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11 May 2021

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Psalms 16:11 – The joy of God’s presence.

What does Psalms 16:11 mean? Is a simple acknowledgement that David made. In the story of David, David started out his life as a poor, shepherd’s boy. Later in life, he became a very powerful king and leader because of god’s presence in his life. Psalms 16:11 is also telling us when we recognize the presence of God we become like a rock. Therefore, when you acknowledge the presence of God, sin becomes beneath you. That is no other presence that compares to the presence of God.

We should always conceal ourselves in God’s presence. Let Psalms 16:11 be an example to us. We make this powerful verse a part of your daily bible reading. The devil will also show up and make his presence known. Therefore, we must be prepared to fight and stand against the fury of satan’s army.

No one can predict when God will make His presence known to us. It could be as simple as a visit while you drive in your car by yourself. On the other hand, it can be as you lay on your bed. God may even show up at prayer meetings. Overall, it does not have to be a religious event that God will choose to make his presence known. Therefore, be vigilant and keep your heart open to receive and to welcome him when he appears.

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The Bible is the open door to goods presence

Who is qualified to receive God’s presence?

There are no logical qualifications we can think of that can make us worthy to be considered to receive God’s presence. Believe it or not, you do not have to be a Christian to experience the presence of God. There no specific race, culture, or skin colour that God chose to show his presence to. God alone determines who he wants to make his presence known to, as well as where and how. God has no preference. We are all equal and precious to him.

Therefore, it is essential to remember that God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered. Those who hate him shall flee before him. There is no power that overwrites God’s presence. As for me, I will always be on the side where God’s presence appears. Also, I will aim to be on God’s happy side and not his angry side. Psalms 16:11 is a clear demonstration that when God arrives, we will be at peace.

The different appearance of God presence

God appears to us in many ways. He can come in the form of an angel or through the Holy Spirit no name a few. Also, god presence can be known by the sound of his voice. However, there are many times when God’s presence is present even when we are not paying any attention to him. It helps to take a short moment daily to acknowledge his presence. After all, a chapter a day keeps the devil away.

Additionally, it is important that when we acknowledge God’s presence, we should reverent and humble ourselves. We should show God his presence is worth making time for. We do not own the right to have God’s presence. Therefore, let us all be appreciative and participate in the conversation through any means of communicating with him. Matthew 12:11. Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.

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Most people are ashamed to acknowledge God’s presence

If you are ashamed to acknowledge the presence of God, God will deny you as well. Therefore, be brave and stand up for God.

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding.

Romans 8:31 “What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Remember Matthew 6:33 – But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Therefore, you shall sit at the table that God has prepared for you in the presence of YOUR ENEMIES. No harm will come to you because God will never fail you. Your enemy will be the only losers. Lift up your hands! Concentrate on him and worship him! His name is worthy to be praised and his presence is where we all ought to be. At the center of it all, let God be all that you see.

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