In HIS Presence


Read: JOSHUA 1:1–9

Meditation verse:
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9).

It is interesting to note the mass exodus to different places of worship on Sundays. They troop in to be in God’s presence, seeking fulfilment and solutions to their challenges. They believe that for the entire period they are in church, they need to act and speak in a certain way. Once out of church, they return to their default self, believing they are out of God’s presence.

God’s presence is neither limited to a specific place or day of the week. He is Omnipresent; He is present everywhere at the same time. You do not have to wait till Sunday to be in His presence. The same fulfilment and answers you seek on Sundays can be gotten any other day of the week. God is always with you. His word is filled with promises of His ever-abiding presence. “And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed” (Deuteronomy 31:8). “I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you” (John 14:18). “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall. Not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you” (Isaiah 43:2).

Why not commit to enjoying the ever-abiding presence of God. Adopt a lifestyle of praise, for God inhabits the praises of His people. Build your life on the word of God; Jesus is the word of God. Be sensitive to the promptings of the Holy Spirit; do not grieve Him. And as you do, you can be certain that God’s presence is with you everywhere and every day.


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.


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