Burning Altars by Glory Oyesiji

Burning Altars by Glory Oyesiji

Every living creature has a unique feature of breathe in relation to their heart but what makes man distinct is the consciousness and ability to make choices. Man naturally possess these qualities because we were created in the likeness of God and He desires to have fellowship with us.

However, one thing is required of man to have fellowship with the Father, which is his heart and this is because everything that man does is first birthed from the heart. Due to our ability to make choices, we can decide to give our heart to God or the devil. Concerning this, our choices can only be one of the two.

Furthermore, a heart given to God is to be consecrated as an altar for Him alone. Our heart must be an altar where the offering of holiness, righteousness, peace and so on must always burn for God. A consecrated heart is an altar of incense unto God where the offering He desires must always burn and rise to Him.

Moreover, what quenches the fire on the altar that is burning for God is sin. It is what we feed our minds with that goes to our heart that determines the true state of our heart.

For the heart to consistently burn, it requires constant meditation on the Word of God, effective prayer life, godly thoughts, righteous living and setting our gaze on Jesus. Our altars can only keep burning if these needed fuel are given to it.

Also, for an altar to consistently burn, there is a need for self-evaluation and this can be birthed through intentionality. Just as the herbalists ensure that the fire in their power room burn at all times and will do anything to keep it burning, believers must also be intentional in keeping the fire on the altar of their heart burning.

There is a need for us to always evaluate how the race of our Christian faith is going in order not to be drifted away. And until we do this, we cannot know the amount of fuel we need to keep burning. Just as a competent driver is expected to check the amount of fuel inside the car before embarking on a journey to avoid being stranded, so should it be for every believers.

In addition, Ephesians 6:16 says, "Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one". My emphasis is on ... 'the fiery darts of the wicked/evil one,' which means that every other principalities also have a fire that they are fanning to flame and there is a need for us to do something to quench their fire which is 'taking the shield of faith.'

To take the shield of faith means to cover or protect ourselves with everything that accompany the journey of faith (prayer, God's Word, righteousness, holiness, fruit of the Spirit and so on) and it is only through these things that we can overpower all other powers. We are to have all these in our hearts which is an altar that ought to always burn.
 

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  1. This is very insightful and indeed breathtaking article inspired by the holyspirit. Thanks fo being a channel at which God's reaching out to me. Thus, keep it up, I'm proud of you!

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  2. Wow, such a wonderful write up, Nice one, keep it up, ..more grace 😊

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  3. What a profound write-up. The shield of faith protects us from the dart of the evil ones.

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  4. Wonderful piece.
    May you grow bigger in God.
    I am blessed

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  5. Great work indeed, we look forward to seeing more of this.

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  6. So inspiring!
    My mind&heart, my altar.
    Well-done,sis.
    Grace is multiplied to you in Jesus name.

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  7. Great piece!
    More grease to your elbow.

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  8. This so inspiring and heart touching
    Keep it up

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  9. Good write up.. .Keep it up!! ����

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  10. This is enlightening am so blessed. God help us all on this journey to keep our heart burning.

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  11. Insightful piece🔥Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Hmmmmm.... This is inspiring. Keep up the good work, the sky is your starting point

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  13. Nice piece dear... Keep it up

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  14. So insightful. The Lord empower you more with wisdom

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  15. Wonderful piece, may God help us to set our lives as an alter for Him, avoid sin, meditate on His word always, evaluate ourselves constantly and even carry the shield of faith so that we can overcome the dlevil.

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  16. Beautifully coined. Keep swirling

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  17. Kudos to you dear, Nice write up.

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  18. I must be intentional about the fire on my altar . It must consistently and continually burn, it must not go out.

    Thank you Glory❤

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  19. Insightful...
    Thanks for this it is timely for me
    More unction

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  20. This is an insightful piece, thank you!

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  21. Self-evaluation is birth by intentionality

    That's great ma

    More grace ❣️❣️

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  22. Very inspiring,more ink to your pen.

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  23. Awesome! We burn for Christ without ceasing

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  24. More grace sis... The sky is your starting point!

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  25. Such an amazing piece ma, weldone ma

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  26. This is such a great piece. I'm inspired.

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  27. Great piece. May God continually increase you ma

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  28. Prolific write up.
    More Grace to you

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  29. Awesome piece here!
    More grace dear

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  30. My Heart My Altar burns for God
    Grace is multiplied, ma'am.

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  31. What an inspirational and incredible write up! More grace ma

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  32. Great work!
    You're blessed of the Lord

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  33. Awesome,good write up
    More grace dear

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  34. Creative work, keep It up

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  35. Keep it up ma.
    May my heart always burn for God.

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  36. God will help my altar to always burn.

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  37. So inspiring.
    Keep up the good work ma.

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  38. Oyinwola Adedokun16 March 2022 at 11:13

    This is a wonderful article.
    More wisdom in Jesus' name.

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  39. Felicia Olakemi16 March 2022 at 11:15

    God will continue to increase your wisdom my daughter.

