Peter Horrobin

International Director of Ellel Ministries

June 30, 2014
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
by Seeds of the Kingdom
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
by Seeds of the Kingdom
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
by Seeds of the Kingdom
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 30, 2014
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Escaping Corruption!

2 Peter 1:3-4, NIV
“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

My grandmother kept a promise box! As kids we would pick out a scriptural promise, but if we didn’t like it very much we would put it back and choose another one! We were very selective over which promises we wanted to learn!

As children we learned the words, but it is only as an adult that I began to really understand that unless I met the conditions attached to the promise then I couldn’t expect to receive the promised blessings. It’s only as we walk in the ways of God, outlined by the conditions, that we can then, in faith, trust God for the blessings.

Then, when I read our Scripture for today, I saw something even more important about the promises of God – it’s like a promise within a promise! Many times I have prayed with people who have been desperate over the fact that they seemed incapable of preventing themselves from slipping back into the practice of known sin. Their desire for cleansing and purity was clear enough, but somehow or other they couldn’t sustain the walk. If that is something you’re struggling with right now, then this scripture is for you.

For the promise within the promise is this – that when we enter in to the blessings of God by fulfilling the conditions for the promises of God, we will be ‘participating in the divine nature’ – which literally means that our character is taking on the nature of God. Now it is clear that God is not touched by the world’s corruption, so the more we take on the nature of God, the more easily will we escape from the corruption of this world. So may I encourage you to spend time looking at some of the many promises of God there are in the scriptures, then ask God to help you fulfil the conditions. I believe you will be amazed at the new freedom you begin to walk in from the desires that would make you vulnerable to the temptations of the enemy.

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the many amazing promises there are in Your Word. Help me to discover each one of them and live out the conditions for blessing in my own life, and then to walk in greater victory over the temptations that come from the corruption there is in this world. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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June 16, 2014
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Wisdom and Innocence!

Romans 16;19, NIV
“Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil”

Paul’s letter to the Romans is an amazing exposition of the foundations of Christian truth, which we would do well to read at regular intervals throughout our Christian life. His teaching comes to us under the anointing of the Holy Spirit with the very power of God. In the last chapter he sends his greetings to many different believers and members of his wider family and right at the end he urges the Christians in Rome to keep away from those who put obstacles in the way of believers and who create division by bringing contrary teaching (Romans 15:17-18).

Then, in our verse for today he rejoices in the fact that the Roman Christians are famous for their obedience to the word of God, as it has been taught to them. The message of obedience is one that goes throughout Scripture – from Genesis to Revelation. Jesus himself said, “if you love me you will obey me.” (John 14:23). No wonder Paul rejoiced over the believers in Rome who had really understood that the key to knowing God’s blessings was to walk in obedience to His love.

What Paul said next speaks right into the day and age in which we live. Today we are growing up a generation who have little understanding of what is right and good and who have been robbed of their innocence at a very early age. Satan has so used the media and, even, our educational systems to destroy the very foundations that are so precious and which make for a lifetime of being able to live within the blessings of God.

When I read these words from Paul’s timeless messages to the Church contained within his letter, I found myself praying with renewed urgency for our children and grand-children – that there will be a renewed determination within the Body of Christ to protect them from the onslaughts of evil and that God will plant in their hearts a desire to know and live within the parameters of what is right and good. But what we pray for the next generations must also be our own desire – otherwise our prayers for the generations to come will be nullified by the hypocrisy of our own hearts!

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the amazing teaching Paul gave us in his letter to the Romans. Help me, Lord, to always desire that which is innocent, wise and good and to be diligent in my prayers for the coming generations who are growing up in a society that has blurred the boundaries of truth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 16, 2014
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Wisdom and Innocence!

Romans 16;19, NIV
“Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil”

Paul’s letter to the Romans is an amazing exposition of the foundations of Christian truth, which we would do well to read at regular intervals throughout our Christian life. His teaching comes to us under the anointing of the Holy Spirit with the very power of God. In the last chapter he sends his greetings to many different believers and members of his wider family and right at the end he urges the Christians in Rome to keep away from those who put obstacles in the way of believers and who create division by bringing contrary teaching (Romans 15:17-18).

Then, in our verse for today he rejoices in the fact that the Roman Christians are famous for their obedience to the word of God, as it has been taught to them. The message of obedience is one that goes throughout Scripture – from Genesis to Revelation. Jesus himself said, “if you love me you will obey me.” (John 14:23). No wonder Paul rejoiced over the believers in Rome who had really understood that the key to knowing God’s blessings was to walk in obedience to His love.

What Paul said next speaks right into the day and age in which we live. Today we are growing up a generation who have little understanding of what is right and good and who have been robbed of their innocence at a very early age. Satan has so used the media and, even, our educational systems to destroy the very foundations that are so precious and which make for a lifetime of being able to live within the blessings of God.

When I read these words from Paul’s timeless messages to the Church contained within his letter, I found myself praying with renewed urgency for our children and grand-children – that there will be a renewed determination within the Body of Christ to protect them from the onslaughts of evil and that God will plant in their hearts a desire to know and live within the parameters of what is right and good. But what we pray for the next generations must also be our own desire – otherwise our prayers for the generations to come will be nullified by the hypocrisy of our own hearts!

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the amazing teaching Paul gave us in his letter to the Romans. Help me, Lord, to always desire that which is innocent, wise and good and to be diligent in my prayers for the coming generations who are growing up in a society that has blurred the boundaries of truth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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June 16, 2014
by Seeds of the Kingdom
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Wisdom and Innocence!

Romans 16;19, NIV
“Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil”

Paul’s letter to the Romans is an amazing exposition of the foundations of Christian truth, which we would do well to read at regular intervals throughout our Christian life. His teaching comes to us under the anointing of the Holy Spirit with the very power of God. In the last chapter he sends his greetings to many different believers and members of his wider family and right at the end he urges the Christians in Rome to keep away from those who put obstacles in the way of believers and who create division by bringing contrary teaching (Romans 15:17-18).

Then, in our verse for today he rejoices in the fact that the Roman Christians are famous for their obedience to the word of God, as it has been taught to them. The message of obedience is one that goes throughout Scripture – from Genesis to Revelation. Jesus himself said, “if you love me you will obey me.” (John 14:23). No wonder Paul rejoiced over the believers in Rome who had really understood that the key to knowing God’s blessings was to walk in obedience to His love.

What Paul said next speaks right into the day and age in which we live. Today we are growing up a generation who have little understanding of what is right and good and who have been robbed of their innocence at a very early age. Satan has so used the media and, even, our educational systems to destroy the very foundations that are so precious and which make for a lifetime of being able to live within the blessings of God.

When I read these words from Paul’s timeless messages to the Church contained within his letter, I found myself praying with renewed urgency for our children and grand-children – that there will be a renewed determination within the Body of Christ to protect them from the onslaughts of evil and that God will plant in their hearts a desire to know and live within the parameters of what is right and good. But what we pray for the next generations must also be our own desire – otherwise our prayers for the generations to come will be nullified by the hypocrisy of our own hearts!

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for the amazing teaching Paul gave us in his letter to the Romans. Help me, Lord, to always desire that which is innocent, wise and good and to be diligent in my prayers for the coming generations who are growing up in a society that has blurred the boundaries of truth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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