your thoughts and reactions? Were you in total agreement or did you begin to think about the things you will “miss”? Well, if your reaction was the latter, then you are doing some things that you know are not up to Christ’s standard! There’s a conflict between the world and the Spirit of God. You must decide on the path you are walking- Christ’s or the worlds! This is very crucial.

Why is it important? Well, it shows where your allegiance lies! This is much bigger than you think. Your life reflects your values and beliefs. What kind of life do you want to project? A life that projects Christ or a life that projects the world. The decision is in your hands. Please remember that every decision you take, has some consequences.

Basically, the verses highlighted today tell us that God does not like sin- He condemns it. When our flesh begins to rule our actions and behaviour(s), we have successfully ditched God and serving another god- yourself. When this happens, you have a twisted way of viewing life! Everything would be screened from your own understanding and your lens of wisdom. This is what verse 21 of Isaiah addresses- wisdom and judgment from flesh. We must be careful not to slip into a lifestyle that doesn’t please God!

When God is no longer at the centre of your life, the effects are not only in your judgment and decision-making. There is a multiplier effect! All parts of your life would be affected. You will pick up habits like drinking alcohol extensively, engaging in bribery and cheating others out of what is rightfully theirs. These are just a few; the list goes on and on! Just know that we are always at war with ourselves. One of the major battles we fight is with regards to, subduing the flesh and putting on Christ. Do you not fret because God thought of you years ago and sent down His Holy Spirit to help us through these situations. Do not be discouraged! Keep pressing on! Continue to be intentional in your pursuit of righteous! The battle is won! Hallelujah!

Thank you, God, for victory!

Have a wonderful day and let God inspire you!

If this is your first-time hearing about Christ, or you have made the decision to make Him the center of your life, kindly say this prayer with all sincerity and truth.

Dear Lord,

I come to you today as a sinner. I admit that I am a sinner. I believe that Jesus is your Son, and He came on to this earth to die for my sins. Dear Lord, let your Son come and fill me. Lord, I ask that He cleanses me off my sins. I am ready to stand for you and profess your Name. Thank you, Lord. Amen.

If you repeated this prayer with all the sincerity of your heart, congratulations!! You are now a part of God’s family. You get to enjoy the freedom, salvation, and eternal life! Welcome to the greatest family ever. Heaven is jubilating on your arrival. Your fellow brothers and sisters are also excited to have you on board.

Being a child of God is a wonderful thing. The road might not always be easy, but God is with you each step of the way. Guiding you, helping you and encouraging up. You will never regret this decision; I can assure you of that. Two things I would recommend for you to do are,

1. Get yourself a Bible (in a version you understand) and meditate on it day and night. In Joshua 1:8, we are told that when you meditate on the Word, day and night, you will be prosperous and successful.

2. Find a Bible- believing church to attend and fellowship with other Christians. This would help you grow spiritually.

bottom of page