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Culled From Daughters of Eve: The Spirit Which Receives From God…

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As “The Sweet Temptation”, the first novel in the Daughters of Eve Fiction Series Launches at 4pm today, let’s start our day with this devotional culled from Chapter 15.

You will be blessed!

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From flickr.com

Luk 18:7-8 (ESV) And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? I tell you, he will give justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?

“But why must we have to wait and keep praying so long and hard?” She … wondered aloud…

“The proof of desire is pursuit.” Ted had replied.

“When God wants to give to you a special brand of something you desire, He often creates a vacuum so that your pursuit can justify how badly you want it…

“God never fails. His word doesn’t say so.”

…Through her weariness, heaviness and discouragement, she never for once stopped hoping and praying …She never … found in her problems an excuse to opt out of life… And that is the spirit …of the overcomer which God rewards.

And each time she was tempted to think that God had abandoned her, Teddy would say,

“God never abandons His chosen ones. Searching through the scriptures, even when His children incurred His wrath and warranted His punishment before there ever was a Saviour to atone for their sins, God never made a total end still. He always left a remnant- a seed of their restoration that is, in the seeming abandonment.”

“So we have to keep holding on because the proof of our faith is to keep asking and not give up.”

Therefore, hard as it was, Angela never quitted but kept hanging on in prayers with high hopes and expectations.

God never fails. His word doesn’t say so.

Through her deep sorrows, she never stopped rejoicing.
She cried her eyes sore, but she also never stopped laughing.
Through her weariness, heaviness and discouragement, she never for once stopped… read more

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Funmi is a Content Creator and Digital Marketer. She helps Professionals and Startups enhance their online visibility, thereby improving their lead generation and conversion rates. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another blog post, poem or devotional.
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