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  40. This is so insightful.
    More grace to you ma.

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  41. goodnessokunlolagmail.com16 March 2022 at 11:48

    Well done dear

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  42. dolapohepzibahgmail.com16 March 2022 at 12:01

    Keep the fire burning.

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  43. Beautiful write up.
    I celebrate you ma. More grace in Jesus name,amen.

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  44. God will increase you the more ma.

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  45. This is an inspiring message.
    Thank you, Glory.��

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  46. My heart is an altar that must be considerate for God alone!
    Thank you dear.

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  47. I celebrate you dear.

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  48. Insightful!!����
    I celebrate you ma.

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  49. This is great!
    More grace to you ma.

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  50. More unction to function ma'am ��‍♂️��‍♂️

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  51. More grace ma'am ��‍♂️��‍♂️

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  52. This is an amazing and inspiring work dear, Glory. Keep the fire burning.

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  53. Wao....this is great!
    Weldone, sis.

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  54. May the fire of God burning on our altar not be quenched in Jesus name.

    God bless you Glory

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  55. This is really insightful.
    We are proud of you.
    You are blessed in Jesus name

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  56. God will continue to use you to bless us ma'am.

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  57. God bless you for this message dear.

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  58. More inspiration from the throne ma. This is a blessing.

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  59. God will help me to always be consistent in keeping the fire on my altar burning.

    Thank you for this, Glory.��

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  60. I celebrate God's grace in your life. Keep it up!

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  61. Succinct yet meaningful.

    More inspiration to you sis.

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  62. I should always meditate on the Word of God, be consistent in prayers, love a righteous life and fill my heart with godly thoughts for my fire to keep burning.
    What a message!

    God bless you.

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  63. My altar, my heart.
    This is an inspiring write up.
    More wisdom upon you.

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  64. Such a beautiful article.
    Keep growing in God's knowledge ma'am.

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  65. This is a perfect message in a time like this.

    God will continue to increase you ma.

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  66. Such an eye opener!

    Grace to you, Glory.

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  67. Awesome piece.
    I celebrate you dear.

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  68. This is Insightful. Kudos.

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  69. This is full of insight.
    Well done.

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  70. This is so thoughtful and powerful.

    Kudos to you.

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  71. Wonderful piece darling. God bless you

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  72. God will continue to increase you dear.

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  73. God bless you for the message dished out

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  74. Beautiful write up. Kudos sis

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  75. Beautifully written and magnificently done! Well done

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  76. Hmmm Leviticus6:13 kind of altar.... More Grace Mama Glory

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  77. May your source of inspiration continue to flow ceaselessly.

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  78. I celebrate God in your life dear, more grace.

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  79. Putting on the shield of faith (prayers, God's word, godly living and thoughts) means fanning to flame the fire in my heart which is my altar. Hmm...

    You write more to lead many into the light dear.

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  80. You nailed it!
    Thank you for the timely message ma'am.

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  81. Thanks for the timely message ma.

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  82. God will continue to increase you my dear.

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  83. Thanks for the message
    God bless you

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  84. My heart is my altar which is always to be consecrated for God; my body is not only the temple of God (Romans 12:1), my heart is also a temple unto Him.

    Well dished out. Thank you my dear

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  85. You will never be small my darling.
    God bless you.

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  86. May you continue to be an instrument to communicate the heart of the Father to us mama. Amen

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  87. I celebrate God in your life dear sis.
    Keep writing!

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  88. This is an edifying piece. Keep it up.

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  89. Burning altars!
    Thanks for the message.

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  90. This is so inspiring. Keep us the good work dear

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  91. I celebrate God in your life mama.

    Kudos...

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  92. You write more and your light shine brighter sis. God bless you!

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  93. I must keep the fire on my altar burning by praying, studying and meditating God's Word and also living godly...
    Thank you ma.

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  94. This is a powerful writer up.
    You can do better.

    Thrive!

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  95. Good ��

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  96. More anointing on you in Jesus' name.

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  97. This is power packed. More wisdom ma.

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  98. Edifying article it is.

    I honour grace...

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  99. May God grant us the grace to always keep the fire burning.

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  100. Lord, help me to always keep my altar (heart) burning for you alone.��

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  101. A burning altar must be a holy and consecrated one...hmm

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  102. This is of no doubt, an enlightening article.

    May God continue to strengthen you dear.

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  103. My heart... Search my heart on Lord and let it be an altar for you.

    God bless you for this my darling.��

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  104. Thank you for the message. May God continue to use you.

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  105. Looking forward to read another edifying piece from you ma.

    Thanks!

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  106. Nice piece ma'am.
    I celebrate grace.

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  107. The burning altars... My altar must always be fanned to flame to resist the evil darts of the wicked.

    God bless your wisdom ma.

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  108. This is an eye opener. Keep writing dear.

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  109. This is an insightful article.

    You're going higher dear.

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  110. May God help us to keep our altars burning. Amen.

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