In HIS Presence


Read: LUKE 9:10-17

Meditation verse:“But He said to them, ‘You give them something to eat’.” (Luke 9:13a).

A multitude followed Jesus as He went to a deserted place in the city of Bethsaida. When evening came, His disciples urged Him to send the multitude away to find food and shelter, but Jesus said to them ‘you give them something to eat’. You are a bundle of wisdom, abilities, skills, and knowledge which you have gathered over the years and your life experience is an asset. There is a multitude out there waiting to drink from your wealth of experience. These are the people you have been called to serve. This is the multitude you are meant to feed. You were not called to serve everyone on earth. There are about seven billion people in the world. You are called to serve only a tiny dot of this seven billion.

So how do you identify your multitude? Your life experiences can lead you to them. What trials have you overcome? What processes have you gone through and succeeded? The things that happen to us in life are hardly random, they are usually part of God’s plan to get us to where He wants us to be. God will hardly waste a life experience, including a painful one. If you allow Him, He can enable you to use it to feed your multitude. People are helped better when they can relate to your personal experiences. The bible says that God comforts us so that we can comfort others with the same comfort wherein we were comforted (2 Corinthians 1:4)

What is your story? Are you a cancer survivor, a victim of rape or domestic violence? Are you a rehabilitated drug addict? Have you been able to overcome the pain of a divorce or the death of a loved one? Your experiences can help you identify the multitude you are called to serve. You can feed them with your ‘mess to message’ story which is a powerful tool for their own transformation.

Your life is a bundle of energy which people must experience when they encounter you. Quit feeling sorry for yourself. Identify and feed your multitude. Do not send them away. You have enough to feed them with.


IN HIS PRESENCE is written by Oke Chinye


Have you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Saviour?

Jesus says in Mathew 11:28; “come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. No matter what you’ve done or where you’ve been, this invitation is for you. Jesus is knocking at the door of your heart; all you need to do is invite Him in, by believing and receiving Him.

Are you ready? Here’s a prayer you can say right now:

Dear Lord, I acknowledge that I am a sinner in need of grace. I believe that Jesus died to set me free from my sins. Thank You Jesus for dying to save me. Please forgive me for all my sins and come into my heart. Be my Lord and Saviour. Fill me with Your Spirit and enable me to live for You from now onwards, in Jesus’ name, Amen

If you prayed this prayer, please email me at and let me know about it. I would love to pray with you personally and send you a copy of my eBook; ‘Living the Life’ to encourage you as you begin your journey with Jesus.

IN HIS PRESENCE is written by Oke Chinye.
Have you asked Jesus Christ to come into your heart?

He says in Mathew 11:28, “come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” He longs to give you rest."

Would you like to do so now? Here’s a prayer you can say:
Dear Jesus, I believe that You died to save me from all my sins. Today, I invite you into my heart and I accept you as my Lord and Saviour. Please forgive all my sins and help me to live my life for You.

If you prayed this prayer, send me an email at

I would love to pray with you personally and send you a copy of my book; ‘Living the Life’ to encourage you as you begin your new life in Christ.

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