Humphrey’s Word

Giving Cheerfully To GOD (10/23/2017) - Read 1 Chronicles 29:1-15 Now for the house of my God I have prepared with all my might; gold for the things to be made with gold; silver for the things of silver, bronze for the things of bronze, iron for the things of iron, wood for the things of wood, onyx stone of various colors, all kind of precious stones, and marble slabs in abundance more over because I have set my affection on the house of my God. I have given to the Continue Reading
MOVING FROM THE COMFORT ZONE (8/25/2017) - While on the eastern side of the Jordan in the territory of Moab, Moses began to expound the law saying: The Lord your God said to us at Horeb.  “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Break the camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites. Go to all the country of the Amorites: go to all the neighboring people in the Arabah, in the mountains, in the western foothills, in the Negev and along the coast, to the land of the Continue Reading
Keep Dreaming (5/18/2017) - The Lord was with Joseph, and he was a successful man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw the Lord was with him and that the Lord made all he did to prosper in his hands. So Joseph found favor in his sight and served him then he made him overseer of his house and all that he had put under his authority. (Genesis 39:2-4 NKJV) And Joseph’s master took him and put him into prison, a Continue Reading
Yes and No (4/6/2017) - Let your ‘yes’ be ‘yes’ and your ‘no’, ‘no’. Matthew 5:37 NKJV Saying no and yes at the right time is a great blessing. The two words can change your life completely. Learning to say that in the right situation will lead you to your destiny. Personally I have come to realize that these words are among the greatest word that you can say. When and how you say it will change your future and affect your entire life. When you say no to lesser Continue Reading
Break the Camp and Advance (10/30/2015) - Preached: Mars Hill Church Reading: Gen 12:1-9 Date: 18 Oct, 2015 I am a Christian today as a result of the work, calling and ministry of a Scottish missionary. In 1922 a man by the name Mr. Ernest Carr was touched by God to support the establishment of mission station at Chogoria of Meru, Kenya. By April of that year 1922 seventy (70) ox carts carrying building materials left Nairobi on the 150 miles trek to Chogoria. In October of that year, Scottish missionaries by Continue Reading
Pursue your dream and calling (6/14/2015) - Nehemiah 4:1-3 “Now it came about that when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry and mocked the Jews. And he spoke in the presence of his brothers and the wealthy men of Samaria and said, “What are those feeble Jews doing? Are they going to restore it for themselves? Can they offer sacrifices? Can they finish in a day? Can they revive the stone from the dusty rubble even the burned one?” Now Tobiah the Ammonite was Continue Reading
Do Not Let Go (4/17/2015) - The Lord was with Joseph, and he was a successful man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw the Lord was with him and that the Lord made all he did to prosper in his hands. So Joseph found favor in his sight and served him then he made him overseer of his house and all that he had put under his authority. (Genesis 39:2-4 NKJV) And Joseph’s master took him and put him into prison, a Continue Reading
Will and Skill (3/29/2015) - 2nd Timothy 4:2 “Preach the word, be ready in season and out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction” We can learn a lesson from bicycle riding. For anyone to acquire the skill of bicycle riding he/she has to keep on going on. Responding to God is like riding a bicycle. Once you know God’s will for your life, you act quickly; if you don’t so go on, you go off. You need to sense God’s right timing. It calls for decisiveness. Continue Reading
Stand UP and Stand Out (3/6/2015) - “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, own special people, that you may proclaim the praise of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light” (1st Peter 2:9 NKJV) The bible says that Christians are to be different. They are aliens, sojourners and strangers in the world. This world is not our home; we are passing through. Our destination is heaven where we look forward to be forever with our Lord. Brennan Manning in his book entitled Continue Reading
Choosing Best Friends (2/24/2015) - “A mirror reflects a man’s face but what he is really like, is shown by the kind of friends he chooses” (Prov. 27:19 TLB) He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the company of fools will be destroyed” (Prov. 13:20 NKJV) Have you found yourself stagnating in life? One time I became unproductive, uncertain, indecisive and was not sure the direction my life was going. My mind had become narrow, fatigued, foggy and unable to see and sense God’s direction clearly. Upon Continue Reading
WELCOMING STRANGERS (2/17/2015) - BE MERCIFUL At the time of death we will not be judged by the amount of money in our bank account, the social class we belonged, the diplomas we have received in our life time, but will be judged according to the love we have for our work. The word of God says that “blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.” Mathew 5:7. The Bible exhorts us to show kindness and generosity to the orphans, the windows, the strangers and the poor. One Continue Reading
THE ZEAL (2/6/2015) - Resolve to move on The people who make a difference in their lives and in the lives of others have some common characteristics. Those traits include: Ambitions, visions focus, honesty, commitment, persistence, self-discipline, courage and determination. If you look into the lives of the bible characters like Abraham, Moses, Joshua, Caleb, Paul to just but name a few, had these characteristics. Let’s read the word of God spoken by Apostle Paul in 1st Corinthians 9:26-27, “ Therefore I run in such a way, as not Continue Reading
Service – Doing Business With God (1/30/2015) - “Cast your bread upon the water, for you will find it after many days. Give a service to seven, and also to eight for you do not know what evil will be on Earth” Ecclesiastes 11: 1-12 The word of God encourages and urges us to be generous to as many people as possible. Give a serving to seven and eight. Our Lord has entrusted us with talents, gifts, strengths and resources. The reason why He has given us all this is so that we Continue Reading
