WHEN DO WE GIVE PRAISE

Sir Godfrey Gregg OHPM Grand Commanding Officer " Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me." (John 11:41). This is a very strange and unusual order. Lazarus is still in the grave, and … Continue reading WHEN DO WE GIVE PRAISE

THE RIPPLE EFFECT

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div “You are the light of the world -like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.” Matthew 5:14 “For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.” Habakkuk 2:14 You may look out at the big world and … Continue reading THE RIPPLE EFFECT

AN HOUR IN THE GARDEN

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer "And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone." (Matthew 14:23). The man Christ Jesus felt the need of perfect solitude--Himself alone, entirely by Himself, alone with Himself. We know how … Continue reading AN HOUR IN THE GARDEN

HOW TO PRAY

How to Pray The Bible answers the questions: To whom should we pray? When should we pray? How long should our prayers be? Should our prayers be public or private? What or whom should we pray for? Is there a prescribed posture to assume in prayer? The Lord’s Prayer was part of Jesus’ instruction about how … Continue reading HOW TO PRAY

FLOWING FROM US

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer " Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits." (Song of Solomon 4:16). Look at the meaning of this prayer a moment. Its root is found in … Continue reading FLOWING FROM US

GOD IS LOOKING

Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars." (2 Chronicles 16:9). God is looking for a man, or woman, whose … Continue reading GOD IS LOOKING

COME CLOSER TO HIM

Sir Godfrey Gregg  Grand Commanding Officer "And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory and the two men that stood with him." (Luke 9:29, … Continue reading COME CLOSER TO HIM

HINDRANCE TO PRAYER

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him, and he shall bring it to pass." (Psalm 37:5). I once thought that after I prayed that it was my duty to do everything that I could do to bring the answer to pass. He taught me a better way and … Continue reading HINDRANCE TO PRAYER

SECURITY IN THE STORMS

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer "'But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary." (Matthew 14:24). Rude and blustering the winds of September often are. Do they not typify the tempestuous seasons of my life? But, indeed, I ought to be glad that I … Continue reading SECURITY IN THE STORMS

LEAVE IT TO HIM

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer "And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:" (Matthew 6:28). I need oil," said an ancient monk; so he planted an olive sapling. "Lord," he prayed, "it needs rain that its tender roots may … Continue reading LEAVE IT TO HIM