Give Me Oil In My Lamp, Keep Me Burning.

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You, LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28. Jesus said “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, Luke 12:35

How is your lamp doing? Have you taking time to check the lamp of your life? There is always need for oil for you to keep burning. The Lord delights in your lamp burning for Him always. Be alert … stay awake … be ready … be “fired up” with your lamp burning brightly for the Lord. A very popular Christian song by wonderful kids, Cedarmont Kids goes thus:

Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning
Give me oil in my lamp, I pray
Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning
Keep me burning till the break of day

He wants you to be in the light that shines everywhere you go. God does not want your life to be in darkness, because when your lamp goes off definitely you will be left in the darkness of life.

David understood that the Almighty was the oil inside his lamp and therefore he had enough to take him farther, till the end of his journey. Many believers started out with a burning lamp but mid-ways they went off. Their oil got finished and they could not stayed burning.
The bible gave a record of the virgins in Matthew 25 who were meant to keep their lamps burning while they await the groom. The five wise virgins ofcourse had enough oil with them. While the remain display their foolishness by not having enough oil that could last them and so they lost out, they missed out, they fell out. I pray for you that you will not miss out on the race to the kingdom of God.

God told Moses, Command the Israelites to bring pure oil in order to keep the lamp burning continually.” Lev24:2 This is the Word of God talking about the Lampstand which much be burning and keep burning. The Lord said Aaron is to tend the lamps before the Lord from evening till morning, continually. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.

As we await the rapture, is your lamp intact, is your lamp burning, do you actually have enough oil that will keep you standing for the Lord till He returns. In these perilous “last days” of the Church, we believers, we Celestials need to be always “fired up” for the Lord. He has made provision for us to keep our inner fire burning brightly. Do not be caught unawares, be ready!


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