Equipping others (1/30/2015) - Equipping others Matthew 25:34-40 then the king will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ‘For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat; I was thirsty, you gave Me drink; I was a stranger, and you invited me in; naked, and you clothed me; I was sick and you Visited me.’ “Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see Continue Reading
Stepping Out For God (11/17/2014) - Read 1st Samuel 17:26-38 “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes the disgrace from Israel. Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should deft the armies of the living God.” 1st Samuel 17:26. Our text today is an account of a historic war recorded between Israelites and the Philistines. Goliath was a great Philistine champion very well trained in battle. Whoever lost in the ancient wars become a slave to the winner of the war. Jesse, David’s father, sent Continue Reading
DETERMINATION (11/10/2014) - “Shadrack, Meshach and Abednego answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar; we do not need to give you an answer concerning this. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire, and he will deliver us out of your hand, o king. But even if he does not let it be known to you, o king, that we are not going to serve your god or worship the golden image that that you Continue Reading
The Joy of the Lord (10/31/2014) - ENTHUSIASM “Have this attitude in yourself which was also in Christ Jesus“ (Philippians 2:50) “If you keep my commandments you will abide in my love just as I have kept my father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.”(John 15:10-11) What is Enthusiasm? The root of this word in Greek – entheou - means full of God, or God within. Christians should be the Continue Reading
WORKING FOR GOD (9/19/2014) - As Christian servants we are called to work and serve God with dignity, dedication, focus, passion and determination. The scripture says “whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the lord and not unto men.”Colossians 3:23. Let us know that whether we are working for people, company church, government at home we are working for the lord. Someone observed “If a man is called to be a street sweeper he should sweep streets as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He Continue Reading
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO MOURN (9/19/2014) - Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: Kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greetings. In the slums, we are the light of God’s kindness to the poor. To children, to the poor, to all who suffer and are lonely, give always a happy smile- give them not only your care but also your heart. Mother Teresa. The calling Continue Reading
CHEERFUL GIVER (9/12/2014) - READ: 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 He has dispersed abroad,He has given to the poor.(Verse9) Growing up I had my own desires and plans about my life. Married to Hellen and were blessed with two kids Alex and Abigail. As a responsible father I looked forward to bringing up the kids and then have a break and concentrate on personal empowerment and economic investment in preparation for old age and retirement. That was part of my strategic plan about my life. You can be sure I was Continue Reading
HUMPHREY’S – FLASH BACK (7/11/2014) - READ: Deuteronomy 26: 12-13 “When you have finished paying all the tithe of your increase in the third year the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the orphan and to the widow that they may eat in their towns and be satisfied. And you shall say before the lord your God ‘I have removed the sacred portion from my house and also given it to the Levite and the alien ,the orphan and the widow according Continue Reading
Positive Attitude (7/6/2014) - Read: Romans 12: 2 “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind that you may prove what the will of God  is that which is good and acceptable and perfect” (verse2 NAS). For a long time we have been instilling in the kids under our care the importance of letting the Lord create in them a new and positive attitude. Letting the Lord to influence our mind and way of thinking is paramount to any meaningful Continue Reading
CONFRONTING CULTURE (6/24/2014) - Read Judges 6:15 “And he said unto him, ‘O Lord how shall I deliver Israel? ‘Behold my family is the least in Manasseh and I am the youngest in my father’s house” (verse 15 -NASV) When Gideon was called by God to deliver the Israelites from the Midianites he gave excuses. All these reasons were influenced and derived from his family history and culture .All that he said were bitter facts about his family and clan. By his response you could tell Gideon was not Continue Reading
CALLED TO BE COMPASSIONATE (6/18/2014) - Read Galatians 6:7-10 “Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart- verse 9” “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows this will he reap “verse 7 I lived in an agricultural society and hence I am well conversant with the principle of sowing and reaping .Sowing in God’s field is sowing in a fertile ground. Doing good works, loving others, showing generosity to the poor, widows, Continue Reading
Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit For Theirs Is The Kingdom Of God (5/16/2014) - Read: Matthew 5:3-10 We are blessed to have many people from the states and in Kenya who have accepted to do ministry among the orphaned and the poor kids in Kenya. Serving and doing ministry among the orphans and the poor destitute kids is accepting to be Jesus hand extended to the vulnerable needy children. It is a service of giving your resources and giving the kids the gift of your presence. The poor knows that they are in needy, dependent, hungry and desperate. It Continue Reading
JABEZ PRAYED TO THE LORD (5/9/2014) - Read: Chronicles 4:9-10 Bruce Wilkinson wrote a small book entitled Prayer of Jabez. The book became a best seller all over the world. I have seen book Vendors in Nairobi streets sell the book. The supermarkets in Nairobi, Uganda and Rwanda have the book in their books section. Last month I decided to read the little book for my devotion, meditation and reflection for the month. And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers and his mother named him Jabez saying, ‘because I bore him Continue Reading
Loving and seeing like Jesus (5/9/2014) - My devotion this morning was from a text in Mathew14:14. I quote, “And he was moved with compassion for them and healed the sick. “ The gospel gives us an account where Jesus encountered people suffering from various infirmities. Jesus saw demonized people, the sick, the lost, the hungry and the homeless. There must be a radical difference in the way He saw and the way we see. For we are not always moved to act the way he acted. What Jesus saw triggered and Continue Reading