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November Devotions . . .

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

For Such a Time as This, November 1  "For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Hews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this? "Esther 4:14. Pastor Ephraim explains that God has preserved a people for these last days. Listen NOW.

Cruel Power of the Enemy, November 2  "Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded." James 4:7, 8. Pastor Ephraim looks at ways in which Satan comes. He also explains how to escape those temptations. Listen NOW.

The Device of Worldliness, November 3  "Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices." 2 Corinthians 2:11. Pastor Ephraim looks at the devices of Satan. He focuses upon "self confidence" as one of Satan most successful device. Listen NOW.

Testing the Voice of the Shepherds, November 4  "I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine." John 10:14. Pastor Ephraim talks about the agents of Satan and how they present themselves. Listen NOW.

Prayer for the Sick, November 5  "Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much." James 5;16. Pastor Ephraim examines healing. He addresses the idea of whether all healing comes from God. He also unpacks the role that confession and righteousness play in healing." Listen NOW.

Testing Our Mettle, November 7  "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy." 1 Peter 4:12, 13. Pastor Ephraim explains the role that trails play in the Christian life. He explains that perfection comes before placement. Listen NOW.

Safety in Vigilance, November 8  "Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober." 1 Thessalonians 5:6. What does it mean to be sleep, watch and to be sober? Why it is important to understand these terms?. Listen NOW.

Mystic Voices of Today, November 9  "And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people." Leviticus 20:6. Pastor Ephraim explains that spiritualism is alive and well today. He shows that it has infiltrated the church. Listen NOW.

A Dangerous Form of Mind Cure, November 10  "Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ." Colossians 2:8. Janice Ephraim shows some of the ways that modern day philosophy are exerting themselves upon Christendom. Listen NOW.

"Science Falsely So Called," November 11  Pastor Ephraim explains the difference between true science and "science falsely so called." He explains that true science does not conflict with God, but leads to Him. He reminds us of the words of Paul to Timothy, "O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called." 1 Timothy 6:20. Listen NOW.

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing, November 12  Pastor Ephraim unpacks those who are most at risk for the snares of the devil; explaining why they are so vulnerable. He reminds us that "For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine" in the churches. He explains that men "after their own lusts shall" come into to the church with the purpose of "heaping to themselves" individuals who have "itching ears." 2 Timothy 4:3. Listen NOW.

Are You In Danger?, November 13  Scripture says that our "adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour." 1 Peter 5:8. But we all know that the entire heard is never eaten at once. What puts one animal at risk while the others escape? Pastor Ephraim explains that those among God's people who claim to fears the Lord, yet walk in darkness are in danger. He show that their only remedy is to "...trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God." Isaiah 50:10. Listen NOW.

Taking Hold of God's Strength, November 14  Pastor Ephraim examines what it means to take hold of the hand of God. He shows that in order to make it through this world all of God's children must hold on to Him and never let go. He reminds us of the words of Isaiah which say, "Let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me." Isaiah 27:5. Listen NOW.

Seen and Unseen Foes, November 15  There is a saying in society, "What you don't see can't hurt you." In the spiritual world as well as in the physical world that isn't always true. Pastor Ephraim explore "Seen and Unseen Foes;" examining the role they play in purifying some as causing others do wickedly. Scripture says, "Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand." Daniel 12:10. Listen NOW.

 

Safety Only in Obedience, November 21  There are many who are mistaken about the reason Jesus came to earth. They have been led to believe that obedience isn't important. Pastor Ephraim unpacks why there is safety only in obedience when it comes to salvation. He reminds us that "For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil." 1 Peter 3:12. Listen NOW.

  Monthly Devotions:

    - January 18

    - February 18

    - March 18

    - April 18

    - May 18

    - June 18

    - July 18

    - August 18

    - September 18

    - October 18

    - November 18

    - December 18

  God's Amazing Grace:

    - January 19

    - February 19

    - March 19

    - April 19

    - May 19

    - June 19

    - July 19

    - August 19

    - September 19

    - October 19

    - November 19

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