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October Devotions . . .

Touch of Faith Ministry morning devotions are taken from the book The Faith I Live By written by Ellen G. White.

Dear to the Heart of God, October 1  Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. Isaiah 49:15, 16. Listen NOW.

A City of Refuge, October 2  For the Lord hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation. This is my rest for ever; here will I dwell; for I have desire it. Psalm 132:13, 14. Listen NOW.

God Will Take Care of His Church, October 3  When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. Isaiah 43:2. Listen NOW

The Judgment-Hour Message, October 4  And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth ..., saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him for the hour of his judgment is come. Revelation 14:6, 7. Listen NOW

Light Through the Darkness, October 5  Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. Hebrews 10:35, 36. Listen NOW

Babylon is Fallen, October 6  And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. Revelation 14:8. Listen NOW

The Last Solemn Warning, October 7  God does not leave His people to walk aimlessly unaware of impending danger. He sends a final solemn warming for them so that they can escape. "And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation." Revelation 14:9, 10. Pastor Ephraim unpacks who is the beast, what the image of the beast is and what is the beast's mark. Listen NOW

Who Shall Receive God's Seal?, October 8  Many Christians are so concerned with the Mark of the Beast that they fail to understand that God has a Seal or Mark for His people. Pastor Ephraim explains who shall receive God's seal. He reminds us that the angels are told "Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, til we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads." Revelation 7:3. Listen NOW

God's Ideal for His Church, October 9  Pastor Ephraim explains that God has a standard by which He will judge His church. Each member must ask him or her self  what am I doing in the great work of preparation for heaven: am I preparing to receive God's seal of approval or am I am I living like the world? Listen NOW

The Trial of the Church, October 10  Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. Revelation 12:12. Listen NOW

A Sabbathkeeping Church, October 12  Pastor Ephraim explains that God's remnant church will keep all of His commandments, even the fourth, which calls for Sabbath worship. Pastor Ephraim shows that the devil is still pursuing God's people and he describes who the devil's agents are today. You don't want to miss this study. Listen NOW

The Gift of the Spirit, October 13  Pastor Ephraim explains why God gave spiritual gifts, what there purpose. He also looks as the question of the outpouring of the spiritual latter rain and whether it has begun. These and other important questions are explored. Listen NOW

A Prophet's Voice in Our Time, October 14  Pastor Ephraim explains The role of a prophet and how one can tell a false prophet from a true one. He also explains  that God has a prophet for His church in the last days. Listen NOW

"Fear Thou Not...I Am With Thee", October 15  "Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness" Pastor Ephraim explains what it means to not be afraid and why a Christians should not be afraid. Listen NOW

The Testimony of Jesus, October 16  What is the Testimony of Jesus? What is the Spirit of Prophecy? How should we view the writings of Ellen G White? Are her writing equal to the Bible? Pastor Ephraim explains what the Testimony of Jesus is all about. He reveals the common mistake that many make, they worship the one who brings the testimony rather than the Testimony itself.  Listen NOW.

Prove All Things, October 17  "Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings. Prove all things; hold fast that which is good." 1 Thessalonians 5:19-21 - Pastor Ephraim explains how to tell the difference between a false prophet and a true prophet; you compare them with God and His Word. Listen NOW

The Servant of Man, October 18  "Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him." John 13:16 - Pastor explains explore how Jesus taught selflessness and true service through common. Listen NOW

Jesus' Example in Humility, October 19  "If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you." John 13:14, 15 - Pastor Ephraim  teaches the important lesson of humility as taught through the  communion service by Christ. Listen NOW

As Oft as ye Eat and Drink, October 23  "For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come." 1 Cor. 11:26. Pastor Ephraim explains why communion is important and what it symbolizes. He also looks at why it should be done more than once a year. Listen NOW

Baptism and the Passion of Christ, October 24  "Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead." Col. 2:12. Pastor Ephraim looks at the meaning of baptism and what it symbolizes. He further explains that baptism isn't the end of the Christian journey, but rather a starting point. Listen NOW

The Name the Lord has Given Us, October 25  "The Lord shall establish thee an holy people unto himself, ... if thou shalt keep the commandments of the Lord thy God, and walk in his ways. And all people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of the Lord; and they shall be afraid of thee." Deuteronomy 28:9, 10. Pastor Ephraim explains what it means to be a true child of God and to called by His name. Listen NOW

Builders, Not Destroyers, October 26  "And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in." Isaiah 58:12. Pastor Ephraim explains what God's true church looks likes and dispels some of the mistaken ideas about God's remnant church. Listen NOW

Riches for the Laodiceans, October 27  The Bible says to the church of Laodicea, "I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see." Revelation 3:18. Pastor Ephraim explains that God stands ready to give the Church what it needs for success. Listen NOW

A People Who Keep God's Law, October 28  Millions of Christians have been lead to believe that God's law is done away with. It that really true? Did God, after sending His Son to die because the law was immutable, change His mine and cancel His law? The Bible concludes by revealing something about God's people. "Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus." Revelation 14:12. In the end, God's people are keeping His law. Listen NOW

The Gospel to All the World, October 29  Pastor Ephraim reminds us of the words of Christ. "And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations: and then shall the end come." Matthew 24:14. Pastor Ephraim explains that each Christian has a responsibility to spread the gospel. Listen NOW

Love Begets Love, October 30  There are many Christians who believe that God came to make them earthly rich. Their purpose is not to enrich the kingdom of heaven by spending their money to save soul, but rather to use their money for personal gain. Pastor Ephraim reveals that that is not God's way. "He [God] that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?" Romans 8:32. God's desire is for His people to adopt the same mindset; a desire to give for the saving of souls. Listen NOW

Built on the Rock, October 31  "And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." Matthew 16:18, Pastor Ephraim reveals the Rock that the church is built on? Listen NOW

 

  Monthly Devotions:

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    - March 18

    - April 18

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    - July 18

    - August 18

    - September 18

    - October 18

    - November 18

    - December 18

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    - January 19

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