Daily Devotion – Choose your King wisely

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Topic: Choose Your King Wisely

Personal Daily Confession:

I confess today, my life is characterized with the demonstration of Christ’s resurrected power! There’s life in my body! There’s life in my family! There’s life in my job! There’s life in my business and in every area of my life! I live triumphantly in, and by the power of His resurrection! Glory to God!

Memorise: Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! – Ecclesiastes 10:16

Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 10:16-18 (KJV)

16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!

18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

Thursday MESSAGE:

As seen in our memory verse today, if the King of a territory is a child, the whole land suffers the woe.

In other words, you must choose your own leaders very carefully. Whenever you have the opportunity to elect a leader in your country or an association you belong to, learn to put sentiments aside and elect a mature and responsible person with a credible track record.

Any single lady that has more than one suitor has a decision to make. She could choose based on looks, money or God’s will.

If she chooses based on money and looks alone, she will face the music when the time comes.

However, if she chooses God’s will, then she is on the path towards having a great marriage and a wonderful family.

Beloved sister, marriage is a lifetime commitment; imagine how terrible it would be to have an immature king for the rest of your life.

Older women who married immature men must have ignored the red flag they saw during courtship.

Are you also ignoring the signs of immaturity and irresponsible in that man courting you? Proverbs 6:10-11 says:

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.”

Run when you meet a man who is always sleeping when he should be working, or playing when he should be studying.

Before you decide on a local church to attend, watch the Pastor’s attitude closely.

A Pastor could be anointed but immature. These ones could be likened to babies handling guns; so much power in immature hands.

Elisha was like that when he first received the anointing in 2 Kings 2:23-24. Forty-two children lost their lives in a single day because he became angry when they began to call him names.

After that day, Elisha learnt to control his temper. An immature leader whether spiritual or in the secular world is dangerous. Choose your leaders wisely.

ALSO READ: Daily Devotion – Looking for greener pastures

Thursday Prayer Points:

Father, please give me the gift of discernment so I may please You with my choices.


Father, let my choices and decisions reflect Your will and purpose for my destiny at all times, in the mighty name of Jesus


Father, please help me make wise and profitable choices in all my life endeavours, in Jesus’ name


Father, I pray for the singles on this platform. Please, guide them on the pathway marriage. Help them make great choices of who they want to spend the rest of their lives with, in Jesus’ name



I decree, this Thursday will serve me better than yesterday. I command this day to favour me and my household, in Jesus’ name

I decree my life is experiencing new level of favour even where I have been ridiculed in Jesus’ name


I decree the Lord is my saviour and my present help always I will never be put to shame, in Jesus’ name

I decree divine upliftment in all that I lay my hands on no more restrictions, in Jesus’ name

Bible In One Year: 1 Thessalonians 1-5, 2 Thessalonians 1-3

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