Interesting But Obscure People of the Bible, Series #2: Jabez
Most people have heard of Abraham, David, Paul and Peter; there are many many more we can learn about in the Bible's sixty-six books that cover so many years of history. Here are a few more and not all of them are saints:
Jabez is only mentioned two times in the Bible.
First when he was described as an honorable man
who's Mother suffered pain at his birth and
when he prayed to God for land.
1. 1Chronicles 4:9 "Jabez was more honorable than his
brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez,
saying, "Because I bare him with sorrow."
2. 1Chronicles 4:10 "Jabez called on the God of Israel,
saying, "Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and
enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be
with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil,
that it may not grieve me!"
And God granted him that which he requested.
Jabez was honored because of his relationship with God. God had a purpose for Israel and He had a purpose for Jabez.
To have our prayers answered; before we pray, we must:
1. be in a good moral state
2. know God [repent of sin trusting Jesus]
PE Trump Delivers Again:
3-23-20, The risen Christ hid Himself from Cleopas and friend as they walked to Emmaus. He ultimately did reveal Himself to over 5000 people. Yes, for any scoffers, Jesus did rise from death and is alive forevermore. He alone can save us from our sin; thank You, Lord, Hallelujah! Luke 24:13; Mark 16:12-13
The Lord God created all living things for His pleasure [Genesis 1:28; Colossians 1:16]. Amazing that so many people refuse to obey Him. God said we must repent or perish [Luke 13:3]. He is the potter we are nothing but a lump of dirt. Isaiah 64:8; Jeremiah 18:6; Lamentations 4:2. [Hymn: 'Have Thine Own Way, Lord' here: https://bit.ly/2TYOoQZ ]
Salvation? Luke 13:3; Titus 2:13, Revelation 19:11
1-24-20, Another historical act by this PRESIDENT DONALD JOHN TRUMP - personally speaks at the Washington DC annual 'March for Life.' There was a time in Pres Trump's past when he was uninformed and supported 'a woman's right to choose' killing her child. But then he became educated on this issue and now supports the 'CHILD'S right to LIVE!'
Sixteen min video here
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